Course Title: Develop and connect electrical control circuits

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: VE 2017

Class Number: 1355

Class Section: E3G

Course Code: EEET7126C

Course Title: Develop and connect electrical control circuits

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: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 80

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

UEENEEE101A; UEENEEE102A; UEENEEE104A; UEENEEE105A; UEENEEE107A; UEENEEG006A; UEENEEG063A; UEENEEG101A; UEENEEG102A; UEENEEG106A;

Course Description

This unit covers developing, connecting and functionally testing electrical power and control circuits that perform specific control functions. It encompasses working safely; developing schematic/ladder diagrams and converting them to wiring diagrams; selecting and connecting contactors and control devices to perform a specific function.

 

Note: EEET7149C (Mount Isa Institute of TAFE) offering is only applicable for program C4315.

       


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEG109A Develop and connect electrical control circuits

Element:

1. Develop and prepare to connect electrical control circuits.
 

Performance Criteria:

 1.1 OHS procedures for a given work area are identified, obtained and understood.

           1.2 Established OHS risk control measures and procedures in preparation for the work are followed.

           1.3 Safety hazards, which have not previously been identified, are noted and established risk control measures are implemented.

           1.4 Control scenarios are determined from discussions with appropriate person(s) and documented in accordance with established procedures.

           1.5 Agreement for the control scenarios is sought from appropriate person(s) and documented in accordance with established procedures.

           1.6 Schematic arrangement of control circuits that complies with agreed scenarios is documented in accordance with established procedures.

           1.7 Materials needed to connect control circuits are obtained in accordance with established procedures and checked against job requirements.

           1.8 Tools, equipment and testing devices needed to connect control circuits are obtained in accordance with established procedures and checked for correct operation and safety.

           1.9 Preparatory work is checked to ensure no damage has occurred and complies with requirements.

Element:

2. Connect and test electrical control circuits
 

Performance Criteria:

2.1 OHS risk control measures and procedures for carrying out the work are followed.

           2.2 The need to test or measure live is determined in strict accordance with OHS requirements and when necessary conducted within established safety procedures.

           2.3 Circuits/machines/plant are checked as being isolated where necessary in strict accordance OHS requirements and procedures.

           2.4 Control circuit components are connected to comply with the agreed control scenario.

           2.5 Control circuit operation is tested for agreed functionality and in strict accordance with OHS requirements and established safety procedures.

           2.6 Non-compliant control functions are rectified to comply with the agreed control scenario.

           2.7 Unexpected situations are dealt with safely and with the approval of an authorised person.

           2.8 Control circuits are connected and tested efficiently without unnecessary waste of materials or damage to apparatus, circuits, the surrounding environment or services and using sustainable energy practice.

Element:

3. Completion and document circuit development activities
 

Performance Criteria:

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 'As-connected' control circuits are documented using standard drawing conventions and an appropriate person or persons notified in accordance with established procedures.


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 group timetable 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


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. 

Assessments

Task 1

Workbook

Task 2

Practical – Contactors/Timers

Task 3

Practical – Starters

Task 4

Practical – PLC’s 1 - 2

Task 5

Theory Exam

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

Assessment  Mapping Matrix

Elements/Performance Criteria CoveredTask 1Task 2Task 3Task 4Task 5
1.1XX  X
1.2XX  X
1.3XX  X
1.4XX  X
1.5XX  X
1.6XX  X
1.7XX  X
1.8XX  X
1.9XX  X
2.1XXXXX
2.2XXXXX
2.3XXXXX
2.4XXXXX
2.5XXXXX
2.6XXXXX
2.7XXXXX
2.8XXXXX
3.1XXXXX
3.2XXXXX
3.3XXXXX

 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 – Contactors/Timers

Task 3:Practical – Starters

Task 4:Practical – PLC’s 1 - 2

Task 5: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 http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit  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 http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre  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 http://www.rmit.edu.au/disability  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 http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration  to find more information about special consideration.

 

Plagiarism:

Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the university.

Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity  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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