Course Title: Use hand and power tools

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2017

Course Code: MIET7600C

Course Title: Use hand and power tools

School: 174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4387 - Certificate IV in Telecommunications Engineering Technology

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

Luigi La forgia
Phone: +61 3 9925 4864
Email: luigi.laforgia@rmit.edu.au

Kenneth Falzon
Phone: +61 3 9925 4716
mail: kenneth.falzon@rmit.edu.au

Manoj Pendhakar
Phone: +61 3 9925 4308
Email: manoj.pendharkar@rmit.edu.au

Eddie Vanda

Program Manager

Phone:9925 4456

Email: eddie.vanda@rmit.edu.au  

Nominal Hours: 40

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

Nil

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to safely use hand and power tools in the workshop and on the worksite. It applies to individuals who may work as technical staff and who may make use of safety equipment and workshop facilities.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

ICTTEN202 Use hand and power tools

Element:

2. Prepare work piece for tool use

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Mount, support or align work piece correctly to the tool or machine to be used
2.2 Anchor work piece securely where necessary to prevent movement

Element:

3. Operate hand and power tools

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Use hand and power tools according to industry and enterprise safe working practices
3.2 Use safety equipment during tool operation according to industry and enterprise safe working practices
3.3 Monitor tool operation continuously and discontinue use if abnormal operation occurs
3.4 Clean the work area on completion of work

Element:

4. Maintain hand and power tools after use

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Clean and store tools according to industry and enterprise safe working practices
4.2 Report abnormal tool operation or other problems according to established procedures
4.3 Perform programmed maintenance of tools according to work role
4.4 Arrange inspection of power tools according to regulatory requirements

Element:

1. Prepare for work activity

 

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Identify the type of work to be performed from work instructions
1.2 Select appropriate hand and power tools for the work to be performed
1.3 Set up and check tools for use according to available information
1.4 Examine work environment and plan work with tools to maximise safety and productivity
1.5 Clear and clean work area to make it free of obstructions and allow clear access to tools


Learning Outcomes


 Refer to Elements


Details of Learning Activities

You will be involved in the following learning activities to meet requirements for the two clustered competencies (ICTTEN2140B and ICTWHS2170B)
• Workshop exercises
• Presentations & Tutorials


Cluster Information:

This course is delivered in a cluster (Workshop Practice) in conjunction with ICTWHS2170B (OHT59299C). You must enrol in both courses delivered in this cluster. All the learning and assessment activities will include the components both competencies ICTTEN2140B and ICTWHS2170B.

Elements and Performance Criteria for ICTWHS2170B (OHTH55929C)

1. Apply WHS regulatory requirements
1.1 Identify WHS requirements relevant to own work, role and responsibilities and comply with safe work practices
1.2 Apply duty of care requirements

2. Follow workplace procedures for identifying hazards and using control measures to control risk
2.1 Identify and report common construction hazards in the work area to designated personnel according to workplace procedures
2.2 Identify and follow WHS requirements, workplace procedures and work instructions to control hazards and risks
2.3 Comply with safe work practices and principles of risk management
2.4 Implement duty of care requirements
2.5 Complete job safety analysis (JSA) sheet or safe work method statement (SWMS) according to work requirements, including hazard identification and risk assessment 
2.6 Use and complete checks to personal protective equipment according to work requirements
2.7 Assess and test for harmful gases associated with the workplace

3. Identify safety requirements for work with optical fibre equipment
3.1 Identify safe work practices when handling optical fibre, lasers and optical connectors according to relevant Australian standards
3.2 Identify safe work practices when handling and disposing of chemical waste

4. Identify WHS communication and reporting processes
4.1 Identify WHS communication processes, information and documentation
4.2 Identify the role of designated WHS personnel and safety signs and symbols
4.3 Identify procedures and relevant authorities for reporting hazards, incidents and injuries

5. Identify WHS incident response procedures
5.1 Identify general procedures for responding to incidents and emergencies
5.2 Identify procedures for accessing first aid
5.3 Identify and demonstrate requirements for selecting and using relevant personal protective equipment
5.4 Identify fire safety equipment

6. Contribute to WHS and environmental issues in the workplace
6.1 Discuss WHS and environmental issues with designated personnel according to workplace procedures, and relevant WHS policies and environmental requirements
6.2 Contribute to participative arrangements for WHS and environmental management in the workplace within organisational procedures, scope of responsibilities and own competencies
6.3 Record and report WHS issues, risks and hazards to designated personnel

7. Identify and respond to minor traffic management
7.1 Assess traffic safety requirements of the general location with respect to regulatory and organisational requirements
7.2 Identify a safe work zone around vehicle and work space using traffic cones and signs according to regulatory requirements
7.3 Identify and respond to changed traffic conditions

8. Identify and respond appropriately to a confined space
8.1 Identify a confined space in line with regulatory or organisational guidelines
8.2 Refer the telecommunications work in the identified confined space to appropriate trained personnel

9. Identify and respond appropriately to asbestos hazards
9.1 Identify asbestos hazards or their likelihood
9.2 Respond to asbestos hazards or their likelihood
9.3 Report identified or suspected asbestos hazards to designated personnel according to workplace procedures


Teaching Schedule

The proposed teaching schedule for the three clustered competencies (UEENEEE102A and UEENEEE101A) is detailed below:

WeekTopics deliveredElements / Performance Criteria
1

Introduction to Workshop Practice
OHS, Building 56/57 safety guide declaration
Occupational Health and Safety principles; Basic legal requirements; Responsibilities for health and safety; and Risk management processes

ICTWHS2170B: 1.1-9.3

2Work environment; Manual handling; Chemicals; and Working at heights

ICTWHS2170B: 1.1-9.3

3

Continue OHS and/or through Cable Terminations including a risk assessment and Safe Work Statement (SWS): Confined spaces; Physical and psychological hazards; Working safely with electricity; Life support-CPR; Dealing with accidents and emergencies

(risk Assessment/ SWS); (Cable Terminations); (Hand and Power Tools Qs/Research on how to sharpen a Drill)

 

ICTWHS2170B: 1.1-9.3

ICTTEN2140B:
1.1-4.4

4

Continue Assessment 2 tasks. See week 3 and Sheet metal work; Mechanical measurement and marking out; Low tolerance measurement; Workshop planning and materials

ICTWHS2170B: 1.1-9.3

ICTTEN2140B:
1.1-4.4

5

Continue with Assessment 2 task. See week 3 and Selecting Hand and power tools and their applications; Dismantling and assembling equipment; Holding and cutting; Drills and drilling and sharpening

ICTWHS2170B: 1.1-9.3

ICTTEN2140B:
1.1-4.4

6

 

Continue with Assessment 2 task. See week 3 and Cutting, shaping, joining metallic and non-metallic materials

ICTWHS2170B: 1.1-9.3

ICTTEN2140B:
1.1-4.4

7Continue with Assessment 2 task. See week 3 and Use of hand, fixed and portable hand tools.
And/or Soldering

ICTWHS2170B: 1.1-9.3

ICTTEN2140B:
1.1-4.4

8

Continue with Assessment 2 and  task. See weeks 3-7

ICTWHS2170B: 1.1-9.3

ICTTEN2140B:
1.1-4.4

9

Complete assessment 2 and/or start assessment 3 which is a Research assignment on “devices for securing and mounting” and “Selecting fixings for loads” and “Safe use of ladders and elevated platforms”. And through it Safe lifting, Fixing and support device techniques

 

ICTWHS2170B: 1.1-9.3

ICTTEN2140B:
1.1-4.4

10Continue Assessment tasks 2 and 3

ICTWHS2170B: 1.1-9.3

ICTTEN2140B:
1.1-4.4

11

Continue Assessment tasks 2 and 3

ICTWHS2170B: 1.1-9.3

ICTTEN2140B:
1.1-4.4

12

Assignment 1 Due

Continue Assessment tasks 2 and 3 and through them Devices for securing and mounting hollow walls; Safe use of ladders and elevated platforms; Devices for securing and mounting solid walls, brick and concrete; Selecting fixing for loads of 5kg, 20kg and 50 kg

ICTWHS2170B: 1.1-9.3

ICTTEN2140B:
1.1-4.4

13

 Continue Assessment tasks 2 and 3

ICTWHS2170B: 1.1-9.3

ICTTEN2140B:
1.1-4.4

14

Complete with assessment 2 and through it Devices for securing and mounting to metal fixing and adhesives and tapes, and/or  which is Cable termination tasks

 

ICTWHS2170B: 1.1-9.3

ICTTEN2140B:
1.1-4.4

15

Continue with assessment 3

ICTWHS2170B: 1.1-9.3

ICTTEN2140B:
1.1-4.4

16

 Complete assessment 3

Assessment 2 & 3 are Due

ICTWHS2170B: 1.1-9.3

ICTTEN2140B:
1.1-4.4

17-18 Assessment, Correction and Catch-Up period

 

Student directed hours involve completing activities such as reading online resources, assignments, individual student-teacher course-related consultation. Students are required to self-study the learning materials and complete the assigned out of class activities for the scheduled non-teaching hours. The estimated time is a minimum of 21 hours outside the class time.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References

Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004
Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007
Electrical Safety Act 1998
Electrical Safety (Installations) Regulations 2009
AS/NZS 3012 Electrical Installations - Construction and demolition sites
Worksafe publication: Electrical Installations on construction sites - 3rd Ed 2011
Construction and Property Services Industry Skills Council publication: Construction Industry OHS Pocket Book - April 2007
Australian Government NBN Learner Guide for ICTTEN2140A: Use hand and power tools
Internet
Industry magazines
 


Other Resources

Students will be able to access information and learning materials through myRMIT and may be provided with additional materials in class. List of relevant reference books, resources in the library and accessible Internet sites will be provided where possible. During the course, you will be directed to websites to enhance your knowledge and understanding of difficult concepts.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment Tasks

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

Assessments

Assessment 1

  Practical Test 

Assessment 2

 Closed Book Test

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

 Assessment Mapping Matrix 

Elements/

Performance Criteria Covered

Assessment 1

Assessment 2

1.1

x

x

1.2

x

x

1.3

x

x

1.4

x

x

1.5

x

x

2.1

x

x

2.2

x

x

3.1

x

x

3.2

x

x

3.3

x

x

3.4

x

x

4.1

x

x

4.2

x

x

4.3

x

x

4.4

x

x

 To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency.


Assessment Tasks

Assessment 1: 25%; weeks 1-12
Assessment 2: 40%; weeks 1-16
Assessment 3: 35%; weeks 1-16


This course is graded as Competent or Not Yet Competent and subsequently the following course grades are allocated:
80 - 100: CHD - Competent with High Distinction
70 - 79: CDI - Competent with Distinction
60 - 69: CC - Competent with Credit
50 - 59: CAG - Competency Achieved - Graded
0 - 49: NYC - Not Yet Competent
DNS - Did Not Submit for Assessment


Assessment Matrix

Assessment vs UEENEEE102A Elements & Performance Criteria

                            ICTWHS2170B Elements & Performance Criteria
Assessments1.11.22.12.22.32.42.52.62.73.13.14.14.24.35.15.25.35.46.16.26.37.17.27.38.18.29.19.29.3
Assessment 1 X X X X X X X X  X X X X X X X X X
Assessment 2 X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X XXX   

Assessment 3

 X X X X X X X X X X X X X X   

 Assessment vs UEENEEE101A Elements & Performance Criteria

 

 ICTTEN2140B Elements & Performance Criteria
Assessments1.11.21.31.41.52.12.23.13.23.33.44.14.24.34.4
Assessment 1 X X X XXXX        
Assessment 2 X X X XX X X X X X XXXXX
Assessment 3 X X X X X XX  X  XXXX

 

Other Information

Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):
You may be eligible for credit towards courses in your program if you have already met the learning/competency outcomes through previous learning and/or industry experience. To be eligible for credit towards a course, you must demonstrate that you have already completed learning and/or gained industry experience that is:
• Relevant
• Current
• Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course
Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credi t to find more information about credit transfer and RPL.

Study and Learning Support:
Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to you. Services offered by SLC to support your numeracy and literacy skills are:
- Assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice
- Maths and science developmental support and advice
- English language development
Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre  to find more information about Study and learning Support

Disability Liaison Unit:
If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to complete your studies.
Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/disability  to find more information about services offered by Disability Liaison Unit

Late Submission:
If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for 7 calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete and lodge an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.
The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. You will be notified within no more than 2 working days of the date of lodgement as to whether the extension has been granted.
If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than 7 calendar days (from the original due date) must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than 2 working days after the official due date.
Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.

Special Consideration:
Please refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration  to find more information about special consideration
 

Plagiarism:
Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the University.
Please Refer: www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity  to find more information about plagiarism.

Email Communication:
All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.
 

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