Course Title: Install trench support

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

Course Code: BUIL6145C

Course Title: Install trench support

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C3312 - Certificate III in Plumbing

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Program Manager - Warren James
Tel: +61 3 9925 4632
 

Nominal Hours: 16

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 covers the installation of trench support in the civil construction industry. It includes planning and preparing, installing trench shoring, removing trench shoring, and cleaning up. Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the unit.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

RIICCM210A Install trench support

Element:

1 Plan and prepare

Element:

2. Install trench shoring

Element:

3. Remove trench shoring

Element:

4. Clean up


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

This unit is delivered over 2 session

Session Number                 Topic                                                                                                  Learning Activities/Resources                                                                        Elements/ Performance         criteriaAssessments                                                                                                                                
Session 1

Study the installation of trench shoring used in the plumbing industry

Pearsons Sanitary and Drainage. Complete work sheets 1-3. 
Pearsons power point.                   Introduce SWMS requirements.
 

1.1 - 4.2.Ass 1 Complete underpinning question in student recording book
and SWMS

 

Session 2 
.
 
1.1 - 4.2

Ass 2 – Practice exercise 1 install trench support ( A34 )
 Ass 3 – Practice exercise 2 install trench support with boundary trap & drain ( A35 )


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

There are no prescribed textbooks. Pearsons Sanitary & Drainage 
will be provided to all students enrolled in this unit.  


References


Other Resources


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

Assessment

Task 1

  • Complete the resource book work sheets (Anta Guideand Student Leaners Recourse Book)
  • Complete theory test/Underpinning questions (may be Verbal, print based or computer based) and submit for assessment.
  • Complete a SWMS document appropriate for the task, sign and submit for assessment.

Task 2

Practical tasks

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element/

Performance Criteria Covered

Task 1

Task 2

1.1

X

 

1.2

X

 

1.3

X

 

1.4

 

X

1.5

 

X

2.1

 

X

2.2

 

X

2.3

 

X

2.4

 

X

2.5

 

X

2.6

 

X

2.7

 

X

3.1

 

X

3.2

 

X

3.3

 

X

4.1

 

X

4.2

 

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

Students are required to complete three different types of assessment tasks
Assessment 1 – Submit workbook underpinning questions and completed SWMS. (Weighting 30%)
Assessment 2 – Install trench shoring A34  (weighting 30%)
Assessment 3 – Install trench shoring and boundary trap A35 (weighting 40%)

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
Assessment 1 – Written tasks - Workbook                                              Element 1.1 to 4.2                                                                                      30%
Assessment 2 -  Install trench shoring A34                                             Element 1.1 to 4.2                                                                                     30%
Assessment 3 – Install trench shoring and boundary trap A35           Element 1.1 to 4.2                                                                                      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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