Course Title: Trade Skills 2

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2010

Course Code: AUTO5461

Course Title: Trade Skills 2

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
Contact Details: Location: City, 57.5.20
Telephone: 9925 8098
Fax: 9925 9099
Email: tony.servello@rmit.edu.au 

Nominal Hours: 60

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

AUTO5457 Trade Skills 1

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide training to provide the student with fundamental knowledge and practical skills in the use of aircraft tooling and fastening systems. As well as installation and removal of aircraft rivets and close tolerance fasteners.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

NAM01 Trade Skills 2


Learning Outcomes


1. Describe and use drills and associated tools used to cut holes in aircraft materials.
2. Select the correct type, length and diameter of rivet for installation.
3. Install and remove aircraft rivets.
4. Demonstrate use and care of reamers.
5. Cold work holes in aircraft structures.
6. Install and remove aircraft close tolerance fasteners.
7. Identify and operate power/machine tools.
8. Remove and install hardware covering a range of fits.
9. Form an internal and external thread by hand cutting.
10. Maintain threaded components.


Details of Learning Activities

The purpose of this module is to provide 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 key topics over 15 weeks using the following format:

Week 1 Classroom, Hangar - Essendon Airport -Introduction

Week 2 Classroom, Hangar Bend Allowance Exercise- Essendon Airport

Week 3 Classroom, Hangar Bend Allowance Exercise- Essendon Airport

Week 4 Classroom, Theory, Bend Allowance and Aircraft Standard Hardware
Essendon Airport

Week 5 Classroom, Hangar Fuselage Structure- Essendon Airport

Week 6 Classroom, Hangar Fuselage Structure- Essendon Airport

Week 7 Classroom, Hangar Fuselage Structure- Essendon Airport

Week 8 Classroom, Hangar Fuselage Structure- Essendon Airport

Week 9 Classroom, Hangar Fuselage Structure- Essendon Airport

Week 10 Classroom, Hangar Fuselage Structure- Essendon Airport

Week 11 Classroom, Hangar Fuselage Structure- Essendon Airport

Week 12 Classroom, Hangar Fuselage Structure- Essendon Airport

Week 13 Classroom, Hangar Fuselage Structure- Essendon Airport

Week 14 Revision

Week 15 Theory Examination

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE ORDER AND DATE OF THE PROJECTS WILL CHANGE TO SUIT THE PROGRESS OF THE CLASS


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
Airframe & Powerplants Mechanics. General Handbook. U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, EA-AC 65-9A

BasicSkills 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)

NAM 01 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer – Structures
Student Workbook and Learning Guides


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

To sucessfully 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

To satisfactory complete this course:
A pass in both practical and theory must be achieved.
Participants are required to complete all assessments

Assessment (50%): FINAL EXAMINATION
Assessment (50%): Practical Exercise FUSELAGE -ASSEMBLEY


Assessment Matrix

 Learning Outcomes% of assessment
Fuselage Section 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 50
Exam 1 to 10 50

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