Course Title: Install domestic solid fuel burning appliances

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: BUIL6309C

Course Title: Install domestic solid fuel burning appliances

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: 20

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 interpret compliance requirements for domestic solid fuel burning appliance installation, plan and negotiate installation details with clients, and install appliances and flues to meet compliance and quality requirements.

Work in this area must be completed according to relevant legislative, industry, customer and organisational requirements, including work health and safety (WHS) policies and procedures.
 

Regulatory mechanisms may apply to this unit. Candidates are advised to check for regulatory limitations.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CPCPMS3041A Install domestic solid fuel burning appliances

Element:

1. Prepare for installation.

Performance Criteria:

1.1
Installation information for domestic solid fuel burning appliances is interpreted and compliance requirements confirmed according to organisational, manufacturer and legislative requirements .

1.2
Installation permits are checked or obtained as necessary in consultation with client and local authority.

1.3
Installation sites are inspected and appliance installation locations confirmed as suitable or alternative locations negotiated with clients.

1.4
Location preparation work required by other contractors is arranged in consultation with client.

1.5
Heat sensitivities of building materials at appliance installation locations are confirmed, and heat protection strategies are confirmed with clients.

1.6
Tasks are planned and equipment and materials are gathered and checked according to organisational requirements.

1.7
Sustainability principles and concepts are observed when preparing for and undertaking work process.

Element:

2. Install appliance.

Performance Criteria:

2.1
Appliance location is measured and marked according to compliance requirements.

2.2
Floor protection material is measured and cut or made up and installed according to compliance requirements.

2.3
Appliance is positioned and clearance distances are checked to confirm compliance.

2.4
Appliance is installed according to compliance and organisational requirements

Element:

3. Install flue.

Performance Criteria:

3.1
Flue dimensions and components are checked and additional sections or components obtained as required to meet compliance requirements.

3.2
Locations and dimensions of ceiling and roof penetrations are calculated, measured, marked and checked according to compliance and organisational requirements.

3.3
Penetrations are made with minimal damage to host materials and according to specifications and organisational requirements.

3.4
Structural supports are installed according to plans and specifications.

3.5
Opening is prepared in compliance with specifications, manufacturer recommendations and regulations.

3.6
Flue and associated components are installed according to compliance and organisational requirements.

3.7
Flashings and sealants are applied to restore integrity of ceilings and roofs according to compliance and organisational requirements.

3.8
Penetration is performance tested to ensure correct fit of completed installation, and remedied as required.

Element:

4. Finalise installation.

Performance Criteria:

4.1
Installed appliance and associated components are checked for complete and correct installation according to compliance and organisational requirements.

4.2
Installation site is restored and equipment is cleaned, checked and stored according to organisational requirements.

4.3
Operation of appliance is demonstrated to clients and factors affecting optimum performance are explained.

4.4
Conformance certificate is prepared and processed according to compliance and organisational 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

This unit is delivered over 2 sessions

Session NumberTopicLearning Activities/ResourceElements/Performance criteriaAssessments
1Theory of Install domestic solid fuel burning appliances RMIT Solid fuel manual.1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7. 
1 cont’dSwms, Underpinnings, Formative tasksStudents complete Swms, underpinning questions in student recording book.1.2, 2.1, .2., 2.3, 2.4.Assessment 1- Submit Swms, work book, underpinning questions.
2Practical task- Install domestic solid fuel burning appliancesStudentsInstall domestic solid fuel burning appliances  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, 4.4.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

Australian Home Heating Association student guide.


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

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 taskElement/PC                                                                           Percentage weighting
Assessment 1- Written tasks from workbook1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.2, 2.1, .2., 2.3, 2.4.30%
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, 4.4.70%

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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