Course Title: Solve electrotechnical engineering problems

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6122 Advanced Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering

Course Title: Solve electrotechnical engineering problems

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

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.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016


City Campus


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2017,
Term2 2017,
Term2 2018

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the application of calculations required to solve electrotechnical engineering problems. It encompasses working safely, applying problem solving techniques, using a range of mathematical processes and techniques to providing solutions to electrotechnical problems, and justifying such solutions.
Note: Typical electrotechnical problems are those encountered in meeting requirements in meeting performance requirements and compliance standards, revising systems operating parameters and dealing with system malfunctions

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEE129A Solve electrotechnical engineering problems


1. Provide calculated solutions to electrotechnical engineering problems.

2. Complete work and document calculated solutions to electrotechnical activities.

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 (Part A – 5%, Part B – 15%)
Weighting towards final grade (%): 20

Assessment 2: Written Test
Weighting towards final grade (%): 30

Assessment 3: Written Final Test
Weighting towards final grade (%): 50

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element/Performance Criteria CoveredAssignmentWritten TestWritten Final Test
1.1XX X 
1.2XX X 
1.3 X X 
1.4  X X
1.5  X X
1.6X X
2.1X  X 
2.2  X X