Course Title: Select electrical equipment and components for engineering applications

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6130 Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Mechanical)

Course Title: Select electrical equipment and components for engineering applications

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

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

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency covers the identification and matching of electrical supply and electrical system equipment and components to mechanical, manufacturing and mechatronic engineering applications. It includes electrical principles and laws, inductive and capacitive effects on AC supplies, control system power supply fundamentals, electrical safety and
earthing systems, electrical motors and motor controls.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

MEM23004A Apply technical mathematics

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM23111A Select electrical equipment and components for engineering applications


1. Investigate context of electrical equipment and supply

2. Determine electrical supply, equipment and components required for engineering-related tasks

3. Report results

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: Test 1 

Weighting towards final grade (%): 20
Test 2
Weighting towards final grade (%): 30

Assessment 2: Assignment
Weighting towards final grade (%): 30

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

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix

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