Course Title: Manage large electrical projects

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2020

Course Code: BUSM6477C

Course Title: Manage large electrical projects

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

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6120 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Zoran Savic
Ph: +61 3 9925 4996

Appointment by email

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


Course Description

This unit covers the management of large electrical projects involving design, modifications, installation, and/or maintenance of systems and equipment. The unit encompasses management of safety, budget variation, personnel, resources, critical path timelines and completion documentation.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEG169A Manage large electrical projects


1. Establish the scope of the project.

Performance Criteria:

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

1.2 Project deliverables and budget are established from project planning and other relevant documentation and from discussions with appropriate person(s).

1.3 Measurable outcomes are identified to evaluate the project on completion from project planning and other relevant documentation.

1.4 Plant, materials and skills needed to meet project outcome are established from project planning and other relevant documentation.

1.5 Processes and procedures are developed for managing contract variations from discussions with appropriate person(s) and in accordance with contractual agreement.


2. Manage project.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 OHS policies, procedures and programs are implemented and monitored.

2.2 Achievement of project outcomes is delegated to appropriately competent persons involved in the project.

2.3 Risk events are identified and project plan strategies implemented to ensure that outcomes are achieved to the required standard of quality specified in the contract and safety required by organization’s policy.

2.4 Procurement processes and procedures are monitored to ensure on time supply of plant and materials and in accordance with organisation’s policy.

2.5 Project progress is monitored against schedule, quality requirements and budget.

2.6 Conflict issues at the work site and between stakeholders, clients and regulators are identified and managed in accordance with organisation’s policy.

2.7 Variations are managed in accordance with agreed processes and in accordance with the contract.

2.8 Project records are maintained and progress reports written and forwarded to all appropriate person(s).


3. Complete project.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Project outcomes are reviewed against original plan, implemented risk strategies, contract variations, safety record and budget.

3.2 Project completion acceptance is sought from appropriate person(s) and hand-over documented in accordance with organisation’s policy.

Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements

Details of Learning Activities

This course is delivered in a cluster (Electrical Project 2) in conjunction with UEENEEG170A (BUSM6478C), UEENEEE071B (BUSM6358C),  UEENEEE137A (OHTH5731C) & UEENEEE083A (EMPL7064C). You must enrol in all four courses delivered in this cluster. All the learning and assessment activities will include the components of all competencies UEENEEG170A, UEENEEG169A, UEENEEE137A, UEENEEE071B & UEENEEE083A. Please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEEG170A (BUSM6478C) 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 UEENEEG170A (BUSM6478C) for the proposed teaching schedule.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Students will be able to access information and learning materials through myRMIT and may be provided with additional materials in class. List of relevant reference books, resources in the library and accessible Internet sites will be provided where possible. During the course, you will be directed to websites to enhance your knowledge and understanding of difficult concepts

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:  Knowledge Test
Assessment 2: Project
Assessment 3: Project proposal


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

 Assessment Mapping Matrix


Performance Criteria Covered

Knowledge Test

Project 1 report

Project 2 report

































































Assessment Tasks

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEEG170A (BUSM6478C) for assessment tasks.

Assessment Matrix

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEEG170A (BUSM6478C) 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 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 find more information about Study and learning Support 

Equitable Learning Services (ELS):

If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Equitable Learning Services (ELS) to seek advice and support to complete your studies.
Please refer to to find more information about services offered by Equitable Learning Services (ELS).

Late submission: 

If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for 7 calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete and lodge 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 2 working days of the date of lodgment as to whether the extension has been granted. 
If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than 7 calendar days (from the original due date) must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than 2 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: 

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Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the University. 

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Other Information: 

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

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