Course Title: Fault find and repair/rectify complex electrical circuits

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3190 Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade

Course Title: Fault find and repair/rectify complex electrical circuits

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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Course Contact: Program Manager

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Course Description

This unit covers locating and repairing and rectifying faults in interconnected electrical circuits.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Path 1
MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing
MEM10002B Terminate and connect electrical wiring
MEM10003B Install and test electrical wiring and circuits up to 1000 volts a.c./1500 volts d.c.)
MEM12002B Perform electrical/electronic measurement
MEM12004B Perform precision electrical/electronic measurement
MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements
MEM18001C Use hand tools
MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations
MEM18048B Fault find and repair/rectify basic electrical circuits
MEM18049B Disconnect/reconnect fixed wired equipment which use up to 1000 volts a.c./1500 volts d.c.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM18051B Fault find and repair/rectify complex electrical circuits


1. Locate fault

2. Repair/rectify fault(s)

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.