Course Title: Select wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6120 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical

Course Title: Select wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations

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.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

EEET7125C

City Campus

TAFE

130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2016

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit covers selecting wiring systems and cables for electrical installations operating at voltages up to 1,000V a.c. or 1,500 V d.c. It encompass knowledge and application of wiring systems and cable types, selecting wiring system compatible with the installation conditions, selecting cables that comply with required current-carrying capacity and voltage drop and earth fault-loop impedance limitations, coordination between protective devices and conductors and documenting selection decisions.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Competency in this unit is granted only after competency in the following unit(s) has/have been confirmed.

UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
UEENEEE102A Fabricate, dismantle, assemble of electrotechnology components
UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c circuits
UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
UEENEEG006A Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines
UEENEEG033A Solve problems in single and three phase electrical apparatus and circuits
UEENEEG063A Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations
UEENEEG101A Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits
UEENEEG102A Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuit
UEENEEG106A Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits
 



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEG107A Select wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations

Elements:

1. Prepare to select wiring systems and cables for general electrical installations

2. Select wiring systems and cables for general electrical installations

3. Document electrical installation


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: Assignment 1

Weighting towards final grade (%): 15

 

Assessment 2: Test 1

Weighting towards final grade (%): 35

 

Assessment 3: Assignment 2

Weighting towards final grade (%): 15

 

Assessment 4: Test 2

Weighting towards final grade (%): 35

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix

 

Element/

Performance Criteria Covered

Test 1 & 2

Assignment 1 & 2

1.1

X

X

1.2

X

 

1.3

 

X

2.1

X

X

2.2

 

X

2.3

X

 

2.4

X

X

2.5

 

X

3.1

X

 

3.2

 

X

3.3

X