The ACS Course "FACILITY MANAGEMENT 2"

is based upon the following curriculum documentation.

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FACILITY MANAGEMENT IIA (FACILITY MAINTENANCE)

 

Module Code

Re002c

 

ASF Level

5

 

Discipline Group Code

1203105

 

Nominal Duration

50 hours

 

Module Purpose

Successful completion of this module will develop the learner to independently perform a range of tasks in managing the maintenance of recreation facilities and equipment including swimming pools, sportsgrounds, recreation buildings.

 

Pre-requisites

Facility Management IB

Also, learners doing the Advanced Diploma in Recreation Studies course must complete core studies before starting this module as stream or elective studies.

 

Relationship to Competency Standards

Interim (Qld) Competency Standards for Recreation Administration and Management (QFSRITC) PRM401, PRM601.

 

All tasks shall comply with the relevant practices and procedures set out by industrial awards and relevant Australian standards.

 

Content

The following topics should be addressed:

* monitoring condition of equipment

* equipment and facility maintenance

 

Assessment strategy

(refer to Document 1, section 5.1)

 

Assessment method

The learning outcomes may be assessed through:

* essay;

* short answer;

* written assignments;

* practical tasks;

* illustrations;

* examination (1.5 hours).

 

Conditions of assessment

Assessment is based on successful completion of all set tasks, assignments and any other assessment method listed above. Examinations will consolidate material taught in lessons to assess the learning progress of the learner. It will also act as a method of ensuring learners meet the outcomes.

Learning Outcome 1

 

Learning Outcome

Manage the condition of recreational water facilities, including swimming pools.

 

Assessment Criteria

1.1 Explain the function of a specific water treatment facility, using labelled illustrations.

1.2 Compare on a table or chart, different systems of treating water; including chlorine, salt and ozone; including reference to: function, costs and maintenance.

1.3 List health, safety and other problems which can result from inadequate maintenance of a recreational water facility.

1.4 Develop a routine maintenance program for a recreational water facility.

1.5 Categorise problems which may occur with a swimming pool, into minor and major.

1.6 Evaluate alternative methods of dealing with two different specified water facility problems.

1.7 Explain minor repairs, for a specified problem in a water treatment facility observed by the learner, in line with manufacturers instructions.

1.8 Develop a management procedure to deal with major repairs of a recreational water facility in accordance with Quality Assurance Standards 9002.

 

Conditions and method of assessment

The learner will be required to visit and study different facilities, making observations and interviewing staff or management, in order to fulfil assignments to satisfy some of the assessment criteria.

 

Relevant standards or extracts will be made available to the learner for reference during lessons.

 

Assessment methods may include:

* written assignments

* illustrations and charts

* maintenance plan

* management procedure plan

* examination.

 

Learning Outcome 2

 

Learning Outcome

Manage the condition of a sports turf facility, including monitoring and maintaining the condition of turf.

 

Assessment Criteria

2.1 Explain using illustrations, the technical processes which can effect sports turf condition, when it is used.

2.2 Explain health, safety and other problems which can result from inadequate maintenance of a sports turf facility.

2.3 Develop a routine maintenance program for a specific sports turf facility.

2.4 Develop a checklist for monitoring the condition of a sports turf facility, inspected by the learner.

2.5 Evaluate alternative methods of dealing with over use of turf at two specified facilities.

2.6 Explain three different minor turf repairs, in accordance with standard horticultural practice.

2.7 Compare three different ways of improving the condition of a damaged sportsground over the space of one week, following a weekly game in heavy rain.


Conditions and method of assessment

The learner will be required to visit and study different turf facilities, making observations and interviewing staff or management, in order to fulfil assignments to satisfy some of the assessment criteria.

 

Relevant standards or extracts will be made available to the learner for reference during lessons.

Assessment methods may include:

* written assignments

* monitoring checklist

* examination.

 

Learning Outcome 3

Learning Outcome

Manage the condition of a gymnasium, including monitoring the condition of structures and equipment.

 

Assessment Criteria

3.1 Develop a checklist for monitoring the condition of a gymnasium, visited by the learner.

3.2 Explain in a summary health and safety which can result from inadequate maintenance of a gymnasium.

3.3 Develop a routine maintenance program for a specific gymnasium visited by the learner.

3.4 Evaluate alternative methods of dealing with two different specified problems in the condition of a gymnasium.

3.5 Explain two different minor repairs in a gymnasium, in line with suppliers instructions.

3.6 Develop a summary of procedures to deal with over use of a gymnasium.

 

Conditions and method of assessment

The learner will be required to visit and study different facilities, making observations and interviewing staff or management, in order to fulfil assignments to satisfy some of the assessment criteria.

 

Relevant standards or extracts will be made available to the learner for reference during lessons.

Assessment methods may include:

* written assignments

* checklist

* maintenance program report

* examination.


Learning Outcome 4

 

Learning Outcome

Manage the condition of a public building, including monitoring.

 

Assessment Criteria

4.1 Develop a checklist for monitoring the condition of a specific public recreation building, visited by the learner.

4.2 Explain in a summary, health and safety problems which can result from inadequate maintenance of a public building.

4.3 Develop a routine maintenance program for a public building, used for recreation services.

4.4 Evaluate alternative methods of dealing with two different problems resulting from over use of buildings at a recreation centre.

4.5 Explain alternative ways to deal with minor repairs, to damage in a recreation building, in accordance with normal building practices.

4.6 Develop guidelines for staff, to deal with major repairs of specific public building.

 

Conditions and method of assessment

The learner will be required to visit and study different facilities, making observations and interviewing staff or management, in order to fulfil assignments to satisfy some of the assessment criteria.

 

Relevant standards or extracts will be made available to the learner for reference during lessons.

Assessment methods may include:

* written assignments

* checklist

* maintenance program report

* examination.

 

Learning Outcome 5

 

Learning Outcome

Manage the condition of toilet and locker room facilities.

 

Assessment Criteria

5.1 Develop a checklist for monitoring the condition of toilet and locker room facilities at a recreation facility visited by the learner.

5.2 Explain health and safety problems which can result from inadequate maintenance of a toilet and locker room facilities.

5.3 Develop a routine maintenance program for a locker room with toilets.

5.4 Evaluate alternative methods of dealing with different specified problems resulting from over use of locker room and toilet facilities.

5.5 Describe two specified minor repairs, in a toilet and locker room facility, with

labelled illustrations.

5.6 Develop guidelines for staff of a recreation facility to deal with major repairs of toilets and locker facilities.

 

Conditions and method of assessment

Relevant standards or extracts will be made available to the learner for reference during lessons.

Assessment methods may include:

* written assignments

* checklist

* maintenance program report

* examination.


 

Delivery of the Module

Delivery strategy

(refer to Document 1, section 6.1)

 

Resource requirements

(refer to Document 1, section 6.2)

 

Specific requirements for this module supplied to the learner:

* all manuals to complete this module and to meet competencies;

* notes appropriate to the topic of study.

 

Specific resources for this module provided by the learner:

* access to industry facilities;

* writing materials.

 

Occupational Health & Safety requirements

(refer to Document 1, section 11)

 

Learners must be aware of relevant Workplace Health and Safety issues in all situations and are required to demonstrate safe working practices at all times.

The work area must comply with current Workplace Health and Safety legislation.

 

Applicable legislation may include:

* Workplace Health and Safety Act and Regulations 1989;

* Code of Practice for Manual Handling;

* Code of Practice for First Aid in the Workplace.


FACILITY MANAGEMENT IIB (FACILITY DESIGN)

 

Module Code

Re002d

 

ASF Level

6

 

Discipline Group Code

1203105

 

Nominal Duration

50 hours

 

Module Purpose

Successful completion of this module will develop the learners ability to perform a range of skills in management, design and development of recreation facilities; including both equipment and facilities.

 

Pre-requisites

Facility Management IIA

Also, learners doing the Advanced Diploma in Recreation Studies course must complete core studies before starting this module as stream or elective studies.

 

Relationship to Competency Standards

All tasks shall comply with the relevant practices and procedures set out by industrial awards and relevant Australian standards.

 

Interim (Qld) Competency Standards for Recreation Administration and Management (QFSRITC) PRM601.

 

Content

The following topics should be addressed:

* ergonomics

* manage construction work

* design of sportsgrounds

* design of indoor facilities

* design of gym equipment

 

Assessment strategy

(refer to Document 1, section 5.1)

 

Assessment method

The learning outcomes may be assessed through:

* essay;

* short answer;

* written assignments;

* practical tasks;

* illustrations;

* checklists;

* examination (1.5 hours).

 

Conditions of assessment

Assessment is based on successful completion of all set tasks, assignments and any other assessment method listed above. Examinations will consolidate material taught in lessons to assess the learning progress of the learner. It will also act as a method of ensuring learners meet the outcomes.


Learning Outcome 1

 

Learning Outcome

Explain the concept of ergonomics.

 

Assessment Criteria

1.1 Explain the physical relationship between the human body and three different items of equipment used in recreation centres or sports.

1.2 Compare the ergonomic characteristics of a recumbent with a standard exercise bikes.

1.3 Compare the ergonomic characteristics of two different computer work stations.

1.4 Compare the ergonomic characteristics of one of the following combinations observed and inspected by the learner:

- water bed compared with an inner spring bed

- chair compared with a sofa

1.5 Compare the ergonomic characteristics of seating in two different recreation centres, theatres or offices.

 

Conditions and method of assessment

Relevant standards or extracts will be made available to the learner for reference during lessons.

Assessment methods may include:

* written assignments

* illustrations

* examination.

 

Learning Outcome 2

 

Learning Outcome

Explain the design of an outdoor recreation facility used in the industry.

 

Assessment Criteria

2.1 Analyse the micro design of a children's playground, observed in use by the learner.

2.2 Analyse the macro design of a wildlife park, zoo or wilderness park, visited and inspected by the learner.

2.3 Analyse in a summary report, the macro design of a local community park, visited by the learner.

2.4 Analyse in a summary, the design of a swimming facility and surrounds; visited by the learner.

2.5 Analyse in a summary, the design of a park complex which includes a playing field, visited by the learner.

 

Conditions and method of assessment

The learner will be required to visit and study different facilities, making observations and interviewing staff or management, in order to fulfil assignments to satisfy some of the assessment criteria.

 

Relevant standards or extracts will be made available to the learner for reference during lessons.

Assessment methods may include:

* written assignments

* examination.


Learning Outcome 3

Learning Outcome

Explain the design of an indoor recreation facility.

 

Assessment Criteria

3.1 Analyse in summary, the design of a commercial health club, visited by the learner.

3.2 Analyse in summary, the design of a community recreation facility such as a community centre, scout hall or church hall, visited by the learner.

3.3 Analyse in a summary, the design of an indoor sporting facility such as a stadium or indoor pool, visited by the learner.

 

Conditions and method of assessment

The learner will be required to visit and study different facilities, making observations and interviewing staff or management, in order to fulfil assignments to satisfy some of the assessment criteria.

 

Relevant standards or extracts will be made available to the learner for reference during lessons.

Assessment methods may include:

* written assignments

* examination.

 

Learning Outcome 4

 

Learning Outcome

Arrange moveable equipment and furnishings in a way to maximise predetermined criteria, including safety and function, within the physical confines of a facility.

 

Assessment Criteria

4.1 List furnishings which may be used in a specified outdoor recreation facility, visited by the learner.

4.2 List furnishings which may be used in a particular indoor recreation facility, visited by the learner.

4.3 Determine a list of minimum furnishings required for different specified facilities including:

-A gymnasium -An health club office -A community recreation centre.

4.4 Evaluate in sketch plans and a summary, the interior design of two different recreation facilities, visited by the learner.

4.5 Design, drawing three concept plans, the interior arrangement of furnishings for three different facilities including:

-A gymnasium -A health club office -A community recreation centre.

Conditions and method of assessment

The learner will be required to visit and study different facilities, making observations and interviewing staff or management, in order to fulfil assignments to satisfy some of the assessment criteria.

 

Relevant standards or extracts will be made available to the learner for reference during lessons.

 

Assessment will be based upon:

* plans;

* written assignments;

* examination.


Learning Outcome 5

Learning Outcome

Explain the design of fitness equipment.

 

Assessment Criteria

5.1 Develop a list of criteria for evaluating the design of fitness equipment.

5.2 Compare the design of two similar items of commercially available fitness equipment from different suppliers, to determine the relative standard of design in each.

5.3 Evaluate the design of two different items of fitness equipment.

5.4 Recommend, using illustrations, design improvements to an item of fitness equipment, selected by the learner.

Conditions and method of assessment

The learner will require access to fitness equipment, plus brochures and specifications for different items of fitness equipment.

 

Relevant standards or extracts will be made available to the learner for reference during lessons.

 

Assessment may be based upon:

* brochures and specifications;

* illustrations;

* written assignments;

* examination.

 

Learning Outcome 6

 

Learning Outcome

Develop a management strategy for the construction of part, or all, of a recreation facility.

 

Assessment Criteria

6.1 Determine a list of different types of contractors required for two different specified construction projects.

6.2 Develop a checklist of criteria for selecting contractors for a the construction of a specified recreation facility.

6.3 Determine in a summary, interruptions that will occur to an organisations operations during a specified construction project.

6.4 Develop a contingency plan, to maintain an organisations services during disruptions caused by construction work.

6.5 Explain how contingencies can be implemented to maintain an organisations services during disruptions caused by construction work.

6.6 Develop work schedules, for two different specified recreation facility construction projects.

6.7 Explain in a summary, an appropriate procedure for approving and making payments to contractors undertaking construction work.

6.8 Explain in a summary, appropriate procedures for controlling work being carried out by contractors at a recreation facility.


Conditions and method of assessment

The learner will be required to visit and study different facilities, making observations and interviewing staff or management, in order to fulfil assignments to satisfy some of the assessment criteria.

 

Relevant standards or extracts will be made available to the learner for reference during lessons.

 

Assessment may be based upon:

* checklists;

* plans;

* work schedules;

* written assignments;

* examination.

 

Delivery of the Module

Delivery strategy

(refer to Document 1, section 6.1)

 

Resource requirements

(refer to Document 1, section 6.2)

 

Specific requirements for this module supplied to the learner:

* all manuals to complete this module and to meet competencies;

* notes appropriate to the topic of study.

 

Specific resources for this module provided by the learner:

* access to different types of equipment and facilities;

* writing materials.

 

Occupational Health & Safety requirements

(refer to Document 1, section 11)

 

Learners must be aware of relevant Workplace Health and Safety issues in all situations and are required to demonstrate safe working practices at all times.

The work area must comply with current Workplace Health and Safety legislation.

 

Applicable legislation may include:

* Workplace Health and Safety Act and Regulations 1989;

* Code of Practice for Manual Handling;

* Code of Practice for First Aid in the Workplace.