Course Title: Install Type A gas appliance flues

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

Course Code: BUIL6288C

Course Title: Install Type A gas appliance flues

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 install and test flues for Type A gas appliances.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CPCPGS3049A Install Type A gas appliance flues

Element:

1 Prepare for work.

2 Identify flue requirements.

3 Install and test flue.

4 Clean up.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Design drawings, specifications and data are obtained.
1.2 Work health and safety (WHS) and environmental requirements associated with installing Type A gas appliance flues are adhered to throughout the work.
1.3 Quality assurance requirements for company operations are identified and adhered to.
1.4 Appropriate work notices and required documentation are completed and dispatched according to statutory and regulatory authorities’ requirements.
1.5 Tasks are planned in conjunction with others involved in or affected by the work.
1.6 Tools and equipment, including personal protective equipment, are selected and checked for serviceability.
1.7 Work area is prepared to support efficient installation of Type A gas flues.
2.1 Proposed flue location, installation requirements and route are determined.
2.2 Dimensions and load are determined from design drawing or instruction and manufacturer instructions.
2.3 Size of flue, flue material and components are determined according to relevant Australian standards, regulatory authorities' requirements and manufacturer instructions.
2.4 Ventilation requirements are calculated in compliance with relevant Australian standards and are determined as appropriate for job specifications.
2.5 Quantity and type of materials required are estimated from design drawing or on-site inspection and ordered according to workplace requirements.
3.1 Flue is installed in compliance with relevant Australian standards and job specifications.
3.2 Sustainability principles and concepts are applied throughout the installation.
3.3 Flue is weather-proofed according to manufacturer specifications and site requirements.
3.4 Flue is tested for operation and adjusted as required according to manufacturer specifications.
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 Information is accessed and documentation 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/Resources                            Elements/Performance criteria                       Assessments                                     
1Theory of Install Type A gas appliance flues

Pearsons Gas services chap 15. pgs 349-364. worksheets 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. chap 15 PPT.

Introduce AS5601 2013.

1.1,1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7 
1 cont’dSwms, Underpinnings, Formative tasksStudents complete Swms, underpinning questions in student recording book.1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5Assessment 1- Submit Swms, work book, underpinning questions.
2Practical task - Install Type A gas appliance fluesStudents Install Type A gas appliance flues  using tools and equipment in workshop. Student recording book required for self assessment.3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3Assessment 2- Practical installation of task 49, 50.


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

X

1.2

X

X

1.3

X

X

1.4

X

X

1.5

X

X

1.6

X

X

1.7

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

X

3.2

X

X

3.3

X

X

3.4

X

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

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 49, 50. (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 workbook 1.1,1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5 30%
 Assessment 2- Practical installation of 49, 50. 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 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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