This unit covers finding and repairing faults in electrical apparatus and interconnecting circuits and equipment operating at voltages up to 1,500 V d.c. It encompasses working safely, reading circuit diagrams, sketching diagrams from traced wiring, applying logical fault finding procedures, conducting repairs and completing the necessary service documentation.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
UEENEEG110A

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

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

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

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

UEENEEG108A - Trouble-shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and 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: - direct current machines; - direct current motor starters and their operating principles; - power and control connection arrangements; - braking methods; - speed control methods, and; - protection of d.c. motors.

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