Course Title: Read and interpret plans and specifications

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: BUIL5978C

Course Title: Read and interpret plans and specifications

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C2214 - Certificate II in Plumbing (Pre-apprenticeship)

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

Program Manager - Warren James
Tel: +61 3 9925 4632
Email: warren.james@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 36

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 of competency specifies the outcomes required to read and interpret plans and specifications relevant to construction operations. It includes the identification of types of plans and drawings and their functions, the recognition of commonly used symbols and abbreviations, the identification of key features and specifications on a site plan, the comprehension of written job specifications and the recognition of document status and amendment detail.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications

Element:

1. Identify types of drawings and their functions

Performance Criteria:

1.1. Main types of plans and drawings used in the construction sector of the industry are identified.
1.2. Key features and functions of each type of drawing are identified.
1.3. Quality requirements of company operations are recognised and adhered to.
1.4. Environmental requirements and controls are identified from job plans, specifications and environmental plan.

Element:

2. Recognise amendments

Performance Criteria:

2.1. Title panel of project documentation is checked to verify latest amendments to drawing.
2.2. Amendments to specifications are checked to ensure currency of information and conveyed to others where appropriate.

Element:

3. Recognise commonly used symbols and abbreviations

Performance Criteria:

3.1. Construction symbols and abbreviations are recognised.
3.2. Legend is located on project drawings, and symbols and abbreviations are correctly interpreted.

Element:

4. Locate and identify key features on a site plan

Performance Criteria:

4.1. Orientation of the plan with the site is achieved.
4.2. Key features of the site are identified and located.
4.3. Access to site is gained and services, main features, contours and datum are identified.

Element:

5. Identify project requirements

Performance Criteria:

5.1. Dimensions for project and nominated locations are identified.
5.2. Construction types and dimensions for nominated locations are identified.
5.3. Environmental controls and locations are identified.
5.4. Location, dimensions and tolerances for ancillary works are identified.

Element:

6. Read and interpret job specifications

Performance Criteria:

6.1. Job specifications are identified from drawings, notes and descriptions.
6.2. Standards of work, finishes and tolerances are identified from the project specifications.
6.3. Material attributes are identified from specifications.


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


Details of Learning Activities


Learning activities include in class workbook activities and researching industry practices and standards. This may include online learning activities. Students are expected that all work is documentation to relevant industry standards and  includes sustainability and WHS
 


Teaching Schedule

 

Session Number Topic                                                                 

Learning

Activities/Resources     

Elements/

Performance

Criteria

Assessments                  
Session 1Read & Interpret  plans & specificationsSWMS1.1 - 6.3Task 11 A complete SWMS Assesment 1
Session  2Read Pearsons plans & calculate plumbing quantities. Chapter 4
 

- Read ‘Basic Pearson’s book Chapter 4 pages 177 - 191 .
-View Pearson’s power point.

Student complete
Work sheets 1 – 4.

 

1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3Task 11 B Assessment 2 - Pearsons chapter 4  Work sheets 1 to 4 pages 205 - 211.
 


 

 Session 3 Plan 1  Issued by InstructorUsing Plan 1 Students to correctly answer correctly underpinning Questions 1.1 - 6.3

Task 11 C  Assessment 3 – Completion of underpinnings relating to plan 1 by locating , interpreting & applying relevant information , standards & specdifications .

complying with site safety plan students to confirm ammendments  ( construction plan ) , orientation of plan & Confirm 6 key features of plan & site                  6 Items of information from title block plans       6 construction dimensions, levels , locations                          6 Ancillary works dimensions , levels , locations                          2 formal specifications , material requirements , & processes to be followed

 Session 4 Plan 2  Issued by instructorUsing Plan 2 Students to correctly answer correctly underpinning Questions1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3

Task 11 D Assessment 4 – Completion of underpinnings relating to plan 2 by locating , interpreting & applying relevant information , standards & specdifications .         

complying with site safety plan students to confirm ammendments ( construction plan ) , orientation of plan & Confirm 6 key features of plan & site 6 Items of information from title block plans 6 construction dimensions, levels , locations 6 Ancillary works dimensions , levels , locations 2 formal specifications , material requirements , & processes to be followed
 

   


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

There are no prescribed textbooks. ‘Pearsons Basic Plumbing Service Skills 2nd edition’
will be provided to all students enrolled in this unit.  


References


Other Resources

Access to Intranet


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.


Assessment Tasks

Students are required to complete three different types of assessment tasks

1. Assessment 1 - Completion of SWMS for this competency                                                                      ( 10% weighing)

1. Assessment 1 - Completion of Workbook Pearsons Chapter 4 Worksheets 1 - 4 pages 205 - 211         ( 10% weighing)
2. Assessment 2 - Completion of underpinning questions.Relating to Plan 1                                               (weighing 40%) 

3. Assessment 3 - Completion of underpinning questions.Relating to Plan 2                                                (weighing 40%)

To successfully complete this unit, a student needs to be deemed competent (CA grade) in all both assessment tasks.
Grading Criteria:
NYC - Not yet competent
CA - Competence Achieved
DNS - Did not submit assessment


Assessment Matrix

Assessment Task                Element/ PC                                                                              Percentage Weighting

Assessment 1                      - Completion of SWMS for this competency    1.1 - 6.3                                       10%

Assessment 1                     - Workbook  worksheets Element                    1.1 to 6.3                                      10%
Assessment 2                     - Underpinning questions  Plan 1                    1.1 to 6.3                                      40% 

Assessment 3                     - Underpinning questions  Plan 2                    1.1 to 6.3                                      40%   
 

Other Information

Academic Misconduct

Students are reminded that cheating, whether by fabrication, falsification of data, or plagiarism, is an offence subject to University disciplinary procedures. Plagiarism in oral or written presentations is the presentation of the work, idea or creation of another person, without appropriate referencing, as though it is one’s own. Plagiarism is not acceptable.
The use of another person’s work or ideas must be acknowledged. Failure to do so may result in charges of academic misconduct which carry a range of penalties including cancellation of results and exclusion from your course.
Students are responsible for ensuring that their work is kept in a secure place. It is also a disciplinary offence for students to allow their work to be plagiarized by another student.
Students should be aware of their rights and responsibilities regarding the use of copyright material. It is strongly recommended that students refer to the Guidelines for Students at the RMIT University Homepage.
 

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