Lay underground electrical supply cables

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver UEGNSG211A, 'Lay underground electrical supply cables'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Lay underground electrical supply cables' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria




Prepare to lay electrical cables


Works schedule(s), including drawings, plans, requirements, established procedures, and material lists, are received and confirmed, if necessary, by site inspection


Relevant requirements and established procedures for the work are discussed with other personnel and identified for all work sites


OHS policies and procedures related to requirements and established procedures for the laying of electrical cables are obtained and confirmed for the purposes of the work to be performed and communicated


Work is prioritised and sequenced following consultation with others for completion within acceptable timeframes and in accordance with established procedures


Hazards are identified, OHS risks assessed and control measures are prioritised, implemented and monitored including emergency exits kept clear according to established procedures.


Relevant work permits are obtained to access and perform work according to requirements and/or established procedures


Resources including personnel, equipment, tools and personal protective equipment required for the job are obtained and confirmed in working order


Relevant personnel at worksite are confirmed current in First Aid and other related work procedures according to requirements


Liaison and communication issues with other/authorised personnel, authorities, clients and land owners are resolved to carry out work where necessary


Site is prepared according to the work schedule and to minimise risk and damage to property, commerce, and individuals in accordance with established procedures


Personnel participating in the work, including plant operators and contractors, are fully briefed and respective responsibilities confirmed where applicable in accordance with established procedures


Traffic management plan is identified and implemented


Carry out the laying of electrical cables


OHS, Sustainable Energy and Environmental principles and practices to reduce the incidents of accidents and minimise waste are followed in accordance with requirements and/or established procedures


Lifting, climbing, working in confined spaces and aloft, use of power tools/equipment, techniques and practices are safely followed and currency according to requirements confirmed


Essential Knowledge and Associated Skills in the safe laying of electrical cable are applied to ensure completion in an agreed timeframe and to quality standards with a minimum of waste according to requirements


Electrical cables are laid in accordance with the work schedule and requirements/established procedures


Hazard warnings and safety signs are recognised and hazards and assessed OHS risks are reported to the authorised persons for directions according to established procedures


Unplanned events in the laying of electrical cables are undertaken within the scope of established procedures


Known solutions to a variety of problems are applied using routine procedures


Ongoing checks of work quality are undertaken in accordance with instructions and established procedures


Complete the laying of electrical cables


Work undertaken is checked against works schedule for conformance with requirements and anomalies reported in accordance with established procedures


Accidents and/or injuries are reported in accordance with requirements/established procedures, where applicable


Work site is rehabilitated, cleaned up and made safe in accordance with established procedures


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


Relevant work permit(s), works completion records, reports, drawings and/or documentation and information are actually completed and appropriate personnel notified

Qualifications and Skillsets

UEGNSG211A appears in the following qualifications:

  • UEG30110 - Certificate III in Gas Industry Operations