Course Title: Use electrical skills in telecommunications work
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2012
Course Code: EEET6961C
Course Title: Use electrical skills in telecommunications work
School: 130T Vocational Engineering
Campus: City Campus
Program: C4298 - Certificate IV in Telecommunications Networks Technology
Course Contact: Program Manager
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468
Course Contact Email: email@example.com
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Telephone: +613 9925 4456
Telephone: +613 9925 4716
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
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required for an entry-level worker to use electrical skills working with analog and digital, cabling and wireless networking in telecommunications.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement but users should confirm requirements with the relevant federal, state or territory authority.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
ICTTEN2007A Use electrical skills in telecommunications work
1.Build and test DC and AC circuits
1.1.Identify any hazards and occupational health and safety (OHS) issues for a safe worksite and notify appropriate personnel
2.Evaluate analog and digital signals
2.1.Compare the characteristics of an analog signal and a digital signal
3.Perform cable selection
3.1.Compare the basic transmission characteristics of different types of cables used in telecommunications and select the most appropriate cable type to suit the application characteristics
4.Test a wireless link
4.1.Select the types of wireless connections used in telecommunications
Details of Learning Activities
Students will participate in a variety of teaching methods including: lectures, tutorials,practicals, class discussion, seminar presentations, group/individual work on projects, audio-visual presentations, site visits, and interaction with individuals and groups within the Telecommunications area.
Week 1.Introduction and Overview of Course Hazards and occupational health and safety (OHS)
Week 2.Numeracy and literacy quiz
Week 3.Series DC circuits Series circuit calculations
Week 4.Parallel DC circuit calculations
Week 5.Parallel DC circuits and series AC circuit calculations
Week 6.Series AC circuits
Week 7.Parallel AC circuit calculations and Test equipment
Week 8.Series and parallel circuit calculations and Result evaluation and fault finding
Assignment Issued this week, due Friday 5 pm In week 12 Reception Building 57 level 5
Week 9.Cable basic transmission characteristics
Week 10.Binary numbers systems
Week 11.Analog and digital signal characteristics
Week 12.4 bit digital to analog converter
Assignment due Friday 5 pm In week 12 Reception Building 57 level 5
Week 13.Wireless links
Week 14.Wireless links
Week 15.Wireless links and Revision
Week 16.Practical Test
Week 17.Closed Book test
Week 18.Practical test and Closed Book test Resit
A soft copy of Use electrical skills in telecommunications work, workbook will be issued
Overview of Assessment
The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the National Training Package. Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.
To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment task detailed under Assessment Tasks section of Course Guide Part B.
You are required to complete the following three assessment tasks:
1. Assignment - Given out :week 8 ,Due :week 12
2. Practical Test - Week 16
3. Closed book Test - Week 17-18
All assessment tasks need to be successfully completed to demonstrate competence.
Your assessment for this course will be marked using the following table:
CA Competency Achieved
NYC Not yet Competent
DNS Did not Submit
|Assignment||Element 1 and 2
|Practical test||Element 1, 3 and 4|
|Closed book test||Element 1,2,3,4|
Study and learning Support:
Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to all RMIT students.
Services offered by SLC to support numeracy and literacy skills of the students are:
- Assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice
- Maths and science developmental support and advice
- English language development
Please refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre to find more information about Study and Learning Support.
Disability Liaison Unit:
Students with disability or long-term medical condition should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to complete their studies.
Please refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/disability to find more information about services offered by Disability Liaison Unit.
Students requiring extensions for 7 calendar days or less (from the original due date) must complete and lodge 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. The student will be notified within no more than 2 working days of the date of lodgment as to whether the extension has been granted.
Students seeking an extension of more than 7 calendar days (from the original due date) must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than 2 working days after the official due date.
Assignments submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.
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Student Directed Hours
* In this course, minimum student directed hours are 6 in addition to 34 scheduled teaching hours.
* Student directed hours involve completing activities such as reading online resources, assignment, and individual
student-teacher course-related consultation.
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