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

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2016

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
Ph: +61 3 9925 4153
Email: alan.wazir@rmit.edu.au  

George Zouev
Ph: +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 be involved in the following learning activities to meet requirements for this course and stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates:

• Lectures
• Tutorials
• Hands-on manufacturing: Sheet metal fabrication and Machining

Engineers Australia Mapping Information:

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

EA 1. Knowledge and Skill Base

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.

EA. 2. Engineering Application Ability

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.

EA 3. Professional and Personal Attributes

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. Personal Protective Equipment,  workshop requirements
 
1.2, 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.

Assessment 1: Due Week 4
 

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 toolbox.

Assessment 2: Toolbox. Due Week 7

 3.1, 3.2. 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
8Start New practical exercise - Machining project. Project planning, drawing interpretation and manufacturing processes3.1, 3.2. 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
9Continue manufacturing of machining exercise2.1, 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
10Continue manufacturing of machining exercise2.1, 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
11Continue manufacturing of machining exercise2.1, 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
12Continue manufacturing of machining exercise2.1, 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 final piece(s)2.1, 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 machining exercise2.1, 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 project2.1, 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
16Assessment 3: Machining practical exercise - Due Week 16.
 
2.1, 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 feedback.2.1, 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
18Revision and feedback.2.1, 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

Student directed hours involve completing activities such as reading online resources, assignments, 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 minimum 15 hours outside the class time.


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

Students will be able to access information and learning materials through myRMIT and may be provided with additional materials in class. List of relevant reference books, resources in the library and accessible Internet sites will be provided where possible. During the course, you will be directed to websites to enhance your knowledge and understanding of difficult concepts.

Personal Protective equipment requirements: Steel capped footware - Mandatory. Safety glasses are provided by RMIT but it is recommended that you buy your own pair.
 


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

Assessment 1: Test / Quiz (OH&S / Hand Tools) -  Week 4
Weighting towards final grade (%): 10%

Assessment 2: Toolbox Practical - Week 7
Weighting towards final grade (%): 40%

Assessment 3: Machining practical exercise -  Week 16
Weighting towards final grade (%): 50%

 


Assessment Matrix

Assessment vs MEM30029A Elements & Performance Criteria

MEM30029A Elements and performance criteria                  
Assessments1.11.21.31.42.12.22.32.43.13.23.33.43.53.63.73.83.94.14.24.3
 Test/Quiz X X X X X  X X X X
 Toolbox Practical X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
 Machining Practical X X X X

 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
Test/Quiz      X     X X X X X 
Toolbox X X X X X X X X
Soft Hammer X X X X X X X X X X X X
All Assessments MEM30029A 2 2 2 23333 3 2
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

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 to 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 to 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 seven calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete 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 two 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 seven calendar days (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 two 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 to 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 to http://www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrit y 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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