Course Title: Fabricate and install sanitary stacks

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: BUIL6297C

Course Title: Fabricate and install sanitary stacks

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: 28

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 fabricate and install sanitary stacks for soil and waste discharges.

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:

CPCPSN3023A Fabricate and install sanitary stacks

Element:

1. Prepare for work.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Plans and specifications are obtained for the planned work activity.
1.2 Work health and safety (WHS) and environmental requirements associated with fabricating and installing sanitary plumbing 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 and statutory and regulatory authorities’ requirements.
1.5 Tools and equipment for fabricating and installing sanitary plumbing systems, including personal protective equipment, are selected and checked for serviceability.
1.6 Work area is prepared to support efficient planning, fabrication and installation of sanitary plumbing systems.

Element:

2. Identify installation requirements.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Venting requirements are checked for compliance with requirements of relevant Australian standards, plans and specifications.
2.2 Stack design and branch positions are checked for compliance with relevant Australian standards, authorities' requirements, job plans and specifications, and relevant information.
2.3 Position of sanitary stacks is determined from plans, specifications, relevant Australian standards and site requirements and so as not to cause damage and interference to surrounding structures.
2.4 Quantity and type of materials required are calculated from design drawings and specifications and comply with relevant Australian standards and local authorities' requirements.
2.5 Allowances for fabrication and assembly are determined and transferred.
2.6 Materials and equipment are identified, ordered and collected according to workplace procedures.
2.7 Materials and equipment are checked for compliance with relevant Australian standards, docket and order forms, and for acceptable condition.
2.8 Sustainability principles and concepts are observed when preparing for and undertaking work process.

Element:

3. Fabricate, install and test pipe system.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Plumbing system is set out to comply with job plans, specifications and relevant Australian standards.
3.2 Fixings and supports are installed to manufacturer recommendations, relevant Australian standards, plans and specifications.
3.3 Pipes are fabricated, installed and jointed in specified location according to job plans, specifications and relevant Australian standards, without causing damage or distortion to pipework or surrounding environment and other services.
3.4 Pipe system is tested to comply with relevant Australian standards and adjusted.

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.


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 1Fabricate & install sanitary stacksLearners resource Book.
Revise only Person Sanitary & Drainage

 1  -4

1.1 to 4.2

 Work book work sheets
Session 1 con’tFabricate & install sanitary stacks

Underpinning

questions
SWMS

 1 -4

1.1 to 4.2

 Underpinning

questions

Session 2Fabricate & install sanitary stacksConnect fixtures on two floors to a drain via single stack systems
Compulsory practice jobs  must be completed prior to commencing assessment
Fabricate a 40mm 88.5 degree branch into a 50mm CU pipe
Fabricate a 50mm 45 degree branch into a 50mm CU pipe
 1 -4

1.1 to 4.2

 Observation of practical instaltion
     


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

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


References

Relevant standards and codes of practices


Other Resources


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 

Element/

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

2.1

x

x

2.2

x

x

2.3

x

x

2.4

x

x

2.5

x

x

2.6

x

x

2.7

x

x

2.8

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 three different types of assessment tasks
1. Workbook activities as evidence of classroom participation ( 20% weighing)
2. Single stack designs and underpinning questions  ( 40% weighing)
3. Practical work shop installation  ( 40% weighing).

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 TaskElement/ PCPercentage Weighting
Workbook ActivitiesElement 1-4 / 1.1 – 4.220%
Session 1Element 1-4 / 1.1 – 4.240%
Session 2Element 1-4 / 1.1 – 4.240%

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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