Course Title: Install and commission water heating systems

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: BUIL6266C

Course Title: Install and commission water heating systems

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
Email: warren.james@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 25

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 install and commission water heaters for domestic and commercial applications.

In some jurisdictions, this unit of competency may form part of accreditation, licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CPCPWT3023A Install and commission water heating systems

Element:

1. Prepare for work.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Drawings, plans and specifications are obtained.
1.2 Work health and safety (WHS) and environmental requirements associated with installing water heaters, and workplace are adhered to throughout the work.
1.3 Quality assurance requirements are identified and adhered to according to workplace requirements.
1.4 Tasks are planned and sequenced in conjunction with others involved in or affected by the work and statutory and regulatory authorities’ requirements.
1.5 Tools and equipment for installing water heaters, including personal protective equipment, are selected and checked for serviceability.
1.6 Work area is prepared to support efficient installation of water heaters.

Element:

2. Identify installation requirements.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Installation position is assessed for compliance with authorities' requirements, manufacturer recommendations, relevant Australian standards, job specifications and location of other services using relevant information.
2.2 Quantity and type of materials required are calculated from job specifications and site inspection, and comply with relevant Australian standards.
2.3 Materials and equipment are identified, ordered and collected according to workplace procedures.
2.4 Materials and equipment are checked for compliance with relevant Australian standards, docket and order form, and for acceptable condition.
2.5 Sustainability principles and concepts are observed when preparing for and undertaking work process.

Element:

3. Install, commission and maintain system.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Water heating system is installed according to relevant Australian standards, job specifications and manufacturer recommendations, and complies with authorities' requirements.
3.2 Pipe joints are fitted correctly and according to relevant Australian standards.
3.3 Installation is tested according to relevant Australian standards, manufacturer specifications and authorities' requirements.
3.4 Water heating system is commissioned according to relevant Australian standards, manufacturer specifications and authorities' requirements.
3.5 Water heating system is maintained according to manufacturer instructions.

Element:

4. Clean up.

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Work area is cleared and materials disposed of, reused or recycled according to legislation, regulations, codes of practice and job specification.
4.2 Tools and equipment are cleaned, checked, maintained and stored according to manufacturer recommendations and workplace procedures.
4.3 Documentation is 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

SessionTopicLearning Activities/ResourcesElements/Performance CriteriaAssessments
1Theory of Installing and Commissioning Water Heating Systems"Pearson’s Basic Water
2nd edition Chapter 5 Services pgs 131>155
Worksheets 1-2-3"

 
1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.6, 4.3Project 5 in recording book
1 cont’dSWMS and UnderpinningsStudents complete SWMS and underpinnings in student recording book.2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5Assessment 1, submit underpinning questions and complete SWMS
2Practical task, installation and Commissioning Water Heating Systems .Students will demonstrate correct installation and commissioning procedures for Water Heating Systems.1.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 4.1, 4.2Assessment 2, Practical assessments completed with Jobs 47and 48


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Pearson's Basic Water


References

AS/NZS 3500. 1. Cold Water


Other Resources

Rheems Website; www.rheem.com.au

Dux Website; www.dux.com.au

Aquamax Website; www.aquamax.com.au

Rinnai Website; www.rinnai.com.au

Bosch Website; www.bosch-climate.com.au


Overview of Assessment

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

Assessment

Task 1

Workbook Activities

Task 2

SWMS, Underpinning Questions

Task 3

Practical Tasks


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

Assessment Mapping Matrix 

Elements/

Performance Criteria Covered

Task 1

 

Task 2

 

Task 3

 

1.1

X

 

X

1.2

X

 

X

1.3

X

 

X

1.4

X

 

X

1.5

X

 

X

1.6

X

 

X

2.1

 

X

X

2.2

 

X

X

2.3

 

X

X

2.4

 

X

X

2.5

 

X

X

3.1

 

 

X

3.2

 

 

X

3.3

 

 

X

3.4

 

 

X

4.1

X

 

X

4.2

X

 

X

4.3

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

Theory Assessment 1 -    Students are required to complete written worksheets from Pearson’s Basic Water,
                                               under pinning questions and SWMS from workbook. 30% weighting.
Practical Assessment 2 - Successful installation and commission of water heating systems as demonstrated  
                                               in practical Jobs 47 and 48. 70% weighting.


Assessment Matrix

Assessment TaskElements/PC’s% weighting
Workbook Activities1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.6, 4.315
SWMS, Underpinning Questions2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.515
Practical Tasks1.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 4.1, 4.270

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 RMIT 2001 Guidelines for Students or to the RMIT University Homepage.

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