This unit (VU22672) describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan, carry out and finalise a basic electrotechnology project. The unit includes defining the scope of the project, developing a project action plan with timelines, preparing design sketches and working drawings, determining and accessing the required resources, carrying out the build process, demonstrating the working model and evaluating the process. It is intended this unit of competency will be achieved through participation in a small project team consisting of three to four persons.

Unit details

Study level:
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: - work cooperatively with other team members to achieve a project outcome; - develop a project action plan with timelines and budget; - plan and organise project materials and resources; - build a electrotechnology project in line project plan; - apply safe work practices in an electrotechnology environment, and; - evaluate project outcomes and identify areas for improvement.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - basic electrotechnology principles and practices; - basic drawing and sketching skills; - safe work practices in an electrotechnology environment; - elements for good project planning and monitoring, and; - principles for working effectively with other to achieve a defined outcome.

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