Course Title: Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2017

Course Code: EEET7341C

Course Title: Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4371 - Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email: mcvet@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Program Administration

+61 3 99254815

mcvet@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 20

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

Enforced pre-requisite

UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, Codes and Practices in the Workplace

Course ID 050481

 

Course Description

The ability to safely undertake basic electrical repair and maintenance of technical equipment used within the live production, event and audiovisual industries is a skill which is highly valued by employers.
In this course you will learn to select and attach electric plugs and flexible power cables to electrical equipment for connection to supplies up to 230V a.c. and perform electrical safety inspections and tests as necessary.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEP024A Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply

Element:

1 Plan and prepare to attach flexible cord(s) and plug(s).

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Work is planned and prepared to ensure OHS policies and procedures are followed, and the work is appropriately sequenced in accordance with requirements.

1.2 Condition and ratings under which the flexible cords and plugs are to operate is determined from requirements and in consultation with appropriate personnel followed by written instruction.

1.3 Flexible cords and plugs are selected to comply with standards and requirements for the condition and rating to be determined.

1.4 Materials necessary to complete the work are obtained in accordance with established procedures and checked against job requirements.

1.5 Tools, equipment and testing devices needed to carry out the work are obtained in accordance with established procedures and checked for correct operation and safety.

1.6 Flexible cord(s) is prepared without damage to insulation and conductors and in accordance with requirements.

Element:

2 Attach flexible cord(s) and plug(s).

Performance Criteria:

2.1 OHS policies and procedures are followed.

2.2 Single insulated metal framed equipment is earthed in accordance with requirements.

2.3 The integrity of double insulated equipment is maintained in accordance with requirements.

2.4 Conductors are connected to terminals in accordance with requirements to ensure the required polarity is affected.

Element:

3 Test equipment for operation and safety.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Appropriate tests of the cord(s) and plug(s) connected to the electrical equipment are conducted in accordance with requirements and to established procedures to ensure safe installation and operation.

3.2 Ongoing checks of the quality of work are undertaken in accordance with established procedures.

Element:

4 Locate and repair fault(s) in attached flexible cord(s) and plug(s).

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Electrical equipment and attached flexible cord(s) and plug(s) are isolated, where necessary, in accordance with established procedures.

4.2 Other OHS policies and procedures are followed.

4.3 Visual checks of the attached flexible cord(s) and plug(s) are carried out in accordance with established procedures to detect any abnormal or obvious damage or fault.

4.4 Fault(s) in attached flexible cord(s) and plug(s) are confirmed and components to be replaced are determined and details recorded in accordance with established procedures.

4.5 Fault(s) in attached flexible cord(s) and plug(s) are repaired in accordance with established procedures, where necessary.

4.6 Approval is obtained in accordance with established procedures from appropriate personnel, before any contingencies are implemented.

Element:

5. Provide status report(s)

Performance Criteria:

5.1 Status report(s) are completed and notified in accordance with established procedures.


Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

You will be able to:

  • Work safely.
  • Identify plug and flexible power cable configurations.
  • Attach 230 volt flexible cords and plugs to AV equipment.
  • Check 230 volt cords and plugs for safety.
  • Select and use electrical testing and measuring equipment.
  • Inspect and test 230 volt cords for correct operation and safety.


Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities in this course include but are not limited to:

  • Practical theory classes.
  • Demonstrations of flexible cables and connectors, methods of anchoring and connector attachment.
  • 230 volt power cable construction practical assessment exercise.
  • Assembled cable testing using Portable Appliance Testers (PAT)
  • Reading notes and other resources

You will be responsible for your learning and will be expected to engage in independent research, reading and study.


Teaching Schedule

 ClassTeaching Schedule (Subject to change) Assessment
1 
  • Introduction. Class content, assessment and resources.
  • Underpinning Knowledge and assessment
  • Planning, cord and plug attachment, Attaching flexible cords and plugs

Assessment 1: Completion and submission of Required Knowledge Worksheet

 
 
  • Planning, cord and plug attachment, attaching flexible cords and plugs, fault repair and Testing, tagging and record keeping.
  • Assessment 2: Practical Assessment – 230 volt Power Cable Construction
  • Flexible cable inspection and repair
 

Assessment 2: Practical Assessment – 230 volt Power Cable Construction

 
  • Review of Testing and Tagging according to AS/NZS: 3760
  • 230 volt Power Cable Construction catch up if required.

Assessment 2: Practical Assessment – 230 volt Power Cable Construction (catchup if required)

 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Other resources for this course are available via the learning Hub in MyRMIT.

Your teacher will provide you with the necessary resources in classes and you must bring note taking materials to classes. This may be a laptop, tablet, smart phone or note paper and pen.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course will involve demonstration of practical tasks and testing of your knowledge.


Assessment Tasks

This course is ungraded.

To demonstrate competency in this course, you need to complete all of the following assessments to a satisfactory standard.

You will receive feedback on all assessment.

Grading criteria for this assessment can be found on the course blackboard site.

 

1. Completion of Individual, Written Required Knowledge Worksheet.

Each student will complete a worksheet about knowledge evidence for the unit.

This assessment will occur during class #1

Knowledge evidence assessments require 100% satisfactory completion.

 

 

2. Individual open-book practical assessment - 230 volt power cable construction.

Each student will construct and test a 230 volt power cable.

(The timing of this assessment will vary however as a rough guide, the assessment could occur during class #2 or 3.)

Practical skill evidence assessments require 100% satisfactory completion.

 

The details on these assessments and the grading criteria for this competency can be found on the course blackboard site.

Results that apply to this course which is delivered and assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment are:

CA: Competency Achieved
NYC: Not Yet Competent
DNS: Did not Submit for Assessment


Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant unit of competency. These matrices are available through Program Administration.

Other Information

Please refer to the RMIT student page for extensive information about study support, assessment, extensions, appeals and a range of other matters: http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students

Cover Sheet for Submissions:

You must complete and sign a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work, including online submissions.

http://mams.rmit.edu.au/s1llva641yxuz.pdf

Attendance:

Your learning experience will involve class-based teaching, discussion, demonstration and practical exercises

It is strongly advised that you attend all timetabled sessions. This will allow you to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring you the maximum opportunity to complete this course successfully.

Assessment Feedback:

You will receive spoken and written feedback on all your work.  Where relevant, this feedback will also include suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/policies/assessment-policy

Student Progress:

Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy designed to assist you in achieving your learning potential.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/acadprogress

Adjustments to Assessment (eg. applying for an extension of time):

If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment satisfactorily by the due date, you can choose to apply for an adjustment to your assessment. RMIT University offers a range of adjustments designed to support you in your studies, including an extension of time to complete the assessment.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/assessment/adjustment

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism:

RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/academic-integrity

Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning:

Credit transfer is the recognition of previously completed formal learning (an officially accredited qualification).

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is an assessment process that allows you to demonstrate competence using the skills you have gained through experience in the workplace, voluntary work, informal or formal training or other life experiences.

Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) RCC applies only if you have previously successfully demonstrated competence in a unit of competency, and now require to be reassessed to ensure that the competence is being maintained.

Please speak to your teacher if you wish to discuss applying for Credit Transfer, RPL, or RCC for the unit(s) of competency addressed in this course.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit

 

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