Course Title: Maintain effluent disinfection systems

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: BUIL6276C

Course Title: Maintain effluent disinfection 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
 

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 maintain chlorine disinfection systems for domestic treatment plants.

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:

CPCPDR2023A Maintain effluent disinfection systems

Element:

1. Prepare for work.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Plans and specifications are obtained.
1.2 Work health and safety (WHS) requirements, including those related to electrical safety, and environmental requirements associated with maintaining effluent disinfection 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 maintenance of the effluent disinfection system.

Element:

2. Identify system requirements.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Where required, maintenance approval is submitted to regulatory authorities according to their requirements.
2.2 Site is inspected to confirm compliance with standards and authorities' requirements for effluent drainage systems.
2.3 Detention capacity, effluent flow and effluent disinfection flow in the contact chamber are checked for compliance with regulatory authorities' requirement for effluent disinfection.
2.4 Quantity and type of materials required are calculated from design drawings and specifications in compliance with standards, local authorities' and manufacturer requirements, and job plans and specifications.
2.5 Materials are identified, ordered and collected according to workplace procedures.
2.6 Materials are checked for compliance with docket and order form, and for acceptable condition.
2.7 Sustainability principles and concepts are applied throughout the maintenance process.

Element:

3. Maintain effluent disinfection system.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 System is maintained according to standards and authorities' and manufacturers’ requirements to ensure effluent is thoroughly mixed, discharge meets treatment requirements and access is maintained.
3.2 Effluent is tested for total chlorine, and dosage rate is adjusted to achieve the levels and stability required by standards and regulatory authorities.
3.3 Inspection chamber is returned to normal operation.
3.4 Relevant authorities are advised of the completion of the work and of any continuing inspection and maintenance requirements.

Element:

4. Clean up.

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Work area is cleared and materials disposed of, reused or recycled according to legislation, regulation, 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, including advice of completion and subsequent inspection and maintenance requirements of the system, is completed according to regulatory authorities 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

CPC2023 MaintainEffluent Disinfection Systems

  "Pearson’s Basic Drainage
Chapter 11
Pgs 353>402
Worksheets        1-2-3-4-5"


                                                    

Theory                                                

              Project #17

        underpinnings
                                            Task 20 Theory                              

    
    
    


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

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

Assessment

Task 1

Workbook Activities

Task 2

Theory Tasks

Task 3

Project


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

Assessment Mapping Matrix 

Element/

Performance Criteria Covered

Task 1

 

Task 2

 

Task 3

 

1.1

X

X

X

1.2

X

X

X

1.3

X

X

X

1.4

X

X

X

1.6

X

X

X

2.1

X

X

X

2.2

X

X

X

2.3

X

X

X

2.4

X

X

X

2.5

X

X

X

2.6

X

X

X

2.7

X

X

X

3.1

X

X

X

3.2

X

X

X

3.3

X

X

X

3.4

X

X

X

4.1

X

X

X

4.2

X

X

X

4.3

X

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

Students are required to complete three different types of assessment tasks
Assessment 1 – Submit workbook underpinning questions and completed SWMS. (Weighting 30%)
Assessment 2  Theory Task 20 Proj 17 Verbal Assessment – (weighting 30%)
Assessment 3  Job 36,37,38,39  Proj 17 (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  Theory     30%
Assessment 2 -    Theory Task 20 Proj 17         30%
Assessment 3 -      Job 36,37,38,39 Proj 17 (weighting 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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