Course Title: Source and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4317 Certificate IV in Instrumentation and Control

Course Title: Source and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 20

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.

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit covers sourcing and purchasing/ordering materials/parts for installation or service jobs. It encompasses following job specification, using manufacturer’s catalogues, making telephone, internet or email enquiries, selecting compliance materials and completing the necessary purchasing documentation.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit do not require a licence to practise in the workplace. However, practice in this unit is subject to regulations directly related to occupational health and safety and where applicable contracts of training such as apprenticeships.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEC002B Source and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs


1. Establish the extent of the materials to be purchased.

2. Source and purchase materials.

3. Document material purchases.

Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements

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.