Course Title: Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6120 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical

Course Title: Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

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.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2013,
Term2 2014,
Term2 2015,
Term2 2016


City Campus


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2017,
Term2 2018

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the arrangement and termination of circuits, control and protection devices and systems for electrical installations operating at voltages up to 1,000 V a.c. or 1,500 V d.c. It encompass knowledge and application of schemes for protection of persons and property, correct functioning, ensuring compatibility with the supply, arranging installation into circuits and selecting and arranging switchgear/controlgear and protective devices to meet compliance requirements and documenting arrangement decisions.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEG063A Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations


1. Prepare to arrange electrical installations circuits, control and protection.

2. Arrange electrical installations circuits, control and protection.

3. Document electrical installation circuits, control and protection arrangements.

Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements

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. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. 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:

Assessment 1: Test 
Assessment 2: Project
Assessment 3: Practical Test
Assessment 4: Final Test

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

 Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element/Performance CriteriaTest ProjectPractical TestFinal Test
 1.1 xxx
 2.1x xxx
 2.2 Xxxx
2.3X X  
 2.4 X   
 2.5xx x
 2.6 Xxxx
 3.1 Xxxx
 3.2 Xxxx
 3.3  xx