Course Title: Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2017

Course Code: EEET7024C

Course Title: Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits

School: 174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

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: vehs@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Kenneth Falzon Teacher School of Vocational Engineering, Health and Sciences  RMIT University Building 57, Level 5, Room 11
115 Queensberry Street
Carlton South,  VIC 3053 Phone 03 9925 4716 kenneth.falzon@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 60

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

UEENEEE101A + UEENEEE102A + UEENEEE104A + UEENEEE105A + UEENEEE107A + UEENEEG101A + UEENEEG102A + UEENEEG106A

Course Description

This unit covers ascertaining correct operation of single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits and solving circuit problems as they apply to servicing, fault finding, installation and compliance work functions. It encompasses safe working practices, apparatus circuit arrangements, issues related to operation, characteristics and protection and solutions to apparatus/circuit problems derived from calculated and measured parameters.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEG033A Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits

Element:

1. Prepare to solve single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus/ circuit problems.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 OHS procedures for a given work area are identified, obtained and understood.
1.2 Established OHS risk control measures and procedures in preparation for the work are followed.
1.3 Safety hazards, which have not previously been identified, are noted and established risk control measures are implemented.
1.4 The nature of the machine (s) problem is obtained from documentation or from work supervisor to establish the scope of work to be undertaken.
1.5 Advice is sought from the work supervisor to ensure the work is coordinated effectively with others.
1.6 Sources of materials that may be required for the work are established in accordance with established procedures.
1.7 Tools, equipment and testing devices needed to carry out the work are obtained and checked for correct operation and safety.

Element:

2. Solve single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus/circuit problems.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 OHS risk control measures and procedures for carrying out the work are followed.
2.2 The need to test or measure live is determined in strict accordance with OHS requirements and when necessary conducted within established safety procedures.
2.3 Circuits/machines/plant are checked as being isolated where necessary in strict accordance OHS requirements and procedures.
2.4 Established methods are used to solve machine problems from measure and calculated values as they apply to single and three-phase low voltage machines.
2.5 Established methods for dealing with unexpected situations are discussed with appropriate person or persons and documented.
2.6 Unexpected situations are dealt with safely and with the approval of an authorised person.
2.7 Problems are solved without damage to machines, circuits, the surrounding environment or services and using sustainable energy practices.

Element:

3. Complete work and document problem solving activities.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 OHS work completion risk control measures and procedures are followed.
3.2  Work site is cleaned and made safe in accordance with established procedures.
3.3 Justification for solutions used to solve machine problems is documented.
3.4 Work completion is documented and an appropriate person or persons notified in accordance with established procedures.
 


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


Details of Learning Activities

You will involve in the following learning activities to meet requirements for this competency and stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates.
• lectures
• Tutorials
• Practicals


Teaching Schedule

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WeekTopics DeliveredElements/Performance criteria
1Introduction to the competency

Electrical operating concepts

1.1-1.7
2.1-2.7
3.1-3.4

2Operating electrical devices
RCD’s, MEN and Earthing
1.1-1.7
2.1-2.7
3.1-3.4
 
3

Operating water heater and appliance circuits/equipment
Earth Faults

1.1-1.7
2.1-2.7
3.1-3.4
 
4Operating water heater and appliance circuits/equipment
Circuit Breakers and fuses
Blackboard Test 1 10%
1.1-1.7
2.1-2.7
3.1-3.4
 
5Operating electrical appliance circuits/equipment
Assignment  handed out (worth 20% of total mark) due date end of week 16.
Control Circuits
start Project  20%
1.1-1.7
2.1-2.7
3.1-3.4
 
6Operating electrical appliance circuits/equipment
Control Circuits Latching
 
1.1-1.7
2.1-2.7
3.1-3.4
 
7Operating electrical appliance circuits/equipment
Control Circuits Interlocking
1.1-1.7
2.1-2.7
3.1-3.4
 
8

Operating electrical appliance circuits/equipment
Control Circuits Relays

1.1-1.7
2.1-2.7
3.1-3.4
 
9Operating lighting circuits
Control Circuits Lighting
1.1-1.7
2.1-2.7
3.1-3.4
 
10Operating Lighting Principles
Troubleshooting lighting circuits
 
1.1-1.7
2.1-2.7
3.1-3.4
 
11Operating lighting circuits
Lux requirements
1.1-1.7
2.1-2.7
3.1-3.4
 
12Troubleshooting lighting circuits
Easy lux software
Fluorescent lamp operation
Blackboard Test 2 - 10%
1.1-1.7
2.1-2.7
3.1-3.4
 
13Operating heating circuits
thermostats, bimetal, heat transfer
 
1.1-1.7
2.1-2.7
3.1-3.4
 
14Operating single phase motor and control circuits
Transformers and  DC Motors
1.1-1.7
2.1-2.7
3.1-3.4
 
15Operating three phase induction motor
Testing and Tagging
Insulation Resistance
Ingress Protection
 
1.1-1.7
2.1-2.7
3.1-3.4
 
16

Assignment due
Practical Assessment 20%
revision

1.1-1.7
2.1-2.7
3.1-3.4
 
17-18Final Test 
(worth 40% of total mark) 
1.1-1.7
2.1-2.7
3.1-3.4
 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

 

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Students will be able to access information and learning materials through myRMIT and may be provided with additional materials in class. List of relevant reference books, resources in the library and accessible Internet sites will be provided where possible. During the course, you will be directed to websites to enhance your knowledge and understanding of difficult concepts.


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: Blackboard Test

Weighting towards final grade (%): 20

 

Assessment 2: Project

Weighting towards final grade (%): 20

 

Assessment 3: Practical Test

Weighting towards final grade (%): 20

 

Assessment 4: Final Test

Weighting towards final grade (%): 40

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element/Performance Criteria CoveredTestProjectPractical TestFinal Test
1.1xxxx
1.2xxxx
1.3x xx
1.4x xx
1.5x xx
1.6xxxx
1.7x xx
2.1xxxx
2.2x xx
2.3x xx
2.4x xx
2.5xxxx
2.6x xx
2.7x xx
3.1xxxx
3.2x xx
3.3x xx
3.4x xx

 

 


Assessment Tasks

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Assessment Tasks

 

Assessment 1: Blackboard Test
Weighting towards final grade (%): 20

Assessment 2: Project
Weighting towards final grade (%): 20

Assessment 3: Practical Test
Weighting towards final grade (%): 20

Assessment 4: Final Test
Weighting towards final grade (%): 40

This course is graded as Competent or Not Yet Competent and subsequently the following course grades are allocated:

80 - 100: CHD - Competent with High Distinction
70 - 79: CDI - Competent with Distinction
60 - 69: CC - Competent with Credit
50 - 59: CAG - Competency Achieved - Graded
0 - 49: NYC - Not Yet Competent
DNS - Did Not Submit for Assessment.


Assessment Matrix

 

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Assessment vs UEENEEG033A Elements & Performance Criteria

 UEENEEG033A Elements & Performance Criteria
Assessments1.11.21.31.41.51.61.72.12.22.32.42.52.62.73.13.23.33.4
Blackboard Testxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Projectxx   x x   x  x   
Practical Testxxxx xx xxxxxxxxxxx
Final Testxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

 

 

 

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Assessment vs Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies

 Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies
AssessmentsEA1.1EA1.2EA 1.3EA1.4EA1.5EA1.6EA2.1EA2.2EA2.3EA2.4EA3.1EA3.2EA3.3EA3.4EA3.5EA3.6
Blackboard Testxxxx  xxxxx x x  x x
Projectxxxx  xx        
Practical Test x x x        x   
Final Testxx  xx  x x x xxxxx
ALL ASSESSMENTS  UEENEEG033A3322112322122122
0 (Blank)Graduate attribute is not assessed.
1Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one, but less than one-third, of the Element.
2Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one third, but less than two-thirds, of the Element.
3Graduate attribute is assessed in more than two-thirds of the Element.

 

Other Information

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Student directed hours involve completing activities such as reading online resources, assignments, individual student-teacher course-related consultation. Students are required to self-study the learning materials and complete the assigned out of class activities for the scheduled non-teaching hours. The estimated time is 6 hours outside the class time.

Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):
You may be eligible for credit towards courses in your program if you have already met the learning/competency outcomes through previous learning and/or industry experience. To be eligible for credit towards a course, you must demonstrate that you have already completed learning and/or gained industry experience that is:

  • Relevant
    • Current
    • Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course

Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit to find more information about credit transfer and RPL.
 

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 

Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre to find more information about Study and learning Support 

Equitable Learning Services (ELS):

If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Equitable Learning Services (ELS) to seek advice and support to complete your studies.
Please refer to https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/support-and-facilities/student-support/equitable-learning-services to find more information about services offered by Equitable Learning Services (ELS).

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 lodgment 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: 

Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration to find more information about special consideration 

Plagiarism: 

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

Please Refer: www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity to find more information about plagiarism. 

Other Information: 

All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.


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