This unit deals with the replacement of electrical and non-electrical components of renewable energy apparatus. It encompasses safe working practices, following written and oral instructions and procedures, basic testing techniques, disconnecting and reconnecting electrical/electronic components, dismantling and assembling apparatus and reporting repair activities.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
UEENEEK123A

Prerequisites

A student must have completed the following pre-requisites: UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits, and; UEENEEE108A Lay wiring/cabling and terminate accessories for extra-low voltage (ELV) circuits, or UEENEEG106A Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage 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: - major non-technical issues; - energy services and demand; - the solar resource; - solar thermal systems; - energy efficient building design; - photovoltaic arrays; - wind energy resources; - micro-hydro system basis; - energy storage; - stand alone power system basis, and; - biomass.

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