Course Title: Use test instruments in the electrotechnology industry

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C2225 Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Pre-vocational)

Course Title: Use test instruments in the electrotechnology industry

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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.

Important Information:


Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify, safely connect and use analog and digital test instruments to test a range of extra low voltage (ELV) components and circuits.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU22671 Use test instruments in the electrotechnology industry


1 Prepare test instrument to perform basic electrical test

2 Conduct electrical testing task

3 Complete electrical testing task

Learning Outcomes

Refer to elements. 

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including written, oral, practical tasks and activities.

You will be asked to personally demonstrate to your teacher/assessor the practical skills gained during this course to the relevant industry standards. Assessment activities will occur throughout this course and feedback will be provided at regular intervals.

Assessment-1  Prac 1 Ohms Meter & SWMs/JSA 
Assessment-2  Prac 2 Volt, Current, Ohms meter & SWMs/JSA
Assessment-3  Prac 3 Volt, Current, Power, Ohms meter & SWMs/JSA
Assessment-4  Prac 4 I.R & C Tester & SWMs/JSA
Assessment-5  Prac 5: Capacitor/Inductors meters& SWMs/JSA 
Assessment-6  Theory/Verbal Assessment