This unit provides the skills and knowledge required to wire extra-low voltage (ELV) single path circuits and terminate associated accessories in a simulated workplace environment. This includes ELV powered devices, security, controls, integrated systems and audio/visual systems. It encompasses safe working practices and following work processes that satisfy electrical principles for safety and functionality.

Practice in this unit is subject to regulations directly related to occupational health and safety and electrical regulatory requirements.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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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: - installing cables in single path ELV circuits in a simulated workplace training environment; - terminating cables and accessories to manufacturer's specifications and requirements; - applying cable support and protection methods; - following safe work practices; - cleaning the worksite, and; - applying sustainability principles and practices.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - relevant workplace health and safety regulations risk control measures; - safe working practices for wiring/cabling and terminating accessories for single path extra-low voltage circuits; - cable protection and support methods and accessories; - types of cables used in the electrotechnology industry and their application; - basic cable and conductor terminations; - technical standards, regulations and codes related to extra-low voltage work; - sustainability principles and practices, and; - environmental and heritage regulations affecting electrotechnology work.

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