Course Title: Commission air conditioning and refrigeration systems

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: VE 2018

Class Number: All

Class Section: All

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Course Code: EEET7008C

Course Title: Commission air conditioning and refrigeration systems

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

Campus: City Campus

Program: C3295 - Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocenengineering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 40

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

UEENEEJ107A; UEENEEJ110A; UEENEEP017A;

Course Description

This unit covers commissioning of refrigeration and air conditioning systems. It encompasses working safely and to standards to commission the whole system and includes pre-commissioning tests, starting up the system, optimizing the refrigerant charge, basic air and water balancing and adjustment, checking and adjusting components and controls to ensure its efficient and balanced operation, and completing commissioning documentation.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEJ113A Commission air conditioning and refrigeration systems

Element:

1. Prepare to commission refrigeration and air conditioning systems
 

Performance Criteria:

1.1

OHS procedures for a given work area are identified, identified, obtained and understood

1.2

Established OHS risk control measures and procedures are followed in preparation for the work.

1.3

Safety hazards which have not previously been identified are noted and established risk control measures are implemented.

1.4

Commissioning work is appropriately sequenced in accordance with job schedule

1.5

Appropriate personnel are consulted to ensure the work is coordinated effectively with others involved on the work site

1.6

The extent of the system and location of system components is determined from site inspection and/or job specifications and diagrams

1.7

System control setting and operating parameters are determined from job specifications and requirements.

1.8

Tools, equipment and testing devices needed to commission the system are obtained in accordance with established procedures and checked for correct operation and safety

1.9

Pre commissioning checks are undertaken to ensure all components are in place and secure.

Element:

2. Commission refrigeration systems
 

Performance Criteria:

2.1

OHS risk control measures and procedures for carrying out the work are followed.

2.2

Circuits/machines/plant are checked as being isolated where necessary in strict accordance OHS requirements and procedures

2.3

Refrigeration system pressure controls, valves and regulators are adjusted to their required settings.

2.4

Testing/measuring devices are used to observe the operation of refrigeration system and fine adjustments of controls are made as necessary.

2.5

Established methods for dealing with unexpected situations are discussed with appropriate person or persons and documented.

2.6

Unexpected situations are dealt with safely and with the approval of an authorised person.

2.7

Commissioning is conducted efficiently without waste of materials or damage to apparatus and the surrounding environment or services and using sustainable energy practices.

Element:

3. Commission air handling systems
 

Performance Criteria:

3.1

OHS risk control measures and procedures for carrying out the work are followed.

3.2

Circuits/machines/plant are checked as being isolated where necessary in strict accordance OHS requirements and procedures

3.3

Air distribution system dampers are adjusted to avoid air restrictions and allow maximum return volumes.

3.4

Balancing the air distribution system is carried out methodically drawing on knowledge of air distribution requirements using measured and calculated values of system parameters.

3.5

Air distribution system is balanced to ensure the flow rates meet the specified requirements for each outlet.

3.6

Testing/measuring devices are used to observe the operation of air conditioning system components and fine adjustments of controls are made as necessary.

3.7

Testing/measuring devices are used to observe the operation of refrigeration system and fine adjustments of controls are made as necessary.

Note:
Components can include fans, chillers, condensers, coils and heat exchangers, boilers and controls

3.8

Testing/measuring devices are used to observe the operation of the hydronic system and fine adjustments of controls are made as necessary.

Note:
Components can include chillers, condensers, coils and heat exchangers, boilers, cooling towers, pumps and controls

3.9

Established methods for dealing with unexpected situations are discussed with appropriate person or persons and documented.

3.10

Unexpected situations are dealt with safely and with the approval of an authorised person.

3.11

Commissioning is conducted efficiently without waste of materials or damage to apparatus and the surrounding environment or services and using sustainable energy practices.

Element:

4. Complete and document commissioning work
 

Performance Criteria:

4.1

OHS work completion risk control measures and procedures are followed.

4.2

Work site is cleaned and made safe in accordance with established procedures.

4.3

Results of commissioning are documented including final operating parameters and an appropriate person or persons notified in accordance with established procedures


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


Details of Learning Activities

You will learn through a number of planned activities (face to face classes, simulated workplace learning, online learning via blackboard and other forms of structured teaching and learning). You will be observed and assessed through their planned activities throughout the duration of the course

 


Teaching Schedule

Delivered in classrooms and simulated laboratories, schedules vary from group to group so schedule is posted on CANVAS for staff and you.

 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Students will be able to access course information and learning materials through myRMIT and may be provided with additional materials in class. 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

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

Assessment

Task 1

Work Book

Task 2

Theory Tests

Task 3

Residential air-con assignment

Task 4

Cool room assignment

Various

Practical exercise (5)

 

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

Assessment Mapping  Matrix

 

Element/Performance Criteria CoveredTask 1Task 2Task 3Task 4Task 5
1.1XX   
1.2XX   
1.3XX   
1.4XX   
1.5XX   
1.6XX   
1.7XX   
1.8XX   
1.9XX   
1.1XX   
2.1X X X
2.2X X X
2.3X X X
2.4X X X
2.5X X X
2.6X X X
2.7X X X
3.1X  XX
3.2X  XX
3.3X  XX
3.4X  XX
3.5X  XX
3.6X  XX
3.7X  XX
3.8X  XX
3.9X  XX
3.10X  XX
3.11X  XX
4.1X    
4.2X    
4.3X    

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

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 Matrix

Ref Assessment Mapping Matrix

 

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.

 

Study and learning Support:

 

Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to you. Services offered by SLC to support your numeracy and literacy skills are:

 

assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice

maths and science developmental support and advice

English language development

 

Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre to find more information about Study and learning Support

Equitable Learning Services (ELS):

 

If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Equitable Learning Services (ELS) to seek advice and support to complete your studies.

Please refer to https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/support-and-facilities/student-support/equitable-learning-services to find more information about services offered by Equitable Learning Services (ELS).

 

Late submission:

 

If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for 7 calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete and lodge an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.

The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. You will be notified within no more than 2 working days of the date of lodgment as to whether the extension has been granted.

If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than 7 calendar days (from the original due date) must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than 2 working days after the official due date.

 

Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.

 

Special consideration:

 

Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration to find more information about special consideration

 

Plagiarism:

 

Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the University.

 

Please Refer: www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity to find more information about plagiarism.

 

Other student Information:

 

All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.

 

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