Course Title: Use workshop equipment and processes to complete an engineering project

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2014

Course Code: MIET7549C

Course Title: Use workshop equipment and processes to complete an engineering project

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6130 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Mechanical)

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: trainingsupport@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Alan Wazir
Phone: +61 3 9925 4153
Email: alan.wazir@rmit.edu.au
 

George Zouev
Phone +61 3 9925 4935
Email: george.zouev@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 60

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 of competency covers the identification and use of a range of common workshop equipment and processes to complete a simple engineering project. It also focuses on developing and applying basic workshop skills and developing knowledge about equipment and processes and relating it to typical technical work requirements.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

MEM30029A Use workshop equipment and processes to complete an engineering project

Element:

1. Research common engineering workshop equipment and processes

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Identify sources of professional, technical and trade assistance
1.2 Identify common processes and techniques for working, shaping and joining metal, alloys and others materials
1.3 Identify common engineering hand and power tools and their applications
1.4 Identify common workshop equipment and applications

 

Element:

2. Identify resources required to manufacture a simple engineered item

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Interpret design information from drawings and instructions
2.2 Select processes and techniques appropriate to task and level of skill
2.3 Identify required tools, equipment, material and services
2.4 Prepare a simple work plan showing operational sequences, work priorities and optimal use of time and resources

Element:

3. Use workshop equipment and processes to manufacture a simple engineered item

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Correctly prepare materials and equipment for the required operations
3.2 Use tools and machines safely and correctly
3.3 Follow work health and safety (WHS) procedures, standard operating procedures and supervisor instructions are correctly
3.4 Obtain assistance from appropriate persons in the event of problems and difficulties
3.5 Follow safe work practices and procedures
3.6 Implement hazard control measures, where practicable
3.7 Complete item manufacturing and check against specifications and work plan
3.8 Clear work area of scrap and waste
3.9 Clean work and secure equipment and work area according to standard procedures

 

Element:

4. Assess workshop equipment and processes to technical engineering activities and engineering design process

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Justify selected workshop processes in terms of design criteria
4.2 Assess selected tools and equipment for process safety and efficiency
4.3 Evaluate task and workshop processes against typical technician work activities

 


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


Details of Learning Activities

You will involve in the following learning activities to meet requirements for this course and stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates

• Lectures
• Tutorials
• Projects

 

Engineers Australia Mapping Information:
This course is mapped against stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates developed by Engineers Australia as detailed below:


EA1.1. Descriptive, formula-based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the practice area.
EA1.2. Procedural-level understanding of the mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the practice area.
EA1.3. In depth practical knowledge and skills within specialist sub-disciplines of the practice area.
EA1.4. Discernment of engineering developments within the practice area.
EA1.5. Knowledge of contextual factors impacting the practice area.
EA1.6. Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of contemporary engineering practice in the area of practice.
EA2.1. Application of established technical and practical methods to the solution of well defined engineering problems.
EA2.2. Application of technical and practical techniques, tools and resources to well defined engineering problems.
EA2.3. Application of systematic synthesis and design processes to well defined engineering problems.
EA2.4. Application of systematic project management processes.
EA3.1. Ethical conduct and professional accountability
EA3.2. Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains.
EA3.3. Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour.
EA3.4. Professional use and management of information.
EA3.5. Orderly management of self, and professional conduct.
EA3.6. Effective team membership and team leadership.
 

Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies are mapped with competency MEM30029A in the Assessment Matrix.
 


Teaching Schedule

  The proposed teaching schedule for this competency is detailed below:

WeeksTopics DeliveredElement/Performance Criteria
1Safety Induction. Workshop and OHS checklist, Emergency evacuation procedure, assembly points. Introduction to the projects. Hand and machine tools to be used in the making of the projects, Emergency button locations on the machines and around the workshop. Ten minute Quiz1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 3.4, 3.5
2Sources of professional, technical and trade assistance, common processes and techniques for working, shaping and joining metal, alloys and others materials, common engineering hand and power tools and their applications, common workshop equipment and applications1.1,1.2, 1.3, 1.4
3Toolbox work: Interpret design information from drawings and instructions, Select processes and techniques appropriate to task, Identify and select required tools, equipment, material and services, Prepare a simple work plan showing operational sequences, work priorities and optimal use of time and resources2.1, 2.2, 2.3 2.4
4Correctly prepare materials and equipment for the required operations, mark out parts of the toolbox, follow safe work practices and OH&S procedures,3.1, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
5Cut and finish to size, fold, materials, drill and pop rivet parts as per drawing.3.1, 3.2. 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
6Cut and finish to size, fold, materials, drill and pop rivet parts as per drawing.3.1, 3.2. 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
7Assemble toolbox3.1, 3.2. 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
8Finishing touches on toolbox and submit for marking. Start soft hammer drawing interpretation and manufacturing process3.1, 3.2. 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
9Mid-Semester Break 
10Complete manufacture of soft hammer body, start manufacture soft heads2.1, 2.2, 2.3 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
11Manufacture heads, begin manufacture of Handle2.1, 2.2, 2.3 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
12Manufacture handle2.1, 2.2, 2.3 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
13Complete manufacture of handle, cut and finish to size all thread2.1, 2.2, 2.3 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
14Assemble hammer, polish and blend as required2.1, 2.2, 2.3 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
15Complete final stages of finishing2.1, 2.2, 2.3 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
16Submit soft hammer for assessment, revision2.1, 2.2, 2.3 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
17Revision and feedback2.1, 2.2, 2.3 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References

Occupational Health and Safety Videos

Workshop Induction Handouts

Machine Induction Handouts

Machining videos (RMIT Library, Carlton.)

Component Manufacturing drawings


Other Resources

Material is supplied via BlackBoard and handouts


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 / Quiz (OH&S / Hand Tools)

Weighting towards final grade (%): 10

 

Assessment 2: Toolbox

Weighting towards final grade (%): 40

 

Assessment 3: Machining practical exercise

Weighting towards final grade (%): 50

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

 

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Elements/

Performance Criteria

 

Test/Quiz

 Toolbox Practical

Machining Practical Exercise

1.1

X

X

X

1.2

X

X

X

1.3

X

X

X

1.4

X

X

X

2.1

X

X

X

2.2

 

X

X

2.3

X

X

X

2.4

X

X

X

3.1

X

X

X

3.2

X

X

X

3.3

X

X

X

3.4

X

X

X

3.5

X

X

X

3.6

X

X

X

3.7

X

X

X

3.8

X

X

X

3.9

X

X

X

4.1

X

X

X

4.2

X

X

X

4.3

X

X

X

 

 

 

 

 


Assessment Tasks

1. Quiz (OH&S) - 10%
2. Toolbox - 40%
3. Soft Hammer - 50%
 

All Assignments will go through Academic Integrity Check software TurnItIn. One student of a group will have account created for this software and must submit the group report by 5 pm on Due Week through TurnItIn. Please also refer to the marking guide for more detail information about all assessments.

This course is graded as Competent or Not Yet Competent and subsequently the following course grades are allocated:


80 - 100: CHD - Competent with High Distinction
70 - 79: CDI - Competent with Distinction
60 - 69: CC - Competent with Credit
50 - 59: CAG - Competency Achieved - Graded
0 - 49: NYC - Not Yet Competent
DNS - Did Not Submit for Assessment


Assessment Matrix

 Assessment vs MEM30029A Elements & Performance Criteria

 MEM30029A Elements & Performance Criteria
Assessments1.11.21.31.42.12.22.32.43.13.23.33.43.53.63.73.83.94.14.24.3
1. QuizX XXX X   X X  XX   
2. ToolboxXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
3. Soft hammerXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

 

Assessment vs Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies

 Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies
 EA 1.1EA 1.2EA 1.3EA 1.4EA 1.5EA 1.6EA 2.1EA 2.2EA 2.3EA 2.4EA 3.1EA 3.2EA 3.3EA 3.4EA 3.5EA 3.6
Quiz     X    XXXXX 
ToolboxXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Soft HammerXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
All Assessments MEM30029A3233232233223133
0 (Blank)Graduate attribute is not assessed
1Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one, but less than one-third, of the Element             
2Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one third, but less than two-thirds, of the Element
3Graduate attribute is assessed in more than two-thirds of the Element

Other Information

Student directed hours involve completing activities such as reading online resources, project work, individual student-teacher course-related consultation. Students are required to self-study the learning materials and complete the assigned out of class activities for the scheduled non-teaching hours. The estimated time is 20 hours outside the class time.

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: 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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