Course Title: Install medical gas pipeline systems

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: BUIL6308C

Course Title: Install medical gas pipeline 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: 24

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 and test medical gas pipeline 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:

CPCPMS3034A Install medical gas pipeline systems

Element:

1. Prepare for work.

Performance Criteria:

1.1
Plans and specifications are obtained and work requirements are identified.

1.2
Work health and safety (WHS) and environmental requirements associated with installation of medical gas pipeline system 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 medical gas pipeline systems

Element:

2. Identify system requirements.

Performance Criteria:

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

2.2
Position of pipes, supports, fixings and terminals are determined from plans and 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 materials , including types of medical gas pipelines 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 standards, docket and order form, and for acceptable condition and faults are reported .

Element:

3. Fabricate, install, purge and test pipeline system.

Performance Criteria:

3.1
Medical gas pipeline system is set out to comply with plans, specifications, standards and authorities' requirements.

3.2
Fixings and supports are installed to comply with plans, specifications, standards, authorities' requirements and manufacturer recommendations.

3.3
Pipe system and terminal units are positioned and labelled in compliance with plans, specifications, standards and manufacturer requirements.

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

3.5
Pipeline system is pressure tested to comply with job specification, regulatory authorities' requirements, standards and regulations, and details are recorded in required format.

3.6
Pipeline system is purged according to standards and authorities' requirements.

3.7
Sustainability principles and concepts are applied throughout the installation

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.


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 Installing Medical Gas Pipeline Systems"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, 2.5, 2.6Assessment 1, submit underpinning questions and complete SWMS
2Practical task, Fabrication and installation of steel pressure pipingStudents will demonstrate correct installation of medical gas pipeline systems3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 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 2896 Medical Gas Systems - Installation and testing of non-flammable medical gas pipeline systems.


Other Resources

Medical Gases Pipeline manufacturers manuals/brochures/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 the "Red" Mechanical Services Manual/ANTA Guide, and under pinning questions and SWMS from workbook. 30% weighting.
 

Practical Assessment 2 - Successful installation of medical gas pipeline systems. 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, 2.5, 2.615
Practical Tasks3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 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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