Unit of competency: UETTDRTS34 - Install and maintain power system communication equipment

 

Retrieved from: https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/UETTDRTS34  13/02/2020

 

 

Application

This unit covers the installation and maintenance of network communication systems and includes the isolation and functional checks of discrete and interdependent communication schemes associated with power systems. It also encompasses power line carrier equipment, protection signalling equipment, radio systems and telephone systems, VF systems, multiplexing systems and fibre optic systems, but does not include wiring.

The application of the skills and knowledge described in this unit may require a licence/registration to practice in the workplace subject to regulations for undertaking of electrical work.

Other conditions may apply under state and territory legislative and regulatory licencing requirements which must be confirmed prior to commencing this unit.

 

Pre-requisite Unit

Common Unit Group

UEENEED104A Use engineering applications software on personal computers

UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components

UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits

UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications

UEENEEE124A Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report

UEENEEE125A Provide engineering solutions for problems in complex multiple path circuits

UEENEEE126A Provide solutions to basic engineering computational problems

UEENEEG101A Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits

UEENEEG102A Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits

UEENEEG149A Provide engineering solutions to problems in complex polyphase power circuits

UETTDREL11 Apply sustainable energy and environmental procedures

UETTDREL16 Working safely near live electrical apparatus

UETTDRIS62 Implement and monitor the power system organisational WHS/OHS policies, procedures and programs

UETTDRIS63 Implement & monitor power system environmental & sustainable energy management policies & procedures

 

Competency Field

Testing

Unit Sector

Not applicable.

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENTS 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

 

Plan for the installation and maintenance of power system communication equipment 

1.1 

Work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) practices/procedures and environmental and sustainable energy procedures, which may influence the installation and maintenance of power system communication equipment systems, are reviewed and determined

   

1.2 

Purpose of the installation and maintenance of power system communication equipment is established after data is analysed and expected outcomes of the work are confirmed with appropriate personnel

   

1.3 

Organisational established procedures on policies and specifications for the installation and maintenance of power system communication equipment are obtained or established with appropriate personnel

   

1.4 

Testing procedures are discussed with/directed to appropriate personnel in order to ascertain the project brief

   

1.5 

Testing parameters are established from organisational established procedures and policies and specifications

   

1.6 

Equipment/tools and personal protective equipment (PPE) are selected based on specified performance criteria and established procedures

   

1.7 

Work roles and tasks are allocated according to requirements and individual competencies

   

1.8 

Work is prioritised and sequenced for the most efficient/effective outcome, completed within an acceptable timeframe, to a quality standard and in accordance with established procedures

   

1.9 

Liaison and communication issues with others/authorised personnel, authorities, clients and land owners are resolved and activities coordinated to carry out work

   

1.10 

Risk control measures are identified, prioritised and evaluated against the work schedule

   

1.11 

Relevant work permits are secured to coordinate the performance of work according to requirements and/or established procedures

2 

Carry out the installation and maintenance of power system communication equipment 

2.1 

Circuit/systems modelling is used to evaluate alternative proposals in accordance with established procedures

   

2.2 

WHS/OHS and sustainable energy principles, functionality and practices to reduce the incidents of accidents and minimise waste are incorporated into the project in accordance with requirements and/or established procedures

   

2.3 

Installation and maintenance of power system communication equipment decisions are made on the basis of safety and effective outcomes according to requirements and/or established procedures

   

2.4 

Mathematical/engineering models of the installation and maintenance of power system communication equipment are used to analyse the effectiveness of the finished project in accordance with requirements and established procedures

   

2.5 

Technical advice is given regarding potential hazards, safety risks and control measures so that monitoring and preventative action can be undertaken and/or appropriate authorities consulted, where necessary, in accordance with requirements and established procedures

   

2.6 

Essential knowledge and associated skills are applied to analyse specific data and compare it with compliance specifications to ensure completion of the project within an agreed timeframe according to requirements

   

2.7 

Testing of the installed and/or maintained power system communication equipment is undertaken according to requirements and established procedures

   

2.8 

Work teams/groups are arranged/coordinated/evaluated to ensure planned goals are met according to established procedures

   

2.9 

Solutions to non-routine problems are identified and actioned, using acquired essential knowledge and associated skills, according to requirements

   

2.10 

Quality of work is monitored against personal performance agreement and/or established organisational and professional standards

   

2.11 

Strategic plans are developed incorporating organisation initiatives in accordance with established procedures

3 

Complete the installation and maintenance of power system communication equipment 

3.1 

Final inspections of the installed and/or maintained power system communication equipment are undertaken to ensure they comply with all requirements and include all specifications and documentation needed to complete the project

   

3.2 

Appropriate personnel are notified of completion and reports and/or completion documents are finalised/commissioned

   

3.3 

Reports and/or completion documents are submitted to relevant personnel/organisations for approval and, where applicable, statutory or regulatory approval

   

3.4 

Approved copies of the installation and maintenance of power system communication equipment documents are issued and records are updated in accordance with established procedures

 

 

 

Foundation Skills

Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Range of Conditions

Range is restricted to essential operating conditions and any other variables essential to the work environment.

Non-essential conditions may be found in the Companion Volume Implementation Guide.

Unit Mapping Information

This unit replaces and is equivalent to UETTDRTS34A Install and maintain power system communication equipment.

Software/Hardware Used

Software
Hardware