Course Title: Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: EEET6993C

Course Title: Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6121 - Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Eddie Vanda
Phone: +61 3 9925 4456

Manoj Pendhakar
Phone +61 3 9925 4308

Kenneth Falzon
Phone: +61 3 9925 4716 

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 basic fitting and fabrication techniques as they apply in the various utilities industry work functions. It encompasses the safe use of hand, fixed and portable power tools; cutting, shaping joining and fixing using metallic and non-metallic materials; dismantling and assembling equipment; basic mechanical measurement and marking-out and reading drawings/diagrams.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components


1 Prepare for dismantling, assembling and fabrication work.


2 Dismantle and assemble utilities industry apparatus.


3 Fabricate utilities industry components.

Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements

Details of Learning Activities

You will be involved in the following learning activities to meet requirements for the three clustered competencies (UEENEEE101A and UEENEEE102A) and stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates.
• Workshop exercises
• Presentations & Tutorials

Cluster Information:

This course is delivered in a cluster (Workshop Practice) in conjunction with UEENEEEE101A (OHTH 5729C). You must enrol in both courses delivered in this cluster. All the learning and assessment activities will include the components of both competencies UEENEEE101A and UEEDNEEE102A.

Elements and Performance Criteria for UEENEEE101A (OHTH5729C)

1. Prepare to enter a work area
1.1 Work area access permits are obtained from appropriate personnel according to established procedures
1.2 Safe work methods for controlling risk obtained, read and understood prior to undertaking a work activity.
1.3. Preparations for electrical and non-electrical isolation are carried out to prevent creation of hazards from loss of machine/system/process control according to established procedures.
1.4 Tools and equipment needed for the work are checked for safety and correct functionality according to established procedures and regulatory requirements.

2. Apply safe working practices.
2.1 Safe work methods for controlling risk are followed accurately.
2.2 Workplace procedures for dealing with accidents, fires and emergencies are followed according to work procedures and scope of responsibility and competencies.

3. Follow workplace procedures for hazard identification and risk control
3.1 Hazards are identified and control measures implemented and monitored through active participation in the consultation process with employer and other employees.
3.2 Hazards in the work area are recognised and reported to appropriate personnel according to established procedures.
3.3 OHS records of incidents are completed in accordance with regulatory requirements and established procedures.
3.4 Workplace instructions and training are followed accurately within established procedures.

Engineers Australia Mapping Information:

This course and other two clustered competencies are mapped against stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates developed by Engineers Australia as detailed below:

EA 1. Knowledge and Skill Base

EA1.1. Descriptive, formula-based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the practice area.
EA 1.2. Procedural-level understanding of the mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the practice area.
EA 1.3. In depth practical knowledge and skills within specialist sub-disciplines of the practice area.
EA 1.4. Discernment of engineering developments within the practice area.
EA 1.5. Knowledge of contextual factors impacting the practice area.
EA 1.6. Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of contemporary engineering practice in the area of practice.

EA 2. Engineering Application Ability

EA 2.1. Application of established technical and practical methods to the solution of well-defined engineering problems.
EA 2.2. Application of technical and practical techniques, tools and resources to well defined engineering problems.
EA 2.3. Application of systematic synthesis and design processes to well defined engineering problems.
EA 2.4. Application of systematic project management processes.
EA 3. Professional and Personal Attributes

EA 3.1. Ethical conduct and professional accountability.
EA 3.2. Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains.
EA 3.3. Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour.
EA 3.4. Professional use and management of information.
EA 3.5. Orderly management of self, and professional conduct.
EA 3.6. Effective team membership and team leadership.Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies are mapped with cluster of competencies UEENEE101A and UEENEEE102A in the Assessment Matrix.

Teaching Schedule

The proposed teaching schedule for the three clustered competencies (UEENEEE102A, UEENEEE101A and UEENEEE105A) is detailed below:

Week Topics delivered Elements / Performance Criteria

Introduction to Workshop Practice
OHS, Building 56/57 safety guide declaration
Occupational Health and Safety principles; Basic legal requirements; Responsibilities for health and safety; and Risk management processes

Enable Blackboard OHS Test

E101A: 1.1-3.4



2 Start Aluminium Box design

E101A: 1.1-3.4




OHS prep for starting hardware

Start Aluminium Box manufacture.

E101A: 1.1-3.4



 Aluminium Box manufacture


E101A: 1.1-3.4
E102A: 1.1-2.11

E105A: 1.1


Aluminium Box manufacture

Blackboard OHS Test due.

E101A: 1.1-3.4


6 Aluminium Box manufacture

E101A: 1.1-3.4


7 Aluminium Box manufacture

E101A: 1.1-3.4



Aluminium Box manufacture

E101A: 1.1-3.4




E101A: 1.1-3.4
10 Soldering E101A: 1.1-3.4


E101A: 1.1-3.4
12 Structured Cabling practical exercise E101A: 1.1-3.4

 F Type video connector practical exercise

E101A: 1.1-3.4
14 BNC Connector practical exercise E101A: 1.1-3.4
15 Looming practical exercise E101A: 1.1-3.4


Theory Test (20%)

E101A: 1.1-3.4

Complete practical Assessments. 

Assessment, Correction and Catch-Up period

Student directed hours involve completing activities such as reading online resources, assignments, individual student-teacher course-related consultation. Students are required to self-study the learning materials and complete the assigned out of class activities for the scheduled non-teaching hours. The estimated time is a minimum of 41 hours outside the class time.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004
Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007
Electrical Safety Act 1998
Electrical Safety (Installations) Regulations 2009
AS/NZS 3012 Electrical Installations - Construction and demolition sites
Worksafe publication: Electrical Installations on construction sites - 3rd Ed 2011
Construction and Property Services Industry Skills Council publication: Construction Industry OHS Pocket Book - April 2007
Australian Government NBN Learner Guide for ICTTEN2140A: Use hand and power tools
Industry magazines

Other Resources

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: Assessment 1

Weighting towards final grade (%): 25

Assessment 2: Assessment 2

Weighting towards final grade (%): 40

Assessment 3: Assessment 3

Weighting towards final grade (%): 35

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix 

Element/Performance Criteria Assessment 1
Assessment 2
 Assessment 3
1.2 X X X
1.3 X X X
1.4  X X X
1.5   X X
1.6  X X X
1.7   X X
1.8  X X X
2.1   X X
2.2 X X X
2.3  X X X
2.4  X X X
2.5   X X
2.6   X X
2.7   X X
2.8  X X X
2.9  X X X
2.10 X X X
2.11  X X X
2.12  X X X
3.1 X X X
3.2 X X X
3.3   X X
3.4   X X
3.5   X X
3.6   X X
3.7  X X X
3.8  X X X
3.9 X X X
3.10  X X X
3.11  X X X

Assessment Tasks

1. Blackboard OHS Test – (10%) weeks 1-4
2. Theory Test  - (20%) - week 6
3. Practical Assessments (70%) - weeks 2-18

This course is graded as Competent or Not Yet Competent and subsequently the following course grades are allocated:
80 - 100: CHD - Competent with High Distinction
70 - 79: CDI - Competent with Distinction
60 - 69: CC - Competent with Credit
50 - 59: CAG - Competency Achieved - Graded
0 - 49: NYC - Not Yet Competent
DNS - Did Not Submit for Assessment

Assessment Matrix


Assessment vs UEENEEE102A Elements & Performance Criteria

                                 UEENEEE102A Elements & Performance Criteria
Assessments 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 2.10 2.11 2.12 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9 3.10 3.11
Blackboard OHS Test X X X           X  X               X     X  X             X    
Theory Test X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Practical Assessments X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X

 Assessment vs UEENEEE101A Elements & Performance Criteria

  UEENEE101A Elements & Performance Criteria
Assessments 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 2.1 2.2 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4
Blackboard OHS Test X X X  X X X X X X X
Theory Test X X X X X X X X X X
Practical Assessments X  X X X X X

 Assessment vs Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies

Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies
Assessments EA1.1 EA1.2 EA1.3 EA1.4 EA1.5 EA1.6 EA2.1 EA2.2 EA2.3 EA2.4 EA3.1 EA3.2 EA3.3 EA3.4 EA3.5 EA3.6
Blackboard OHS Test X X X X X  X X X X X X X
Theory Test  X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Practical Assessments X X X X X X X X X X X X  X
All Assessments UEENEEE102A 2 2 3 1 2 2 1 3 3 3 2 1 1 2 2 1
All Assessments UEENEEE101A 2 2 3 1 2 2 1 3 3 3 2 1 1 2 2 1
0 (Blank) Graduate attribute is not assessed
1 Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one, but less than one-third of the elements
2 Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one, but less than one-third, of the elements
3 Graduate attribute is assessed in more than two-third of the elements

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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- English language development
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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 lodgement 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.
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