Assessment OICEW-3-1A

Plan and use test equipment

Assessed in EN-3111L Electrical Machines Lab


Given a voltmeter, ammeter, ohmmeter, simple circuit with a power source, and a schematic of the circuit with at least 5 components indicated.

Performance Requirements

Behavior Standard
The student will: During assessment, the student shall, at a minimum:

Describe the use of electrical measuring equipment

Indicate safety precautions

Describe how to perform:

  • resistance measurement
  • voltage measurement
  • current measurement

Test electrical circuits or components using electrical measuring equipment

Do at least three of the following:

  • measure dc voltage using a DMM
  • measure ac voltage using a DMM
  • measure dc current using a DMM
  • measure resistance using a DMM
  • detect presence of voltage using a Wiggy
  • perform a continuity test
  • measure current using a bench meter
  • measure current using a clamp-on meter

Supports Table A-III/1 officers in charge of an engineering watch

Competence Knowledge, Understanding & Proficiency Task

Maintenance and repair of electrical and electronic equipment

B2.4 Construction and operation of electrical testing and measuring equipment

Plan and use test equipment

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00