UNIT OF COMPETENCE 5 – Repairing, refurbishing and recycling of household appliances


DESCRIPTION:

Household appliances are made of very diverse components such as plastics with different additives, metal, glass, etc. In addition, these elements have different characteristics and therefore, they need to be treated in a different way. Hence, the great complication of the recycling of household appliances. 

The module has the following objectives: 

  • The final goal of this module is that the student makes a correct classification and separation of these materials in order to get success in the dismantling process. 
  • The trainee is able to identify the different elements of household appliances, their characteristics and the correct way to be sorted and dismantled. 

 

WORKLOAD: 14 hours

 

SUBUNIT 1 – COMPONENTS OF HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES AND THEIR CHARACTERISTICS

TOTAL DURATION: 3 hours 

 

TEACHING MATERIAL: 

 

OBJECTIVES: 

  1. Distinguish the different elements of household appliances
  2. Differentiate the reusable materials (steel, glass, plastic) and the hazardous materials 

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

HABILIDADES COMPETENCIAS
  • Distinguish the different elements of household appliances 
  • Demonstrate autonomy in selecting the right elements of household appliances 

 

ADDITIONAL MATERIAL

 

RECOMMENDED READINGS

 

SELF-ASSESSMENT

SUBUNIT 2 –MANUAL DISMANTLING

TOTAL DURATION: 6 hours 

 

TEACHING MATERIAL: 

 

OBJECTIVES: 

  1. Separate the elements that compose the household appliances, guaranteeing its proper management or treatment.
  2. Use the correct tools to separate

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

SKILLS COMPETENCES
  • Manage and treat household appliances with the right tools 
  • Select and use the necessary equipment and tools to develop the classification and disassembly work.
  • Comply with previously established procedures.
  • Report any irregularities or failures.

 

ADDITIONAL MATERIAL

 

RECOMMENDED READINGS

 

SELF-ASSESSMENT

 

SUBUNIT 3 – MAINTENANCE, REUSE, RECYCLING AND RECONDITIONING

TOTAL DURATION: 2 hours 

 

TEACHING MATERIAL: 

 

OBJECTIVES: 

  1. Identify current potentialities of the components and/ or materials for recycling
  2. Prepare components for the recycling, regarding decontamination, dangerous components to remove and management of these components

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

SKILLS COMPETENCES
  • Select useful materials and recovery of mechanical parts.
  • Demonstrate autonomy in the selection of recyclable materials

ADDITIONAL MATERIAL

 

RECOMMENDED READINGS

 

SELF-ASSESSMENT

 

SUBUNIT 4 – WASTE MANAGEMENT AND WEEE REGULATIONS

TOTAL DURATION: 3 hours 

 

TEACHING MATERIAL: 

 

OBJECTIVES: 

  1. To respect the applicable waste management and Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) regulations
  2. Use the individual protection equipment correctly to avoid risks associated with the workplace

 

LEARNING DE OUTCOMES

SKILLS COMPETENCES
  • Waste management and WEEE regulations
  • General safety and health standards at work
  • Comply with the procedures established in the regulations. 
  • Report any irregularities or failures.

 

ADDITIONAL MATERIAL

 

RECOMMENDED READINGS: N/A 

 

SELF-ASSESSMENT