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Qualification details

CPC32712 - Certificate III in Gas Fitting (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes CPC32711 - Certificate III in Gas FittingRevised qualification deemed not equivalent to CPC32711 Change to core units: • CPCPCM2011A replaced with imported unit HLTFA211A • CPCPCM2023A revised and not equivalent to CPCPCM2043A • CPCPGS3016A revised to become CPCPGS3046A • new unit CPCPGS3047A added • CPCPGS3017A deleted Qualification packaging remains the same as previous version Core and elective units revised resulting in a number of unit identifier changes 06/Feb/2013
Is superseded by CPC32713 - Certificate III in Gas FittingReplaces superseded non-equivalent CPC32712. 16/Jan/2014

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 07/Feb/2013

Units of competency

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MEM05049B - Perform routine gas tungsten arc weldingPerform routine gas tungsten arc weldingElective
CPCPGS3046A - Install LPG systems in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplacesInstall LPG systems in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplacesCore
CPCPGS3047A - Install LPG systems in marine craftInstall LPG systems in marine craftCore
CPCPCM2047A - Carry out levellingCarry out levellingCore
CPCCCM2008B - Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffoldingErect and dismantle restricted height scaffoldingElective
CPCPCM2045A - Handle and store plumbing materialsHandle and store plumbing materialsCore
CPCPGS3054A - Calculate and install natural ventilation for Type A gas appliancesCalculate and install natural ventilation for Type A gas appliancesCore
CPCPGS3053A - Disconnect and reconnect Type A gas appliancesDisconnect and reconnect Type A gas appliancesCore
CPCPGS3055A - Install gas sub-metersInstall gas sub-metersElective
CPCCRI3001A - Operate personnel and materials hoistsOperate personnel and materials hoistsElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 334114 Gasfitter 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4431-13 Gasfitter 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0403 Building 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Building Trades 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Gasffitter 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 334114 Gasfitter 07/Aug/2013 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4431-13 Gasfitter 07/Aug/2013 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0403 Building 07/Aug/2013 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 07/Feb/2013 
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Modification History

Revised qualification deemed not equivalent to CPC32711

Change to core units:

  • a number of units replaced with updated versions
  • CPCPCM2011A replaced with imported unit HLTFA211A
  • new unit CPCPGS3047A added
  • CPCPGS3017A deleted
  • Change to elective units:
  • a number of units replaced with updated versions
  • several units revised resulting in unit identifier changes

Description

This qualification provides a trade outcome in gas fitting.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Gas fitter.

The qualification has core and elective unit of competency requirements that cover some common skills for the plumbing industry, as well as gas fitting specialist units of competency.

The plumbing industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.

Pathways Information

Not applicable.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

Employability skill 

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include: 

Communication 

  • Communicates with clients, colleagues and others using effective and appropriate communication techniques, including:
  • Clear and direct communication
  • Active listening
  • Verbal and non-verbal language
  • Questioning to identify and confirm requirements
  • Language and concepts appropriate to cultural differences
  • Follows instructions from supervisor and other relevant persons
  • Understands, interprets and applies information as required from:
  • Regulatory, legislative, licensing and organisational requirements
  • Environmental and OHS requirements, including material safety data sheets (MSDS)
  • Codes and standards
  • Plans, drawings and specifications
  • Schedules
  • Load tables
  • Designs
  • Safety signs and symbols
  • Organisational policies and procedures
  • Understands relevant definitions, terminology, symbols, abbreviations and language
  • Uses industry-accepted visual communications, including hand signals
  • Reports and records routine workplace and regulatory information including test data
  • Applies measurements and calculations using appropriate equipment, formulas and records as required
  • Reports and records hazards and risks
  • Produces drawings and sketches

Teamwork 

  • Works as part of a team
  • Provides assistance and encouragement to other team members
  • Initiates and encourages improvements in team performance
  • Works with others to plan and sequence tasks
  • Identifies and utilises the strengths of other team members
  • Relates to people from diverse social, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and with varying physical and mental abilities
  • Participates in workplace meetings

Problem solving 

  • Responds effectively to hazards, risks, emergencies and first aid situations
  • Examines tools and equipment prior to use for damage, missing components or other defects
  • Identifies typical faults and problems and takes remedial actions and/or reports to supervisor
  • Rectifies simple faults with tools and equipment
  • Test systems and components
  • Calculates ventilation requirements and gas storage capacity
  • Locates and repairs gas leaks
  • Assesses roof work site safety

Initiative and enterprise 

  • Maximises use of resources by recycling, re-using or using appropriate disposal methods
  • Responds to change and workplace challenges
  • Determines requirements for heating system installations, appliance installations, flue installations and gas piping system purging

Planning and organising 

  • Prepares work area
  • Identifies and obtains necessary documentation
  • Collects, analyses and organises workplace information
  • Selects and uses appropriate materials, tools and equipment
  • Carries out site inspections
  • Determines material quantity requirements and conformity to requirements
  • Coordinates delivery of materials
  • Determines installation requirements
  • Fabricates, sets out, installs and commissions components, equipment and systems
  • Prioritises and sequences tasks
  • Applies time management skills to ensure work is completed to time requirements

Self management 

  • Recognises obligations and accepts responsibility for own work and safety
  • Recognises quality requirements and completes work to expected standard
  • Identifies personal career development needs and sets own and team work goals
  • Participates in workplace induction
  • Cleans up work area, including tools and equipment
  • Seeks support to improve work performance

Learning 

  • Identifies own learning needs and seeks skill development as required
  • Is open to learning new ideas and techniques
  • Participates in workplace induction

Technology 

  • Uses electricity and electrical equipment safely
  • Uses and operates a range of tools and equipment correctly and safely
  • Properly starts up, operates and shuts down equipment
  • Identifies technological trends that may affect the plumbing and services sector
  • Carries out pre- and post-operational checks on tools and equipment
  • Performs tool and equipment maintenance as required
  • Packaging Rules

    To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

    • 32 units of competency:
    • 26 core units
    • 6 elective units.

    Some units in this qualification may have prerequisite requirements, which must be met when packaging the qualification. Users are referred to the list of CPC08 units with prerequisite unit requirements available in this Training Package for this purpose.

    Core units 

    CPCPCM2039A

    Carry out interactive workplace communication

    CPCPCM2040A

    Read plans and calculate plumbing quantities

    CPCPCM2041A

    Work effectively in the plumbing and services sector

    CPCPCM2043A

    Carry out WHS requirements

    CPCPCM2045A

    Handle and store plumbing materials

    CPCPCM2046A

    Use plumbing hand and power tools

    CPCPCM2047A

    Carry out levelling

    CPCPCM2048A

    Cut and join sheet metal

    CPCPCM2050A

    Mark out materials

    CPCPCM2052A

    Weld using oxy-acetylene equipment

    CPCPCM2053A

    Weld using manual metal arc welding equipment

    CPCPCM2055A

    Work safely on roofs

    CPCPCM3021A

    Flash penetrations through roofs and walls

    CPCPGS3046A

    Install LPG systems in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplaces

    CPCPGS3047A

    Install LPG systems in marine craft

    CPCPGS3048A

    Install gas pressure control equipment

    CPCPGS3049A

    Install Type A gas appliance flues

    CPCPGS3051A

    Purge consumer piping

    CPCPGS3052A

    Maintain Type A gas appliances

    CPCPGS3053A

    Disconnect and reconnect Type A gas appliances

    CPCPGS3054A

    Calculate and install natural ventilation for Type A gas appliances

    CPCPGS3056A

    Install gas piping systems

    CPCPGS3057A

    Size consumer gas piping systems

    CPCPGS3058A

    Install and commission Type A gas appliances

    CPCPGS3059A

    Install LPG storage of aggregate storage capacity up to 500 litres

    HLTFA211A

    Provide basic emergency life support

    Elective units 

    CPCCCM2008B

    Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

    CPCCCM2010B

    Work safely at heights

    CPCCCM3001C

    Operate elevated work platforms

    CPCCRI3001A

    Operate personnel and materials hoists

    CPCCST2005A

    Carry out load slinging of off-site materials

    CPCPCM2049A

    Cut using oxy-LPG-acetylene equipment

    CPCPCM2054A

    Carry out simple concreting and rendering

    CPCPCM3022A

    Weld polyethylene and polypropylene pipes using fusion method

    CPCPCM3023A

    Fabricate and install non-ferrous pressure piping

    CPCPGS3050A

    Install Type B gas appliance flues

    CPCPGS3055A

    Install gas sub-meters

    CPCPGS3060A

    Install LPG storage of aggregate storage capacity exceeding 500 litres and less than 8KL

    CPCPMS2021A

    Assemble mechanical services components

    CPCPMS3031A

    Fabricate and install steel pressure piping

    CPCPMS3033A

    Install small bore heating systems

    CPCPMS3035A

    Install and test ducting systems

    MEM05049B

    Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding

    MEM05050B

    Perform routine gas metal arc welding

    RIICCM210A

    Install trench support

    Custom Content Section

    Not applicable.