Course Title: Select and arrange equipment for general electrical installations

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6112 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical

Course Title: Select and arrange equipment for general electrical installations

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 120

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2012,
Term1 2013

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers selection of equipment for electrical installations operating at voltages up to 1,000V a.c. or 1,500 V d.c. to meet performance standards. This encompass schemes for protection of persons and property, correct function, compatibility with the supply, arrangement of circuits and selection of switchgear, controlgear, protection devices and wiring based on calculated and deemed-to-comply solutions.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

UEENEEG002B Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage circuits

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEG007B Select and arrange equipment for general electrical installations


1. Prepare to select equipment.

2. Arrange installation into circuits.

3. Select cables, protection and switchgear.

4 Document electrical installation.

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

This course will be assessed through a range of practical exercises, assignments and progressive tests.