Course Title: Contribute to the design of basic mechanical systems

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6130 Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Mechanical)

Course Title: Contribute to the design of basic mechanical systems

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

MANU7352C

City Campus

TAFE

130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2015,
Term1 2016

MANU7352C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocenengineering@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit covers contributing to basic mechanical system design, and selecting the components and mechanical features required to perform simple functions.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

MEM16008A Interact with computing technology
MEM30032A Produce basic engineering drawings



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM30009A Contribute to the design of basic mechanical systems

Elements:

1. Research equipment function and operational requirements

2. Prepare a preliminary sketch/drawing/specification

3. Issue or file completed sketch/drawing/specification list as required


Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements


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: Test 1

Weighting towards final grade (%): 10

 

Assessment 2: Project

Weighting towards final grade (%): 30

 

Assessment 3: Laboratory practical reports

Weighting towards final grade (%): 20

 

Assessment 4: Test 2

Weighting towards final grade (%): 40

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

 

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Elements/

Performance Criteria Covered

Test 1

Project

Lab practicals

Test 2

1.1

X

X

X

X

1.2

X

X

X

 

1.3

X

X

X

 

2.1

 

X

 

X

2.2

 

X

 

 X

2.3

 

X

 

 X

2.4

 

X

X

 

3.1

X

X

X

 

3.2

X

X

X