Minimum age of 17 years and must be able to use and understand basic English to communicate to a level necessary to perform their duties safely
1. Plan and prepare to lay pipes
2. Set out excavation
3. Install bedding materials
4. Lay pipe
5. Conduct clean-up activities
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lay pipes in civil construction, including setting out and conducting excavation, preparing foundations, installing bedding and laying pipe.
It applies to those working in operational roles. They generally work under supervision to undertake a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures and take some responsibility for the quality of work outcomes.
Licensing, legislative and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories and industry sectors. Users must check requirements with relevant body before applying the unit.