Course Title: Handle and store plumbing materials

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

Course Code: OMGT5025C

Course Title: Handle and store plumbing materials

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: 6

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 safely handle and store plumbing materials and to identify and address environmental concerns and associated hazards, including the disposal of waste. It addresses work health and safety (WHS) and environmental requirements to minimise risk to the health and safety of personnel and to the environment.

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:

CPCPCM2045A Handle and store plumbing materials

Element:

1 Prepare for work.

Element:

2 Identify hazard and risk control information and measures.

Element:

3 Handle, sort and stack materials.

Element:

4 Store and transport materials.

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 course involves the delivery of following key topics over 6hrs

Session    

 

Topic/                                           

 

Learning Activities/Resources      Elements/ Performance criteria
 Assessments       
 
Session 1Theory of: Handle and Store Plumbing Materials;
• Introduction
• OHS/WHS requirements
• Identification and Reporting Hazards
• Materials Identification, Selection and Sorting
• Material Properties
• Material Classification
• Handling, Transportation and Storage
• SWMS
• Principles of Safe Lifting
 

Basic Pearson’s book Chapter 5 Work book
 

Both teacher led and self-directed learning activities.
 

Power-point and whiteboard presentation.

Completion of learning resources book for Handle and Store Plumbing Materials and work sheets 1-3
 

1.1 to 5.3• Under-pinning questions
• Completion of SWMS sheets
• Completion of worksheets 1-3
 
Session 2Practical drawing of design layout for Storage and HandlingTeacher led discussion and whiteboard presentation3.1, 3.2Task 1. Design storage facility inside site container.
Task 2. Design storage facility for ute.
 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Pearson’s, Basic Plumbing Services Skills. Class notes and references will also be provided to students when required.

9781486015535

Plumbing Services Learners Resource 1st Year Workbook Student Self Assessment Guide  


References


Other Resources

Appropriate DVD’s from Safety Care Australia


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)

Task 2

Complete theory test/Underpinning questions (may be Verbal, print based or computer based) and submit for assessment.

Task 3

Complete a SWMS document appropriate for the task, sign and submit for assessment.

 

Task 4

Theory task

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element/

Performance Criteria Covered

Task 1

Task 2

Task 3

Task 4

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

 

2.2

 

 

X

 

2.3

 

 

X

 

3.1

 

 

 

X

3.2

 

 

 

X

3.3

 

 

 

X

3.4

 

 

 

X

4.1

 

 

 

X

4.2

 

 

 

X

4.3

 

 

 

X

4.4

 

 

 

X

4.5

 

 

 

X

4.6

 

 

 

X

5.1

 

 

 

X

5.2

 

 

 

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 four assessment tasks,
• A written test of underpinning theory knowledge
• Successful completion of 3 worksheets from Pearson’s book
• Practical design 1 drawing of storage facility inside site container.
• Practical design 2 drawing storage facility for ute.

Successful completion is achieved if the student completes all assessment tasks to industry standards.


Grading Criteria:
NYC - Not yet competent
CA - Competence Achieved
DNS – Did not submit assessment
 


Assessment Matrix

Assessment Task       Element                 Percentage Weighting
Written testElement 1 - 520%
WorksheetsElement 1 - 530%
Practical design 1Element 3.1 – 3.225%
Practical design 2Element 3.1 – 3.225%

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 RMIT University Homepage.
 

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