Electrotechnology Practice,
6th Edition

Steven Hanssen, Jeffery Hampson

ISBN-13: 9780170458863
Copyright 2023 | Published
664 pages | List Price: USD $87.75

Electrotechnology Practice covers two qualifications: Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) – UEE22020, and Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician – UEE30820. The reader-friendly text has more than 1000 illustrations – including figures, diagrams and summary tables – to help you learn various concepts and the real-world aspects of electrical practice. 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. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and basic first aid
3. Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
4. Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
5. Drawings, diagrams and electrical schedules
6. Terminating cables and cords
7. Document and apply measures to control WHS risks
8. Lighting circuits, equipment and controls
9. Heating equipment and controls
10. Circuits for socket outlets
11. Control and protection of electrical installations
12. Alternate supplies
13. Rescue from a live LV panel
14. Electrical control circuits
15. Select wiring systems and cables
Online chapters
16. Isolate, test and troubleshoot electrical circuits (online)
17. Install wiring, appliances, switchgear and accessories (online)
18. Design, install and verify compliance and functionality of general electrical installation (online)
19. Participate in electrical work and competency development activities (online)
20. Mount and wire control panel equipment (online)
21. Wind electrical coils (online)

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Updated to meet the new Training Package requirements

  • Includes two NEW print chapters: Alternate supplies (UEEEL0047), and Rescue from a live LV panel (UETTDRRF06), and two new online chapters: Participate in electrical work and competency - development activities (UEECO0023), and Control panel wiring and equipment (UEEAS0009)

  • Updated content on solar panels, different types in solar and home storage and in caravan/RV vehicles

  • Inclusion of summary, activities, trial exams for online chapters

  • Refreshed end-of-chapter exercises in every chapter

  • This text covers the essential units of competencies in the two key qualifications in the UEE Electrotechnology Training Package: Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) and Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

  • The text offers comprehensive coverage on electives designed for higher level student cohorts to help them prepare for the Capstone Assessment and Licence Electricians Assessments (LEA)

  • The text offers practical, self-paced learning suitable for many modes of delivery

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