Course Title: Perform basic hand skills, standard trade practices and fundamentals in aviation maintenance

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2013

Course Code: MIET6172C

Course Title: Perform basic hand skills, standard trade practices and fundamentals in aviation maintenance

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6114 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: engineering-tafe@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher: Mr. Shac Shaiye

mo.shaiye@rmit.edu.au


Phone: 03-99258035
 

Nominal Hours: 80

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

MEA105B Apply quality standards applicable to aviation maintenance processes
MEA108B Complete aviation maintenance industry documentation

Course Description

This unit is applicable to all Aeroskills Maintenance training pathways. It covers the competencies required to perform basic hand skills, apply
standard trade practices and fundamentals relevant to the maintenance of aircraft and aircraft components.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

MEA109B Perform basic hand skills, standard trade practices and fundamentals in aviation maintenance

Element:

1. Assess task requirements

Performance Criteria:

1.1. Available information from relevant documentation and/or other sources, including communication with other personnel, is interpreted and assessed to determine the task and tooling requirements.

Element:

2. Select tools and/or equipment

Performance Criteria:

2.1. Hand and/or power tools or equipment are selected for appropriate application to the required task.
2.2. All tools and/or equipment to be used are checked for condition or calibration, where necessary.
2.3. Unsafe or faulty tools or equipment are identified and marked for repair according to enterprise procedures.
 

Element:

3. Use tools and/or equipment

Performance Criteria:

3.1. Tools and/or equipment are used according to standard practices to ensure the correct outcome is produced.
3.2. Tools and/or equipment use is carried out without damage to components or tooling in a safe and efficient manner.
3.3. Operational maintenance of tools or equipment is undertaken according to standard workshop procedures.
 

Element:

4. Store tools and/ or equipment

Performance Criteria:

4.1. Tools and/or equipment are stored safely and securely in accordance with enterprise procedures.

Element:

5. Apply standard trade practices

Performance Criteria:

5.1. Simple items are manufactured using basic engineering hand skills.
5.2. Common types of aircraft attachment hardware are correctly selected and used.
5.3. Common types of safety locking devices and fasteners are correctly selected and used.
5.4. Aircraft components, devices and hardware are lockwired in the correct manner, using the appropriate wire gauge.
5.5. Common types of aircraft connectors and plumbing are accurately assembled or connected.
 


Learning Outcomes


NA


Details of Learning Activities

Students will participate in a variety of teaching methods including: lectures, practicals, class discussion, group/individual work on projects, audio-visual presentations.
Classroom tutorial activities- to consolidate the theory of aircraft technical standards, regulations and aircraft standard practices applicable to aircraft maintenance.

Workshop exercises. This course requires students to demonstrate practical skills in identifying, interpreting, selecting, manufacture, troubleshooting and adjusting a range of hardware and items.
Underpinning knowledge is required before performing any practical exercises.
 


Teaching Schedule

      SESSION             

  VENUE

                                                                                                            TOPIC DELIVERED  ASSESSMENT TASK
Session 1ClassroomIntroduction to course, course guide, assessment, topics breakdown, resources, OHS issues. Introduction to aircraft maintenance, aircraft hand tools, Engineering drawings standards according to AS1100 ,Types of drawings and line/letters/numbers conventions and practices. 
 WorkshopPractical task 1- Workshop OH&S,  workshop procedures and processes and Risk assessment and interpretation of relevant worksheet. Student feedbackAssessment task 1 - Manufacture Skin Pin Plate
Session 2ClassroomPrecision measuring tools, power /machine tools, aircraft hardware and safety locking methods 
 WorkshopPractical task 2- incorporating the application of general hand tools, interpretation of relevant documentation and aircraft hardware. Student feedbackAssessment task 2- Carry out Thread Cutting on Stud
Session 3Classroom Safety locking, Tightening,torqueing, tensioning tequniches, identification, inspection and application of of lubrications 
 Workshop Practical task 3 - Incorporating the application of  aircraft hardware, safety locking, tightening and torqueing techniques. Student feedbackAssessment task 3- Carry out fastener lockwiring
Session 4Classroom

 Work procedures/steps, OH&S instruction, risk assessment and housing keeping. Tools and /or equipments are stored safely and securely in accordance with enterprise procedures

 
 Workshop

 Practical task 4 -  Correctly use basic hand tools, machines and equipment adhering to appropriate OH&S requirements

Assessment taskask 4 - Interpret given engineering drawing and Manufacture Tool box
Session 5Workshop Continue Partical task 4Assessment task 5- theory test
Session 6Classroom Course revision and student feedback 
Session 7Classroom Theory test - Closed book (Date to be announced) 
    


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Acceptable Methods, Techniques and Practices: Aircraft Inspection, Repair and
Alterations. Department of Transport, Federal Aviation Administration, EA-AC43.13-1A &2A A
Airframe & Powerplants Mechanics. General Handbook. U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, EA-AC 65-9A
Basic Skills Manuals. 1-2 Hand Tools. Australian Government Publishing Services, Canberra, 1990
Basic Skills Manuals. 1-3 Measuring, Testing and Marking Out. Australian Government Publishing Services, Canberra, 1990
Basic Skills Manual. 1-4 Limit Systems, Tolerances and Fits. Australian Government Publishing Services, Canberra, 1990
Basic Skills Manuals. 1-5 Files and Filing. Australian Government Publishing Services, Canberra, 1990
Basic Skills Manuals, 1-7 Drills & Drilling. Australian Government Publishing Services, Canberra, 1990
Basic Skills Manual, 1-11 Workshop Safety. Australian Government Publishing Services, Canberra, 1990
CAIP 459 Civil Aircraft Inspection Procedures, Civil Aviation Authority (UK
 


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 are required to complete and pass the following assessment tasks to demonstrate competence on the unit:


Assessment 1 - Workshop Project - Manufacture Skin Pin Plate (10% proportion of final marks)

Assessment 2- Workshop Project -  Carry out Thread Cutting on Stud (10% proportion of final marks)
 

Assessment 3- Workshop Project - Carry out fastener lockwiring (10% proportion of final marks)
 

Assessment 4- Workshop Project - Interpret given engineering drawing and Manufacture Tool box (20% proportion of final marks)
 

Assessment 5 -  Theory Test - Closed book (50% proportion of final marks)
 

All assessments for this course must be successfully completed to achieve a CAG (Competency Achieved-Graded). Only if competency is achieved will a graded result be given using the coding choices listed below:

CHD: Competent with high distinction
CDI: Competent with distinction
CC: Competent with credit
CAG: Competency achieved -Graded
NYC: Not yet competent
DNS: Did not submit
 


 


Assessment Matrix

ASSESSMENT TYPE

ELEMENT&PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1.12.12.22.33.13.23.34.15.15.25.35.45.5

 

%  ASSESSMENT

Assessment  task 1 - Workshop practical - Manufacture Skin Pin Plate

1.1,  2.1,2.2,2.3,  3.1,3.2,3.3,  4.1,  5.1,5.2.

10%

Assessment task 2- Workshop practical- Carry out Thread Cutting on Stud1.1,  2.1,2.2,2.3,  3.1,3.2,3.3, 4.1,   5.1,5.2,5.3.

10%

Assessment task 3- Workshop practical- Carry out fastener lockwiring1.1,  2.1,2.2,2.3,  3.1,3.2,3.3,  4.1,  5.2,5.3,5.4,5.5.

10%

Assessment task 4- Workshop practical- Interpret given engineering drawing and Manufacture Tool box1.1,  2.1,2.2,2.3,  3.1,3.2,3.3,  4.1,  5.2,5.3,5.4,5.5.

20%

Assessment task 5 - Theory Test                                                                             1.1,  2.1,2.2,2.3,  3.1,3.2,3.3,  4.1,  5.2,5.3,5.4,5.5.

50%

                                                                                                     

Other Information

Course Information:
Please note: while your teacher will cover all the materials in the schedule, the weekly teaching and assessment order is subject to change depending on the class needs and the availability of resources. Students are required to self-study the learning materials and complete the assigned out of class activities for the scheduled non-teaching hours.


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Disability Liaison Unit:
If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Disability Liaison Unit (DLU) to seek advice and support to complete your studies.
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Special Consideration:
Special consideration is a variation to an assessment which takes into account the impact of unexpected or extenuating circumstances which have affected a student’s performance in an assessment or prevented them from attempting an assessment task, including examination. Please refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse/current%students/administration/assessment/special%20consideration/ to find the latest information about the purpose, eligibility and process of special cvonsideration on the online form.
If you are seeking an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for more than 7 calendar days or less (from the original due date) you 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.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.
Assessment Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approved extension will not be accepted or marked.

Plagiarism:
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