Course Title: Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2017

Course Code: EEET7046C

Course Title: Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components

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

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6121 - Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Kemps Cheng
Phone: + 61 3 99254691
Email: kemps.cheng@rmit.edu.au

Manoj Pendharkar
Phone: + 61 3 99254308
Email: manoj.pendharkar@rmit.edu.au

 

 

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

UEENEEE101A & UEENEEE102A
 

Course Description

This unit deals the replacement of electronic components, cabling and sub systems of electronic apparatus. It encompasses safe working practices, following written and oral instruction and procedures, basic testing and techniques, dismantling and assembling apparatus and disconnecting and reconnecting components.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEH102A Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components

Element:

1 Prepare to repair electronic apparatus.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 OHS procedures for a given work area are identified, obtained and understood through established routines and procedures.
1.2 Established OHS risk control measures and procedures are followed in preparation for the work.
1.3 The nature of the repair is obtained from documentation or from work supervisor to establish the scope of work to be undertaken.
1.4 Advice is sought from the work supervisor to ensure the work is co-ordinated effectively with others.
1.5 Sources of materials that may be required for the work are established in accordance with established routines and procedures.
1.6 Tools, apparatus and testing devices needed to carry out the work are obtained and checked for correct operation and safety.

Element:

2 Repair electronic apparatus.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Established 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/apparatus are checked as being isolated where necessary in strict accordance OHS requirements and procedures.
2.4 Apparatus is dismantled in accordance with manufacturer’s guide and supervisor’s instructions.
2.5 Component parts are tagged during the dismantling to help ensure correct and efficient reassembly and stored to protect them against loss or damage.
2.6 Repairs are affected efficiently without damage to other components, apparatus or circuits.
2.7 Apparatus is assembled in an appropriate sequence with all components parts placed, secured and connected in accordance with manufacturer’s guide or industry practice.
2.8 Procedures for referring non-routine events to immediate supervisor for directions are followed.
2.9 Repairs are carried out efficiently without waste of materials or damage to apparatus and the surrounding environment or services and using sustainable energy practices.

 

Element:

3 Complete and report repair work activities.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 OHS work completion risk control measures and procedures are followed.
3.2 Repaired apparatus is prepared and forwarded to appropriate person(s) for testing.


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.

  • Laboratories
  • Project
  • Test

Engineers Australia Mapping Information:
This course is mapped against stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates developed by Engineers Australia as detailed below:

EA 1. Knowledge and Skill Base

EA1.1. Descriptive, formula-based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the practice area.
EA 1.2. Procedural-level understanding of the mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the practice area.
EA 1.3. In depth practical knowledge and skills within specialist sub-disciplines of the practice area.
EA 1.4. Discernment of engineering developments within the practice area.
EA 1.5. Knowledge of contextual factors impacting the practice area.
EA 1.6. Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of contemporary engineering practice in the area of practice.

EA 2. Engineering Application Ability

EA 2.1. Application of established technical and practical methods to the solution of well-defined engineering problems.
EA 2.2. Application of technical and practical techniques, tools and resources to well defined engineering problems.
EA 2.3. Application of systematic synthesis and design processes to well defined engineering problems.
EA 2.4. Application of systematic project management processes.
EA 3. Professional and Personal Attributes

EA 3.1. Ethical conduct and professional accountability.
EA 3.2. Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains.
EA 3.3. Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour.
EA 3.4. Professional use and management of information.
EA 3.5. Orderly management of self, and professional conduct.
EA 3.6. Effective team membership and team leadership.
 

Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies are mapped with competency UEENEEH102A in the Assessment Matrix.
 


Teaching Schedule

The proposed teaching schedule for this competency is detailed below:

WeekTopicPerformance Criteria
1 Introduction to the Course & OHS UEENEEH102A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3
 
2 OH&S Fundamentals
 
 UEENEEH102A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3
 
3  Identifying electronic components
 
 UEENEEH102A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 , 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 , 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.1
4  Handling Static sensitive components like transistors and ICs
 
 UEENEEH102A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 , 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 , 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.1
5 Test Equipments- Power Supplies (DC and AC)
 
 UEENEEH102A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 , 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 , 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.1
6 Safety Procedures in Handling Laboratory equipments UEENEEH102A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 , 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 , 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.1

 

7  Applications of Various Electronic Components- Rectifiers UEENEEH102A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 , 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 , 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.1 , 3.2, 3.3, 3.4
 
8 Applications of Various Electronic Components- Small Signal Amplifiers
 
 UEENEEH102A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 , 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 , 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.1 , 3.2, 3.3, 3.4
 
9 Applications of Various Electronic Components- Regulators
 
 UEENEEH102A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 , 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 , 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.1 , 3.2, 3.3, 3.4
 
10 Soldering through projects
 
 UEENEEH102A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 , 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 , 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.1 , 3.2, 3.3, 3.4
 
11 Replacing components/ Project Work
 
 UEENEEH102A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 , 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 , 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.1 , 3.2, 3.3, 3.4
 
12 Testing circuits/ Project Work
 
 UEENEEH102A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 , 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 , 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.1 , 3.2, 3.3, 3.4
 
13 Fault finding & Testing circuits in projects/
Project Work 
 UEENEEH102A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 , 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 , 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.1 , 3.2, 3.3, 3.4
 
14 Project Work UEENEEH102A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 , 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 , 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.1 , 3.2, 3.3, 3.4
 
15 Project Work
 
 UEENEEH102A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 , 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 , 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.1 , 3.2, 3.3, 3.4
 
16 Project Due 
 
 
17 Test 
18 Feedback 

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 2 hours outside the class time.
 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Resource materials will be available on Blackboard through myRMIT>MyStudies>EEET7046C


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: Laboratories
Weighting towards final grade (%): 15

Assessment 2: Project
Weighting towards final grade (%): 45

Assessment 3: Closed Book Test
Weighting towards final grade (%): 40

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix 

Elements/Performance CriteriaLaboratoriesProjectClosed Book Test
1.1xx 
1.2xx 
1.3xx 
1.4xx 
1.5xx 
1.6xx 
2.1xx 
2.2xxx
2.3xxx
2.4xxx
2.5xxx
2.6xxx
2.7xxx
2.8xxx
2.9xx 
3.1xx 
3.2xx 
3.3xx 
3.4xx 

 


Assessment Tasks

Laboratories - 15% (Week 4-10)

Project - 45% (Week 11-16)

Closed Book Test - 40% (Week 17-18)
 

Please also refer to the marking guide for more detail information about all assessments.
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

Assessment vs UEENEEH102A  Elements & Performance Criteria

 UEENEEH102A  Elements & Performance Criteria
Assessments1.11.21.31.41.51.62.12.22.32.42.52.62.72.82.93.13.23.33.4
Laboratoriesxxxxxxx x x x x x x x x x x x x
Projectxxxxxxxxxxxx x x x x x
Closed Book Test       xxxxxxx     

 Assessment vs Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies

Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies
 AssessmentsEA1.1EA1.2EA1.3EA1.4EA1.5EA1.6EA2.1EA2.2EA2.3EA2.4EA3.1EA3.2EA3.3EA3.4EA3.5EA3.6
Labs  X X XXXXXXXXXX
ProjectXXXXXX X      X 
Closed Book Test    X XX   X    
All Assessments UEENEEH102A1
1
21
312311121121
 0          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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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.
 

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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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