Course Title: Maintain Type A gas appliances

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: BUIL6303C

Course Title: Maintain Type A gas appliances

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 perform basic maintenance on Type A gas appliances.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CPCPGS3052A Maintain Type A gas appliances

Element:

1 Prepare for work.

2 Identify maintenance requirements.

3 Conduct maintenance.

4 Clean up.
 

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Appliance specifications and servicing and manufacturer manuals are obtained for planned work activity.
1.2 Work health and safety (WHS) and environmental requirements associated with maintenance of Type A gas appliances are adhered to throughout the work.
1.3 Quality assurance requirements for company operations are identified and adhered to.
1.4 Tools and equipment are selected consistent with maintaining Type A gas appliances, checked for serviceability, and any faults are reported to supervisor.
1.5 Tasks are planned in conjunction with others involved in or affected by the work.
1.6 Work area is prepared and materials identified to support the efficient conduct of maintenance of Type A gas appliances.
2.1 Appliance is checked to ensure installation complies with standards and manufacturer requirements.
2.2 Electrical safety check is carried out according to authorities' procedures and data is recorded in format required by job specification.
2.3 Test equipment is used to support visual inspection and to conduct testing according to statutory and regulatory authorities’ requirements.
2.4 Sustainability principles and concepts are applied throughout the purging process.
3.1 Maintenance tasks are carried out according to specifications and manufacturer requirements.
3.2 Appliances are checked for operation according to specifications, standards and manufacturer recommendations.
3.3 Faults and malfunctions are identified and reported according to workplace requirements.
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 criteriaAssessments
1 Theory of Maintain Type A gas appliances

 Pearsons Gas services chap13. pgs 295-303. worksheet 7. Pearsons Gas chap 13 PPT. RMIT yellow learners resource book. Introduce AS5601 2013.

 1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6 
1 cont’d Swms, Underpinnings, Formative tasks Students complete Swms, underpinning questions in student recording book. 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4 Assessment 1- Submit Swms, work book, underpinning questions.
2 Practical tasks- Maintain Type A gas appliances Students Maintain Type A gas appliances using tools and equipment in workshop. Student recording book required for self assessment. 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3 Assessment 2- Practical installation of tasks


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

Assessment 1- Written tasks from workbook

Task 2

Assessment 2- Practical installation


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

1.7

X

X

2.1

X

X

2.2

X

X

2.3

X

X

2.4

X

X

3.1

X

X

3.2

X

X

3.3

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 .(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, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.430%
Assessment 2- Practical installation 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1, 4.2, 4.370%

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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