Course Title: Cut and penetrate building materials and structures

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: VE 2018

Class Number: All

Class Section: All

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Course Code: BUIL6383

Course Title: Cut and penetrate building materials and structures

School: 174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Campus: City Campus

Program: C2222 - Certificate II in Plumbing (Pre-apprenticeship)

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61-3-9925 4632

Course Contact Email: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 30

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

CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry

Course Description

 This unit specifies the competency required identify the properties of building materials and structures to facilitate cutting and penetration for a range of simple plumbing jobs and in accordance with job, organisational and legal requirements.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

VU21790 Cut and penetrate building materials and structures

Element:

1. Plan to cut or penetrate building materials

Performance Criteria:

1.1      Building structures are discussed to determine their composition and method of construction.

1.2      Types and properties of building materials are discussed to determine appropriate tools to make cuts or penetrations.

1.3      Safety (OHS) and environmental requirements to safely cut or penetrate building materials are discussed to identify potential hazards.

1.4      Correct terminology is used when discussing building materials, structures and cutting and penetrating techniques.

1.5      Quality assurance requirements are identified and adhered to in accordance with workplace procedures.

Principles of sustainability are applied to work preparation and the plumbing application.

Element:

2. Prepare to cut or penetrate building materials or structures

Performance Criteria:

1.1      Appropriate tools are selected to make cuts or penetrations to building materials or structures.

1.2      Plans and specifications for the job are discussed with the supervisor to determine the sequence of tasks.

1.3      Mark outs are assessed and checked for obstructions or hazards before making cuts or penetrations.

Personal protective equipment (PPE) relevant to the specific tool, material and task is selected and fitted correctly.

Element:

3. Perform cuts or penetrations to building materials or structures

Performance Criteria:

1.1      Safety (OHS) and environmental requirements associated with cutting or penetrating building materials or structures are adhered to and provide a safe workplace environment.

1.2      Materials are appropriately secured to make cuts or penetrations.

1.3      Cutting or penetrating tools and equipment are used following manufacturers’ recommendations to complete tasks.

Cuts and penetrations are executed to materials and structures to complete job tasks.

Element:

4. Clean up the work area

Performance Criteria:

1.1      The work area is cleaned in accordance with workplace procedures, legislation and regulations.

1.2      Tools and equipment are cleaned, checked for serviceability and stored in accordance with workplace procedures.

Materials and waste are disposed of, recycled or stored in accordance with workplace procedures, legislation and regulations.


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


Details of Learning Activities

Ref Workbook


Teaching Schedule

As per timetable


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Students will be able to access course information and learning materials through CANVAS.

CANVAS is an online resource with the lesson plans for each unit. Within CANVAS are the session plans, assessments, resources and other materials required for completion of each unit of competency.

Additional materials maybe provided in class and lists of relevant reference books, resources in the library and accessible Internet sites will be provided where possible. During the course, you will be directed to websites to enhance your knowledge and understanding of difficult concepts.

 


Overview of Assessment

Assessment Tasks

Students must pass each of the following assessment tasks to demonstrate competent

Assessments

Task 1

Assessment 1 underpinning questions

Task 2

Assessment 2

Task 3

Assessment 3

Task 4

Assessment 4

Task 5

Assessment 5

Task 6

Assessment 6

Task 7

Assessment 7

 

These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Elements/Performance Criteria coveredAssessment 1 underpinning questionsAssessment 2Assessment 3Assessment 4Assessment 5Assessment 6Assessment 7
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1.6xxxxxxx
2.1xxxxxxx
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3.1xxxxxxx
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4.1xxxxxxx
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4.3xxxxxxx

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks. 


Assessment Tasks

As Above


Assessment Matrix

As Above

Other Information

Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):


You may be eligible for credit towards courses in your program if you have already met the learning/competency outcomes through previous learning and/or industry experience. To be eligible for credit towards a course, you must demonstrate that you have already completed learning and/or gained industry experience that is:

  • Relevant
  • Current
  • Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course

Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit to find more information about credit transfer and RPL.
 

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Special consideration: 
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Plagiarism: 

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Other Information: 

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