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Unit of competency details

UETTDRCJ22 - Install and maintain de-energised low voltage underground paper insulated cables (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to UETTDRCJ22A - Install and maintain de-energised low voltage underground paper insulated cables 24/Sep/2019

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 25/Sep/2019


Training packages that include this unit

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 031311 Powerline Installation And Maintenance  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 031311 Powerline Installation And Maintenance  25/Sep/2019 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 1. This is the first release of this unit of competency in the UET Transmission, Distribution and Rail Sector Training Package.

Application

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to install and maintain de-energised low voltage (LV) underground paper insulated cables in the electricity supply industry (ESI).

It includes jointing and terminating cables using a range of equipment, tools and materials. It also includes testing, isolating, obtaining electrical access permits and completing relevant documentation.

The application of the skills and knowledge described in this unit may require a licence/registration to practice in the workplace.

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

Pre-requisite Unit

Common Unit Group

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

UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment

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

UEENEEG101A Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits

UEENEEG102A Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits

UETTDRCJ21 Lay ESI electrical cables

UETTDRCJ26 Install and maintain de-energised low voltage underground polymeric cables

UETTDRCJ27 Install and maintain de-energised high voltage underground polymeric cables

UETTDREL11 Apply sustainable energy and environmental procedures

UETTDREL12 Operate plant and equipment near live electrical conductors and apparatus

UETTDREL16 Working safely near live electrical apparatus

UETTDRIS41 Install network infrastructure electrical equipment

UETTDRIS42 Maintain network infrastructure electrical equipment

UETTDRIS55 Install and maintain low voltage underground services

Competency Field

Cable Jointing

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.

1  

Prepare to joint and maintain de-energised LV underground paper insulated cables 

1.1 

Work schedules, plans, drawings, workplace procedures and material lists are received and confirmed

1.2 

Job requirements and workplace procedures are identified and communicated with relevant personnel

1.3 

Work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS), environmental and workplace procedures for the installation and maintenance of de-energised LV underground paper insulated cables are obtained and confirmed for the purposes of the work to be performed

1.4 

Work is prioritised and sequenced for completion within acceptable timeframes following consultation with relevant personnel and in accordance with workplace procedures

1.5 

WHS/OHS and environmental hazards are identified, risks are assessed and control measures identified in accordance with workplace procedures

1.6 

Relevant work permits are confirmed and signed in accordance with workplace procedures

1.7 

Plant, equipment, tools and personal protective equipment (PPE) required for work are identified, obtained and confirmed in working order

1.8 

Worksite is prepared to minimise risk, damage to property, commerce and individuals in accordance with workplace procedures

1.9 

Traffic management plan is confirmed as being applied in accordance with workplace procedures

2 

Carry out installation and maintenance of de-energised LV underground paper insulated cables 

2.1 

WHS/OHS, sustainable energy and environmental principles and practices are monitored and followed in accordance with workplace procedures

2.2 

Requirements for lifting and/or climbing and/or working at heights and the use of power tools/equipment are followed in accordance with workplace procedures

2.3 

Cables are tested in accordance with workplace procedures

2.4 

Cables are prepared for jointing, terminating or maintaining in accordance with construction drawings, manufacturer instructions and workplace procedures

2.5 

Cables are jointed, terminated or maintained in accordance with construction drawings, manufacturer instructions and workplace procedures

2.6 

De-energised LV underground paper insulated cables are maintained, repaired or replaced in accordance with job schedule, work requirements and workplace procedures

2.7 

Unplanned events are responded to in accordance with workplace procedures

2.8 

Quality checks of work are undertaken in accordance with workplace procedures

3 

Complete the installation and maintenance of de-energised LV underground paper insulated cables 

3.1 

Completed work is checked against work plan, construction plans and drawings for compliance and anomalies are reported in accordance with workplace procedures

3.2 

WHS/OHS and environmental incidents are reported in accordance with workplace procedures as required

3.3 

Worksite is rehabilitated, cleaned up and made safe in accordance with workplace procedures

3.4 

Tools, equipment and surplus resources are, where appropriate, cleaned, checked and returned to storage or disposed of in accordance with workplace procedures

3.5 

Relevant work permits are signed off and LV underground paper insulated cables are returned to service in accordance with workplace procedures

3.6 

Work records, reports and/or documentation are completed 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 Companion Volume Implementation Guide.

Unit Mapping Information

This unit replaces and is equivalent to UETTDRCJ22A Install and maintain de-energised low voltage underground paper insulated cables.

Links

UET Training Package Companion Volume Implementation Guide is found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=229bace1-b7bc-4653-9300-dffb13ecfad7

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 1. This is the first release of this unit of competency in the UET Transmission, Distribution and Rail Sector 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 and performance criteria on at least two separate occasions and include:

  • applying relevant work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements, including the use of risk control measures
  • applying sustainable energy principles and practices
  • installing at least one (1) of the following:
  • low voltage (LV) paper/lead sheathed
  • LV paper/aluminium sheathed
  • completing at least two (2) of the following cable joints:
  • tee-off joints
  • straight through joints
  • parallel branch joints
  • parallel joints
  • completing at least two (2) of the following cable terminations:
  • transformers
  • LV switchboards
  • pillars/turrets
  • lighting columns
  • ring main units
  • chamber substations
  • underground overhead terminations
  • circuit breakers
  • using at least one (1) of the following:
  • busbar/termination boxes
  • links/fuses
  • disconnect boxes
  • termination boxes
  • control gear
  • using at least one (1) of the following:
  • resin filled boxes
  • polymeric tape
  • heat shrink
  • ‘slip-on’ moulds
  • pre-stretched polymeric
  • compound filled boxes
  • using at least one (1) of the following cable conductor connection methods:
  • compression lugs
  • soldered lugs
  • mechanical connectors
  • using at least one (1) of the following:
  • voltage detectors
  • insulation resistance testers
  • dealing with unplanned events on at least one (1) occasion.

Knowledge Evidence

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

  • safety precautions specific to handling and jointing underground aluminium and lead cable, including provision of WHS/OHS information, such as material safety data sheets (MSDS)
  • requirements for the use of enterprise manuals, system diagrams/plans and drawings
  • construction and structure(s) of aluminium and lead cable underground cables
  • characteristics of aluminium and lead cable
  • ratings
  • techniques in the jointing of aluminium and lead sheathed cable
  • methods of testing cable after jointing.

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 conditions involving realistic and authentic activities that replicate operational 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, facilities, equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE) currently used in industry for installing and maintaining de-energised LV underground paper insulated cables
  • applicable documentation, including workplace procedures, relevant industry standards, equipment specifications, regulations, codes of practice and operation manuals.

Links

UET Training Package Companion Volume Implementation Guide is found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=229bace1-b7bc-4653-9300-dffb13ecfad7