Course Title: Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 250 Volt supply

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2012

Course Code: EEET6900C

Course Title: Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 250 Volt supply

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C2169 - Certificate II in Electrotechnology Studies (Pre-vocational)

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: engineering-tafe@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

 

 

 

There are no prerequisite competencies for this unit.

Course Description

 

 

 

This unit covers attaching flexible cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to supplies up to 250V a.c. This may be incidental to or a primary and regular function of work related to a principle function in the workplace. It encompasses working safely, identifying plug configurations, selecting and using testing and measuring devices, terminating and connecting cords/plugs and conductors, safety testing and reporting.

 

 

 

 

 

License to practice
The skills and knowledge described in this unit may require a license to practice in the workplace. However, practice in this unit is subject to regulations directly related to occupational health and safety and where applicable contracts of training such as apprenticeships.

 

Note: Candidates are to meet regulator eligibility requirements by providing formal confirmation from the relevant state/territory regulator for the respective work class and scope of work prior to developing and being conferred competent.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEP002B Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 250 Volt supply

Element:

1 Plan and prepare to attach flexible cord(s) and plug(s).

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Work is planned and prepared to ensure OHS policies and procedures are followed, and the work is appropriately sequenced in accordance with requirements.

1.2 Condition and ratings under which the flexible cords and plugs are to operate is determined from requirements and in consultation with appropriate personnel followed by written instruction.

1.3 Flexible cords and plugs are selected to comply with standards and requirements for the condition and rating to be determined.

1.4 Materials necessary to complete the work are obtained in accordance with established procedures and checked against job requirements.

1.5 Tools, equipment and testing devices needed to carry out the work are obtained in accordance with established procedures and checked for correct operation and safety.

1.6 Flexible cord(s) is prepared without damage to insulation and conductors and in accordance with requirements.

Element:

2 Attach flexible cord(s) and plug(s).

Performance Criteria:

2.1 OHS policies and procedures are followed.

2.2 Single insulated metal framed equipment is earthed in accordance with requirements

2.3 The integrity of double insulated equipment is maintained in accordance with requirements.

2.4 Conductors are connected to terminals in accordance with requirements to ensure the required polarity is affected.

Element:

3 Test equipment for operation and safety.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Appropriate tests of the cord(s) and plug(s) connected to the electrical equipment are conducted in accordance with requirements and to established procedures to ensure safe installation and operation.

3.2 Ongoing checks of the quality of work are undertaken in accordance with established procedures.

Element:

4 Locate and repair fault(s) in attached flexible cord(s) and plug(s)

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Electrical equipment and attached flexible cord(s) and plug(s) are isolated, where necessary, in accordance with established procedures.

4.2 Other OHS policies and procedures are followed.

4.3 Visual checks of the attached flexible cord(s) and plug(s) are carried out in accordance with established procedures to detect any abnormal or obvious damage or fault.

4.4 Fault(s) in attached flexible cord(s) and plug(s) are confirmed and components to be replaced are determined and details recorded in accordance with established procedures.

4.5 Fault(s) in attached flexible cord(s) and plug(s) are repaired in accordance with established procedures, where necessary.

4.6 Approval is obtained in accordance with established procedures from appropriate personnel, before any contingencies are implemented.

Element:

5 Provide status report(s).
 

Performance Criteria:

5.1 Status report(s) are completed and notified in accordance with established procedures.


Learning Outcomes



Details of Learning Activities

UEENEEP002B Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to 1000 Va.c. or 1500 Vd.c. supply and UEENEEP008B Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord assemblies and cord connected equipment are delivered as a cluster - therefore the following learning activities covers both units.

Session 1
Intro of unit.
AS/NZS 3760:2003 Section 1.
Make extension lead.
 

Session 2
AS/NZS 3760:2003 Section 2.
Demonstrate IR Testers (analogue and digital) and tests. Appendix A & B AS/NZS 3760:2003.
Test leads made by students (Cont, polarity,IR).

Session 3
Design test result sheet, Test tags, Out of Service etc.
AS/NZS 3760:2003 Appendices C to J.
Appendix D, RCDs etc.
Testing Equipment, PAT and IR Testers
Use students own test result sheet.
 

Session 4
Theory and practical review for measuring devices.
Testing / Measuring Devices Electrical Metering Equipment Theory Exam.
In-Service Equipment Theory Exam

Session 5
Practical Review.
In - Service Equipment Practical Exam.


Teaching Schedule

UEENEEP002B Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to 1000 Va.c. or 1500 Vd.c. supply and UEENEEP008B Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord assemblies and cord connected equipment are delivered as a cluster - therefore the following teaching schedule covers both units.

Learning ActivitySessionHours
Intro of unit.12
AS/NZS 3760:2003 Section 1.12
Make extension lead.14
AS/NZS 3760:2003 Section 2.23
Demonstrate IR Testers (analogue and digital) and tests. Appendix A & B AS/NZS 3760:2003.23
Test leads made by students (Cont, polarity,IR).22
Design test result sheet, Test tags, Out of Service etc.32
AS/NZS 3760:2003 Appendices C to J.32
Appendix D, RCDs etc.32
Testing Equipment, PAT and IR Testers32
Use students own test result sheet.32
Theory and practical review for measuring devices.44
Testing / Measuring Devices Electrical Metering Equipment Theory Exam42
In-Service Equipment Theory Exam42
Practical Review.54
In - Service Equipment Practical Exam54


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References

AS/NZS 3760:2003


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including written,oral, practical tasks and activities.
You will be asked to personally demonstrate to your teacher/assessor the practical skills gained during this course to the relevant industry standards. Assessment activities will occur throughout this course and feedback will be provided at regular intervals.


Assessment Tasks

Testing / Measuring Devices Electrical Metering Equipment Theory Exam

In-Service Equipment Theory Exam 

In - Service Equipment Practical Exam


Assessment Matrix

 Element / Performance Criteria1.11.21.31.41.51.62.12.2 2.32.43.13.2 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 5.1 
Assessments                    
Testing / Measuring Devices Electrical Metering Equipment Theory Exam        x x x x x x       

In-Service Equipment Theory Exam

  x x x x x x x x x x   x x x x x x 
In - Service Equipment Practical Exam   x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x

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