Course Title: Install and test split system air conditioning

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: EEET7315C

Course Title: Install and test split system air conditioning

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 and test split system air conditioning.

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:

CPCPMS3037A Install and test split system air conditioning

Element:

1. Prepare for work.

Performance Criteria:

1.1
Plans and specifications are obtained.

1.2
Work health and safety (WHS) and environmental requirements installing split air conditioning 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 split air conditioning

Element:

2. Identify installation requirements.

Performance Criteria:

2.1
Quantity and type of material required for installation are determined from plans, specifications and relevant information .

2.2
Materials are identified, ordered and collected according to workplace procedures.

2.3
Requirements for other services are identified and connection is planned according to regulatory requirements.

2.4
Materials and equipment are checked for compliance with standards, docket and order form, and for acceptable condition and faults are reported .

Element:

3. Install and test system.

Performance Criteria:

3.1
Installation is set out in compliance with plans and specifications.

3.2
Existing services are located and installation process is adjusted accordingly to avoid any disturbance.

3.3
Preparatory work is carried out to specifications without unnecessary damage to surrounding structures or environment.

3.4
Structural supports are installed in compliance with plans and specifications.

3.5
Ducting and control panels are installed according to authorities' requirements, manufacturer recommendations, plans and specifications.

3.6
System is installed to manufacturer recommendations, plans and specifications.

3.7
Sustainability principles and concepts are applied throughout the installation.

3.8
Installation is tested according to specifications, codes or standards for the application.

3.9
Test results are documented in required format.

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.

 

Required Skills and Knowledge


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

Week beginning/SessionTopicLearning Activities/Resources Elements/ Performance criteriaAssessments
Session 1

Theory

Install and test split system air conditioning

RMIT/ Anta Refrigeration mechanical work book work sheets

1 - 4

1.1/4.3

Theory workbook sheets
Session 1 con’tUnderpinning questions & SWMS

Student workbook

Underpinning questions & SWMS

1 - 4

1.1/4.3

Student workbook
Session 2

Practical installation

Install and test split system air conditioningation

 

Observation of evacuate, charge & commissioning of split system air conditioners1 - 4

1.1/4.3

Practical Observation
     


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


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 three different types of assessment tasks
1.Workbook activities as evidence of classroom participation ( 20% weighing)
2. Student workbook Underpinning questions & SWMS  ( 40% weighing)

3.  Observation of, evacuate,charge & commissioning of split system air conditioners( 40% weighing).

To successfully complete this unit, a student needs to be deemed competent (CA grade) in all three assessment tasks.
Grading Criteria:
NYC - Not yet competent
CA - Competence Achieved
DNS - Did not submit assessment


Assessment Matrix

Assessment TaskElement/ PCPercentage Weighting
Workbook ActivitiesElement 1-4 / 1.1 – 4.320%
Session 1Element 1-4 / 1.1 – 4.340%
Session 2Element 1-4 / 1.1 – 4.340%

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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