Course Title: Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2013

Course Code: EEET6994C

Course Title: Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6120 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vehs@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Ted Bown

Phone: +61 3 9925 4694
 

Email: ted.bown@rmit.edu.au


Eddie Vanda
Phone: +61 3 9925 4716

Email: eddie.vanda@rmit.edu.au


 

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

UEENEEE101A

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, safe use of ladders and elevated platforms and the selection and safe application of fixing devices and supporting accessories/equipment.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment

Element:

1. Prepare to fix and secure equipment.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 OHS procedures for a given work area are identified, 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 coordinated effectively with others.
1.5 Sources of materials that may be required for the work are identified and accessed in accordance with established procedures.
1.6 Fixing devices are selected for their suitable ability for the environment, the load they are to support and substratum's 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.

Element:

2. Install fixing and support devices.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Electrical isolation is arranged where work is within arm's 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 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 waste of materials or damage to apparatus, circuits, the surrounding environment or services and using sustainable energy principles.

Element:

3. Complete fixing and support work.

Performance Criteria:

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 personnel are notified of the work completion.


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


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

This competency EEET6994C is delivered in conjunction with EEET6993C in the same cluster called "Workshop Practice".

For the Teaching Schedule check out the teaching schedule for Workshop Practice


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Internet
Journals
 


Overview of Assessment

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the National Training Package. 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. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment task detailed under Assessment Tasks:

Assessment 1: Assessment 1

Weighting towards final grade (%): 25

Assessment 2: Assessment 2

Weighting towards final grade (%): 40

Assessment 3: Assessment 3

Weighting towards final grade (%): 35

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element/Performance CriteriaAssessment 1
Assessment 2
 Assessment 3
 1.1XXX
1.2XXX
1.3 XX
1.4 XXX
1.5 XXX
1.6 XXX
1.7 XXX
1.8 XXX
2.1 XXX
2.2XXX
2.3 XXX
2.4 XXX
2.5 XXX
3.1XXX
3.2XXX
3.3 XXX


Assessment Tasks

Task 1   Application of hollow wall anchors

Task 2  Application of solid wall anchors

Task 3  Application of adhesive tape and various metal fixing devices


Assessment Matrix

Task 1: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8 1.1, 2.2. 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
Task 2: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8 1.1, 2.2. 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
Task 3: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8 1.1, 2.2. 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3


 

Other Information

* In this cluster, minimum student directed hours are 28 in addition to 32 scheduled teaching hours.
* Student directed hours involve completing activities such as reading online resources, assignments, individual student-teacher course-related consultation, and writing report.
 

Study and learning Support:

This course is accredited by Engineers Australia.

Engineering employment requires the capacity to work effectively in teams, to communicate effectively in both oral and writing and to learn effectively. In order to prepare students for employment as graduates they will be provided a quality assured teaching and learning environment which is conductive to the development of adult learning. Adult learning is characterised by the students accepting responsibility for their own learning and actively participating in the learning process as individuals and as contributors to the teams. Adult learning is the hallmark of a professional. The specific responsibilities as adult learners in respect of this subject are:

to be aware of and to observe the regulations related to plagiarism
to submit (on time) all work for assessment as required
to complete all pre-reading and preparatory work prior to the class for which it will be used
to effectively use the academic staff resources provided (consultation time, tutors, e- mail etc)
to participate as an effective and honest member of a learning team
to contribute effectively to a group of peers in a climate of mutual respect and to question each other and the academic staff when uncertain
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/browse;ID=riderwtscifm 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.

Other Information:

All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.
In this cluster, minimum student directed hours are 22 in addition to 38 scheduled teaching hours.
Student directed hours involve completing activities such as reading online resources, assignments, and individual student-teacher course-related consultation


 

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