This unit covers the design of supply and distribution arrangements, control, protection and selection of equipment for electrical installations with low voltage demand greater than 400 amperes per phase. This encompasses designing schemes for protection of persons and property and correct functioning, compatibility with the supply, and arrangement of circuits, determination of fault levels, effective switchgear, control gear, and protection against over current and over and under voltage and wiring based on calculations to meet required safety and performance standards and functional requirements.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
UEENEEG127A

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

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

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

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

UEENEEG125A - Plan electrical installations with a low voltage demand up to 400 A per phase

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: - electrical installations, determination of demand; - electrical installations, overcurrent protection, and; - electrical installations, overvoltage and undervoltage protection.

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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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