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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 1
Unit No:
H/505/1378
Credits:
3
Guided learning hours:
30 hours

Assessment Guidance

Portfolio of Evidence

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Know the tools and equipment used for cutting and jointing plastic soil and waste pipe.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Identify different plumbing hand tools used for cutting and jointing plastic soil and waste pipe.

2

Know safety and maintenance requirements for tools.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    State the safety requirements when using the tools.
  • 2.2
    Describe the basic maintenance requirements for the tools.

3

Know the different fittings and sizes of plastic soil and waste pipe used in basic plumbing systems.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1
    State typical pipe diameters of soil and waste pipe and the typical pipe lengths that are available.
  • 3.2
    Identify typical uses for soil and waste pipe in plumbing installations.
  • 3.3
    Identify the following fittings
    a) push-fit
    b) solvent weld
    c) mechanical.
  • 3.4
    State typical sizes and uses for the following fittings
    a) push-fit
    b) solvent weld
    c) mechanical.

4

Be able to fabricate plastic soil and waste pipe assemblies.

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1
    Use appropriate hand tools safely.
  • 4.2
    Carry out basic plumbing tasks to include
    a) cutting pipes
    b) jointing pipes.
  • 4.3
    Plan and estimate material requirements for a range of given pipework assemblies.
  • 4.4
    Fabricate the basic pipework assemblies.
  • 4.5
    Test the completed pipework assemblies for water tightness.

5

Be able to carry out a plumbing installation using plastic soil and waste pipe.

Assessment Criteria

  • 5.1
    Plan and carry out a straightforward installation of copper pipework.
  • 5.2
    Test the completed installation for water tightness.

6

Be able to work safely.

Assessment Criteria

  • 6.1
    Clean and store tools in line with craft practice.
  • 6.2
    Leave work area clean and free from debris.
  • 6.3
    Dispose of/recycle waste as appropriate.

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