Course Title: Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4348

Course Title: Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 20.0

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

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

EEET7324C

City Campus

TAFE

345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Term1 2015

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254815

Course Contact Email: mcvet@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

The ability to safety test electrical equipment and appliances (usually referred to as Testing and Tagging) is a skill which is highly valued by employers in the live event industry.
The purpose of this course is to provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary to safely inspect, test and tag electrical appliances.

This is the designated Work Integrated Learning (WIL) course for C4348 Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services. This course includes a WIL experience in which your knowledge and skills will be applied and assessed in a real or simulated workplace context and where feedback from industry and/or community is integral to your experience.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Enforced pre-requisite

OHTH5851C Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
Course ID 050481: http://www1.rmit.edu.au/courses/c4348050481
 



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEP026A Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies

Elements:

1. Prepare to test cord connected apparatus and cord assemblies

2. Test cord connected apparatus and cord assemblies


3. Tag tested cord connected apparatus and cord assemblies and document testing activities


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

You will be able to conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord assemblies and cord connected equipment through:

  • working safely
  • using a portable apparatus tester
  • identifying faults
  • applying tagging


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester and will involve demonstration of practical tasks and testing knowledge of underpinning theory .