Course Title: Find and repair faults in electrical apparatus and circuits

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3215 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

Course Title: Find and repair faults in electrical apparatus and circuits

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 100

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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2011

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course covers finding and repairing faults in electrical apparatus and interconnecting circuits and equipment operating at voltages up to 1,000 V a.c. or 1,500 V d.c. It encompasses working safely, reading circuit diagrams, sketching diagrams from traced wiring, logically applying fault finding procedures, conducting repairs and completing the necessary service documentation.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

UEENEEG002B Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage circuits
UEENEEG003B Install wiring and accessories for low voltage circuits
UEENEEG004B Install low voltage electrical apparatus and associated equipment

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEG008B Find and repair faults in electrical apparatus and circuits


1 Prepare to find and rectify faults.
2 Find and repair faults.
3 Completion and report fault finding and repair activities.

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

To successfully complete this course the student is required to participate in all designated activities on ATLAS. Thes activities may include practical and theory assessments.