Course Title: Trade Skills 1

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2009

Course Code: AUTO5457

Course Title: Trade Skills 1

School: 130T Engineering (TAFE)

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6011 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Aerospace)

Course Contact : Steven Bevan

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4137

Course Contact Email:steven.bevan@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Tony Servello/ Drew Holloway 
Location: City, 57.5.20
Telephone: 9925 8098
Fax: 9925 4377
Email:  tony.servello@rmit.edu.au /
             drewholloway@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 80

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

PUBH5593 Occupational Health & Safety for Supervisors

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide  training to develop knowledge and skills in the selection and use of basic hand and power tools. As well as tooling, precision measurement and identification of aircraft hardware found in an aircraft engineering workshop.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

NAC04 Trade Skills 1


Learning Outcomes


1. Use hand tools that may be found in an aircraft engineering workshop or hanger.
2. Use precision measuring tools accurately.
3. Operate power/machine tools.
4. Identify aircraft hardware by markings, part numbers, size, shape and material.
5. Safety aircraft hardware using standard practices.
6. Install aircraft hardware using tightening, torquing and tensioning techniques.


Details of Learning Activities

The purpose of this module is to provide competency based training to develop knowledge and skills in the selection and use of tools, tooling, hardware and manufacture of components for the aircraft industry.


Teaching Schedule

This course involves the delivery of Learning Outcomes over 20 weeks using the following format:
Week 1 Classroom, Essendon Airport - Introduction
Week 2 Classroom, Essendon Airport - Basic Hand Tools
Week 3 Classroom, Essendon Airport - Precision Measuring Tools
Week 4 Classroom/ Hangar Essendon Airport - Practical
Week 5 Classroom/ Hangar Essendon Airport - Practical
Week 6 Classroom/ Hangar Essendon Airport - Power Machine Tools
Week 7 Classroom/ Hangar Essendon Airport - Practical
Week 8 Classroom/ Hangar Essendon Airport - Practical
Week 9 Classroom/ Hangar Essendon Airport - Practical
Week 10 Classroom/ Hangar Essendon Airport - Aircraft Hardware 
Week 11 Classroom/ Hangar Essendon Airport - Aircraft Hardware
Week 12 Classroom/ Hangar Essendon Airport - Practical
Week 13 Classroom/ Hangar Essendon Airport - Practical
Week 14 Classroom/ Hangar Essendon Airport - Practical
Week 15 Classroom/ Hangar Essendon Airport - Practical
Week 16 Classroom/ Hangar Essendon Airport - Practical
Week 17 Classroom/ Hangar Essendon Airport - Practical
Week 18 Classroom/ Essendon Airport - Safety Locking
Week 19 Classroom/ Essendon Airport - Revision
Week 20 Final Examination


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References

Acceptable Methods, Techniques and Practices: Aircraft Inspection, Repair and
Alterations
. Department of Transport, Federal Aviation Administration, EA-AC43.13-1A &2A A
Airframe & Powerplants Mechanics. General Handbook. U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, EA-AC 65-9A
Basic Skills Manuals. 1-2 Hand Tools. Australian Government Publishing Services, Canberra, 1990
Basic Skills Manuals. 1-3 Measuring, Testing and Marking Out. Australian Government Publishing Services, Canberra, 1990
Basic Skills Manual. 1-4 Limit Systems, Tolerances and Fits. Australian Government Publishing Services, Canberra, 1990
Basic Skills Manuals. 1-5 Files and Filing. Australian Government Publishing Services, Canberra, 1990
Basic Skills Manuals, 1-7 Drills & Drilling. Australian Government Publishing Services, Canberra, 1990
Basic Skills Manual, 1-11 Workshop Safety. Australian Government Publishing Services, Canberra, 1990 CAP 459 Civil Aircraft Inspection Procedures, Civil Aviation Authority (UK)                                                           NAC 04 Workbook and Learning Guides


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

To successfully to complete this course the student is required to pass written assessment tasks and demonstrate skills and ability by completing practical tasks to aerospace standards.


Assessment Tasks

Assessment: Practical Exercises (40%)
SOFT JAW
SKIN PIN PLATE
LOCKWIRING & HELICOIL TASK
LAP JOINT

 Assessment Final examination (60%)
To satisfactory complete this course:
A pass in both practical and theory must be achieved.
Participants are required to complete all assessments


Assessment Matrix

ModuleLearing Outcomes%Assessment
SOFT JAW1,2,45
SKIN PIN PLATE1,2,310
LOCKWIRING TASK1,2,5,610
LAP JOINT1,2,3,415
Exam1,2,3,4,5,660

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