Course Title: Solve problems in d.c. circuits

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4317 Certificate IV in Instrumentation and Control

Course Title: Solve problems in d.c. circuits

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

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.

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Course Contact: Program Manger

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocenengineering@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit covers determining correct operation of single source d.c. series, parallel and series-parallel circuits and providing solutions as they apply to various electrotechnology work functions. It encompasses working safely, problem solving procedures, including the use of voltage, current and resistance measuring devices, providing solutions derived from measurements and calculations to predictable problems in single and multiple path circuits.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits

Elements:

1. Prepare to work on d.c. electrical circuits.

2. Solve d.c. circuit problems.

3. Complete work and document problem solving activities.


Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements


Overview of Assessment

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

Assessment

Task 1

Practicals 1 – 8

Task 2

Theory Exam


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

Assessment Mapping Matrix 

Elements/Performance Criteria Covered

Task 1

Task 2

1.1

X

X

1.2

X

X

1.3

X

X

1.4

X

X

1.5

X

X

1.6

X

X

2.1

X

X

2.2

X

X

2.3

X

X

2.4

X

X

2.5

X

X

2.6

X

X

3.1

X

X

3.2

X

X

3.3

X

X

3.4

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.