Course Title: Carry out levelling

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 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

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.

Performance Criteria:

1.1Requirements of the job are determined and various levels are obtained.
1.2Work health and safety (WHS) and environmental requirements associated with levelling activities are adhered to throughout the work.
1.3Quality assurance requirements are identified and adhered to according to workplace requirements.
1.4Tools and equipment, including personal protective equipment, are selected and checked for serviceability.


2. Perform levelling.

Performance Criteria:

2.1Height to be transferred is identified from drawings, plans or instructions.
2.2Levelling equipment is set up and operated according to manufacturer instructions, workplace procedures and relevant Australian standards.
2.3Levels are taken, recorded and marked according to job requirements and workplace procedures within the required tolerance and specifications.
2.4Sustainability principles and concepts are observed when preparing for and undertaking work process.


3. Clean up.

Performance Criteria:

3.1Work area is cleared and materials are disposed of, reused or recycled according to legislation, regulations, codes of practice and job specification.
3.2Tools and equipment are cleaned, checked, maintained and stored according to manufacturer recommendations and workplace procedures.
3.3Information is accessed and documentation completed according to workplace requirements.

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



Session Topic Learning Activities/Resources Elements /Performance Criteria Assessments
1. WHS

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

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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