Course Title: Install LPG systems in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplaces

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

Course Code: BUIL6285C

Course Title: Install LPG systems in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplaces

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: 12

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 determine the requirements for installing and commissioning liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) systems with an operating pressure not exceeding 2.75kPa in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplaces.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CPCPGS3046A Install LPG systems in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplaces

Element:

1 Identify LPG system requirements.

2 Prepare for installation.

3 Install LPG system, including flue and ventilation.

4 Test and commission LPG system.

5 Clean up.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Plans, specifications and any special instructions are obtained.
1.2 Work health and safety (WHS) and environmental requirements associated with installing and commissioning LPG systems in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplaces are adhered to throughout the work.
1.3 Quality assurance requirements for company operations are identified and adhered to.
1.4 Gas load and design requirements are determined from plans, specifications, and job drawing or workplace instructions.
1.5 System capacity is calculated to ensure adequacy for the required load and compliance with relevant Australian standards and installation requirements.
1.6 Appropriate regulator and piping are identified in terms of size, connection sizes and capacity, according to relevant Australian standards and installation requirements.
1.7 Location of cylinders, appliances and piping set out is identified according to job requirements and in compliance with relevant Australian standards and installation requirements.
1.8 Quantity of piping, components and fittings is estimated in compliance with relevant Australian standards and installation requirements.
2.1 Materials, equipment, appliances and cylinders are ordered and checked for compliance with docket and order form, and for acceptable condition.
2.2 Appropriate tools and equipment for installing and commissioning LPG systems in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplaces, including personal protective equipment, are identified and selected.
2.3 Work is planned in conjunction with others involved in or affected by the work.
2.4 Work area and materials are prepared to support efficient installation of the system.
2.5 Sustainability principles and concepts are observed when preparing for and undertaking work process.
3.1 Cylinders, regulators, associated pipework, appliances and fixings are installed in compliance with manufacturer requirements, relevant Australian standards and installation requirements.
3.2 Ventilation requirements are determined and installed according to relevant Australian standards.
4.1 Appropriate test equipment is selected.
4.2 System is tested according to relevant Australian standards and manufacturer requirements.
4.3 System is commissioned according to relevant Australian standards and manufacturer requirements.
4.4 Test data is recorded in format required by regulatory and installation requirements.
4.5 Compliance plates and signage are located and fitted according to statutory and regulatory authorities’ requirements, relevant Australian standards and installation requirements.
5.1 Work area is cleared and materials disposed of, reused or recycled according to legislation, regulations, codes of practice and job specification.
5.2 Tools and equipment are cleaned, checked, maintained and stored according to manufacturer recommendations and workplace procedures.
5.3 Information is accessed and documentation completed according to statutory 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 Number     Topic                    Learning Activities/Resource      Elements/Performance criteria                                                     Assessments                                  
1Theory of Install LPG systems in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplacesPearsons Gas services chap 17. pgs 419-431. worksheets 1,21.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8 
1 cont’dSwms, Underpinnings, Formative tasksStudents complete Swms, underpinning questions in student recording book. 1.2, 2.1, .2., 2.3, 2.4, 2.5Assessment 1- Submit Swms, work book, underpinning questions.
2Practical task- Install LPG systems in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplacesStudents Install LPG systems in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplaces using tools and equipment in workshop. Student recording book required for self assessment. 3.1, 3.2, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3Assessment 2- Practical installation of task 61, 62, 63.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

AS5601 2013


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

 

1.7

X

 

1.8

X

 

2.1

X

 

2.2

X

 

2.3

X

 

2.4

X

 

2.5

X

 

3.1

X

X

3.2

X

X

4.1

 

X

4.2

 

X

4.3

 

X

4.4

 

X

4.5

 

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 61, 62, 63. (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, 1.7, 1.8, 1.2, 2.1, .2., 2.3, 2.4, 2.530%
Assessment 2- Practical installationof 61, 62, 63.3.1, 3.2, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 5.1, 5.2, 5.370%

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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