This unit covers terminating, disconnecting or reconnecting electrical wiring and circuits.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:


MEM09002B - Interpret technical drawing

MEM12002B - Perform electrical/electronic measurement

MEM18001C - Use hand tools


Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - checking materials for conformance to specifications; - checking existing and new installation site for correct location and specification; - making terminations/connections to specification, manufacturer and regulatory requirements; - adjusting and fixing wiring supports; - marking, tagging and labelling cables, wires, conductors and connections to specification; - undertaking testing of wiring and connections for conformance to specification; - using language and literacy skills to complete short reports and required documentation; - reading and interpreting routine information on written job instructions, specifications and standard operating procedures May include drawings, and; - using measurements for checking connections and components.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - safety hazards associated with the termination and connection of electrical wiring; - statutory and regulatory requirements associated with the termination and connection of electrical wiring; - wiring support and/or protection requirements and specifications; - relevant manufacturer requirements; - specifications and methods for terminating different materials; - wiring support techniques and alternatives; - marking, tagging and labelling requirements for cables, wires, conductors and connections; - tests for wiring and connections; - data to be recorded/reported and the frequency of recording/reporting; - requirements for approval to work, and; - use and application of personal protective equipment for terminating and connecting electrical wiring.

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