Course Title: Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

Course Code: EEET6994C

Course Title: Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C3295 - Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Program Co-ordinator: Mr Peter Matheson: 

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

This unit covers fixing, securing and mounting techniques as apply in the various electrotechnology work functions. It encompasses the safe use of hand and portable power tools, safe lifting techniques, safe use of ladders and elevated platforms and the selection and safe application of fixing devices and supporting accessories/equipment

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment


1. Prepare to fix and secure equipment.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 OHS procedures for a given work area are identified, obtained and understood.
1.2 OHS risk control work preparation measures and procedures are followed.
1.3 The scope of work to be undertaken is obtained from documentation or from work supervisor.
1.4 Advice is sought from the work supervisor to ensure the work is coordinated effectively with others.
1.5 Sources of materials that may be required for the work are identified and accessed in accordance with established procedures.
1.6 Fixing devices are selected for their suitable ability for the environment, the load they are to support and substratum’s into which they are to be installed.
1.7 Supporting accessories/equipment is selected for suitability for the environment and ability to support and protect from damage that which they are intended to support.
1.8 Tools, equipment and testing devices needed to carry out the work are obtained and checked for correct operation and safety.


2. Install fixing and support devices.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Electrical isolation is arranged where work is within arm's reach of exposed conductive parts, plant or machinery in strict accordance OHS requirements and procedures.
2.2 Other OHS risk control measures relevant to the work site are followed.
2.3 Fixing devices are installed in accordance with manufacturer instructions.
2.4 Support accessories/equipment is install accurately and to comply with technical standards and job specifications.
2.5 Work is carried out efficiently without waste of materials or damage to apparatus, circuits, the surrounding environment or services and using sustainable energy principles.


3. Complete fixing and support work.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 OHS risk control work completion measures and procedures are followed.
3.2 Work site is tidied and tools and equipment cleaned and securely stored.
3.3 Appropriate personnel are notified of the work completion.

Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements

Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities include in class workbook activities and researching industry practices and standards. This may include online learning activities. Students are expected to undertake practical tasks (fix and secure equipment to a refrigeration & air conditioning unit)  to relevant industry standards to include sustainability and WHS.

This competenice is co- delivered and assessed with competencie UEENEEJ106A

Teaching Schedule

  Topic Elements & Performance criteria mapping Elements & Performance criteria mapping Assessments
Session 1 Introduction to the Course
• Course requirements
• Course support documents
• Course Blackboard access
• Accuracy of enrolment
• Assessment requirements/Cover Sheets
• Reminder re Plagiarism
• Reminder re Appeals
• Extensions/Resubmissions
• Feedback in this course
• Reminder re submission requirements
• Getting help

Prepare to fix & secure equipment
1.1 to 1.8 Workbook completed JSA Theory on essential skills & knowledge Completed workbook and  Theory assessment
Session 2 Install fixing & support devices 2.1 to 2.5 Practical application Complete practical task & hand in practical work sheet
Session 3 Complete fixing & support work 3.1 to 3.3 Practical application Complete practical task & hand in practical work sheet

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Australian refrigeration & Air conditioning books Volume 1 & 2


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

Students must pass each of the following assessment tasks to demonstrate competent. 


Task 1

Theory Test: Fix Secure

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

Assessment Mapping  Matrix



Performance Criteria Covered

Task 1


































Assessment Tasks

Assessment task 1: Compete workbook ( WORK BOOK TO BE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED )

Assessment 2: Test on essential skills and knowledge. ( minimum pass mark of 75% is required )

Assessment 3: Practical assessment. ( minimum pass mark of 75% is required )

To successfully complete this unit, a student needs to be deemed competent (CA grade) in all three assessment tasks.
Grading Criteria:
NYC - Not yet competent
CA - Competence Achieved
DNS - Did not submit assessment

Assessment Matrix


Assessment Task Element Result
Assessment task 1: Compete workbook


1.1-1.8 NYC / CA / DNS
Assessment 2: Test on essential skills and knowledge.


2.1-2.5 NYC / CA / DNS
Assessment 3: Practical assessment 3.1-3.3 NYC / CA / DNS
Overall result   NYC / CA  / DNS

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
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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
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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.
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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:
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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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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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