UEEEL0040 - Develop compliance policies and plans to conduct an electrical contracting business

Unit code: UEEEL0040 | Study level: TAFE
UEECD0007 - Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
(Or equivalent to be determined by unit coordinator)


This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to develop compliance policies and plans to conduct an electrical contracting business.It includes the developing a business plan and workplace policies to ensure regulatory requirements are met in conducting a contracting electrical business.


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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce & extend knowledge and skill competence within set & controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes & 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:
*evaluating factors influencing the performance of a contracting business accurately
*identifying the formal processes for meeting legislated obligations
*establishing an appropriate focus for the business
*establishing policies to ensure all legislated requirements and standards are met
*developing procedures and processes to give effect to established policies
*giving written justification of solutions provided
*dealing with unplanned events
*applying relevant industry standards
*applying relevant legislation
*applying relevant work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements, including using risk control measures
*developing business plan and compliance policies, including:

  • completing documentation
  • developing methods to maintain procedures
  • reviewing policies, plans and procedures.

Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge:
*electrical contracting plans and compliance policies for a contracting business, including:
*enterprise regulatory requirements and non-regulatory standards:

  • compliance regulations for businesses
  • methods of meeting compliance
  • non-regulatory standards and their effects on business
    *electricity distributors and supply requirements:
  • general requirements for the supply of electricity
  • supply and metering requirements
  • acceptable arrangement of switchgear and control gear
  • acceptable earthing methods and arrangements
    *electricity regulatory safety requirements:
  • regulatory requirements for ensuring the safety and integrity of electrical installations
  • regulatory requirements relative to the jurisdiction for which competency is sought
  • types and scope of electrical inspections and safety audits
  • authority of electrical inspectors
    *problem-solving techniques
    *relevant industry standards
    *relevant manufacturer specifications
    *relevant quality workplace procedures
    *relevant risk mitigation processes
    *relevant WHS/OHS legislated requirements
    *relevant workplace documentation
    *relevant workplace policies, procedures and instructions.

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

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