Course Title: Use hand and power tools
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2014
Course Code: MIET6329C
Course Title: Use hand and power tools
School: 130T Vocational Engineering
Campus: City Campus
Program: C2213 - Certificate II in Telecommunications Cabling
Course Contact: Program Manager
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468
Course Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Telephone: +613 9925 4456
Telephone: +613 9925 4716
Nominal Hours: 40
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
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to safely use hand and power tools in the workshop and on the worksite.
It involves preparing for work, selecting, using and maintaining hand and power tools and cleaning up.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement but users should confirm requirements with the relevant federal, state or territory authority.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
ICTTEN2140A Use hand and power tools
1.Prepare for work activity
1.1.Identify the type of work to be performed from work instructions
2.Prepare work piece for tool use
2.1.Mount, support or align work piece correctly to the tool or machine to be used
3.Operate hand and power tools
3.1.Use hand and power tools according to industry and enterprise safe working practices
4.Maintain hand and power tools after use
4.1.Clean and store tools according to industry and enterprise safe working practices
Details of Learning Activities
Students will participate in a variety of teaching methods including: lectures, tutorials,practicals, class discussion and work on assignment.
Week 1: Introduction to Use hand and power tools
Week 2: Hard and power tool theory
Week 3: Set and check tools for use for safe tool use
Week 4: Safe working conditions and practice
Week 5: Prepare work piece for tool use
Week 6: Personal protective equipment
Week 7: Monitor tool operation
Week 8: Clean work area and store tools
Week 9: Reporting faults and performing routine maintenance
Assignment Issued this week, due Friday 5 pm In week 13 Reception Building 57 level 5
Week 10: Practical exercise Safe use of a range of hand and power tools
Week 11: Practical exercise Coax termination
Week 12: Practical exercise structured cable
Week 13: Tools that make up a useful toolkit
Assignment due Friday 5 pm In week 13 Reception Building 57
Week 14: Working at heights and additional tools
Week 15: Revision and help session
Week 16: Closed Book test
Week 17: Practical test
Week 18: Practical test and Closed Book test Resits
A soft copy of Use hand and power tools ,workbook will be issued
Overview of Assessment
The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the National Training Package. Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.
To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment task detailed under Assessment Tasks section of Course Guide Part B.
You are required to complete the following three assessment tasks:
1. Assignment - issued week 9, due week 13
2. Closed book Test - Week 16
3. Practical Test - Week 17
All assessment tasks need to be successfully completed to demonstrate competence.
Your assessment for this course will be marked using the following table:
CA Competency Achieved
NYC Not yet Competent
DNS Did not Submit
|Closed book test||Element 1,2,3,4|
|Practical test||Element 1,2,3,4|
Study and learning Support:
Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to all RMIT students.
Services offered by SLC to support numeracy and literacy skills of the students are:
- Assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice
- Maths and science developmental support and advice
- English language development
Please refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre to find more information about Study and Learning Support.
Disability Liaison Unit:
Students with disability or long-term medical condition should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to complete their studies.
Please refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/disability to find more information about services offered by Disability Liaison Unit.
Students requiring extensions for 7 calendar days or less (from the original due date) must complete and lodge an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.
The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. The student will be notified within no more than 2 working days of the date of lodgment as to whether the extension has been granted.
Students seeking an extension of more than 7 calendar days (from the original due date) must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than 2 working days after the official due date.
Assignments submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.
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Student Directed Hours
The minimum number of student directed hours for this course are 6 hours in addition to 34 scheduled teaching hours.
Student directed hours must involve completing activities such as reading online resources, working on assignment, preparation for exam and student-teacher course related consultation.
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