Course Title: Apply basic sheet metal practices

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

Course Code: BUIL6128

Course Title: Apply basic sheet metal practices

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: 50

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

CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry.

Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to cut, join and bend sheet metal products for a range of simple plumbing related tasks.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

VU20531 Apply basic sheet metal practices

Element:

1. Plan to perform sheet metal practices

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Sheet metal properties and characteristics are discussed
and related to specific tasks.
1.2 Terminology is used accurately when discussing sheet
metal products.
1.3 Principles of sustainability are applied to work
preparation and plumbing application.
1.4 Quality assurance requirements are identified and
adhered to in accordance with workplace requirements.

Element:

2. Prepare for sheet metal practices

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Fabrication techniques relevant to sheet metal and sheet
metal products are discussed and determined for specific
task.
2.2 Plans and specifications for the task are discussed with
the supervisor to determine the designated sequence.
2.3 Safety (OHS) and environmental requirements associated
with sheet metal practices are assessed and adhered to and
provide a safe workplace environment.

2.4 Quantities for specific job tasks are calculated to support
efficient cutting and avoid waste.

Element:

3. Cut and join sheet metal and sheet metal products

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Materials are marked out according to requirements of
job task, plans and specifications.
3.2 Personal protective equipment (PPE) is selected, applied
and maintained for specified tasks.
3.3 Tools and equipment are checked for serviceability and
faults reported to supervisor.
3.4 Sheet metal is cut to required shape and dimension using
appropriate cutting tools.
3.5 Joining methods and compatible materials are selected
and applied to comply with job task and specifications.

Element:

4. Bend and fold sheet metal and sheet metal products

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Tools and equipment are selected to make appropriate
bends and folds to comply with job specifications and
plan.
4.2 Bent and folded sheet metal and sheet metal products are
cleaned and prepared for joining.
4.3 Materials are handled in a safe and appropriate manner to
requirements of the job task.

Element:

5. Clean up work area

Performance Criteria:

5.1 Work area is cleaned and waste is disposed of or recycled
in accordance with the state or territory legislation and
workplace procedures.
5.2 Tools and equipment are cleaned, checked for
serviceability and stored in accordance with the
workplace procedures.
5.3 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

 

All tasks to +or - 2mm

Session Number Topic                                                                 

Learning

Activities/Resources     

Elements/

Performance

Criteria

Assessments                  
Session  1 Theory lesson , apply basic sheet metal practices .   Assessment 1 Theory RMIT workbook , complete questions , Sign SWMS 1.1 - 5.3 Assessment 1
Session 2 Practical tasks , assessments 1-2 -3Plans & Specifications for all tasks to +or - 2mm  .Selection of appropriate PPE , fabrication techniques , materials , joining methods.Materials cleaned ,bent ,folded , cut using appropriate tools, stored ,recycled ,disposed legally , sustainabily 1.1-5.3 Assessments 2-3-4
Session 3 Practical tasks , assessments 3-4-5-6Plans & Specifications for all tasks to +or - 2mm .Selection of appropriate PPE , fabrication techniques , materials , joining methods.Materials cleaned ,bent ,folded , cut using appropriate tools, stored ,recycled ,disposed legally , sustainabily1.1-5.3 Assessments 4-5-6-7
Session 4 Practical tasks , assessments 7-8-9Plans & Specifications for all tasks to +or - 2mm .Selection of appropriate PPE , fabrication techniques , materials , joining methods.Materials cleaned ,bent ,folded , cut using appropriate tools, stored ,recycled ,disposed legally , sustainabily1.1-5.3 Assessments 8-9-10
Session 5 Practical tasks , assessments 10-11-12-13Plans & Specifications for all tasks to +or - 2mm .Selection of appropriate PPE , fabrication techniques , materials , joining methods.Materials cleaned ,bent ,folded , cut using appropriate tools, stored ,recycled ,disposed legally , sustainabily1.1-5.3Assessments 11-12-13-14
Session 6 Practical tasks , assessments 13-14Plans & Specifications for all tasks to +or - 2mm .Selection of appropriate PPE , fabrication techniques , materials , joining methods.Materials cleaned ,bent ,folded , cut using appropriate tools, stored ,recycled ,disposed legally , sustainabily1.1-5.3Assessment 14-15

   


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

Lysaghts web site 


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 -Underpinning questions theory 20%
2. Assessment 2 - 3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15 Practical assessment tasks) 80%
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                     - Underpinning Questions 1.1 ,1.3 , 2.2 , 2.4 , 4.1 , 5.2 , 5.3                             20%
Assessment 2                     - Underpinning questions 1.1 -5.3                                                                         80% 
 

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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