Course Title: Install domestic and residential life safety sprinkler systems

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: ENVI5087C

Course Title: Install domestic and residential life safety sprinkler systems

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: 60

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 domestic and residential life safety fire sprinkler systems in buildings up to four storeys in height.

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:

CPCPFS3037A Install domestic and residential life safety sprinkler systems

Element:

1. Prepare for work.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Plans and specifications are obtained.
1.2 Work health and safety (WHS) and environmental requirements associated with installing domestic and residential life safety sprinkler 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.
1.5 Tools and equipment for installing domestic and residential life safety sprinkler systems, including personal protective equipment, are selected and checked for serviceability.
1.6 Work area is prepared to support efficient installation of domestic and residential life safety sprinkler systems.

Element:

2. Identify installation requirements.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 System requirements are identified from plans, specifications and standards.
2.2 Materials selected are to comply with standards.
2.3 Quantities of materials required are calculated from plans and specifications.
2.4 Materials and equipment are identified, ordered and collected according to workplace procedures.
2.5 Materials and equipment are checked for compliance with standards, docket and order form, and for acceptable condition.

Element:

3. Install and test system components.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 System is set out according to plans, specifications and job instructions.
3.2 Pipe supports are to comply with standards, plans and specifications.
3.3 Fixings are installed to plans, specifications and manufacturer specifications.
3.4 Assemblies, devices, alarms, piping and materials are installed according to standards, plans and specifications.
3.5 Jointing systems are installed in compliance with standards.
3.6 Installed system is subjected to pressure testing according to standards, plans and specifications.
3.7 Test data is recorded in format required by plans, specifications and quality assurance procedures.
3.8 Sustainability principles and concepts are observed when preparing for and undertaking work process.

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 Information is accessed and documentation completed according to regulatory authorities and 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/ResourceElements/Performance criteriaAssessments                 
1Theory of Install Install domestic and residential life safety sprinkler systemsAnta Guide
“Blue” Fire & Water Book
 
1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6. 
1 cont’dSwms, Underpinnings, Formative tasksStudents complete Swms, underpinning questions in student recording book1.2, 2.1, .2., 2.3, 2.4, 2.5Assessment 1- Submit Swms, work book, underpinning questions.
2Practical task- Install domestic and residential life safety sprinkler systemsStudents  Install domestic and residential life safety sprinkler systems using tools and equipment in workshop. Student recording book required for self assessment.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
     


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

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.


References


Other Resources

AS3500

AS2118.4


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

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

3.5

x

x

3.6

x

x

3.7

x

x

3.8

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 workbook1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.2, 2.1, .2., 2.3, 2.4, 2.5.30%
Assessment 2- Practical installationof  .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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