Course Title: Use plumbing hand and power tools

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2014

Course Code: MIET7562C

Course Title: Use plumbing hand and power tools

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C3307 - Certificate III in Plumbing

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: 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

CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
 

Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to use commonly used hand and power tools in plumbing work applications
 


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CPCPCM2046A Use plumbing hand and power tools

Element:

1 Identify hand and power tools.

Performance Criteria:


1.1 Work health and safety (WHS) and environmental requirements associated with the use of plumbing hand and power tools are adhered to throughout the work.
1.2 Quality assurance requirements for company operations are identified and adhered to.
1.3 Types of hand and power tools and their functions are identified.
1.4 Power sources and access to power supply are identified.
 

Element:

2 Select appropriate hand tools.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Appropriate personal protective equipment is selected, fitted and used.
2.2 Hand tools are selected consistent with the needs of the job.
2.3 Hand tools are checked for serviceability and safety and any faults reported to supervisor according to workplace requirements.
2.4 Equipment is selected to secure, position or support material for hand tools application.
 

Element:

3 Use appropriate hand tools.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Material is located and secured in position for hand tool application.
3.2 Hand tools are safely and effectively used according to their intended use.
3.3 Hand tools are safely located when not in immediate use.
 

Element:

4 Select appropriate power tools.

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Appropriate personal protective equipment is selected, correctly fitted and used.
4.2 Power tools are selected consistent with the needs of the job according to conventional work practice.
4.3 Power tools are visually checked for tags, serviceability and safety according to WHS requirements and any faults are reported to supervisor according to enterprise procedures.
4.4 Equipment is selected to secure, position or support materials for power tool application.
 

Element:

5 Use appropriate power tools.

Performance Criteria:

5.1 Material is located and secured in position for power tool application.
5.2 Power tools are safely and effectively used in application processes.
5.3 Power tools are safely located when not in use.
5.4 Sustainability principles and concepts are observed when preparing for and undertaking work process.
 

Element:

6 Clean up work area

Performance Criteria:

6.1 Work area is cleared and materials disposed of, reused or recycled according to legislation, regulation, codes of practice and job specification.
6.2 Tools and equipment are cleaned, checked, maintained and stored according to manufacturer recommendations and workplace procedures.
6.3 Information is accessed and documentation completed according to workplace requirements.
 


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 WHS principles.


 


Teaching Schedule

Session NumberSession NumberLearning Activities/ResourcesElements/ Performance criteriaAssessments
Session 1Basic Pearsons chapter 6
Saftey care Australia DVD
Tools – hand/metal/air and electrical
Ladder safety
Falls in the work place
 
Assessment in class
Self – directed learning & completion of the Tools of the trade worksheets
 
1 .1 /6.31- Underpinning Question
2- Hand tool demonstration
3- equipment demonstration
 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Pearsons Basic Plumbing Service Skills 2nd edition
Prescribed Texts
 

Other Resources
Saftey Care Australia DVD
Work shop tools and equipment
 


References


Other Resources


Saftey Care Australia DVD
Work shop tools and equipment
 


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. Workbook activities as evidence of classroom participation ( 20% weighing)
2. Demonstrate using hand tools ( 40% weighing)
3. Demonstrate using powered equipment ( 40% weighing).

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


Assessment Matrix

Assessment Task                              Element/ PC                                Percentage Weighting

Workbook  Activities                         Element 1.1 / 4.3                                      20%
Project 1                                             Element 2.1/ 4.3                                       40%
Project 2                                            Element 2.1/ 4.3 (except 1.1 to 1.5)       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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