Course Title: Find and repair microwave amplifier section faults in electronic apparatus

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2017

Course Code: EEET7051C

Course Title: Find and repair microwave amplifier section faults in electronic apparatus

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

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6122 - Advanced Diploma of Electronics and Communications 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
 

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, UEENEEE104A, UEENEEH102A, UEENEEH113A, UEENEEH139A, UEENEEH146A AND , UEENEEH114A, UEENEEH169A
OR
UEENEEG101A, UEENEEG102A

Course Description

This unit covers fault finding and repair of microwave amplifier sections in electronic apparatus. The unit encompasses safe working practices, interpreting circuit diagrams, applying logical fault finding procedures, conducting repairs, safety and functional testing and completing the necessary service documentation.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEH116A Find and repair microwave amplifier section faults in electronic apparatus

Element:

1. Prepare to find and repair faults.

Performance Criteria:

1.1

OHS procedures for a given work area are identified, obtained and understood.

1.2

OHS risk control measures and procedures are followed in preparation for the work.

1.3

The nature of the fault 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 procedures.

1.6

Tools, equipment and testing devices needed to carry out the work are obtained in accordance with established procedures and checked for correct operation and safety.

 

Element:

2. Find faults.

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

Apparatus is checked as being isolated where necessary in strict accordance OHS requirements and procedures.

2.4

Fault finding is approached methodically drawing on knowledge of microwave amplifier sections and circuit using measured and calculated values of apparatus parameters.

2.5

Apparatus components are dismantled where necessary and parts stored to protect them against loss or damage.

2.6

Faulty components are rechecked and their fault status confirmed.

2.7

Unexpected situations are dealt with safely and with the approval of an authorised person.

2.8

Fault finding activities 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. Repair fault.

Performance Criteria:

3.1

OHS risk control measures and procedures for carrying out the work are followed.

3.2

Apparatus is checked as being isolated where necessary in strict accordance OHS requirements and procedures.

3.3

Materials required for the repair work are sourced and obtained in accordance with established procedures.

3.4

Repairs are affected efficiently without damage to other components, apparatus or circuits.

3.5

Effectiveness of the repair is tested in accordance with established procedures.

3.6

Apparatus is reassembled, finally tested and prepared for return to customer.

 

Element:

4. Completion and report repair activities.

Performance Criteria:

4.1

OHS work completion risk control measures and procedures are followed.

4.2

Work area is cleaned and made safe in accordance with established procedures.

4.3

Written justification is made for repairs to apparatus.

4.4

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

Cluster Information:

This course is delivered in a cluster (Communication Engineering 1) in conjunction with UEENEEH172A (EEET7056C). You must enrol in all two courses delivered in this cluster. All the learning and assessment activities will include the components of all UEENEEH172A and UEENEEH116A. Please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEEH172A (EEET7056C) for the learning activities and Engineers Australia Mapping Information.


Teaching Schedule

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEEH172A (EEET7056C) for the proposed teaching schedule.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEEH172A (EEET7056C) for the information about learning 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: Assignments x 2
Weighting towards final grade (%): 20

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

Assessment 3: Lab Works x 4
Weighting towards final grade (%): 20

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

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

Element/Performance Criteria CoveredAssignmentsProjectLab WorksTest
1.1 x x
1.2 XX 
1.3XXXX
1.4 XX 
1.5XXXX
1.6 XX 
2.1 XXX
2.2 XXX
2.3 XXX
2.4XXXX
2.5XXXX
2.6 XXX
2.7 XXX
2.8 XXX
3.1 XX 
3.2 XX 
3.3XXXX
3.4 XX 
3.5 XX 
3.6 XX 

 


Assessment Tasks

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEEH172A (EEET7056C) for assessment tasks.


Assessment Matrix

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEEH172A (EEET7056C) for assessment matrix.

Other Information

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

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.

Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/disability to find more information about services offered by Disability Liaison Unit.
 

Late Submission:

If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for seven calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete 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 two 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 seven calendar days (from the original due date), you must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than two 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 to 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 tohttp://www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity to find more information about plagiarism.

Email Communication:

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

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