Course Title: Install small bore heating systems

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: BUIL6307C

Course Title: Install small bore heating systems

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: 15

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 install small bore hydronic heated water heating systems.

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:

CPCPMS3033A Install small bore heating systems

Element:

1. Prepare for work.

Performance Criteria:

1.1
Plans and specifications are obtained.

1.2
Work health and safety (WHS) and environmental requirements associated with installing small bore heating systems are adhered to throughout the work.

1.3
Quality assurance requirements are identified and adhered to according to workplace requirements.

1.4
Tasks are planned and sequenced in conjunction with others involved in or affected by the work and statutory and regulatory authorities’ requirements.

1.5
Tools and equipment , including personal protective equipment, are selected and checked for serviceability.

1.6
Work area is prepared to support efficient installation of small bore heating systems

Element:

3. Fabricate, install and commission heating system.

Performance Criteria:

3.1
System is set out to comply with plans and specifications.

3.2
Fixings and supports are installed to manufacturer recommendations, and plans and specifications.

3.3
Pipe system is installed and jointed in compliance with plans, specifications and manufacturer requirements for mechanical type joints.

3.4
Heating system unit is installed according to plans, specifications and manufacturer requirements.

3.5
Heating system is installed in specified location without damage or distortion to pipework, surrounding environment or other services.

3.6
Sustainability principles and concepts are applied throughout the installation process.

3.7
Heating system is tested to comply with job specification, regulatory authorities' requirements, and relevant Australian standards and codes of practice; and details are recorded in required format.

3.8
Heating system is checked and adjusted for correct operation and balance, including the setting of nominated temperature and adding appropriate inhibitor.

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 requirements

Element:

2. Identify system requirements.

Performance Criteria:

2.1
Configuration of pipework is checked for compliance with plans, specifications, authorities' requirements and other relevant information .

2.2
Position of pipes and heating units is determined from plans, specifications or site requirements, so as not to cause damage or interference to surrounding structures.

2.3
Allowances for fabrication or assembly are determined and transferred.

2.4
Quantity and type of piping materials and other materials required are calculated from plans and specifications.

2.5
Materials are identified, ordered and collected according to workplace procedures.

2.6
Materials and equipment are checked for compliance with docket and order form and for acceptable condition, and faults are reported .


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

This unit is delivered over 2 sessions

Session NumberTopic                                 Learning Activities/Resource               Elements/Performance criteriaAssessments                     
1Theory of Install small bore heating systems RMIT Red Mechanical services manual/ ANTA guide.1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6. 
1 cont’dSwms, Underpinnings, Formative tasksStudents complete Swms, underpinning questions in student recording book1.2, 2.1, .2., 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6.Assessment 1- Submit Swms, work book, underpinning questions.
2Practical task- Install small bore heating systemsStudents Install small bore heating systems using tools and equipment in workshop. Student recording book required for self assessment.3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3.Assessment 2- Practical installation of task
     


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


Other Resources

AS3500


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

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
Students are required to complete 2 different types of assessment tasks
Assessment 1- Submit workbook underpinning questions and completed Swms (weighting 30%)
Assessment 2- Practical installationof tasks . (weighting 70%)
To successfully complete this unit, a student needs to be deemed competent (CA grade) in both assessment tasks.
Grading Criteria:
NYC - Not yet competent
CA - Competence Achieved
DNS - Did not submit assessment


Assessment Matrix

Assessment task                                   Element/PC                                                                      Percentage weighting
Assessment 1- Written tasks from workbook1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.2, 2.1, .2., 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6.30%
Assessment 2- Practical installation of3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3.70%

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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