This unit covers the installation of appliances protection devices, switchgear, controlgear, switchboards, and accessories designed to operate at voltages up to 1,000 V a.c. or 1,500 V d.c. It encompasses working safely and to installation standards, matching appliances and accessories with that specified, making required circuit connections and completing the necessary installation documentation.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
UEENEEG104A

Prerequisites

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

UEENEEE105A - Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment

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

UEENEEE137A - Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work

UEENEEG006A - Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines

UEENEEG033A - Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits

UEENEEG063A - Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations

UEENEEG101A - Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits

UEENEEG102A - Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits

UEENEEG103A - Install low voltage wiring and accessories

UEENEEG106A - Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits

UEENEEG107A - Select wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations

UEENEEG108A - Trouble-shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits

UEENEEG109A - Develop and connect electrical control circuits

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: - installation standards, codes and requirements applicable to installing electrical equipment; - terminal configuration for connection of phase, neutral and protective earthing conductors for each type of equipment; - building codes affecting the installation of current-using equipment and accessories in buildings, structures and premises, and; - issues affecting electrical installations in heritage buildings and premises.

Where to next?

As part of a course

This unit is studied as part of the following courses. Refer to the course page for information on how to apply for the course.

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