Course Title: Install on-site disposal systems

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: BUIL6274C

Course Title: Install on-site disposal 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: 8

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 an on-site effluent disposal system from a domestic treatment plant.

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:

CPCPDR3023A Install on-site disposal 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 the installation of on-site disposal 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.
1.5 Tools and equipment, including personal protective equipment, are selected and checked for serviceability.
1.6 Work area is prepared to support efficient installation of the on-site disposal system.

Element:

2. Identify work requirements.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Position of on-site disposal system is determined according to plans, specifications, authorities' requirements and relevant Australian standards.
2.2 Quantity and type of materials required are calculated from design drawings and specifications in compliance with relevant Australian standards and local authorities' requirements.
2.3 Materials are identified, ordered and collected according to workplace procedures.
2.4 Materials are checked for compliance with docket and order form, and for acceptable condition.

Element:

3. Install on-site disposal system.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Set out is checked for compliance with plans, specifications and authorities' requirements.
3.2 Underground services within excavation area are identified and marked.
3.3 Site is excavated according to requirements for system, plans, permits and site requirements, ensuring minimum damage to surrounding structures or environment.
3.4 On-site effluent disposal system is installed according to plans, specifications, relevant Australian standards and regulatory requirements.
3.5 Sustainability principles and concepts are applied throughout the installation process.
3.6 System is checked for compliance with relevant Australian standards and regulatory authorities' requirements and correct operation.

Element:

4. Clean up.

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Excavation is backfilled to specifications, 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 Information is accessed and documentation completed according to responsible authority and 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 on-site disposal systemsPearson’s Basic Drainage
Chapter 11
Pgs 353>402
Worksheets 1-2-3-4-5
1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 4.3Project 1 in recording book
1 cont’dSWMS and UnderpinningsStudents complete SWMS and underpinnings in student recording book.2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, Assessment 1, submit underpinning questions and complete SWMS
2 Practical task, installation of on-site disposal systems. Students will demonstrate correct installation of on-site disposal systems during completion of Jobs 37, 38, 39 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2Assessment 2, Practical assessments completed with Jobs 37, 38, 39
     


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Pearson’s Basic Drainage


References

AS/NZS 3500. 2 Sanitary Plumbing and Drainage and VBA Technical Solutions


Other Resources

Manufacturers product information/brochures

Internet Sites
1. Images for grease interceptors
2. www.iplex.com.au/iplex.php?section=3‎
 


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

 

 

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

 

3.1

 

 

X

3.2

 

 

X

3.3

 

 

X

3.4

 

 

X

3.5

 

 

X

3.6

 

 

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 Drainage,
                                               under pinning questions and SWMS from workbook. 40% weighting.


Practical Assessment 2 -  Successful installation of 3 on-site disposal systems identified as Practical
                                               Jobs 37,38,39 in student workbook. 60% weighting.


Assessment Matrix

Assessment TaskElements/PC’s% weighting
Workbook Activities1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 4.320
SWMS, Underpinning Questions2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.420
Practical Tasks3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.260

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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