Course Title: Fix and secure equipment

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2010

Course Code: EEET6748C

Course Title: Fix and secure equipment

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C2169 - Certificate II in Electrotechnology Studies (Pre-vocational)

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: engineering-tafe@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 20

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

Nil

Course Description

This unit covers fixing, securing and mounting techniques as apply in the various electrotechnology work functions. It encompasses the safe use of hand and portable power tools, safe lifting techniques, safe use of ladders and elevated platforms and the selection and safe application of fixing devices and supporting accessories/equipment.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEE005B Fix and secure equipment

Element:

1. Prepare to fix and secure equipment
2. Install fixing and support devices.
3. Complete fixing and support work.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 OHS procedures for a given work area are identified, obtained and understood.
1.2 OHS risk control work preparation measures and procedures are followed.
1.3 The scope of work to be undertaken is obtained from documentation or from work supervisor.
1.4 Advice is sought from the work supervisor to ensure the work is coordinated effectively with others.
1.5 Sources of materials that may be required for the work are identified and accessed in accordance with established procedures.
1.6 Fixing devices are selected for their suitable ability for the environment, the load they are to support and substratum’s into which they are to be installed.
1.7 Supporting accessories/equipment is selected for suitability for the environment and ability to support and protect from damage that which they are intended to support.
1.8 Tools, equipment and testing devices needed to carry out the work are obtained and checked for correct operation and safety.
2.1 Electrical isolation is arranged where work is within arms reach of exposed conductive parts, plant or machinery in strict accordance OHS requirements and procedures.
2.2 Other OHS risk control measures relevant to the work site are followed.
2.3 Fixing devices are installed in accordance with manufacturer instructions.
2.4 Support accessories/equipment is install accurately and to comply with technical standards and job specifications.
2.5 Work is carried out efficiently without waste of materials or damage to apparatus, circuits, the surrounding environment or services and using sustainable energy principles.
3.1 OHS risk control work completion measures and procedures are followed.
3.2 Work site is tidied and tools and equipment cleaned and securely stored.
3.3 Appropriate personnel are notified of the work completion.


Learning Outcomes


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Details of Learning Activities

Selecting fixing for loads of < 5 kg, < 20 kg and < 50 kg and suitable for the environment in which they are to be installed.
Fixing to a hollow wall, brick, concrete and steel.
Fixing support accessories/equipment relevant the discipline in which competency is sought.
Dealing with unplanned events by drawing on essential knowledge and skills to provide appropriate solutions incorporated in a holistic assessment with the above listed items.


Teaching Schedule

Session NumberTopicAssessment
1Fixings 
2Portable Drills / Tools 
3 

Fix accessories to different surfaces

Earth Installation


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Workbook


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including written,oral, practical tasks and activities.
You will be asked to personally demonstrate to your teacher/assessor the practical skills gained during this course to the relevant industry standards. Assessment activities will occur throughout this course and feedback will be provided at regular intervals.


Assessment Tasks

Fix assessories to

    1. timber frame
    2. hallow masonry brock wall

Earth installation


Assessment Matrix

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