This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to plan and analyse wiring systems, circuits, control and protection for electrical installations.It covers knowledge and application of schemes for protection of persons and property, correct functioning, ensuring compatibility with the supply, arranging installations into circuits and planning switchgear/controlgear and protective devices, selecting wiring systems compatible with the installation conditions, selecting cables that comply with required current carrying capacity, voltage drop and earth fault loop impedance limitations, coordination between protective devices and conductors and documenting arrangement decisions.
Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce & extend knowledge and skill competence within set & controlled parameters in accordance with each units learning outcomes & 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:
The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the VU Polytechnic and/or via the Victoria University Polytechnic e-Learning system.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):