Course Title: Install and commission domestic irrigation pumps

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

Course Code: BUIL6294C

Course Title: Install and commission domestic irrigation pumps

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: 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 install and commission domestic irrigation pumps.

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:

CPCPIG3022A Install and commission domestic irrigation pumps

Element:

1. Prepare for work.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Irrigation plans and specifications are obtained and site is inspected.
1.2 Work health and safety (WHS) and environmental requirements associated with installing and commissioning domestic irrigation pumps 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 commissioning domestic irrigation pumps, including personal protective equipment, are selected and checked for serviceability.
1.6 Work area is prepared to support efficient installation and commissioning of domestic irrigation pumps.

Element:

2. Identify installation requirements.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Irrigation system requirements are identified from plans, specifications and relevant information.
2.2 Pump and installation materials are selected according to type, installation, range of flow rates, operating head and delivery distance.
2.3 Pump is identified, ordered and collected according to workplace procedures.
2.4 Pump is checked for compliance with standards, docket and order form, and for acceptable condition.

Element:

3. Install and commission pump.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Pumpset out position is compliant with irrigation plans and manufacturer recommendations.
3.2 Pump base is installed according to plans and specifications and sustainability principles and concepts.
3.3 Pump is positioned and fixed onto base.
3.4 Suction and discharge lines are connected to pump according to manufacturer specifications.
3.5 Piping is pressure tested according to job specifications.
3.6 Operation of pump is tested and adjusted to achieve effective operation according to job and manufacturer specifications.
3.7 Test data is recorded and documented in format required by quality assurance procedures.

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

This unit is delivered over 2 sessions

Session NumberTopic                                             Learning Activities/Resource               Elements/Performance criteriaAssessments
1Theory of Install and commission domestic irrigation pumpsPearsons water supply chapters 7 & 8.1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6. 
1 cont’d Swms, Underpinnings, Formative tasksStudents complete Swms, underpinning questions in student recording book.1.2, 2.1, .2., 2.3, 2.4.Assessment 1- Submit Swms, work book, underpinning questions.
2 Practicle task - Install and commission domestic irrigation pumps 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3.Assessment 2- Practical installation of task 64, 65.
     


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

AS3500


Overview of Assessment

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

Assessments

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

3.1

X

X

X

3.2

X

X

X

3.3

X

X

X

3.4

X

X

X

3.5

X

X

X

3.6

X

X

X

3.7

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 2 different types of assessment tasks
Assessment 1- Submit workbook underpinning questions and completed Swms (weighting 30%)
Assessment 2- Practical installationof tasks 64, 65. (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, 1.2, 2.1, .2., 2.3, 2.4.30%
Assessment 2- Practical installationof 64, 65.3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 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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