Course Title: Apply energy management principles

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6069 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology

Course Title: Apply energy management principles

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 80

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 Workplace

Term1 2013

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency sets out the knowledge and skills required to determine an implementation strategy for an energy management program for the purpose of monitoring, fault finding and managing a building services system.

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

The unit applies to manufacturing, servicing and maintenance enterprises incorporating refrigeration and air conditioning design, manufacture and installation.

This unit of competency is intended for courses at Diploma Level or higher

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

It is recommended that on entry into this unit learners possess knowledge and skills equivalent to those described in:

VPAU625 Analyse refrigeration system

VPAU629 Apply psychrometric processes and system performance

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VPAU630 Apply energy management principles


1. Determine energy sources used in refrigeration/air conditioning and their primary function in building energy management programs

2. Monitor a building management system

3. Conduct an energy audit for a building

4. Plan efficient energy management operations

Learning Outcomes

Not Applicable

Overview of Assessment

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the Competency Descriptor.

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 section of Course Guide Part B.