Course Title: Identify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2016

Course Code: BUIL5997C

Course Title: Identify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5256 - Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4338

Course Contact Email: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 140

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 of competency specifies the outcomes required to identify drawings, specifications and requirements for services in a range of medium rise and wide span commercial projects. It requires an ability to identify and evaluate differing methods and services in accordance with building regulations and standards.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CPCCBC5009A Identify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects

Element:

1. Evaluate commonly used methods of water storage supply and layouts.

Performance Criteria:

1.1. Water supply, connection and layout are sketched for a residence connected to a town supply or a tank storage supply in accordance with relevant building regulations and standards.

1.2. Use of pumps to maintain water levels in storage tanks is documented for single and two-stage pumping.

1.3. Limitations of water storage tanks connected for multi-function and single function services are identified and addressed.

Element:

2. Evaluate methods of sewerage and drainage disposal and their layouts.

Performance Criteria:

2.1.Sewerage connection and layout are sketched in accordance with relevant building regulations and standards.

2.2.Different stack types are assessed with reference to number of fixtures and building type.

2.3. Fixture units are identified.

2.4.Methods used to connect main drains to local authority sewers are assessed against relevant building standards.

2.5.Disposal of sewerage from fixtures situated below the level of the local authority sewer is assessed in accordance with relevant building regulations and standards.

2.6. Collection, treatment and disposal of prohibited discharges are monitored for non-domestic buildings.

Element:

3. Assess commonly used methods for mechanical ventilation and air distribution and their layout.

Performance Criteria:

3.1.Methods of mechanical ventilation and air distribution are identified and sketched.

3.2. Mechanical ventilation and air distribution system design layout is appropriate to the building design and complementary to other services.

Element:

4. Evaluate the range of hot water systems.

Performance Criteria:

4.1. Operating principles of various types of hot water systems are evaluated.

4.2. Suitable hot water system is selected according to accepted and agreed requirements and specifications. 

Element:

5. Evaluate effective natural lighting for a range of situations.

Performance Criteria:

5.1.Methods of roof construction used for daylight transmission are identified and outlined in accordance with relevant building regulations and standards.

5.2. Methods used in artificial lighting are compared for various service situations in accordance with relevant building regulations and standards.

Element:

6. Ensure fire protection standards are met.

Performance Criteria:

6.1.Authorities involved in plan perusal and site inspection for the various building classifications are identified.

6.2.Requirements for sprinkler systems and fire hoses for the various building classifications are identified according to legal and regulatory standards.

6.3. Fire detector and alarm systems and the application of fire doors are addressed according to legal and regulatory standards.

6.4. Extinguishing agents and their applications are identified.

Element:

7. Outline the requirements for general electrical and electronic service installation.

Performance Criteria:

7.1.Electrical supply authorities and procedures for connection to site are identified and complied with.

7.2.Electrical design and provision for services are implemented in accordance with regulations and Australian standards.

7.3. Electronic cabling, type of service, categories of cabling, layout of equipment, safe guards, access for maintenance, repair and extensions are identified and outlined in accordance with regulations and Australian standards. 


Learning Outcomes


Refer to elements.
 


Details of Learning Activities

Students are to engage in face to face learning, tutorials and online blended learning. Students to complete assigned tasks


Teaching Schedule

Session 1 - 16

To be advised.

In flip classroom format the assessment tasks will be:

 

Assessment     Weight  %
Assessment 1Water, Hot water and Sewer: Assessment comprised of formative portfolio tasks and summative assignments.35%
Assessment 2Electrical & Data Services: Assessment comprised of formative portfolio tasks and summative assignments.15%
Assessment 3Natural and Artificial Lighting, Mechanical Ventilation & Fire Services: Assessment comprised of formative portfolio tasks and summative assignments.25%
Assessment 4In Class Assessed Activity: Assessment comprised of online summative task.25%

 

In flip classroom format the assessment matrix will be:

 

 

 

 

Element:Performance Criteria:Assessment 1:Assessment 2:Assessment 3:Assessment 4:
1) Evaluate commonly used methods of water storage supply and layouts.
1.1) Water supply, connection and layout are sketched for a residence connected to a town supply or a tank storage supply in accordance with relevant building regulations and standards. X  X
  1.2) Use of pumps to maintain water levels in storage tanks is documented for single and two-stage pumping. X  X
 1.3) Limitations of water storage tanks connected for multi-function and single function services are identified and addressed. X  X
2) Evaluate methods of sewerage and drainage disposal and their layouts. 2.1)  Sewerage connection and layout are sketched in accordance with relevant building regulations and standards. X  X
 2.2) Different stack types are assessed with reference to number of fixtures and building type. X  X
 2.3) Fixture units are identified. X  X
 2.4)  Methods used to connect main drains to local authority sewers are assessed against relevant building standards. X  X
 2.5)  Disposal of sewerage from fixtures situated below the level of the local authority sewer is assessed in accordance with relevant building regulations and standards.X  X
 2.6)  Disposal of sewerage from fixtures situated below the level of the local authority sewer is assessed in accordance with relevant building regulations and standards. X  X
3) Assess commonly used methods for mechanical ventilation and air distribution and their layout. 3.1) Methods of mechanical ventilation and air distribution are identified and sketched   XX
 3.2) Mechanical ventilation and air distribution system design layout is appropriate to the building design and complementary to other services.   XX
4) Evaluate the range of hot water systems. 4.1)  Operating principles of various types of hot water systems are evaluated X  X
 4.2) Suitable hot water system is selected according to accepted and agreed requirements and specifications. X  X
5) Evaluate effective natural lighting for a range of situations 5.1)  Methods of roof construction used for daylight transmission are identified and outlined in accordance with relevant building regulations and standards.   XX
 5.2)  Methods used in artificial lighting are compared for various service situations in accordance with relevant building regulations and standards.   XX
6) Ensure fire protection standards are met. 6.1) Authorities involved in plan perusal and site inspection for the various building classifications are identified.   XX
 6.2) Requirements for sprinkler systems and fire hoses for the various building classifications are identified according to legal and regulatory standards.   XX
 6.3) Fire detector and alarm systems and the application of fire doors are addressed according to legal and regulatory standards.   XX
 6.4)  Extinguishing agents and their applications are identified.  XX
7) Outline the requirements for general electrical and electronic service installation.7.1) Electrical supply authorities and procedures for connection to site are identified and complied with.  X X
 7.2)  Electrical design and provision for services are implemented in accordance with regulations and Australian standards.  X X
 7.3) Electronic cabling, type of service, categories of cabling, layout of equipment, safe guards, access for maintenance, repair and extensions are identified and outlined in accordance with regulations and Australian standards.  X X


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including written,oral, practical tasks and activities. You will be asked to personally demonstrate to your teacher/assessor the practical skills gained during this course to the relevant industry standards. Assessment activities will occur throughout this course and feedback will be provided at regular intervals.

Assessment Tasks

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

Assessment

Weight %

Assessment 1

Written Assessment

35

Assessment 2

Written Assessment

15

Assessment 3

Written Assessment

25

Assessment 4

Closed Book Test

25

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix 

 

Elements/Performance Criteria

 Assessment 1 Assessment 2Assessment 3 Assessment 4
 1.1 x   x
 1.2 x   x
 1.3 x   x
 2.1 x   x
 2.3 x   x
 2.4 x   x
 2.5 x   x
 2.6 x   x
 3.1   x x
 3.2   x x
 4.1 x   x
 4.2 x   x
 5.1   x x
 5.2   x x
 6.1   x x
 6.2   x x
6.3   x x
6.4   x x
7.1 x  x
7.2 x  x
7.3 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

To be advised at commencement of course.


Assessment Matrix

See assessment matrix for flipped program.

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