Course Title: Fabricate and install steel pressure piping

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: BUIL6306C

Course Title: Fabricate and install steel pressure piping

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C3312 - Certificate III in Plumbing

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 Manager - Warren James
Tel: +61 3 9925 4632
Email: warren.james@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 54

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

CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
 

Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to determine installation requirements and to fabricate, install and test steel pressure piping.It applies to pipe systems with operating pressures not exceeding 1750kPa and 200°C.

In some jurisdictions, this unit of competency may form part of accreditation, licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CPCPMS3031A Fabricate and install steel pressure piping

Element:

1. Prepare for work.

Performance Criteria:

1.1
Plans, specifications and any special instructions are obtained.

1.2
Work health and safety (WHS) and environmental requirements associated with fabricating and installing steel pressure piping are adhered to throughout the work.

1.3
Quality assurance requirements for company operations are identified and adhered to.

1.4
Work is planned in conjunction with others involved in or affected by the work and statutory and regulatory authorities’ requirements.

1.5
Tools and equipment are identified, selected and checked for serviceability.

1.6
Work area and materials are prepared to support efficient fabrication and installation of steel pressure piping.

Element:

2. Identify installation requirements

Performance Criteria:

2.1
Pipework configuration is identified from authorities' requirements, plans, specifications and relevant information .

2.2
Allowances for fabrication and/or assembly are determined and transferred.

2.3
Quantity and type of materials required are calculated from plans and specifications according to regulatory authorities' and workplace requirements.

2.4
Materials are identified, ordered and collected according to workplace procedures.

2.5
Materials are checked for compliance with docket and order form and for acceptable condition, and faults are reported .

Element:

3. Fabricate, install and test pipe system.

Performance Criteria:

3.1
System is set out in compliance with design drawings or instructions.

3.2
Fixings and supports are installed to manufacturer requirements, job plans, specifications and workplace requirements.

3.3
Pipe system is fabricated and jointed according to job plans, specifications and manufacturer requirements for mechanical type joints.

3.4
Pipe system is installed in specified location without damage or distortion to pipework or surrounding environment or other services.

3.5
Sustainability principles and concepts are applied throughout the installation process.

3.6
Pipe system is tested and documented to comply with job specification, authorities' requirements, relevant Australian standards, codes of practice and workplace requirements.

Element:

4. Clean up.

Performance Criteria:

4.1
Work area is cleared and materials disposed of, reused or recycled according to legislation, regulations, codes of practice and job specification.

4.2
Tools and equipment are cleaned, checked, maintained and stored according to manufacturer recommendations and workplace procedures.

4.3
Documentation is completed according to workplace


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities include in class workbook activities and researching industry practices and standards. This may include online learning activities. Students are expected to undertake design, size and documentation to relevant industry standards to include sustainability and WHS principles.


Teaching Schedule

SessionTopicLearning Activities/ResourcesElements/Performance CriteriaAssessments
1Theory of Fabricating and Installing Steel Pressure Piping"Red" Mechanical Services Manual/ANTA Guide1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 4.3Project in recording book
1 cont’dSWMS and UnderpinningsStudents complete SWMS and underpinnings in student recording book.2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5Assessment 1, submit underpinning questions and complete SWMS
2Practical task, Fabrication and installation of steel pressure pipingStudents will demonstrate correct fabrication and installation of pressure piping when constructing headers and heating pipework.3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2Assessment 2, Practical assessments from student workbook.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Learning activities include in class workbook activities and researching industry practices and standards. This may include online learning activities. Students are expected to undertake design, size and documentation to relevant industry standards to include sustainability and WHS principles.


References

AS 4254 Ductwork for air-handling sytems in buildings


Other Resources

Mechanical Services manufacturers manuals/brochures.

Mechanical Services manufacturers websites


Overview of Assessment

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.


Assessment Tasks

Theory Assessment 1 - Students are required to complete written worksheets from "Red" Mechanical Services/ANTA Guide, under pinning questions and SWMS from student workbook. 30% weighting.


Practical Assessment 2 - Successful  fabrication and installation of pressure piping when constructing headers and heating pipework. 70% weighting.


Assessment Matrix

Assessment TaskElements/PC’s% weighting
Workbook Activities1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 4.315
Underpinning Questions, SWMS2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.515
Practical Tasks3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.270

Other Information

Academic Misconduct

Students are reminded that cheating, whether by fabrication, falsification of data, or plagiarism, is an offence subject to University disciplinary procedures. Plagiarism in oral or written presentations is the presentation of the work, idea or creation of another person, without appropriate referencing, as though it is one’s own. Plagiarism is not acceptable.
The use of another person’s work or ideas must be acknowledged. Failure to do so may result in charges of academic misconduct which carry a range of penalties including cancellation of results and exclusion from your course.
Students are responsible for ensuring that their work is kept in a secure place. It is also a disciplinary offence for students to allow their work to be plagiarized by another student.
Students should be aware of their rights and responsibilities regarding the use of copyright material. It is strongly recommended that students refer to the Guidelines for Students at the RMIT University Homepage

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