Electrician Breakdown

KNOWLEDGE MODULES DURATION (Days)
HEALTH, SAFETY, QUALITY AND LEGISLATION 15
Industry Context (2 Cr)  
KM-04-KT01: Introduction to the world of work and the electrical trade (100%)
Health, Safety, Quality and Legislation (5 Cr)
KT0201 Legislation and regulations for workplace safety within electricity
KT0202 Occupation health and safety legislation
KT0203 Safety precautions and safe practices for working within industry
KT0204 Personal protective equipment
KT0205 Safety symbols and colour coding
KT0206 Fundamentals of isolating and locking out equipment and circuits
KT0207 Fundamentals of securing worksites
KT0208 Protection devices
KT0209 Causes, prevention and control of fires
KT0210 Hazard identification and risk principles
KT0211 Environmental, protection and pollution concepts
KT0212 Basic first Aid
KT0213 Incident reporting.
KT0214 Evacuation procedures.
TOOLS, EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS 30
Tools, Equipment and Materials (8 Cr)  
KM-02-KT01: Hand tools and power tools (5%)
KM-02-KT02: Measuring and testing instruments (50%)
PM-01, 671101000-PM-01, Use hand, power and measuring tools, L3, Cr28
PM-01-PS01: Select, use and care of engineering hand tools
PM-01-PS02: Select, use and care for power tools
PM-01-PS03: Select, use and care for electrical measuring instruments
PM-01-PS05: Carry out basic electric arc welding in an electrical environment
PM-01-PS06: Carry out basic gas cutting in an electrical environment
Electricity and Electronics (13 Cr) 15
KM-03-KT01: Fundamentals of electricity (35%)  
KM-03-KT02: Electronics (30%)
KM-03-KT03: Electrical principles of appliances (35%)
PM-01-PS04: Perform soldering activities
Wire Ways and Wiring (11 Cr) INCLUDING SANS 10142-1 30
KM-05-KT01: Wire ways (35%)  
KM-05-KT02: Wiring of installations (35%)
KM-05-KT03: Earthing and bonding (30%)
PM-02, Plan worksite set up for installing, wiring and connecting electrical equipment and control systems, L3, Cr5
PM-02-PS01: Undertake risk assessment in accordance with all statutory requirements
PM-02-PS02: Read and interpret electrical drawings
PM-02-PS03: Plan the worksite set-up
PM-03, Prepare worksite set up for installing, wiring and connecting electrical equipment and control systems, L3, Cr30
PM-03-PS01: Procure resources
PM-03-PS02: Prepare and transport resources
PM-03-PS03: Prepare work site, equipment, tools, consumables and materials
PM-04, Install wire-ways, L4, Cr5
PM-04-PS01: Confirm the selection and installation method of the selected wire ways
PM-04-PS02: Use installation tools and equipment
PM-04-PS03: Design and install wire ways
PM-06, Conduct pre-commission inspection (power off) and test new and existing installations, L3, Cr5
PM-06-PS01: Inspect electrical equipment, control systems and installations under power off conditions
PM-06-PS02: Test electrical equipment, control systems and installations under power off conditions
PM-07, Carry out commissioning tests, L3, Cr13
PM-07-PS01: Carry out commissioning tests (with power on) on electrical installations and control systems
PM-07-PS02: Rectify defects found on electrical installations and control systems
PM-07-PS03: Report product deficiencies and rectify workmanship
Rotating Electrical Machinery (13 Cr) 30
KM-06-KT01: Rotating electrical machinery – AC motors (35%)  
KM-06-KT02: Rotating Electrical Machinery – DC motors (35%)
KM-06-KT03: Rotating electrical machinery – Alternators and Generators (30%)
PM-05, Install, wire and connect electrical equipment and control systems, L3, Cr38
PM-05-PS01: Identify hazards within the installation
PM-05-PS02: Confirm the selection and installation method of the electrical equipment and control systems
PM-05-PS03: Use installation tools and personal protective equipment
PM-05-PS04: Install equipment and control systems
PM-05-PS05: Wire electrical equipment and control systems
Electrical Supply Systems and components (31 Cr) 15
KM-07-KT01: Concepts, theories and principles of supply Systems (20%)  
KM-07-KT02: Batteries (10%)
KM-07-KT03: Transformers (20%)
KM-07-KT04: Types of cables and applications (20%)
KM-07-KT05: Switchgear and control gear (20%)
KM-07-KT06: Lighting systems (10%)
PM-05-PS06: Terminate and connect cables and conductors
PM-05-PS04: Install equipment and control systems
Low Voltage Protection (5 Cr)
KM-08-KT01: Low voltage protection (100%)
Fault Finding (3 Cr) 30
KM-09-KT01: Fault finding (5%)  
PM-08, Fault find and repair electrical control systems and electrical installations, L4, Cr22
PM-08-PS01: Obtain work instructions and gather drawings and documentation
PM-08-PS02: Select tools and testing instruments
PM-08-PS03: Carry out fault finding
PM-08-PS04: Rectify faults where applicable
PM-08-PS05: Record findings and provide feedback
Total Days 165
Total Weeks 33
Total Months 8

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