Course Title: Install air conditioning control equipment

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: EEET7316C

Course Title: Install air conditioning control equipment

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

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Program Manager - Warren James
Tel: +61 3 9925 4632

Nominal Hours: 8

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 air conditioning control equipment for the control of pressure, temperature, flow rate, humidity and density.

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:

CPCPMS3038A Install air conditioning control equipment


1. Prepare for work.

Performance Criteria:

Plans and specifications are obtained.

Work health and safety (WHS) and environmental requirements installing air conditioning control equipment are adhered to throughout the work.

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

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

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

Work area is prepared to support efficient installation of air conditioning control equipment .


4. Calibrate and test control equipment.

Performance Criteria:

Control equipment is calibrated according to manufacturer recommendations and job specifications.

Correct operation of system control equipment is checked against operational


5. Clean up.

Performance Criteria:

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

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

Documentation is completed according to workplace requirements


2. Identify installation requirements.

Performance Criteria:

Appropriate controller and necessary materials are selected according to plans and specifications, manufacturer recommendations and relevant information .

Controller position is identified from plans and specifications, and with consideration of location of existing services.


3. Install control equipment.

Performance Criteria:

Air conditioning system is shut down and isolated according to appropriate codes of practice and WHS requirements.

Control equipment is installed to specification or manufacturer instructions and faults are reported .

Sustainability principles and concepts are applied throughout the installation.

Control equipment is positioned in specified location without damage or distortion to surrounding environment or other services.

Manual-handling techniques are used according to WHS 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 NumberTopic                                            Learning Activities/ResourceElements/Performance criteriaAssessments                
1Theory of Install air conditioning control equipmentRMIT 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 book.1.2, 2.1, 2.2.Assessment 1- Submit Swms, work book, underpinning questions.
2Practical task- Install air conditioning control equipmentStudentsInstall air conditioning control equipment  using tools and equipment in workshop. Student recording book required for self assessment.3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3Assessment 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.


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 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, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2.30%
Assessment 2- Practical installation of3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3.70%

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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