Course Title: Develop strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues in the energy sector

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2017

Course Code: EEET7031C

Course Title: Develop strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues in the energy sector

School: 174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6122 - Advanced Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Dr Gita Pendharkar

Ph: +61 3 9925 4701

Email: gita.pendharkar@rmit.edu.au

 

Eddie Vanda

Program Manager

Ph: +61 3 9925 4456

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

Nil

Course Description

This unit covers developing strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues in the energy sector. It encompasses working safely, apply extensive knowledge of sustainable energy systems and components and their operating parameters, gathering and analysing data, applying problem solving techniques, developing and documenting alternatives solutions.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEK132A Develop strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues in the energy sector

Element:

1. Prepare to develop strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 OHS processes and procedures for a given work area are identified, obtained and understood
1.2 Established OHS risk control measures and procedures are followed in preparation for the work
1.3 The extent of the environmental and sustainability issues are determined from performance specifications and situation reports and in consultation with relevant persons
1.4 Activities are planned to meet scheduled timelines in consultation with others involved in the work
1.5 Effective strategies are determined to ensure solution development and implementation is carried out efficiently

Element:

2. Develop strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 OHS risk control measures and procedures for carrying out the work are followed
2.2 Knowledge of sustainability is applied to developing strategies to address greenhouse gas and sustainability issues
2.3 Parameters, specifications and performance requirements in relation to environmental and sustainability issues are set in accordance with established procedures
2.4 Approaches to resolving environmental and sustainability issues are analysed to provide most effective solutions
2.5 Unplanned events are dealt with safely and effectively consistent with regulatory requirements and enterprise policy
2.6 Quality of work is monitored against personal performance agreement and/or established organisational or professional standards

Element:

3. Document strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Solutions to environmental and sustainability issues are tested to determine their effectiveness and modified where necessary
3.2 Adopted solutions are documented, including instructions for implementation that incorporates risk control measures to be followed
3.3 Appropriately competent and qualified persons required to implement solutions to environmental and sustainability issues are coordinated in accordance with regulatory requirements and enterprise policy (See Note)
3.4 Justification for strategies used to solve environmental and sustainability issues is documented for inclusion in work/project development records in accordance with professional standards


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


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:

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Presentations
  • Exercises/Activities

Cluster Information:
This course is delivered in a cluster (Electronic Projects) in conjunction with UEENEEH145A (EEET7057C) and UEENEEE137A (OHTH5731C ). You must enrol in the three courses delivered in this cluster.

 


Teaching Schedule

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEEH145A (EEET7057C) for the proposed teaching schedule.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEEH145A (EEET7057C) for the teaching resources.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment 1: Laboratory Exercise


Weighting towards final grade (%): 10 

 

Assessment 2: Project Assignment

Weighting towards final grade (%): 50

 

Assessment 3: Test

Weighting towards final grade (%): 40

 

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

 

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element/Performance Criteria CoveredLabProjectTest
1.1 x x 
1.2Xx 
1.3xx 
1.4xx 
1.5Xx 
2.1xxx
2.2xxx
2.3Xxx
2.4xxx
2.5xxx
2.6xxx
3.1xxx
3.2xxx
3.3xxx
3.4xxx

 

 


Assessment Tasks

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEEH145A (EEET7057C) for the assessment tasks.


Assessment Matrix

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEEH145A (EEET7057C) for the assessment mapping matrix.

Other Information

Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):
You may be eligible for credit towards courses in your program if you have already met the learning/competency outcomes through previous learning and/or industry experience. To be eligible for credit towards a course, you must demonstrate that you have already completed learning and/or gained industry experience that is:
• Relevant
• Current
• Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course
Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit to find more information about credit transfer and RPL.

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/students/specialconsideration 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: http://www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity to find more information about plagiarism.

Email Communication:

All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.
 

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