Course Title: Install air conditioning and refrigeration systems, major components and associated equipment

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

Course Code: EEET7002C

Course Title: Install air conditioning and refrigeration systems, major components and associated equipment

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C3295 - Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocenengineering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Program Coordinator: Peter Matheson. Email: peter.matheson@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 80

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

UEENEEJ106A; UEENEEJ170A

Course Description

This unit covers the installation of refrigeration and air conditioning systems including unitary equipment, compressors, condensers, evaporators, liquid receivers, , pipework, ventilation and air handling (excluding central plant) and associated equipment. It encompasses working safely and to installation standards to match equipment with that specified for a given specification and location, connecting pipe work and components, and complete the necessary installation documentation.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEJ107A Install air conditioning and refrigeration systems, major components and associated equipment

Element:

1. Prepare to install refrigeration and air conditioning systems, major components and associated equipment
 

Performance Criteria:

1.1 OHS procedures for a given work area are identified, obtained and understood
1.2 Established OHS risk control measures and procedures in preparation for the work are followed
1.3 Safety hazards which have not previously been identified are noted and established risk control measures are implemented
1.4 The nature and location of the work is determined from documentation or appropriate person(s) to establish the scope of work to be undertaken.
1.5 Component and equipment installation is appropriately sequenced in accordance with job schedule
1.6 Appropriate personnel are consulted to ensure the work is coordinated effectively with others involved on the work site
1.7 Materials needed to install components, equipment and pipe work are obtained in accordance with established procedures and checked against job requirements
1.8 Tools, equipment and testing devices needed to install the components,equipment and pipework are obtained in accordance with established procedures and checked for correct operation and safety
1.9 Preparatory work is checked to ensure no damage has occurred and complies with requirements
 

Element:

2. Install refrigeration and air conditioning systems, major components and associated equipment
 

Performance Criteria:

2.1 OHS risk control measures and procedures for carrying out the work are followed.
2.2 Circuits/machines/plant are checked as being isolated where necessary in strict accordance OHS requirements and procedures
2.3 Components,equipment and pipework are installed to comply with technical standards, job specifications and requirements with sufficient access to affect electrical connections and maintenance.
2.4 Components, equipment and pipework are installed straight and square in the required locations and within acceptable tolerances.
2.5 Refrigerant tubing and fittings are silver brazed with the use of dry nitrogen to prevent contamination.
2.6 Problematic situations that arise from the installation of components, equipment and pipework are dealt with in an appropriate manner.
2.7 Ongoing checks of the quality of pipe work are undertaken, including pressure testing and repair of leaks in accordance with the relevant technical standards and specifications and established procedures.
2.8 Components, equipment and pipework are installed efficiently without waste of materials or damage/contamination to apparatus and the surrounding environment or services and using sustainable energy practices.
 

Element:

3. Complete installation.
 

Performance Criteria:

3.1 OHS risk control measures and procedures at the completion of work are followed.
3.2 Work site is cleaned and made safe in accordance with established procedures.
3.3 Final check of the installed components, equipment and pipework is made to verify that it complies to all requirements
3.4 'As-installed' components, equipment and pipework is documented and an appropriate person or persons notified in accordance with established procedures
 


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities include in class workbook activities and practical activities to industry practices and standards. This may include online learning activities. You are expected to undertake documentation to relevant industry standards and to include sustainability and WHS principles.


Teaching Schedule

 Session  Topic       Elements & performance criteria mapping               Activities     Assessments      
 1Introduction to the Course
• Course requirements
• Course support documents
• Course Blackboard access
• Accuracy of enrolment
• Assessment requirements/Cover Sheets
• Reminder re Plagiarism
• Reminder re Appeals
• Extensions/Resubmissions
• Feedback in this course
• Reminder re submission requirements
• Getting help

Prepare to install pipework & components
 

 1.1 to 1.9

Workbook/s                    completed JSA Theory on essential skills & knowledge. familiarise students with workshop procedures.

 

 

 

Read standards & drawings  

 Theory                     assessment ACER testing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 2 & 3 Install refrigeration & air conditioning systems pipework, components & associated equipment 2.1 to 2.8 Carry out installation/s Practical
 4 Complete the installation/s 3.1 to 3.4 Finalise installation requirements Practical
 5 Complete assignment work 1.1 to 3.4 research and compile assignment work Hand in assignment
 6 Complete theoretical exam/s 1.1 to 3.4 complete test/s Theory test/s


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Australian Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (ARAC), volume1 & 2.

Supplementary learning materials are provided in class.


References

Australian Standards: AS1677, AS1668 part1 & AS1668 part 2


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

Students must pass each of the following assessment tasks to demonstrate competent.

Assessment

Task 1

Work Book

Task 2

Theory tests (6)

Task 3

Practical Activity: Install split system

Task 4

Present Relevant Standards Codes

Task 5

Assignments (4)

Task 6

Practicals (9)

Task 7

Present Standards for installation

These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

Assessment  Mapping Matrix 

Element/Perfrmance Criteria Covered

Task 1

Task 2

Task 3

Task 4

Task 5

Task 6

Task 7

1.1

X

 

X

 

X

X

 

1.2

X

 

X

 

X

X

 

1.3

X

 

X

 

X

X

 

1.4

X

X

X

 

X

X

 

1.5

X

X

X

 

X

X

 

1.6

X

X

X

 

X

X

 

1.7

X

X

X

 

X

X

 

1.8

X

X

X

 

X

X

 

1.9

X

X

X

 

X

X

 

2.1

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

2.2

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

2.3

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

2.4

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

2.5

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

2.6

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

2.7

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

2.8

X

x

X

x

X

X

x

3.1

X

 

X

 

X

X

 

3.2

X

 

X

 

X

X

 

3.3

X

 

X

 

X

X

 

3.4

X

 

x

 

x

x

 

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.


Assessment Tasks

 Assessments may incorporate a variety of methods including practical and theory questions, observations and third party reports.

Participants are advised that they likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor/instructor.

Feedback will be provided throughout the course.

Assessment task 1: Complete workbooks

Assessment task 2: Complete installation practical/s

Assessment task 3: Complete assignment work & hand in assignment.

Assessment task 4: Complete theoretical test/s  

To gain Competency Achieved (CA) grading in this unit of competency, a student needs to be deemed satisfactory (S) in all five assessment tasks.

Competency Grading Criteria:
NYC- Not yet competent
CA- Competence Achieved
DNS - Did not submit assessment
 


Assessment Matrix

 

 

 Assessment tasks                                       Elements                               Results                                      
 Complete workbook 1.1 to 3.4 CA / NYC /DNS
 Practical task 1 1.1 to 1.9, 2.1 to 2.8 & 3.1 to 3.4 CA / NYC / DNS
 Practical task 2 1.1 to 1.9, 2.1 to 2.8 & 3.1 to 3.4 CA / NYC / DNS
 Assignment All elements CA / NYC / DNS
 Theory tests All elements CA / NYC /DNS

 

 

Assessment Task Grading: Not Yet Satisfactory (NYS), Satisfactory (S).
 

Other Information

Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):
You may be eligible for credit towards courses in your program if you have already met the learning/competency outcomes through previous learning and/or industry experience. To be eligible for credit towards a course, you must demonstrate that you have already completed learning and/or gained industry experience that is:
• Relevant
• Current
• Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course
Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit to find more information about credit transfer and RPL.


Study and Learning Support:
Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to you. Services offered by SLC to support your numeracy and literacy skills are:
• Assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice
• Maths and science developmental support and advice
• English language development
Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre to find more information about Study and Learning Support.


Disability Liaison Unit:
If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to complete your studies.
Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/disability to find more information about services offered by Disability Liaison Unit.


Late Submission:
If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for seven calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete 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. You will be notified within no more than two working days of the date of lodgement as to whether the extension has been granted.
If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than seven calendar days (from the original due date), you must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than two working days after the official due date.
Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.


Special Consideration:
Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration to find more information about special consideration.


Plagiarism:
Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the university.
Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity to find more information about plagiarism.


Email Communication:
All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.
 

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