Course Title: Perform basic machining processes

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: MIET7533

Course Title: Perform basic machining processes

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

Program Co-ordinator
Mr Ahmet Ertuncay
Tel. 9925 8375
Email: ahmet.ertuncay@rmit.edu.au

Teacher
Mr W.R. (Bill) Harding
Tel: 9925 4443
Email: bill.harding@rmit.edu.au
 

Teacher
Dr Bishwajit Chowdhury
Phone: +61 3 9925 8054
Email: Bishwajit.Chowdhury@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 undertake basic machining operations under supervision. This involves setting up and machining components by using lathes, milling machines, cut off saws, pedestal grinders and fixed position drilling machines. Marking out skills are also included as necessary in the machining process.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

VU20912 Perform basic machining processes

Element:

1. Plan and set up machining operations

Performance Criteria:

1.1 The machining work is determined through request, work orders or equivalent and clarified with the appropriate personnel.
1.2 Occupational health and safety requirements, relevant Australian standards, codes of practice, manufacturer’s specifications, environmental requirements and enterprise procedures are identified and adhered to.
1.3 Resources required are identified, obtained and checked as fit for purpose.
1.4 Relevant plans, drawings and instructions are identified, interpreted and understood.
1.5 A work plan is prepared showing the correct sequence of operation.
1.6 Machining operation is set up by selecting appropriately sharpened tools for the task required.

Element:

2. Conduct machining operations

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Basic marking out techniques are used where required.
2.2 Machining equipment is used in a manner that optimises tool life.

Element:

3. Complete work requirements

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Completed work is reported to appropriate personal according with enterprise procedures.
3.2 Work area is cleared of waste, cleaned and secured following.
3.3 Machines, tools and equipment are maintained and/or stored following enterprise procedures


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


Details of Learning Activities

Cluster Information:

This course is delivered in a cluster (Workshop and OH&S) in conjunction with MEM18001C (MIET5872C) and MEM13014A (OHTH5438C). You must enrol in these three courses delivered in this cluster. All the learning and assessment activities will include the components of all competencies of MEM18001C, MEM13014A and VU20912. Please refer to the course guide Part B for course MEM18001C 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 MEM18001C (MIET5872C) 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 MEM18001C (MIET5872C) for the information about prescribed text.


References

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course MEM18001C (MIET5872C) for references.


Other Resources

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course MEM18001C (MIET5872C) 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:Test 3 

Weighting towards final grade (%): 20

Assessment 2: Project 2 – (Practical Exercise) Basic Machining 

Weighting towards final grade (%): 50

 

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix

 

Element/

Performance Criteria Covered

Test 3

Project 2

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

2.4

X

X

2.5

X

X

2.6

X

X

2.7

X

X

2.8

X

X

3.1

X

X

3.2

X

X

3.3

X

X

 


Assessment Tasks

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course MEM18001C (MIET5872C) for assessments tasks.


Assessment Matrix

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course MEM18001C (MIET5872C) 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:

All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.
 

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