Course Title: Install and adjust water service controls and devices

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

Course Code: BUIL6293C

Course Title: Install and adjust water service controls and devices

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: 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 water service controls and mixing devices used to manually control water mix and flow. It includes the basic adjustment and maintenance of correct flow operation for flushing devices, control valves, temperature control devices pumps and appliances, and excludes the commissioning and adjustment of backflow prevention devices and thermostatic mixing valves.

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:

CPCPWT3022A Install and adjust water service controls and devices

Element:

1. Prepare for work.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Drawings, plans and specifications are obtained.
1.2 Work health and safety (WHS) and environmental requirements associated with installing and adjusting water service controls and devices 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 installing and adjusting water service controls and mixing devices, including personal protective equipment, are selected and checked for serviceability.
1.6 Work area is prepared to support efficient installing and adjusting of water service controls and devices.

Element:

2. Identify installation requirements.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Service design requirements are identified from job specifications and according to relevant Australian standards using relevant information.
2.2 Service controls and mixing devices are selected according to relevant Australian standards, authorities' requirements and job specifications.
2.3 Available pressure and number of fixtures are determined from job specifications.
2.4 Valve size is selected according to regulations, job specifications, manufacturer recommendations and design data.
2.5 Materials and equipment are identified, ordered and collected according to workplace procedures.
2.6 Materials and equipment are checked for compliance with relevant Australian standards, docket and order form, and for acceptable condition.
2.7 Sustainability principles and concepts are observed when preparing for and undertaking work process.

Element:

3. Install and adjust devices.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Devices and mixing valves are positioned and installed according to relevant Australian standards, job specifications, manufacturer recommendations and authorities' requirements.
3.2 Pipework is flushed.
3.3 Devices are commissioned and maintained to ensure correct flow operation according to relevant Australian standards, and manufacturer and job specifications.
3.4 Customer is advised of correct operation of flushing devices, control valves, appliances and pumps.

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

Week beginning/SessionTopicLearning Activities/ResourcesElements/ Performance criteriaAssessments
Session 1

Theory,

Install and adjust water service control and devices

Pearson Basic plumbing
Services Skills
Water supply
1 – 4 /1.1 – 4.3 
Session 1con’tdunderpinning questions & SWMS in Studentunderpinning questions & SWMS in Student recording book1 – 4 /1.1 – 4.3Assessment 1- Submit Swms, work book, underpinning questions
Session 2Practical taskJob: 51 Students are required to fit off the cold water to a storage tank and install and adjust the float valve and flushometer
Job: 52 Students are required to fit off and adjust a programmable flushing device to a Urinal
Job: 53 Students are required to fit off and adjust a thermostatic mixing valve and a tempering valve
 
1 – 4 /1.1 – 4.3PrAssessment 2- Practical installation of job 51,52 & 53 practical assessment
     


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

There are no prescribed textbooks. Class notes (workbook) will be provided to all students enrolled in this unit.


References

Relevant standards and codes of practices


Other Resources

AS/NZ3500 Industry Standards


Overview of Assessment

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

Assessment

Task 1

Workbook Activities

Task 2

Session 1

Task 3

Session 2


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

X

X

1.2

X

X

X

1.3

X

X

X

1.4

X

X

X

1.5

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 four different types of assessment tasks
1. Workbook activities as evidence of classroom participation
2.Job: 51 Students are required to fit off the cold water to a storage tank and install and adjust the float valve and flushometer
3.Job: 52 Students are required to fit off and adjust a programmable flushing device to a Urinal
4.Job: 53 Students are required to fit off and adjust a thermostatic mixing valve and a tempering valve

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

Workbook Activities Element 1-4 / 1.1 – 4.3 20%
Session  1 Element 1-4/ 1.1 – 4.3 40%
Session  2 Element 1-4/ 1.1-4.3 (except 2.4 and 3.1) 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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