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Unit of competency details

UEEIC0015 - Develop, enter and verify word and analogue control programs for programmable logic controllers (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to UEENEEI151A - Develop, enter and verify word and analogue control programs for programmable logic controllers 04/Oct/2020

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 05/Oct/2020


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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 031317 Electronic Equipment Servicing  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 031317 Electronic Equipment Servicing  05/Oct/2020 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 1. This is the first release of this unit of competency in the UEE Electrotechnology Training Package.

Application

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to develop, enter and verify word/text and analogue control programs for programmable logic controllers (PLCs).

It includes identifying, developing and entering industrial control system programs, as well as monitoring, verifying and documenting programming activities. It also includes installing and testing programs for an industrial system requiring advanced control functions using structure logic and acceptable design techniques.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Pre-requisite Unit

UEECD0007 Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

UEEIC0013 Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers

Competency Field

Instrumentation & Control

Unit Sector

Electrotechnology

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENTS 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1  

Identify industrial control system  

1.1 

Work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements and workplace procedures are identified and applied

1.2 

Hazards are identified, risks are assessed and control measures implemented

1.3 

Mode of operation of control system is determined from job specifications and consultations with relevant person/s

1.4 

Equipment, software and testing devices for work are obtained in accordance with workplace procedures and checked for correct operation and safety

1.5 

Installation of programmable controller is checked for compliance with regulations, relevant industry standards and job specifications

2 

Develop and enter programs for industrial control system 

2.1 

WHS/OHS risk control measures and procedures for carrying out the work are followed

2.2 

Control solutions are developed and documented based on operational mode and using acceptable methods for designing control system containing numeric variables and values

2.3 

Control solution is entered using information technology and appropriate software

2.4 

Programming elements are written and used to manipulate word data

2.5 

Program control values are assigned using applicable numbering systems and codes

2.6 

Programs are written to read and write analogue signals

2.7 

Arithmetic functions are used to scale analogue inputs to a specified input range

2.8 

Arithmetic functions are used to un-scale an engineering value to drive an analogue output

2.9 

Unplanned situations are responded to in accordance with workplace procedures in a manner that minimises risk to personnel and equipment

3 

Monitor, verify and document programming activities 

3.1 

Device operation is tested in accordance with workplace procedures and manufacturer specifications

3.2 

Programming is tested in accordance with specified control mode requirements

3.3 

Operating anomalies are identified and corrected in accordance with workplace procedures

3.4 

WHS/OHS work completion risk control measures and procedures are followed

3.5 

Control system specifications and programs are documented in accordance with workplace 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 UEE Electrotechnology Training Package Companion Volume Implementation Guide.

Developing, entering and verifying word/text and analogue control programs for PLCs must include at least five of the following:

  • hardware configuration
  • software configuration
  • number systems
  • converting between systems
  • basic diagnostics
  • binary word structure
  • integer (INT), double integer (DINT) and REAL arithmetic operations
  • scaling and un-scaling engineering units

Unit Mapping Information

This unit replaces and is equivalent to UEENEEI151A Develop, enter and verify word and analogue control programs for programmable logic controllers.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=b8a8f136-5421-4ce1-92e0-2b50341431b6

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 1. This is the first release of this unit of competency in the UEE Electrotechnology Training Package.

Performance Evidence

Evidence required to demonstrate competence in this unit must be relevant to and satisfy all of the requirements of the elements, performance criteria and range of conditions on at least two separate occasions and include:

  • applying relevant work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements
  • consulting with relevant person/s
  • correcting programming anomalies
  • dealing with unplanned events/situations in accordance with workplace procedures in a manner that minimises risk to personnel and equipment
  • determining modes of operation from job specifications
  • developing and entering programs for industrial control systems
  • developing control solutions
  • developing control systems to required operating functions and parameters
  • documenting control system and programming clearly
  • entering programming functions and parameters
  • identifying industrial control systems/programs
  • installing programmable controllers
  • monitoring, verifying and documenting programming activities
  • obtaining relevant equipment, software and testing devices
  • testing and verifying device operations
  • using arithmetic functions to scale and un-scale engineering values
  • using word data, numbering systems and codes.

Knowledge Evidence

Evidence required to demonstrate competence in this unit must be relevant to and satisfy all of the requirements of the elements, performance criteria and range of conditions and include knowledge of:

  • numbering systems and codes, including:
  • types of numbering systems
  • codes
  • application of codes
  • conversion between codes and numbering systems
  • use programmable logic controller (PLC) software, including:
  • install programming software
  • memory mapping
  • computer software
  • manufacturer's instruction manuals
  • PLC hardware, including selection, installation, configuration, signals and resolution
  • analogue modules, including:
  • comparison of signals
  • resolution of analogue signals
  • connection of analogue field
  • programming
  • loop fault
  • data manipulation, including:
  • IEC data types
  • word structure
  • select bits transfer
  • move
  • block transfer
  • compare
  • block compare
  • and words
  • mask
  • maths function
  • scaling and un-scaling
  • special registers
  • shift register
  • multiplexing
  • sequencer, including:
  • application
  • event and time driven
  • programming application
  • languages including:
  • ladder
  • code structure format (CSF)
  • state logic (STL)
  • diagnostics, including:
  • special register
  • software diagnostics
  • edits
  • rung scan faults
  • complex industrial process, including:
  • describe process
  • write program
  • edit program
  • connect and run program
  • documentation
  • analogue and word programming
  • analogue modules
  • control systems and programmable controllers
  • job safety assessments or risk mitigation processes
  • numbering systems and codes
  • relevant arithmetic functions
  • relevant equipment, software and testing devices
  • relevant manufacturer specifications
  • relevant WHS/OHS legislated requirements
  • relevant workplace documentation
  • relevant workplace policies and procedures.

Assessment Conditions

Assessors must hold credentials specified within the Standards for Registered Training Organisations current at the time of assessment.

Assessment must satisfy the Principles of Assessment and Rules of Evidence and all regulatory requirements included within the Standards for Registered Training Organisations current at the time of assessment.

Assessment must occur in workplace operational situations where it is appropriate to do so; where this is not appropriate, assessment must occur in simulated workplace operational situations that replicate workplace conditions.

Assessment processes and techniques must be appropriate to the language, literacy and numeracy requirements of the work being performed and the needs of the candidate.

Resources for assessment must include access to:

  • a range of relevant exercises, case studies and/or other simulations
  • relevant and appropriate materials, tools, equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE) currently used in industry
  • applicable documentation, including workplace procedures, equipment specifications, regulations, codes of practice and operation manuals.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=b8a8f136-5421-4ce1-92e0-2b50341431b6