Course Title: Install and adjust water service controls and devices

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3171 Certificate III in Plumbing

Course Title: Install and adjust water service controls and devices

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 4

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.

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Teaching Period(s)

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit specifies the competency required to install water service controls and mixing devices used to manually control water mix and flow. It includes the basic adjustment and maintenance of correct flow operation for flushing devices, control valves, pumps and appliances, but does not include the commissioning of backflow prevention devices, thermostatic mixing valves and temperature control devices.
Work associated with this unit is undertaken within the plumbing and services sector in accordance with relevant Australian standards.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BCPWT3002A Install and adjust water service controls and devices


1. Prepare for work
2. Identify installation requirements
3. Install and adjust device
4. Clean up

Learning Outcomes

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.