CPC40808 Certificate IV In Swimming Pool And Spa Building | Report
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ASSESSMENT TOOL This assessment tool has been designed to provide evidence for the following unit of competency: Unitcode and title CPCCBC4048AApplybuildingcodesandstandardsto the construction process for swimming pools and spas This unit of competency is included in the following qualification(s): CPC40808Certificate IV in Swimming Pool and Spa Building Thisunitofcompetencyspecifiestheoutcomesrequiredtoplanon-site activities, including the employment of physical and human resources and thedevelopmentofdocumentationandadviceforrelevantauthorities concerning residential and commercial projects. The ability to identify appropriate resources and suppliers and assess the availability of and requirements for skilled labour are essential. Theunitrequirescandidatestohaveacomprehensiveandappropriate understandingofthecomplexrangeoflegislativeandworkplace requirements to manage risk in building and construction workplaces. Instructions to the candidate All questions must be attempted. Youmustachieveasatisfactoryperformanceinallpartsofthe assessment. If you do not demonstrate satisfactory performance, you are required to providefurtherevidence.Thiscouldbeintheformofanother knowledge-basedassessment,intervieworanothermethoddeemed appropriate by your assessor. This is an open book assessment. You may use your Learner’s Guide, the OHS Act and Regulations or other reference materials during the assessment. Write your answers in black or blue ink.
HS PAGE FOR ASSESSOR’S USE ONLY nit code and titleCPCCBC4048A Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for swimming pools and spas Candidate’s name Assessment outcome competentnot yet competent Feedback for the candidate Further action required (if assessed as ‘not yet competent’) Assessor’s name Assessor’s signature Date
AssessmentQuestions and Exercises INTRODUCTION Construction includes various terms and condition which are to be taken carewhileexecutingit.Hence,whenthegovernmentofacountrybuilds structures the legislation which are associated with it are meant to be followed. This is to be done in order to have an unaffected surroundings where the constructionisbeingdone.Simultaneously,thisreportconsistsofallthe informations related to building and development of swimming pool as well as spas. The necessary things which have to be taken care in regards to health and safety of public while operating them have also been stated in this document in regards to Australia EXERCISE 1 List the standards which relate to the construction of swimming pools and spas BCA stands for Building Code of Australia which is a legislative body works for uniformity for construction all over the nation. Hence, all the rules and standards which are being made by this instrument are ought to be followed by every type of construction company which are established in Australian cities. Simultaneously, there are a number of standards which have been set by this associationinregardstodevelopmentofswimmingpools andspasinthe boundaries of nation (Howat, 2013). These are necessary to be taken into account while building any type of pools and spas in country which are to be used by the public in general. A list of these standards has been given below: Public health Act 2010 This is an act which has been propounded to define howswimming pool and spas have to be constructed and what kind of structures of them be like. Further definitions are discussed below: Must have a structure which can be used by Humans for bathing According to regulation of NSW a swimming pool is defined as a water bodywhichisconstructedbypeopleandisusedforhumanbathing.So, appropriate structure according to the requirements have to be made in order to have a proper management and satisfaction to the general public. Swimming and diving can be processed Pools must have that much space which is accessible for swimming and diving by the people who are coming there for the same. Have an aquatic structure The structure must be according to the aquatic activities which can be utilised by various people who are either paying for it or are not been charged by the authority. Public health regulation 2012 This regulation was structured in order to provide best facilities at the swimming pools and spas which are constructed in the country for the use of public. Hence, proper sanitisation of water, presence of the lifeguards and all necessary kits at the pool area must be maintained. Location which is chosen must not impact or damage surroundings The area where pools are being constructed must not cause any kind of damage to the people who are residing near it. In other words, it must be
unaffected for the people near whom it is built (Hurlimann, 2010). Other than personal swimming pools which are constructed in premises of houses of people, this rule is applicable to all other pools which are constructed in office areas, societies, public clubs, hotels, motels etc. EXERCISE 2 Performance requirement for domestic swimming pool access Inordertoget a domestic swimmingpoolaccess, followingarethe requirements which have to be obtained for permit regarding same and they are: Fencing Theremustbeasafetyprovidedby somefenceswhichwill protect children from entering the pool. It is a permanent barrier to pool, young children cannot enter it, it must be 1.2 metres high. Gates to enter the pool are must and all of them must be built according to the children as they might enter the pool by mistake and this can cause a mishap. Hard cover on Spas The spas which have been constructed must have covers for the spas when they are not being used as this will help in protecting children from entering them. Filtration In order to comply with Australian standards, there must be a filter which must be situated deep down in the pool for cleaning of the water (MacDonald, 2010). Also, there must be a complete care of the suction through vacuum in pool or hair entanglement while going into the pool as this may cause a risk to people who are using pool. Maintenance
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