This unit covers installing and testing electrical wiring and circuits up to 1000 volts a.c. and 1500 volts d.c.

Unit details

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


MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing MEM10002B Terminate and connect electrical wiring MEM12002B Perform electrical/electronic measurement MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements MEM18001C Use hand tools MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations MEM18049C Disconnect/reconnect fixed wired equipment (up to 1000 volts a.c. and 1500 volts d.c.)


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: - interpreting circuits, drawings, specifications and instructions; - preparing work plans in accordance with legislative and regulatory requirements and standard operating procedures and hazard and safety requirements; - following relevant legislative and regulatory requirements and standard operating procedures to work practices; - using measurement for installing and testing electrical wiring and circuits; - checking materials for conformance to specification; - selecting cables; - installing cables/wires/conduit/enclosures and support systems; - marking and labelling cabling for identification; - testing wiring/systems and enclosures for compliance with specifications, relevant regulatory and legislative requirements; - energising and testing installation; - identifying and rectifying faults; - completing reports and documentation using short descriptions, comments and relevant terminology; - considering potential points of danger when planning a rescue or provision of assistance; - isolating electrical hazards in accordance with safety procedures, and; - applying procedures for the movement/treatment of injured.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - hazard control measures and safety requirements applicable to the work undertaken; - work permit requirements; - safe work practices and procedures; - cable selection/support fit for purpose; - the legislative and regulatory requirements appropriate to the work to be done; - work planning procedures; - procedures to be followed if materials and or supports do not conform to specification; - techniques, tools and equipment required to install cables, wires, conduit, enclosures and support systems; - the marking and/or labelling requirements for cabling; - the reasons for marking and/or labelling cables; - the procedures and equipment to test before and after energising wiring and systems; - reasons for carrying out all tests; - common wiring system faults; - method(s) for rectifying faults; - the documentation to be completed; - dangers present in electrical rescue; - appropriate standards and procedures for first aid recording procedures; - recognised procedures for the movement and treatment of injured persons; - local medical and rescue services; - the reasons for recording first aid, and; - requirements for approval to work.

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