Course Title: Weld using manual metal arc welding equipment

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

Course Code: MANU7367C

Course Title: Weld using manual metal arc welding equipment

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
 

Nominal Hours: 16

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 weld metals associated with the fabrication and installation of plumbing components, using manual metal arc welding equipment.

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:

CPCPCM2053A Weld using manual metal arc welding equipment

Element:

1 Prepare for work.

Element:

2 Identify welding requirements.

Element:

3 Prepare materials and equipment for welding.

Element:

4 Weld items.

Element:

5 Clean up


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 session

Session Number     Topic                                        Learning Activities/Resources                       Elements/ Performance criteria Assessments                   
Session1                   . Understand and apply the principals of the Arc welding process for mild steel plate Basic Plumbing Services Skills Revised 2nd edition chapter 9
Plumbing services learners resources Introduce SWMS
Safety care DVD
 
 1.1 / 2.3.

 

 Ass 1 Complete underpinning question in student recording book
and SWMS

 

Session 2 OH$S/WHS procedures and safe work management Complete worksheets 4/5 in Basic Plumbing
Demonstration of arc welding technique
 
 3.1 / 5.3 ASS 2 – Complete 3 practical tasks

Task 1 – 3 Run of beads (A15)
Task 2 – Pad Weld (A16)
Task 3 – Single fillet weld (A17)
 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

There are no prescribed textbooks. Basic Plumbing Services Skills 2nd edition Revised
will be provided to all students enrolled in this unit.  


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.

Assessment Tasks

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

Assessment

Task 1

  • Complete the resource book work sheets (Pearson’s Basic Plumbing Service Skills 2nd edition’ and Student Leaners Recourse Book)
  • Complete theory test/Underpinning questions (may be Verbal, print based or computer based) and submit for assessment.
  • Complete a SWMS document appropriate for the task, sign and submit for assessment.

Task 2

Practical tasks

These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element/

Performance Criteria Covered

Task 1

Task 2

1.1

X

 

1.2

X

 

1.3

X

 

1.4

X

 

1.5

 

X

1.6

 

X

1.7

 

X

2.1

 

X

2.2

 

X

2.3

 

X

3.1

 

X

3.2

 

X

3.3

 

X

4.1

 

X

4.2

 

X

5.1

 

X

5.2

 

X

5.3

 

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
Assessment 1 – Submit workbook underpinning questions and completed SWMS. (weighting 40%)
Assessment 2 –Complete three cutting tasks (weighting 60%)
.

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

Assessment 1 –                        Written tasks - Workbook Element 1.1 to 2.3                                         40%
Assessment 2 -                        Three arc welding tasks Element 3.1 to 5.3                                            60%

 

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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