Course Title: Lay wiring/cabling and terminate accessories for extra-low voltage circuits

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2011

Course Code: EEET6781C

Course Title: Lay wiring/cabling and terminate accessories for extra-low voltage circuits

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C3215 - Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

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

UEENEEE005B Fix and secure equipment
UEENEEE007B Use drawings, diagrams, schedules and manuals

Course Description

This course covers the laying of wiring/cabling, connection of accessories and continuity and insulation resistance testing of circuits intended to operate at extra-low voltage. Typically this includes circuits and accessories for ELV powered devices, security, controls, integrated systems, audio/video systems. It encompasses the principles of single source, single load power circuits, control circuits and communications circuits, safe working practices and following work processes that satisfy electrical principles for safety and functionality.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEE008B Lay wiring/cabling and terminate accessories for extra-low voltage circuits

Element:

1 Prepare to lay wiring/cabling and connect accessories for extra-low voltage circuits.
2 Lay wiring/cabling and connect accessories for extra-low voltage circuits.
3 Complete and report work activities.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 OHS procedures for a given work area are obtained and understood through established routines.
1.2 Established OHS risk control measures in preparation for the work are followed.
1.3 Safety hazards not previously identified are reported and advice on risk control measures is sought from the work supervisor.
1.4 The nature and location of the work is obtained from work supervisor or other appropriate person to establish the scope of work to be undertaken.
1.5 Advice is sought from the work supervisor or other appropriate person to ensure the work is coordinated effectively with others.
1.6 Sources of materials that may be required for the work are established in accordance with established routines.
1.7 Tools, equipment and testing devices needed to carry out the work are obtained and checked for correct operation and safety.

2.1 Established OHS risk control measures for carrying out the work are followed.
2.2 Circuits/machines/plant are checked as being isolated where necessary in strict accordance OHS requirements and procedures.
2.3 Wiring and accessories are installed to comply standards and job specifications with sufficient excess to affect terminations.
2.4 Accessories are installed straight and square in the required locations and within acceptable tolerances.
2.5 Cables and conductors are terminated at accessories in accordance with manufacture’s specifications and regulatory requirements.
2.6 Cables installed for future service and marked in accordance with the cable identification scheme and terminated incompliance with regulatory requirements.
2.7 Procedures for referring non-routine events to immediate supervisor for directions are followed.
2.8 Cable installation and termination is carried out efficiently without waste of materials or damage to apparatus, circuits or the surrounding environment and using sustainable energy practices.

3.1 OHS work completion risk control measures and procedures are followed.
3.2 Work site is cleaned and made safe in accordance with established procedures.
3.3 Work supervisor is notified of the completion of the installation work in accordance with established
routines.













 



Learning Outcomes



Details of Learning Activities

Occupational Health and Safety principles
Communication
Teamwork
Technical standards, regulations and codes for
extra-low voltage work
Environmental and heritage awareness
Cable protection and support
Cable types and applications
Cables in buildings, structures and premises
Basic cable and conductor terminations


Teaching Schedule

Session (4hr)Learning Activity
Session 1 (4hr)Occupational Health and Safety principles
Communication
Teamwork
Technical standards, regulations and codes for
extra-low voltage work
Session 2 (4hr)Technical standards, regulations and codes for
extra-low voltage work
Session 3 (4hr)Technical standards, regulations and codes for
extra-low voltage work
Environmental and heritage awareness


Session 4 (4hr)Cable protection and support
Cable types and applications

Session 5 (4hr)Cable types and applications
Cables in buildings, structures and premises

Session 6 (4hr)Cables in buildings, structures and premises

Session 7 (4hr)Cables in buildings, structures and premises

Session 8 (4hr)Cables in buildings, structures and premises

Session 9 (4hr) Basic cable and conductor terminations

Session 10 (4hr)Theory Exam


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Electrical Trade Principles by Jeffrey Hampson 2nd Edition
Electrotechnology Practice by Jeffrey Hampson 2nd Edition
AS/NZS Wiring Rules 3000 -2007


References


Other Resources

RMIT Workbook


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.


Assessment Tasks

Cable systems & enclosures
Building structures & premises
Regulations & codes
Theory Exam


Assessment Matrix

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