Course Title: Set out, install and commission irrigation systems

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

Course Code: BUIL6270C

Course Title: Set out, install and commission irrigation 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 4468
Email: warren.james@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 4

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 set out, install and commission irrigation systems.

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:

CPCPIG3021A Set out, install and commission irrigation systems

Element:

1. Prepare for work.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Plans and specifications are obtained.
1.2 Work health and safety (WHS) and environmental requirements associated with setting out, installing and commissioning irrigation systems 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 setting out, installing and commissioning irrigation systems, including personal protective equipment, are selected and checked for serviceability.
1.6 Work area is prepared to support efficient setting out, installation and commissioning of irrigation systems.

Element:

2. Identify installation requirements.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Irrigation system requirements are identified from plans, specifications and relevant information.
2.2 Underground services are located and identified.
2.3 Flow rate and water pressure are checked for compliance with plans and specifications.
2.4 Piping and system components are selected to comply with standards, plans and specifications.
2.5 Materials and equipment are identified, ordered and collected according to workplace procedures.
2.6 Materials and equipment are checked for compliance with standards, docket and order form, and for acceptable condition.

Element:

3. Install and commission irrigation system

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Irrigation pipes are set out according to plans, specifications and site requirements.
3.2 Pipe trenches are excavated according to plans and specifications.
3.3 Pipe system is installed according to plans, specifications, site requirements, manufacturer recommendations and standards, and sustainability principles and concepts.
3.4 Pipelines are flushed of air and foreign matter to installation standard.
3.5 Backflow prevention device is installed according to standards.
3.6 Water emitters are installed and adjusted to produce required spray pattern.
3.7 Control valves are installed, operated and adjusted to achieve specified flow rate.
3.8 Installation is tested to comply with standards and authorities' requirements, and is adjusted.
3.9 Trenches are backfilled according to plans and specifications and ground surface is reinstated.

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

This unit is delivered over 2 sessions

Session NumberTopic                                    Learning Activities/Resource                Elements/Performance criteriaAssessments            
1Theory of Set out, install and commission irrigation systems.Pearsons water supply chap 8.1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6. 
1 cont’dSwms, Underpinnings, Formative tasksStudents complete Swms, underpinning questions in student recording book1.2, 2.1, .2., 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6.Assessment 1- Submit Swms, work book, underpinning questions.
2Practical task-Students Set out, install and commission irrigation systems using tools and equipment in workshop. Student recording book required for self assessment.3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3.Assessment 2- Practical installation of task 66, 67.
     


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

AS3500


Overview of Assessment

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

Assessment

Task 1

Workbook Activities

Task 2

Practical

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix 

Elements/

Performance Criteria Covered

Task 1

 

Task 2

 

1.1

X

 

1.2

X

 

1.3

X

 

1.4

X

 

1.5

X

 

1.6

X

 

2.1

X

 

2.2

X

 

2.3

X

 

2.4

X

 

2.5

X

 

2.6

X

 

3.1

 

X

3.2

 

X

3.3

 

X

3.4

 

X

3.5

 

X

3.6

 

X

3.7

 

X

3.8

 

X

3.9

 

X

4.1

 

X

4.2

 

X

4.3

 

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 2 different types of assessment tasks
Assessment 1- Submit workbook underpinning questions and completed Swms (weighting 30%)
Assessment 2- Practical installationof tasks 66, 67. (weighting 70%)
To successfully complete this unit, a student needs to be deemed competent (CA grade) in 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- Written tasks from workbook1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.2, 2.1, .2., 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6.30%
Assessment 2- Practical installationof 66, 67.3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3.70%

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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