Course Title: Carry out levelling

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

Course Code: BUIL6254C

Course Title: Carry out levelling

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C3312 - Certificate III in Plumbing

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Program Manager - Warren James
Tel: +61 3 9925 4632

Nominal Hours: 6

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements.

Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to plan and use levelling equipment to establish, record and apply those levels to the plumbing and services industry.

In some jurisdictions, this unit of competency may form part of accreditation, licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CPCPCM2047A Carry out levelling


1 Prepare for work.


2 Perform levelling.


3 Clean up.

Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements.

Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities include in class workbook activities and researching industry practices and standards. This may include online learning activities. Students are expected to undertake design, size and documentation to relevant industry standards to include sustainability and WH

Teaching Schedule



SessionTopicLearning Activities/ResourcesElements /Performance CriteriaAssessments

Environmental requirements associated with levelling activities

 1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4 Self directed learning&completion of Learners resources book
2. Standards AS2211Laser/safety.AS2397/Safe use of Lasers 1.2, 1.3,1.4 
3. Perform Levelling Pearsons Sanitary/Drainage Chpt 3. DVD Levelling(suggested) 2.1,2.2,2.3,2.4 Project 15 Recording Book job 22
4. Clean up Apply sustainability and recycling Principles 3.1,3.2,3.3

 Tools and equipment cleaned,checked and stored,and returned to store. completed.

Information is accessed and documentation completed according to workplace requirements.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

There are no prescribed textbooks. ‘Pearsons Basic Plumbing Service Skills 2nd edition’
will be provided to all students enrolled in this unit.  


Other Resources

1. DVD on Levelling.

2. AS2211 Code of Practice for Laser Use.

3. AS2397 Guides to safe use of Lasers.

4. Manufacturers instruction Manual.

5. AS3500.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.

Assessment Tasks


Task 1


  • Complete the resource book work sheets(Pearson Sanitary & Drainage and Student Leaners Recourse Book)
  • Complete theory test/Underpinning questions (may be Verbal, print based or computer based) and submit for assessment.
  • Complete a SWMS document appropriate for the task, sign and submit for assessment.

Task 2

Practical task

These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

Assessment Mapping Matrix


Performance Criteria Covered

Task 1

Task 2


































To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.

Assessment Tasks

Students are required to complete three different types of assessment tasks.

1.Theory in Pearsons Sanitary/Drainage Chapter 3 worksheets 1&2  25%

2. SWMNS and Underpinnings in Project 15 of Recording Book. 25%

3. Perform tasks  as per Job 22 in Project 15  50%

4. To successfully complete this unit, a student needs to be deemed competent (CA grade) in all three assessment tasks.
Grading Criteria:

NYC - Not yet competent
CA - Competence Achieved
DNS - Did not submit assessment

Assessment Matrix

Assessment Task                Element/ PC                                                              Percentage Weighting

Assessment 1                     - Workbook Activities Element 1.1 to 1.4                              25%
Assessment 2                     - Class test Element 1.1- 1.4                                              25% 
Assessment 3                     - Perform Tasks 2.1 to 3.3                                              50%

Other Information

Academic Misconduct

Students are reminded that cheating, whether by fabrication, falsification of data, or plagiarism, is an offence subject to University disciplinary procedures. Plagiarism in oral or written presentations is the presentation of the work, idea or creation of another person, without appropriate referencing, as though it is one’s own. Plagiarism is not acceptable.
The use of another person’s work or ideas must be acknowledged. Failure to do so may result in charges of academic misconduct which carry a range of penalties including cancellation of results and exclusion from your course.
Students are responsible for ensuring that their work is kept in a secure place. It is also a disciplinary offence for students to allow their work to be plagiarized by another student.
Students should be aware of their rights and responsibilities regarding the use of copyright material. It is strongly recommended that students refer to the Guidelines for Students at the RMIT University Homepage.

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