VU22673 - Carry out basic network cabling for extra low voltage (ELV) equipment and devices

Unit code: VU22673 | Study level: TAFE


This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to run cabling for the connection of extra low voltage (ELV) networking equipment and devices. The unit includes the identification of ELV cabling, cabling skills including runs, connections and terminations, testing of circuits, use of hand tools and following work practices that satisfy electrical and telecommunication principles for safety and functionality.


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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:

  • apply ELV cabling skills in accordance to job instructions and separation requirements;
  • connect network equipment and devices using standard cable termination techniques;
  • connect and use test equipment to test for correct operation of cable connections and terminations, and;
  • demonstrate work practices that satisfy electrical principles for safety and functionality.

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

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