Course Title: Fix and secure equipment

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2011

Course Code: EEET6748C

Course Title: Fix and secure equipment

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6085 - Advanced Diploma of Electrical - Technology

Course Contact: William Lau

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254703

Course Contact Email: william.lau@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Chris Krolikowski

+61 3 9925 4438

chris.krolikowski@rmit.edu.au

Eddie Vanda

+61 3 9925 4716

 Ganesh Naik

 +61 3 9925 4252

George Listopad

+61 3 9925 4441

Ashley Deans

Nominal Hours: 20

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

None

Course Description

This unit covers fixing, securing and mounting techniques as apply in the various electrotechnology work functions. It encompasses the safe use of hand and portable power tools, safe lifting techniques and safe application of fixing devices and supporting accessories/equipment.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEE005B Fix and secure equipment

Element:

1. Prepare to fix and secure equipment
2. Install fixing and support devices.
3. Complete fixing and support work.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 OHS procedures for a given work area are obtained and understood.
1.2 OHS risk control work preparation measures and procedures are followed.
1.3 The scope of work to be undertaken is obtained from documentation or from work supervisor.
1.4 Advice is sought from the work supervisor to ensure the work is co-ordinated effectively with others.
1.5 Sources of materials that may be required for the work are established in accordance with established procedures
1.6 Fixing devices are selected for their suitability for the environment, the load they are to support and substrata into which they are to be installed.
1.7 Supporting accessories/equipment is selected for suitability for the environment and ability to support and protect from damage that which they are intended to support.
1.8 Tools, equipment and testing devices needed to carry out the work are obtained and checked for correct operation and safety.

2.1 Electrical isolation is arranged where work is within arms reach of exposed conductive parts, plant or machinery in strict accordance OHS requirements and procedures.
2.2 Other OHS risk control measures relevant to the work site are followed.
2.3 Fixing devices are installed in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.
2.4 Support accessories/equipment is install accurately and to comply with technical standards and job specifications
2.5 Work is carried out efficiently without unnecessary waste of materials or damage to apparatus, circuits, the surrounding environment or services and using sustainable energy principles.

3.1 OHS risk control work completion measures and procedures are followed.
3.2 Work site is tidied and tools and equipment cleaned and securely stored.
3.3 Appropriate personal are notified of work completion


Learning Outcomes



Details of Learning Activities

This competency EEET6748C is delivered in conjunction with EEET6747C in the same cluster "Workshop Practice".

Work simulated exercises related to demonstrate:
• Hollow wall fixing and support devices/ methods
• Solid wall fixing, support devices and methods
• Metal fixing support devices and methods
• Fixing adhesives and tapes
Learning activities to demonstrate an understanding of Environmental and building regulation, the scope of environmental protection and related regulations, the protocol for working in and around protected environments and heritage sites.


Teaching Schedule

 

  Week Number

                                            Topic            Assessment
1Introduction, OH&S
 
2Risk analysis and hazard control measures 
3Safe operation of power tools 
4Use of Hand & Power tools  
5Hollow wall fixing, support devices and methods 
6Correct equipment and devices for given surfaces 
7Practical work practices  
8Practical work assessment Task 1: Practical demonstration
9Solid wall fixing, support devices and methods
 
10Practical work practices
 
11Metal fixing, support devices and methods
 
12Techniques for the application of adhesives and tapes
 
13Using appropriate fixing devices, adhesives or tapes, attach given accessories 
14Practical work assessment Task 2: Practical demonstration
15Environmental and building regulations and the protocols  
16Research activities in building regulation which effect electrotechnology work Building regulation Assignment
17Working on building regulation assignmentAssessment 3 due at end of class
18Course review and feedback
 

This competency is taught in conjunction with "UEENEEE002B: Dismantle, assemble and fabricate electrotechnology components - EEET 6747C".

Therefore teaching schedule and assessment includes both competencies. The name of the cluster is Workshop Practice


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Internet

Journals


Overview of Assessment

This is a progressive assessment, the students are required to undertake summative assessments as follows:
• Practical work demonstration.
• Written assignment related to the scope of environmental protection and building regulations.


Assessment Tasks

Task 1(Practical demonstration): 40%
Workshop practice to demonstrate:
• Working safely with electrical tools or equipment and the requirements for personal safety in the workplace.
• The method of hallow wall fixing and support devices

Task 2 (Practical demonstration): 40%
Workshop practice to demonstrate the method of solid wall fixing and support devices

Task 3 ( Building regulation assignment) : 20%
Written assignment to demonstrate an understanding of environmental protection and related building regulations.


Assessment Matrix

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