Course Title: Source and estimate engineering materials requirements
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2016
Course Code: BUSM7865C
Course Title: Source and estimate engineering materials requirements
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Dr Bishwajit Chowdhury
Phone: +61 3 9925 8054
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
This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to locate and approve a materials source and estimate materials requirements against a specification or bill of materials for engineering-related operations. This includes consideration of quantities, quality and capacity of suppliers to supply in accordance with a supply plan.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
MEM22015A Source and estimate engineering materials requirements
1. Participate in planning and budgeting for materials resourcing in engineering operation or project
1.1 Participate in planning for materials resourcing in the context of operations, project, strategic and business plans and budgets.
2. Estimate quantities
2.1 Consult with operations and project teams regarding their materials needs.
3. Contribute to the development of supply chain relations
3.1 Contribute to supply chain requirements, evaluation and management
4. Locate source and confirm material suppliers
4.1 Locate source and evaluate materials suppliers against specifications
5. Monitor and review materials and supply chain
5.1 Participate in development of performance indicators or parameters for materials supply chain
6. Report and document outcomes
6.1 Provide reports on material sourcing in accordance with procedures
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:
• Review questions
• Case projects
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.
EA 1.2. Procedural-level understanding of the mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the practice area.
EA 1.3. In depth practical knowledge and skills within specialist sub-disciplines of the practice area.
EA 1.4. Discernment of engineering developments within the practice area.
EA 1.5. Knowledge of contextual factors impacting the practice area.
EA 1.6. Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of contemporary engineering practice in the area of practice.
EA 2. Engineering Application Ability
EA 2.1. Application of established technical and practical methods to the solution of well-defined engineering problems.
EA 2.2. Application of technical and practical techniques, tools and resources to well defined engineering problems.
EA 2.3. Application of systematic synthesis and design processes to well defined engineering problems.
EA 2.4. Application of systematic project management processes.
EA 3. Professional and Personal Attributes
EA 3.1. Ethical conduct and professional accountability.
EA 3.2. Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains.
EA 3.3. Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour.
EA 3.4. Professional use and management of information.
EA 3.5. Orderly management of self, and professional conduct.
EA 3.6. Effective team membership and team leadership.
Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies are mapped with competency MEM22015A in the Assessment Matrix.
The proposed teaching schedule for this competency is detailed below:
|Week||Topics Delivered||Elements/Performance Criteria|
|1||Introduction and Arranging Groups, Preparation for 1st Student Presentations. PROJECT 1 - Discussed & ASSIGNED.|
|2||Introduction and Arranging Groups, Preparation for 1st Student Presentations. PROJECT 2 - Discussed & ASSIGNED.|
|3||Topic 1 - Participate in planning and budgeting for materials resourcing in engineering operation or project||1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4,1.5.|
|4||Topic 1 - Participate in planning and budgeting for materials resourcing in engineering operation or project||1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4,1.5.|
|5||Topic 2 - Estimate quantities||2.1,2.2.|
|5||PROJECT 1 - DUE||All|
|6||Topic 2 - Estimate quantities||2.1,2.2.|
|7||Topic 3 - Contribute to the development of supply chain relations||3.1,3.2,|
|8||Topic 3 - Contribute to the development of supply chain relations||3.1,3.2.|
|9||Preparation for 2nd Student Presentations and Group Allocations|
|10||Topic 4 - Locate source and confirm material suppliers||4.1,4.2,4.3,4.4.|
|11||Topic 4 - Locate source and confirm material suppliers||4.1,4.2,4.3,4.4.|
|12||Topic 5 - Monitor and review materials and supply chain||5.1,5.2,5.3,5.4,5.5,5.6,.|
|13||Topic 5 - Monitor and review materials and supply chain||5.1,5.2,5.3,5.4,5.5,5.6|
|14||Topic 5 - Monitor and review materials and supply chain||5.1,5.2,5.3,5.4,5.5,5.6|
|15||Topic 6 - Report and document outcomes||6.1,6.2.|
|16||Topic 6 - Report and document outcomes||6.1,6.2.|
|16||PROJECT 2 - DUE||All|
|18||Feed back - catch-up week.|
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 2 hours outside the class time.
Cordells Estimator - Online
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.
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: Presentation
Weighting towards final grade (%): 10
Assessment 2: Project 1
Weighting towards final grade (%):10
Assessment 3: Project 2
Weighting towards final grade (%):30
Assessment 4: Test
Weighting towards final grade (%): 50
These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):
Assessment Mapping Matrix
|Elements/Performance Criteria||Presentations||Project 1||Project 2||Test|
Assessment 1: Student Presentations 2 x 4% Conducted over period of course, Each Week
Weighting towards final grade (%): 8%
Assessment 2: Project 1: Submitted online, Week 7
Weighting towards final grade (%): 12%
Assessment 3: Project 2: Submitted online, Week 15
Weighting towards final grade (%): 30%
Assessment 4: Final Test: Online , Week 17/18
Weighting towards final grade (%): 50%
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 vs MEM22015A Elements & Performance Criteria
|MEM22015A Elements & Performance Criteria|
Assessment vs Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies
|Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies|
|ALL ASSESSMENTS MEM22015A||2||3||2||3||2||2||3||3||3||3||2||3||2||2||2||3|
|0 (Blank)||Graduate attribute is not assessed.|
|1||Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one, but less than one-third, of the Element|
|2||Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one third, but less than two-thirds, of the Element|
|3||Graduate attribute is assessed in more than two-thirds of the Element|
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:
• Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course
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• Assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice
• Maths and science developmental support and advice
• English language development
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Disability Liaison Unit:
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