Install low voltage cabling and fit-off accessories, appliances and equipment

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 MEM10020, 'Install low voltage cabling and fit-off accessories, appliances and equipment'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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


Determine job requirements


Follow standard operating procedures (SOPs)


Comply with work health and safety (WHS) requirements at all times, including appropriate risk control measures


Use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) in accordance with SOPs


Identify job requirements from specifications, drawings, job sheets or work instructions


Plan installation of electrical wiring, accessories and appliances


Plan cable routes in accordance with requirements contained in the job instructions/specifications


Obtain necessary cables, appropriate cable support systems and enclosures, accessories and appliances needed for the installation work in accordance with established procedures and check against job requirements


Obtain necessary tools, equipment and testing instruments needed for the installation work


Install and fit off electrical wiring, accessories and appliances


Isolate and tag circuits and equipment in accordance with procedures, where required


Install and fix cable support system in position ensuring components are square and plumb, securely attached using fastenings appropriate to the weight of the components and the material of the mounting


Install electrical cables and wiring, accessories and appliances in compliance with specifications and regulatory requirements


Maintain fire integrity when installing electrical cables and wiring


Check installed accessories and appliances are straight and square in the required locations


Terminate cables and conductors at switchboards, accessories and appliances in accordance with manufacturer specifications and regulatory requirements


Test and inspect installed circuits to ensure compliance in accordance with legislative and regulatory requirements


Rectify any defects and re-test to ensure compliance


Document installation of wiring, accessories and appliances in accordance with SOPs


Connect consumers mains to an installation


Install underground and overhead consumers mains


Install unprotected consumers mains to reduce the risk of short circuit to a minimum


Terminate consumers mains at pillars, pits, mains connection boxes and consumers switchboard


Install bonding conductors, where required


Ensure correct polarity

Qualifications and Skillsets

MEM10020 appears in the following qualifications:

  • MEM31215 - Certificate III in Engineering - Industrial Electrician