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  • NONAC03008

Electrical practical testing of switchboards and circuits (Capstone preparation)

Non-accredited Short Course
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At a glance

Electrical

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Course overview

Course overview

This course is designed to provide qualified and apprentice electricians, the practical installation testing experience in a safe simulated environment. It covers cabling selection for main, sub-mains and final sub-circuits including, current requirements, division of circuits, voltage drop, short circuit parameters, and earth fault loop impedance requirements. It also applies Australian Standards 3000 and 3008 to the design of an electrical installation in a practical application.

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University pathways

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
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Payment options

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Important Information
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Selection criteria

Entry requirements

To participate in this course you must be currently employed in the electrotechnology trade either as an apprentice or tradesperson, or hold an Electrical Licence or appropriate work permit form the Queensland Electrical Safety Office.

Resources required

Personal protective equipment:

  • Protective footwear - Safety Toe, Leather upper, Non slip safety footwear must be worn. They must comply with AS2210 and be in good condition.
  • Protective clothing - Long sleeved cotton shirt and long pants (100% cotton work wear) must be worn at all times.
  • Eye protection - Clear safety glasses, (tinted or sunglasses not acceptable). These must conform to the Australian Standard AS 1336 or AS 1337.
  • Hair protection - long hair (i.e. hair below collar length) must be restrained (hat, headband, or hair tie).

Students failing to meet these minimum standards of dress will not be permitted entry in to practical classes.

Materials list:

  • scientific calculator (casio),
  • pencil HB and 2B
  • eraser
  • ruler
  • pen (four colours)
  • notebook
  • sharpener.

Need to know

Important Information

In addition to this course, you can opt to enrol in NAC Course in Installation and Design – a four week theory course for an additional fee of $228.

This practical testing night is optional and can be done with or without the (NAC) Non-accredited Course in Installation and Design.

Once enrolled, students are required to book in advance to attend these sessions. Please contact our Client Service Centre to arrange booking on 1800 654 447.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

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How to apply

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland