Develop detailed and complex drawings for electrical systems using computer aided design (CAD) systems to meet design specification. It includes 2D and 3D drawing formats covering a representative range of electrical systems such as installations with alternative supplies, installations over 400 A per phase at low voltage and/or high voltage, single or multi tenancies, heavy plant, switchgear, protection systems, earthing, power factor correction, control equipment, and energy monitoring and management.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
UEENEEG180A

Prerequisites

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

UEENEEE192A - Produce detailed electrotechnology/utilities drawings using computer aided design equipment and software

UEENEEG179A - Develop detailed electrical drawings

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: - advanced computer-aided drawing design (CAD) systems; - computer based modelling and application systems; - computer based modelling, design and drafting systems; - CAD modelling techniques; - graphical engineering design techniques for products, processes, systems or services representation; - managing resources - CAD; - managing CAD Systems, and; - managing CAD utilities.

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