Course Title: Produce structural steel drawings

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: BUIL6245

Course Title: Produce structural steel drawings

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6132 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology

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

Teacher: Chris Sanos
Phone: +61 3 9925 8342
Email: chris.sanos@rmit.edu.au
 

Teacher: Nicholas Georgiou
Phone: +61 3 9925 4949
Email: nicholas.georgiou@rmit.edu.au
 

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

Nil

Course Description

This unit of competency sets out the knowledge and skills required to provide the skills and principles necessary to produce drawings for structural steel elements, in accordance with accepted practice as outlined in AS4100 and Australian Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) manuals.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

VU21138 Produce structural steel drawings

Element:

1. Identify structural steel elements to be drawn

Performance Criteria:

1.1 OH&S and environmental requirements for a given work area are obtained and understood.
1.2 Established OH&S requirements and risk control measures and procedures are followed in preparation of the work area.
1.3 Safety hazards which have not previously been identified are documented and risk control measures devised and implemented in consultation with appropriate personnel.
1.4 The drawings are identified from documentation, work requests or discussions with appropriate personnel.
1.5 Appropriate personnel are consulted to ensure the work is co-ordinated effectively with others involved at the work site.
1.6 Resources and equipment needed for the task are obtained in accordance with enterprise procedures and checked for correct operation and safety.

Element:

2. Plan drafting approach

Performance Criteria:

2.1 OH&S requirements for carrying out the work are followed.
2.2 Documentation relating to drawing project is collected and analysed.
2.3 Design references and equipment are available to complete the drawings, to conform with relevant Australian and/or local standards or regulations, in accordance with enterprise procedures.

Element:

3. Complete the drawings

Performance Criteria:

3.1 OH&S requirements for carrying out the work are followed.
3.2 The drawings are completed to conform with relevant Australian and/or local standards or regulations, in accordance with enterprise procedures.
3.3 Drafting references and equipment are used according to relevant Australian standards, manufacturer’s manuals and enterprise procedures.
3.4 Drawings are analysed and examined according to enterprise procedures.
3.5 Decisions for dealing with unexpected situations are made from discussions with appropriate personnel, job specifications and enterprise procedures.
3.6 Methods for dealing with unexpected situations are selected on the basis of safety and specified work outcomes.

Element:

4. Compile, document and present results

Performance Criteria:

4.1 OH&S requirements for completing the work are followed.
4.2 Drafting references and equipment are maintained and stored in accordance with enterprise procedures.
4.3 Drawings are analysed and reported to appropriate personnel in accordance with enterprise procedures.
4.4 Drawings are stored and archived according to enterprise procedures.


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


Details of Learning Activities

Cluster Information:

This course is delivered in a cluster (Concrete and Steel Drawings) in conjunction with VU21136 (BUIL6244). You must enrol in these two courses delivered in this cluster. All the learning and assessment activities will include the components of all competencies of VU21136 and VU21138. Please refer to the course guide Part B for course VU21136 for the learning activities and Engineers Australia Mapping Information.  


Teaching Schedule

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course VU21136 (BUIL6244) for the proposed teaching schedule.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course VU21136 (BUIL6244) for prescribed texts.
 


References

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course VU21136 (BUIL6244) for references.
 


Other Resources

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course VU21136 (BUIL6244) for the information about learning resources.


Overview of Assessment

Assessments are conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set out in the National Training Package. Students are required to undertake summative assessments that bring together knowledge and skills. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment tasks:

Assessment 1: Drawing Exercises

Weighting towards final grade (%): 50

 

Assessment 2: Competency Tests

Weighting towards final grade (%): 50

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix 

Element/

Performance Criteria Covered

Drawing Exercises

Competency Tests

1.1

X

X

1.2

X

X

1.3

X

X

1.4

X

X

1.5

X

X

1.6

X

X

2.1

X

X

2.2

X

X

2.3

X

X

3.1

X

X

3.2

X

X

3.3

X

X

3.4

X

X

3.5

X

X

3.6

X

X

4.1

X

X

4.2

X

X

4.3

X

X

4.4

X

X

 


Assessment Tasks

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course VU21136 (BUIL6244) for assessments tasks.


Assessment Matrix

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course VU21136 (BUIL6244) for assessments 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 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/academicintegrity to find more information about plagiarism.

Email Communication:

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