Course Title: Design and size consumer gas installations

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4338 Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services

Course Title: Design and size consumer gas installations

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

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.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to design, size and document a consumers gas installation, including consumer piping operating up to a pressure of 200Kpa, fluing, ventilation and appliance installation associated with natural gas (NG), simulated natural gas (SNG),liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and tempered liquefied petroleum gas (TLPG) for a building of minimum four floors and multiple buildings supplied through one gas source (billing meter or storage tank).
It covers preparing for work, determining gas installation design requirements, detailed planning of the layout, and completing work finalisation processes, including records and documentation. 

 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Nil.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPCPGS4011C Design and size consumer gas installations

Elements:

1 Prepare for planning.

2 Identify system requirements.

3 Plan system layout.

4 Restore work area.


Learning Outcomes

Refer to elements.


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

Assessment 1 - Quiz

Task 2

Assessment 2 - Written assignment on appliance clearances

Task 3

Assessment 3 -  design piping systems

Assessment Mapping Matrix

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

Elements/

Performance Criteria Covered

Task 1

Task 2

Task 3

1.1

X

X

X

1.2

X

X

X

1.3

X

X

X

1.4

X

X

X

1.5

X

X

X

2.1

X

X

X

2.2

X

X

X

2.3

X

X

X

2.4

X

X

X

3.1

X

X

X

3.2

X

X

X

3.3

X

X

X

3.4

X

X

X

4.1

X

X

X

4.2

X

X

X

4.3

X

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.