Course Title: Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2014

Course Code: EEET6994C

Course Title: Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6120 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Andrew Kim
Phone: +61 3 9925 4925

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


Course Description

This unit covers fixing, securing and mounting techniques as apply in the various electrotechnology work functions. It encompasses the safe use of hand and portable power tools, safe lifting techniques, safe use of ladders and elevated platforms and the selection and safe application of fixing devices and supporting accessories/equipment.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment


1. Prepare to fix and secure equipment.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 OHS procedures for a given work area are identified, obtained and understood.
1.2 OHS risk control work preparation measures and procedures are followed.
1.3 The scope of work to be undertaken is obtained from documentation or from work supervisor.
1.4 Advice is sought from the work supervisor to ensure the work is coordinated effectively with others.
1.5 Sources of materials that may be required for the work are identified and accessed in accordance with established procedures.
1.6 Fixing devices are selected for their suitable ability for the environment, the load they are to support and substratum's into which they are to be installed.
1.7 Supporting accessories/equipment is selected for suitability for the environment and ability to support and protect from damage that which they are intended to support.
1.8 Tools, equipment and testing devices needed to carry out the work are obtained and checked for correct operation and safety.


2. Install fixing and support devices.

Performance Criteria:

2.1. Electrical isolation is arranged where work is within arm's reach of exposed conductive parts, plant or machinery in strict accordance OHS requirements and procedures.
2.2. Other OHS risk control measures relevant to the work site are followed.
2.3. Fixing devices are installed in accordance with manufacturer instructions.
2.4. Support accessories/equipment is install accurately and to comply with technical standards and job specifications.
2.5. Work is carried out efficiently without waste of materials or damage to apparatus, circuits, the surrounding environment or services and using sustainable energy principles.


3. Complete fixing and support work.

Performance Criteria:

3.1. OHS risk control work completion measures and procedures are followed.
3.2. Work site is tidied and tools and equipment cleaned and securely stored.
3.3. Appropriate personnel are notified of the work completion.

Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements

Details of Learning Activities

Cluster Information:

This course is delivered in a cluster (Workshop Practice) in conjunction with UEENEEE101A (OHTH 5729C) and UEENEEE102A (EEET 6993C). You must enrol in all three courses delivered in this cluster. All the learning and assessment activities will include the components of all competencies UEENEEE101A, UEENEEE102A and UEEDNEEE105A. Please refer to the course guide Part B UEENEEE102A (EEET6993C) for the learning activities and Engineers Australia Mapping Information.

Teaching Schedule

As this course is delivered in a cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEEE102A (EEET6993C) for the teaching schedule.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004
Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007
Electrical Safety Act 1998
Electrical Safety (Installations) Regulations 2009
AS/NZS 3012 Electrical Installations - Construction and demolition sites
Worksafe publication: Electrical Installations on construction sites - 3rd Ed 2011
Construction and Property Services Industry Skills Council publication: Construction Industry OHS Pocket Book - April 2007
Australian Government NBN Learner Guide for ICTTEN2140A: Use hand and power tools
Industry magazines

Other Resources

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: Assessment 1

Weighting towards final grade (%): 25

Assessment 2: Assessment 2

Weighting towards final grade (%): 40

Assessment 3: Assessment 3

Weighting towards final grade (%): 35

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element/Performance Criteria Assessment 1
Assessment 2
 Assessment 3
 1.1 X X X
1.2 X X X
1.3   X X
1.4  X X X
1.5  X X X
1.6  X X X
1.7  X X X
1.8  X X X
2.1  X X X
2.2 X X X
2.3  X X X
2.4  X X X
2.5  X X X
3.1 X X X
3.2 X X X
3.3  X X X

Assessment Tasks

As this course is delivered in a cluster; please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEEE102A (EEET6993C) for assessment tasks.

Assessment Matrix

As this course is delivered in a cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEEE102A (EEET6993C) for assessment matrix.

Other Information

• As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEEE102A (EEET6993C) for the information about student directed hours.

Study and Learning Support:
Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to you. Services offered by SLC to support your numeracy and literacy skills are:
- Assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice
- Maths and science developmental support and advice
- English language development
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Disability Liaison Unit:
If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to complete your studies.
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Late Submission:
If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for 7 calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete and lodge an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.
The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. You will be notified within no more than 2 working days of the date of lodgement as to whether the extension has been granted.
If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than 7 calendar days (from the original due date) must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than 2 working days after the official due date.
Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.

Special Consideration:
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Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the University.
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Email Communication:
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