Course Title: Technical drawing and plan development for plumbing

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C2145 Certificate II in Plumbing (Prevocational)

Course Title: Technical drawing and plan development for plumbing

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

The purpose of this module is to provide the participant with the knowledge and skills necessary to read, interpret and develop technical drawings and plans related to the plumbing industry and to mark out materials for plumbing applications.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Pre-requisites:  Nil

It is strongly recommended that this module be delivered in conjunction with the following modules to provide realistic, practical tasks for this application:
• VBN991 Tubes and pipes in plumbing
• VBN995 Sheetmetal practices
• VBN993 Cut and flash penetrations.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBN989 Technical drawing and plan development for plumbing

Learning Outcomes

1. Use terminology related to technical drawings and plans in the plumbing industry.
2. Identify technical drawings and plans in plumbing.
3. Read plumbing technical drawings and plans.
4. Identify drawing techniques in plumbing.
5. Develop plumbing plans and drawings.
6. Use technical drawings to mark out materials.
7. Clean up work area.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards.
Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor.  Feedback will be provided throughout the course.