Field Engineering and Technology

 

Revision of Electrical Engineering unit standards

 

Subfield

Domain

ID

Electrical Engineering

Core Electrical

5932, 15844, 15848, 16407, 25071, 25072, 29429, 29445, 29469, 29473, 29476, 29477, 29480

Electrical Appliance Servicing

29421

Electrical Installation and Maintenance

2016, 2030, 5931, 10787, 15866, 29419, 29430, 29435, 29438, 29439, 29468, 29470

Electrical Machines

29444

Electrical Standards and Statutes

27352

Electrotechnology

29437

 

The Skills Organisation has completed the revision of the unit standards listed above.

 

Date new versions published March 2017

 

Planned review date December 2019

 

Summary

 

The unit standards were revised to address some minor errors or omissions found during the development of training and assessment material.

 

Main changes

 

         29 unit standards were revised to correct minor errors or omissions.

         The title of unit standard 29421 was amended to better align with industry terminology.

 

Detailed list of unit standards classification, title, level, and credits

 

All changes are in bold.

 

Engineering and Technology > Electrical Engineering > Core Electrical

ID

Title

Level

Credit

5932

Demonstrate knowledge of protection of circuits from static electricity and magnetic interference

2

2

15844

Select and install flexible cords

3

2

15848

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of safeguards for use with portable electrical appliances

2

3

16407

Use and maintain hand and power tools for electrical work

3

3

25071

Demonstrate knowledge of electromotive force (e.m.f.) production

2

3

25072

Apply electromagnetic theory to a range of problems

2

5

29429

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of safe practices in an electrical workplace

4

2

29445

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of single-phase and three-phase transformers

4

4

29469

Select and install flexible cords and cables

2

4

29473

Demonstrate knowledge of single-phase and three-phase transformers

3

3

29476

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of capacitance, inductance, power factor, and power factor correction

3

7

29477

Demonstrate knowledge of the New Zealand national electricity grid and associated electrical protection

3

2

29480

Demonstrate knowledge of electric circuit design, control, and protection

3

6

 

Engineering and Technology > Electrical Engineering > Electrical Appliance Servicing

ID

Title

Level

Credit

29421

Inspect, test, fault-find, and repair fixed-wired electrical appliances, portable electrical appliances, and tools

Inspect, test, fault-find, and repair fixed-wired electrical appliances and portable appliances

3

3

 

Engineering and Technology > Electrical Engineering > Electrical Installation and Maintenance

ID

Title

Level

Credit

2016

Install earthing systems for multiple earthed neutral installations

3

3

2030

Schedule and manage preventative maintenance for industrial electrical equipment

5

6

5931

Select and install domestic or commercial electric switchboards

4

3

10787

Install and test transducers

4

2

15866

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of and the procedures for the examination of and testing of electrical installations

4

3

29419

Prepare for, install, test, and commission new electrical installations

4

10

29430

Select and install industrial electric switchboards

4

3

29435

Install computer networking infrastructure systems

4

4

29438

Install, commission, and maintain a power quality protection system

4

4

29439

Schedule and manage preventative maintenance for domestic or commercial electrical equipment

4

5

29468

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of safe plant isolation, re-commissioning, and associated electrical testing procedures

3

5

29470

Demonstrate knowledge of electric motor and generator construction and operation

3

2

 

Engineering and Technology > Electrical Engineering > Electrical Machines

ID

Title

Level

Credit

29444

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of a.c. electric motor control and installation

4

5

 

Engineering and Technology > Electrical Engineering > Electrical Standards and Statutes

ID

Title

Level

Credit

27352

Demonstrate knowledge of supervision of trainees undertaking prescribed electrical work

4

2

 

Engineering and Technology > Electrical Engineering > Electrotechnology

ID

Title

Level

Credit

29437

Analyse building and plant energy efficiency

4

3