Course Title: Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2017

Course Code: EEET6995C

Course Title: Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications

School: 174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Campus: City Campus

Program: C3296 - Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

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


Course Description

This unit covers the use of drawings, diagrams, cable schedules, standards, codes and specifications as they apply to the various electrotechnology work functions. It encompasses the rudiments for communicating with schematic, wiring and mechanical diagrams and equipment and cable/connection schedules, manuals, site and architectural drawings and plans showing the location of services, apparatus, plant and machinery and understanding the use and format of compliance standards and job specifications.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications


1. Prepare to use drawings, diagrams, schedules and manuals.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Established OHS risk control measures and procedures are followed.

           1.2 The need for drawings, diagrams, schedules or manuals is determined from the nature of the work to be undertaken.

           1.3 Established routines and procedures are followed to obtain drawings, diagrams, schedules or manuals required for the work to be undertaken.


2. Use drawings, diagrams, schedules and manuals to obtain job information.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Drawings, diagrams, schedules and/or manuals are selected, appropriate to the work being undertaken.

           2.2 Drawings, diagrams and schedules are interpreted using knowledge of drawing layouts, conventions and symbols.

           2.3 Dimensions are extracted from drawings and diagrams for application to work undertaken.

           2.4 Location of equipment is determined from equipment schedules and location diagrams.

           2.5 Manuals are reviewed to ascertain their format and where information relevant to the work to be undertaken is located.

           2.6 Information given in manuals is interpreted in relation to the work to be undertaken.


3. Use drawings, diagrams, schedules and manuals to convey information and ideas

Performance Criteria:

 3.1 Drawing conventions are used in neat freehand drawings to convey information and ideas to others involved in the work to be undertaken.

           3.2 Drawing conventions are used to neatly correct freehand original job drawing to show final 'as-installed' arrangement.

           3.3 Corrected drawings are forwarded to appropriate person(s) in accordance with established procedures.


4. Prepare to use compliance standards, codes and specifications.

Performance Criteria:

 4.1 Compliance Standards and Codes that apply to particular disciplines are sought and obtained.

           4.2 The format of compliance Standards and Codes that apply to particular disciplines are reviewed and understood.

           4.3 The purpose and format and typical content of job specifications are reviewed and understood.

Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements

Details of Learning Activities

Students will be involved in the following learning activities to meet requirements for this competency:
- Face to Face classes
- Simulated Workplace Learning
- Online learning via blackboard
- Other forms of structured teaching and learning
Students will be observed and assessed through their planned activities throughout the duration of the course.

Teaching Schedule

Please refer to your class timetable 

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Students will be able to access course information and learning materials through myRMIT and may be provided with additional materials in class. Lists of relevant reference books, resources in the library and accessible Internet sites will be provided where possible. During the course, you will be directed to websites to enhance your knowledge and understanding of difficult concepts.

Overview of Assessment

Students must pass each of the following assessment tasks to demonstrate competent.


Task 1


 Task 2

Practical – Light Circuits

 Task 3

Theory Exam


These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Elements/Performance Criteria CoveredTask 1Task 2Task 3
1.1X X
1.2X X
1.3X X
4.3X X X


To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.

Assessment Tasks

Task 1: Workbook

Task 2: Practical-Light circuits

Task 3: Theory exam 

Assessment Matrix

Please refer to above matrix.

All assessment tasks must be successfully completed 

Other Information

Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):
You may be eligible for credit towards courses in your program if you have already met the learning/competency outcomes through previous learning and/or industry experience. To be eligible for credit towards a course, you must demonstrate that you have already completed learning and/or gained industry experience that is:

• Relevant
• Current
• Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course

Please refer to t to find more information about credit transfer and RPL.

Study and Learning Support:
Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to you. Services offered by SLC to support your numeracy and literacy skills are:
• Assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice
• Maths and science developmental support and advice
• English language development

Please refer to  to find more information about Study and Learning Support.

Disability Liaison Unit:
If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to complete your studies.
Please refer to  to find more information about services offered by Disability Liaison Unit.

Late Submission:
If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for seven calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.

The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. You will be notified within no more than two working days of the date of lodgement as to whether the extension has been granted.
If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than seven calendar days (from the original due date), you must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than two working days after the official due date.

Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.

Special Consideration:
Please refer to  to find more information about special consideration.

Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the university.
Please refer to  to find more information about plagiarism.

Email Communication:
All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.


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