This unit covers the preparation of, and modification of, preliminary electrotechnology/utilities drawings and diagrams using manual drafting methods, techniques, procedures and devices and computer-aided design equipment and software from specifications, layouts, sketches or verbal instructions in conformance with Australian Standards and enterprise standards.

Unit details

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


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

UEENEEE102A - Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components

UEENEEE104A - Solve problems in d.c. circuits

UEENEEE107A - Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications

UEENEEE190A - Prepare engineering drawings using manual drafting and CAD for electrotechnology/utilities applications

UEENEED104A - Use engineering applications software on personal computers


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: - electrotechnology/utilities drafting fundamentals; - standard drawing sheets and drawing sheet layout; - electrotechnology/utilities drawings line work, symbols, lettering and techniques production to Australian/New Zealand and industry standards; - sketching techniques for electrotechnolgy/utilities applications; - pole and structure elevations; - survey base plan drawings; - auxiliary views and revolutions; - map drafting; - civil/GIS (Geographic Information Systems) drawings basics; - architectural and site plan drawings for electrotechnology/utilities applications; - autoCAD basics for electrotechnology/utilities applications, and; - drawing numbering, file names and digital file storage.

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