Electrical Trade Practices,
2nd Edition

Ralph Berry, Frank Cahill, Phillip Chadwick

ISBN-13: 9780170397957 | ISBN-10: 0170397955

Copyright 2019

| Published 2019

| 760 pages

List Price USD $90.00


Updated to match the standards of the new edition of Electrical Installations (Wiring Rules) AS/NZS 3000:2018, and written to the core practical units of competency from the UEE11 Electrotechnology Training Package, Electrical Trade Practices, 2e by Berry, Cahill and Chadwick follows the practical units of competency of the UEE30811 Certificate III in the Electrotechnology Electrician qualification. Designed as a companion text for pre-apprenticeship and apprentice electricians, Electrical Trade Practices is the practical volume to accompany Phillips, Electrical Principles.

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Ralph Berry has worked as an electrician in the transport, mining and construction industries, and has taught electrical apprentices at TasTAFE in Launceston. He has assisted with the introduction of electronic learning for apprentices and managed two development projects for the flexible learning framework. He coached the electrical competitor for the national world skills contest in Perth in 2014.

Frank Cahill, an education management professional, was most recently Faculty Director, Electrical Trades at SW Sydney Institute of TAFE and previously Phill Chadwick’s manager. Frank has worked on the training curriculum for electrical trades with EE-OZ and has been a World Skills judge.

Phillip Chadwick has twenty-two years' teaching experience as an electrical trades teacher, having taught at North Sydney, Granville and Miller TAFEs. He has taught a wide range of subjects across all areas of Electrical Trades including theory, practical and electronic. In 2010 Phillip was appointed NSW Teachers Federation delegate to the NSW Board of Studies, and currently holds the office of post-school’s organiser of the NSW Teachers Federation.

  • New end-of-topic self-check questions to allow instructors to contextualise them for assessment purposes
  • Practical companion text to Phillips, Electrical Principles. This text provides essential knowledge and skills to help students to progress from Cert II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) to Cert III in Electrotechnology Electrician
  • NEW chapter on electrical control devices and circuits (chapter 7) to address UEENEEG109A Develop and connect electrical control circuits
  • Updated to match the standards of the new edition of Electrical Installations (Wiring Rules) AS/NZS 3000:2018
  • Clear diagrams with simple explanations allows for greater understand of technical concepts
  • Up-to-date content on sustainability and environmental work practices
  • 'Health & Safety Tip' boxes draw out important and critical information points

Table of Contents

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1. Work health and safety principles
2. Environmentally sustainable procedures
3. Document and apply measures to control WH&S risks
4. Fixing and support devices/techniques
5. Hand and power tools and their application
6. Drawings , diagrams and schedules
7. Electrical control devices and circuits
8. Introduction to regulations, compliance standards and codes
9. Wiring systems types, application and terminations
10. Electrical apparatus and circuits
11. Electrical installations – arrangement, control and protection
12. Electrical installations - cable selection and coordination
13. Installation of wiring systems
14. Electrical installations - verification and testing
15. Faults of electrical circuits and equipment, and fault-finding techniques

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Electrical Trade Practices

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