This unit covers the production of, and modification and maintenance of, detailed electrotechnology/utilities drawings and diagrams using computer-aided design (CAD) equipment and software from specifications, layouts, sketches or verbal instructions in conformance with Australian Standards, enterprise standards and/or design brief.

Unit details

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


UEENEED104A - Use engineering applications software on personal computers

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

UEENEEE191A - Prepare electrotechnology/utilities drawings using manual drafting and CAD equipment and software


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: - detailed working drawings; - advanced (master) sketching techniques; - drafting/modelling electrotechnology/utilities; - electrotechnology/utilities related drawings; - autoCAD - functional for electrotechnology/utilities; - autoCAD - project basics; - autoCAD - schematic wiring, editing, components and reporting; - autoCAD - panel layouts; - autoCAD - PLC modules; - autoCAD - detailed settings and configurations - advanced commands; - autoCAD - detailed customised components and customised detailed data; - autoCAD - advanced auditing tools, automation tools and integration; - autoCAD - database management and productivity tools; - drawings production using CAD application programs, and; - utility programs disk and file management.

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