This unit covers the industry and community standards expected of engineers. It encompasses knowledge and application of ethical and community standards, seeking advise regarding broader implications of engineering works, adopting appropriates technologies and engaging in current engineering issues.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
UEENEEE080A

Prerequisites

UEENEEE101A - Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

Assessment

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 and knowledge: - purpose of ethical standards; - the common tenets of ethical standards; - ethical standards of professional bodies in the electrotechnology industry; - application of ethical standards; - purpose of standards and how they are applied; - difference between standards , codes of practice and guidelines; - legal implications of standards , codes of practice and guidelines; - standards development organisations and compliance systems, and; - standards development process and community involvement.

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