Course Title: Use plumbing pipes, fittings and fixtures to simulate plumbing installations

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: BUIL6127

Course Title: Use plumbing pipes, fittings and fixtures to simulate plumbing installations

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: 30

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

None

Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to identify plumbing pipes, plumbing fittings and plumbing fixtures associated with basic plumbing tasks.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

VU20530 Use plumbing pipes, fittings and fixtures to simulate plumbing installations

Element:

1. Identify pipes, fittings and fixtures

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Terminology is used accurately when discussing properties and characteristics of pipes, fittings and fixtures throughout the plumbing task.
1.2 Terminology is used accurately when requesting component parts to complete the job task.
1.3 Principles of sustainability are applied to work preparation and plumbing application.
1.4 Pipes, fittings and fixtures are selected for suitability for a simple plumbing task.

Element:

2. Manage pipes, fittings and fixtures

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Plans and specifications for the task are discussed with the supervisor.
2.2 Pipes, fittings and fixtures are prepared for suitability for a simple plumbing task.
2.3 Australian Standards and quality assurances are adhered to ensure organisational and industry procedures are met.
2.4 Safety (OHS) requirements associated with manual handling and workplace environmental requirements are
adhered to and provide a safe workplace environment.

Element:

3. Work with pipes, fittings and fixtures

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Pipes, fittings and fixtures are used according to manufacturers’ recommendations and job task requirements.
3.2 Pipes, fittings and fixtures are fixed and secured in accordance with industry regulation, manufacturers’
recommendations and job task requirements.
3.3 Pipes, fittings and fixtures are applied in an appropriate sequence to the job task and manufacturers’ recommendations.

Element:

4. Clean up work area

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Work area is cleaned and waste is disposed of or recycled in accordance with the state or territory legislation and workplace procedures.
4.2 Tools and equipment are cleaned, checked for serviceability and stored in accordance with the workplace procedures.
4.3 Materials and waste are disposed, recycled or stored in accordance with the state or territory legislation and workplace procedures.


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 to undertake design, size and documentation to relevant industry standards to include sustainability and WH
 


Teaching Schedule

 

Session Number Topic                                                                 

Learning

Activities/Resources     

Elements/

Performance

Criteria

Assessments                  
Session 1Read , discuss , SWMSSWMS ,1.1 , 4.3Task 17 A Sign & Date SWMS
Session  2 Work with pipes, fittings and fixtures 

   Using workbook

  Identify control valves , Types of pipework , usage , limitations , Testing .

   tapeware , connection methods , Fixtures , types , maufactured materia

 

 1.1 , 4.3

 Worksheets Questions

Task 17 B Underpinning Questions

 

 Seesion 3 Work with pipes, fittings and fixtures

  Using workbook

 Identify sanitary fixtures  and installation procedures , materials

 1.1 , 4.3

 Worksheets Questions

Task 17 B Underpinning Questions

 Session 4 Work with pipes, fittings and fixtures and practical assessment Instal trough/ water piping /waste pipes and lay a drain as per the workbook task using required material. 1.1 , 4.3

  Task 17 C Install trough ,Breech & Lugged elbows to Trough & CWM . Connect water from point to terminal points , under floor using Polymer  material ( Blue stripe Poly ) within wall composite material ( Sharkbite ) Assemble outlets & Handles to walls .Trap & waste pipe , UPVC clipped & connected to ORG , with 1Mof drain to OB .

 

 Session 5 Graded waste and drainage pipes Grade a 50mm and 100mm pipes as per workbook task 1.1 , 4.3

Task 17 D possition clips & lay a waste pipe 50mm at a grade of 2.25% over a 5M distance

Task 17 E Position clips & lay a suspended drain at a grade of 1.65% over a 6M distance

 

Session 5  Work with pipes, fittings and fixtures and practical assessment Install pipework from HWS to Basin Warm & Cold , including gas piping from PEX to HWS using required material as per workbook task. 1.1 , 4.3 Task 17 F Students to install mild steel pipe from PEX point to gas cock of HWS , using Copper connect gas cock to HWS .  Install lugged elbows for basin & install warm water from HWS to elbow & T for future connections . Cold water from connection point to Basin lugged elbow & HWS , include valves . Connect from lugged elbows to basin usingflexible connectors ( easy hookers )  Install trap & discharge waste to a point behind wall .

   


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.  

RMIT Work book  VU20530 Plumbing Pipes, Fixtures & Fittings To Stimulate Plumbing Installations  


References


Other Resources

AS 3500

Intranet , manufacturers of pipework .


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

Assessment             Task                                                                                                                         Elements                            Percentage  Weighting

Assessment 1 - Task 17 B        Workbook Activities & underpinning Questions                                       1.1 to 1.4                                20%
Assessment 2 - Task 17 C        Trough Waste & water piping  , Polymer , UPVC , Composite ,               1.1 to 1.4                                20%

Assessment 3 - Task 17 D        Waste pipe                , UPVC                                                                   1.1 to 1.4                                20%

Assessment 4 - Task 17 E         Suspended Drain     , UPVC                                                                    1.1 to 1.4                                20%

Assessment 5 - Task 17 F         HWS & piping to Basin  , Mild steel , Copper  , Composite , UPVC          1.1 to 1.4                                20%


Assessment Matrix

Assessment        Task                                                                                                                                    Elements                             Percentage Weighting

Assessment 1 - Task 17 B Workbook Activities & underpinning Questions                                                   1.1 to 1.4                                        20%
Assessment 2 - Task 17 C Trough Waste & water piping , Polymer , UPVC , Composite ,                            1.1 to 1.4                                        20%

Assessment 3 - Task 17 D Waste pipe , UPVC                                                                                              1.1 to 1.4                                        20%

Assessment 4 - Task 17 E Suspended Drain , UPVC                                                                                     1.1 to 1.4                                        20%

Assessment 5 - Task 17 F HWS & piping to Basin , Mild steel , Copper , Composite , UPVC                         1.1 to 1.4                                        20%
 

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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