Electrotechnology Practice,
5th Edition

Jeffery Hampson, Steven Hanssen

ISBN-13: 9780170412223
Copyright 2019 | Published
456 pages | List Price: USD $91.75

Electrotechnology Practice includes more than 1000 illustrations to help you learn various concepts and the real-world aspects of electrical practices. The text has a range of examples and review questions to support your understanding. It covers the two key qualifications in the UEE Electrotechnology Training Package: - Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) - Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician Electrotechnology Practice prepares you to sit for the Capstone Assessment or the Licenced Electrician’s Assessment (LEA), which is a requirement for an Electrician’s Licence.


1. Work health and safety
2. Document and apply measures to control WH&S risks associated with electrotechnology work
3. Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
4. Fixing and support devices and techniques
5. Drawings, diagrams and schedules
6. Develop and connect electrical control circuits
7. Wiring system types, applications and terminations
8. Installation of wiring systems
9. Electrical installation – cable selection and coordination
10. Electrical installations – arrangement, control and protection
11. Electrical apparatus and existing circuits – verification and testing
12. Introduction to regulations, compliance standards and codes
13. Electrical heating
14. Lighting
15. Batteries
16. Make up and assemble busbars (MindTap chapter)
17. Verifying installation compliance (MindTap chapter)
18. Electrical winding (MindTap chapter)

  • Jeffery Hampson

    Jeffery Hampson has more than 25 years of experience teaching electrical trades students in TAFE and has taught at SkillsTech Australia (TAFE) in Queensland. This is backed by extensive industry experience. Jeff has worked as an electrical fitter/mechanic for more than 45 years in a diverse range of fields including marine, commercial, industrial and domestic installations. Jeffery is now retired.

  • Steven Hanssen

    Steven Hanssen has worked in the VET sector for more than 45 years – the last 29 years with TAFE NSW. He is currently a Head Teacher of Electrical and Telecommunications in the Sydney Region. Steven is a licensed electrician and qualified electrical fitter who has worked in a broad range of industries including residential and industrial. He is also fully qualified in telecommunications and data cabling and has worked on a number of commercial projects. Steven has drawn on his broad experience and knowledge to develop many learning resources for TAFE NSW over several years. Steven is passionate about teaching and encourages students to be the best they can be.

  • Referencing to the new AS/NZS 3000:2018 (Wiring Rules) provides instructors with updated content to deliver training and assessment

  • Learning objectives align to the knowledge evidence and performance evidence

  • Improved layout design enhances readability

  • Three additional chapters available digitally for online or blended course delivery via the MindTap platform: 'Make up and assemble busbars', 'Verifying installation compliance', 'Electrical Winding'

  • Enhanced examples, review questions and trial exams provides instructors with new content for assessments and classroom use

  • References to the AS/NZS 3000:2018 (Wiring Rules) and written to the UEE Electrotechnology Training Package, specifically the Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

  • Particular attention has been given to diagrams and illustrations. The text includes more than 1000 figures to convey the real-world aspects of electrical practice

  • Throughout the sections you will find 'Example' boxes that put theory into practice by demonstrating how relevant formulae are used. 'Exercise' boxes test what students have learned and 'Review questions' allow students to test their knowledge and consolidate learning

  • Each section ends with a trial exam to help students to review, practise and extend their knowledge of the key learning outcomes, and prepare for exams

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