ELEC303 – Electrical Installations

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Module code
ELEC303
Module title
Electrical Installations
Prescription
To provide students with knowledge of electrical installation practices.
Programmes
  • TC1702
NZQA Level
Level 3
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
105
Self directed hours
45
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate knowledge of selection, and installation of cables and cords.
Apply knowledge of electrical testing.
Apply Knowledge of fault finding and repair.
Demonstrate knowledge of switchboards.
Apply knowledge of circuit protection.
Apply knowledge of electrical safety devices.
Content
-Basic circuit installation and switchboard layouts
-Basic concepts of AC single phase
-Basic testing of installations and appliances
-Cable identification, characteristics, applications, installation and terminations
-Circuit protection
-Fault diagnosis and repair
-Introduction to three phase systems
-High Voltage Knowledge, smart meters, earthing and bonding
-Legislation, certification and supervision
-RCD's, isolating transformers and circuit breakers
-Relevant legislation and standards
-Testing
-Switchboards
-Circuit protection devices and discrimination
Teaching and Learning Strategy
The primary method of delivering the learning material is Project-based Learning. The teaching and learning material may incorporate workshop activities, laboratory tasks, lectures, online research, training videos, tutor directed learning, student managed learning, individual and group work.

Assessments will be a mix of formal and informal, conducted in group and individual settings. Observational assessments will also be used where appropriate.

Regular feedback to students will be provided including assessment results.

Over the course of a series of projects, it is anticipated that students will develop the skills and knowledge to meet or exceed the learning outcomes. These projects will provide the students with the opportunity to progressively develop their confidence and proficiency.
Assessment Criteria
Portfolio of evidence100
Assessment in this module is mixed mode. The portfolio is comprised of multiple components. To pass this module, the student must complete and submit all components and gain a mark of at least 50 for each achievement-based component within the portfolio. Students must also meet all of the requirements of the competency-based tasks to be eligible for a final grade for this module. The final grade will be based on the marks achieved in the achievement-based tasks.