Course Title: Apply quality management techniques
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2014
Course Code: MIET7301C
Course Title: Apply quality management techniques
School: 130T Vocational Engineering
Campus: City Campus
Program: C6069 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology
Course Contact: Program Manager
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468
Course Contact Email: email@example.com
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Dr. Frank Y. Wang
Phone: 9925 4310
Nominal Hours: 40
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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to enhance project outcomes through the application of the quality policy by contributing to quality planning, applying quality policies and procedures, and contributing to continuous improvement within projects.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
BSBPM404A Apply quality management techniques
Apply quality policies and procedures.
2.1 Under delegated authority, work is undertaken to
Contribute to continuous improvement.
3.1 Assistance is provided in the ongoing review of
3.2 Quality management issues and responses are
Contribute to quality planning.
1.1 Contribution is made in determining quality
Details of Learning Activities
You will be involved in the following learning activities to meet requirements for this competency and stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates.
Engineers Australia Mapping Information:
This course is mapped against stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates developed by Engineers Australia as detailed below:
EA1.1. Comprehensive, theory based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the engineering
EA1.2. Conceptual understanding of the, mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the engineering discipline.
EA1.3. In-depth understanding of specialist bodies of knowledge within the engineering discipline.
EA1.4. Discernment of knowledge development and research directions within the engineering discipline.
EA1.5. Knowledge of contextual factors impacting the engineering discipline.
EA1.6. Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of contemporary engineering practice in the specific discipline.
EA2.1. Application of established engineering methods to complex engineering problem solving.
EA2.2. Fluent application of engineering techniques, tools and resources.
EA2.3. Application of systematic engineering synthesis and design processes.
EA2.4. Application of systematic approaches to the conduct and management of engineering projects.
EA3.1. Ethical conduct and professional accountability.
EA3.2. Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains.
EA3.3. Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour.
EA3.4. Professional use and management of information.
EA3.5. Orderly management of self and professional conduct.
EA3.6. Effective team membership and team leadership
Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies are mapped with competency BSBPM404A in the Assessment Matrix.
Elements /Performance Criteria
|1||Introduction and brief of the project based assessment.||1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4
|2||Further explanation of the unit and project.||1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4
|3-4||Students locating a suitable engineering project, assistance from teacher. Assessment 1 Due in week 4.||1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4
|5||Confirmation of the project.||1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4
|6-7||Contribute to quality planning||1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4|
|8||Assessment 2 to be submitted. (due)||1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4|
|9||Feedback on interim report.||1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4|
|10-13||Apply Quality Policies and Procedures||2.1,2.2,2.3,2.4|
|14||Feedback on "Apply Quality Policies and Procedures"||2.1,2.2,2.3,2.4|
|15||Contribute to continuous improvement process||3.1,3.2|
|16||Assessment 3 to be submitted. (due)||1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4
None. Materials and resources will be either provided or the link to same will be provided.
Please refer to Blackboard.
Overview of Assessment
Students will be required to show competency with the submission of an individual report (including case study)
• Assessment 1: outline of project, 10%, week 4.
• Assessment 2: interim report, 30%, week 8.
• Assessment 3: final report, 60%, week 16.
All Assignments will go through Academic Integrity Check software TurnItIn. Please also refer to the marking guide for more detail information about all assessments.
This course is graded as Competent or Not Yet Competent with grading 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 vs BSBPM404A Elements & Performance Criteria
|BSBPM404A Elements & Performance Criteria|
Assessment vs Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies
|Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies|
|0 (Blank)||Graduate attribute is not assessed.|
|1||Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one, but less than one-third, of the Element|
|2||Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one third, but less than two-thirds, of the Element|
|3||Graduate attribute is assessed in more than two-thirds of the Element|
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 25 hours outside the class time.
Study and Learning Support:
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- 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.
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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.
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Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the University.
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