This qualification provides a trade outcome in plumbing. Pete is a plumber and gasfitter. His daily work routine usually involves planning, installing and servicing plumbing systems including fixtures, piping equipment, hot water systems, water conditioners and meter regulators. Pete has the skills and ability to test, adjust, install and service natural gas and propane equipment ranging from residential furnaces to industrial boilers. This field also covers: Plumber; Plumber and drainer; Plumber and gasfitter; Gasfitter; and Roof plumber.

CPCPCM2039A Carry out interactive workplace communication

Pete is able to communicate effectively through oral, visual and written means of communication in order to facilitate work practices that are safe, meet specifications and provide quality outcomes. He can apply written communication and signage

CPCPCM2053A Weld using manual metal arc welding equipment

Pete has the ability to weld metals associated with the fabrication and installation of plumbing components, using manual metal arc welding equipment

CPCPCM3023A Fabricate and install non-ferrous pressure piping

Pete has the ability to determine installation requirements and to fabricate, install and test non-ferrous pressure pipe

RIICCM210D Install trench support

Pete has the ability to install and remove trench support in Civil construction (working in operational roles). Pete can conduct housekeeping activities

CPCPCM2040A Read plans and calculate plumbing quantities

Pete can use and interpret plans and specifications associated with construction work, and accurately complete measurements and calculations to establish quantities of materials for the plumbing and services industry. He is able to interpret plans, drawings and specifications to interpret the requirements, and make measurements and calculations to determine quantities of plumbing materials

CPCPDR2021A Locate and clear blockages

Pete has the ability to locate and clear blockages to sanitary plumbing and drainage with the use of mechanically operated drain clearing machines and attachments, closed circuit television (CCTV) and manually operated drain cleaning tools and equipment where required

CPCPGS3049A Install Type A gas appliance flues

Pete has the ability to install and test flues for Type A gas appliances

CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Pete has the ability to carry out OHS requirements through safe work practices at any on or off-site construction workplace. He always performs his work in a safe manner through awareness of risks and work requirements, and the planning and performance of safe work practices with concern for personal safety and the safety of others. He is able to apply safe work practices and follow emergency procedures

CPCPCM2041A Work effectively in the plumbing and services sector

Pete is able to sustain effective work within the plumbing and services sector of the building and construction industry. He has the ability to accept instructions, work with others, plan activities and perform tasks, as well as participate in workplace planning and meetings. He is able to demonstrate effective participation in a plumbing and services workplace to promote a harmonious and efficient work environment

CPCPDR2022A Install domestic treatment plants

Pete has the ability to install approved prefabricated domestic treatment plants

CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights

Pete is able to work safely on construction sites where the work activity involves working above 1.5 metres from ground level and where fall protection measures are required

CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements

Pete can carry out work health and safety (WHS) requirements through safe work practices in a plumbing and services work environment. He can perform his work in a safe manner through awareness of risks, work requirements and the planning and performance of safe work practices with concern for personal safety and the safety of others. Pete can apply emergency response to workplace emergencies; carries out the safe use of electricity; the identification of hazardous materials, including asbestos; and compliance with legislated work safety practices. He can clean up work site areas

CPCPCM2054A Carry out simple concreting and rendering

Pete is able to perform minor repairs and undertake minor concreting and rendering tasks

CPCPDR3021A Plan layout of a residential sanitary drainage system

Pete can plan the layout of sanitary drainage systems for residential buildings

CPCPCM2049A Cut using oxy-LPG-acetylene equipment

Pete has the ability to use oxy-LPG-acetylene equipment to carry out basic cutting of mild steel in support of plumbing applications and fabrication to meet job specifications

CPCPCM2045A Handle and store plumbing materials

Pete can safely handle and store plumbing materials and to identify and address environmental concerns and associated hazards, including the disposal of waste. He is able to address work health and safety (WHS) and environmental requirements to minimise risk to the health and safety of personnel and to the environment. Pete can handle, sort and stack materials, store and transport materials and clean up

CPCPDR3022A Install below ground sanitary drainage systems

Pete is able to install below ground sanitary drainage systems for sewage and waste discharge from sanitary fixtures to the authorities' approved point of connection

CPCPGS3051A Purge consumer piping

Pete is able to purge consumer gas piping systems. He can identify purge requirements, carry out and test purge operation and clean up

CPCPDR2023A Maintain effluent disinfection systems

Pete is able to maintain chlorine disinfection systems for domestic treatment plants. He is able to identify system requirements, maintain effluent disinfection system and clean up a work site

CPCPCM2046A Use plumbing hand and power tools

Pete is able to identify, select, operate and use commonly used hand and power tools in plumbing work applications

CPCPDR3023A Install on-site disposal systems

Pete is able to identify work requirements and install an on-site effluent disposal system from a domestic treatment plant

CPCPDR2024A Install stormwater and sub-soil drainage systems

Pete has the ability to install stormwater and sub-soil drainage systems to an approved point of discharge. He can determine installation requirements and clean up a work site

CPCPCM2047A Carry out levelling

Pete has the ability to plan and use levelling equipment to establish, record and apply those levels to the plumbing and services industry. He is able to perform levelling work and clean up

CPCPCM2055A Work safely on roofs

Pete can perform safe work practices when undertaking plumbing work on roofing structures

CPCPFS3031A Fabricate and install fire hydrant and hose reel systems

Pete can identify installation requirements, fabricate and install fire hydrant and hose reel systems

CPCPDR2025A Drain work site

Pete is able to remove water from a work site, either temporarily or permanently, through stormwater and sub-soil drainage systems (this includes the installation of submersible and non-submersible type pumps, suitable for pumping unscreened roof water, sub-soil water and surface water)

CPCPCM2048A Cut and join sheet metal

Pete is able to identify joining requirements, cut and join sheet metal associated with the fabrication, installation and repair functions of the plumbing sector

CPCPGS3046A Install LPG systems in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplaces

Pete has the ability to determine the requirements for installing and commissioning liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) systems with an operating pressure not exceeding 2.75kPa in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplaces. He can install LPG systems, including flue and ventilation, test and commission LPG systems, and clean up the work area

CPCPGS3053A Disconnect and reconnect Type A gas appliances

Pete has the ability to disconnect and reconnect services from Type A gas appliances operating on natural gas (NG), or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), or tempered liquefied petroleum gas (TLPG) up to 200kPa (the work is confined to disconnecting and reconnecting a like appliance). Pete can test the operation of equipment and clean up his work site

CPCPDR2026A Install prefabricated inspection openings and enclosures

Pete has the ability to install prefabricated inspection openings and enclosures

CPCPCM2050A Mark out materials

Pete has the ability to mark out plumbing materials prior to fabricating piping, steel sections, ducting and sheet materials, roofing and cladding

CPCPGS3047A Install LPG systems in marine craft

Pete is able to determine the requirements for, and install and commission, gas detection systems and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) systems with an operating pressure not exceeding 2.75kPa in marine craft. He can test and commission LPG and detection systems and clean up the work area

CPCPGS3055A Install gas sub-meters

Pete is able to install and test gas sub-meters for gas consumer piping systems

CPCPCM2052A Weld using oxy-acetylene equipment

Pete is able to weld/braze metals associated with the fabrication, installation and repair of plumbing components and systems, using oxy-acetylene equipment

CPCPGS3048A Install gas pressure control equipment

Pete has the ability to install and commission gas control and regulating equipment for consumer gas piping carrying natural gas (NG), liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), or tempered liquefied petroleum gas (TLPG) up to 200kPa. Pete can correctly identify requirements for gas control and regulating equipment (for pressures up to 200kPa), and carry out its installation, testing and commissioning according to standards

CPCPCM3021A Flash penetrations through roofs and walls

Pete is able to set out, cut and flash a roof and wall penetration

CPCPGS3054A Calculate and install natural ventilation for Type A gas appliances

Pete is able to calculate and install natural ventilation for Type A gas appliances operating on natural gas (NG), liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) or tempered liquefied petroleum gas (TLPG) not exceeding 200kPa. Pete can install ventilation and test appliances and clean up his work site

CPCPCM3022A Weld polyethylene and polypropylene pipes using fusion method

Pete has the ability to fusion weld polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) (approved as per Australian standards) polymer pipes, and test joints in polymer pipe up to DN100 for water, sanitary and stormwater application only

CPCPGS3056A Install gas piping systems

Pete is able to select, install and test gas consumer piping carrying natural gas (NG), liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), or tempered liquefied petroleum gas (TLPG) up to 200kPa. He can install and test piping system, and clean up a work site

CPCPGS3057A Size consumer gas piping systems

Pete has the ability to size consumer gas piping carrying natural gas (NG), liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) or tempered liquefied petroleum gas (TLPG) not exceeding 200kPa

CPCPGS3059A Install LPG storage of aggregate storage capacity up to 500 litres

Pete has the ability to select, locate, install and test liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) storage facilities with a storage capacity of up to 500 litres; install either single or multiple cylinders; and test associated piping systems (the storage is connected to consumer piping systems with operating pressures not exceeding 200kPa)

CPCPGS3061A Install and commission Type A gas appliances

Pete has the ability to install and commission Type A gas appliances approved for use with natural gas (NG) or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) up to 200kPa (Type A gas appliances are badged appliances of less than 500 megajoules (MJ) for which an approval scheme exists, which include but are not limited to space heaters, ducted heating systems, heated water storage, instant heated water heaters, decorative heaters, and gas stoves and hot plates)

CPCPSN3011B Plan layout of a residential sanitary plumbing system

Pete is able to plan the layout, size and install a sanitary plumbing system for residential buildings and clean up a work site

CPCPSN3022A Install discharge pipes

Pete has the ability to install pipework from soil and wastewater fixtures to a stack or drain

CPCPSN3023A Fabricate and install sanitary stacks

Pete can fabricate and install sanitary stacks for soil and waste discharges

CPCPSN3024A Install and fit off sanitary fixtures

Pete can install and fit off sanitary fixtures, which applies to the installation of sanitary plumbing, including the connection of discharge pipes to sanitary plumbing and drainage, including soil and waste fixtures

CPCPWT3020A Connect and install storage tanks to a domestic water supply

Pete is able to connect, install and test storage tanks to a domestic water supply

CPCPWT3021A Set out and install water services

Pete is able to install heated, cold and tempered water services from the water supply to the fixture or points of discharge and storage

CPCPWT3022A Install and adjust water service controls and devices

Pete has the ability to install water service controls and mixing devices used to manually control water mix and flow, which includes the basic adjustment and maintenance of correct flow operation for flushing devices, control valves, temperature control devices pumps and appliances, and excludes the commissioning and adjustment of backflow prevention devices and thermostatic mixing valves

CPCPWT3023A Install and commission water heating systems

Pete is able to install and commission water heaters for domestic and commercial applications

CPCPWT3025A Install water pumpsets

Pete has the ability to install and test water pumps

CPCPWT3026A Fit off and commission heated and cold water services

Pete has the ability to fit off and commission heated and cold water services to appropriate fixtures, which includes the provision for non-drinkable water applications

CPCPWT3027A Connect irrigation systems from drinking water supply

Pete is able to connect irrigation and watering systems from a drinking water supply (it does not include the commissioning of backflow prevention devices or arrangements)

HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support

Pete has the ability to recognise and respond to life-threatening emergencies in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines (applies to all workers who may be required to provide an emergency response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings). Pete can communicate details of incidents