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CURRICULUM of COMPETENCY UNIT (CoCU)

Sub Sector AFTER SALES


Job Area AUTOMOTIVE AFTER SALES SERVICE
Competency Unit Title VEHICLE CHASSIS ELECTRICAL SYSTEM SERVICING
The person who is competent in this CU shall be able to inspect and replace vehicle chassis electrical system
components in compliance with service manual and adhere to workshop practices to meet workshop safety and
health regulation. Upon completion of this competency unit, trainees will be able to: -
 Perform vehicle’s battery condition inspection
 Carry out vehicle’s battery replacement
Learning Outcome  Perform vehicle’s chassis electrical system fuses and relay serviceability inspection
 Carry out vehicle’s chassis electrical system fuses and relay replacement
 Carry out vehicle’s light bulbs replacement
 Carry out vehicle’s headlamps replacement
 Carry out vehicle’s horn replacement
 Carry out wiper motor replacement
Training Credit
Competency Unit ID TP-300-2:2013-C07 Level 2 36 Hours
Duration Hours
Attitude / Safety / Training Delivery
Work Activities Related Knowledge Applied Skills Assessment Criteria
Environmental Hours Mode
1. Perform i. Types of job order 1 hour Lecture i. Job order
vehicle’s such as: - interpreted
battery  Work sheet / job ii. Service advisor /
condition card job controller
inspection ii. Function of job order consulted
iii. Hand tools such as: iii. Vehicle chassis
 Mechanic hand electrical system
tools set servicing tools,
 Flare nut equipment and
wrenches parts selected
iv. Ohm’s law iv. Repair activity
v. Fundamentals of planned
electrical system v. Battery water level
such as / sight glass

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Attitude / Safety / Training Delivery
Work Activities Related Knowledge Applied Skills Assessment Criteria
Environmental Hours Mode
 Series circuit indicator checked
 Parallel circuit vi. Battery voltage
vi. Functions of battery checked
vii. Construction of vii. Battery terminals
battery condition checked
viii. Procedure of viii. Battery external
checking specific condition checked
gravity, battery ix. Specific gravity
voltage and current (hydrometer)
tested
i. Interpret job order 4 hours Demonstration x. Battery cable
ii. Consult service & condition checked
advisor / job Observation
controller
iii. Select vehicle
chassis electrical
system servicing
tools, equipment and
parts
iv. Plan repair activity
v. Check battery water
level / sight glass
indicator
vi. Check battery voltage
vii. Check battery
terminals condition
viii. Check battery
external condition
ix. Test specific gravity
(hydrometer)
x. Check battery cable
condition Attitude:
i. Systematic in
organising work
activities

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Attitude / Safety / Training Delivery
Work Activities Related Knowledge Applied Skills Assessment Criteria
Environmental Hours Mode

Safety:
i. Adhere to safety
precaution in
performing
vehicle’s battery
condition
inspection
ii. Ensure battery
acid does not in
contact with
vehicle’s body

2. Carry out i. Types, size and 1 hour Lecture i. Battery bracket


vehicle’s coding of battery removed
battery ii. Types of battery ii. Battery removed
replacement terminals from vehicle
iii. Procedure of iii. Battery replaced
removing and according to
replacing vehicle’s service manual
battery iv. Battery bracket
installed
i. Remove battery 3 hours Demonstration v. Positive terminal
bracket & installed
ii. Remove battery from Observation vi. Negative terminal
vehicle installed
iii. Replace battery
according to service
manual
iv. Install battery bracket
v. Install positive
terminal
vi. Install negative
terminal

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Attitude / Safety / Training Delivery
Work Activities Related Knowledge Applied Skills Assessment Criteria
Environmental Hours Mode
Attitude:
i. Always use
extreme caution
when carrying
out vehicle’s
battery
replacement
ii. Always follow
vehicle
manufacturer’s
warnings,
cautions and
service
procedures

Safety:
i. Ensure terminals
are correctly
connected
ii. Ensure positive
terminal cover
correctly
installed

3. Perform i. Construction and 1 hour Lecture i. Fuse box cover


vehicle’s functions of fuse removed
chassis ii. Construction and ii. Fuses and relays
electrical functions of relay visually checked
system fuses iii. Method of checking iii. Fuses continuity
and relay fuse and relay checked
serviceability iv. Relay continuity
inspection i. Remove fuse box 4 hours Demonstration tested
cover & v. Fuse box harness
ii. Check fuses and Observation visually checked
relays visually

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Attitude / Safety / Training Delivery
Work Activities Related Knowledge Applied Skills Assessment Criteria
Environmental Hours Mode
iii. Check fuses
continuity
iv. Test relay continuity
v. Check fuse box
harness visually
Attitude:
i. Always use
extreme caution
when performing
vehicle’s chassis
electrical system
fuses and relay
serviceability
inspection
ii. Always follow
vehicle
manufacturer’s
warnings,
cautions and
service
procedures

Safety:
i. Ensure all
electrical
components on
off position

4. Carry out i. Types, size and 1 hour Lecture i. Battery negative


vehicle’s coding of fuse terminal removed
chassis ii. Types, size and ii. Blown fuses and
electrical coding of relay relays removed
system fuses iii. Method of removing iii. Fuses and relays
and relay and replacing fuses replaced
replacement and relay iv. Fuse box cover

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Attitude / Safety / Training Delivery
Work Activities Related Knowledge Applied Skills Assessment Criteria
Environmental Hours Mode
i. Remove battery 3 hours Demonstration installed
negative terminal &
ii. Remove blown fuses Observation
and relays
iii. Replace fuses and
relays
iv. Install fuse box cover
Attitude:
i. Always use
extreme caution
when carrying
out vehicle’s
chassis electrical
system fuses
and relay
replacement
ii. Always follow
vehicle
manufacturer’s
warnings,
cautions and
service
procedures

Safety:
i. Ensure all
electrical
components on
off position

5. Carry out i. Fundamentals of 1 hour Lecture i. Lighting


vehicle’s light automotive chassis functionality
bulbs electrical system checked
replacement ii. Types of vehicle ii. Vehicle lightings
lightings such as: - functionality

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Attitude / Safety / Training Delivery
Work Activities Related Knowledge Applied Skills Assessment Criteria
Environmental Hours Mode
 Position lamp determined
 Headlamps iii. Blown bulbs
 Tail lamps removed
 Auto lighting iv. Light bulbs
 Dimmer switch installed according
 Turn lamps to service manual
 License lamp
 Fog lamp
 Brake lamp
 Instrument panel
lamps
 Room lamps
iii. Method of checking
vehicle’s light bulbs
iv. Procedure of
removing and
replacing light bulbs

i. Check lighting 3 hours Demonstration


functionality &
ii. Determine vehicle Observation
lightings functionality
iii. Remove blown bulbs
iv. Install light bulbs
according to service
manual Attitude:
i. Always use
extreme caution
when carrying
out vehicle’s
light bulbs
replacement
ii. Always follow
vehicle
manufacturer’s
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Attitude / Safety / Training Delivery
Work Activities Related Knowledge Applied Skills Assessment Criteria
Environmental Hours Mode
warnings,
cautions and
service
procedures

Safety:
i. Ensure
multifunction
switch is off

6. Carry out i. Layout of headlamps 1 hour Lecture i. Headlamp low /


vehicle’s circuit high beam
headlamps ii. Components of functionality
replacement headlamps checked
iii. Types of vehicle ‘s ii. Pass light
headlamp functionality
iv. Procedure of checked
replacing vehicle ‘s iii. Blown headlamps
headlamp bulbs removed
v. Procedure of iv. Headlamps bulbs
handling headlamp’s installed according
bulb to service manual

i. Check headlamp low 3 hours Demonstration


/ high beam &
functionality Observation
ii. Check pass light
functionality
iii. Remove blown
headlamps bulbs
iv. Install headlamps
bulbs according to
service manual Attitude:
i. Always use
extreme caution

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Attitude / Safety / Training Delivery
Work Activities Related Knowledge Applied Skills Assessment Criteria
Environmental Hours Mode
when carrying
out vehicle’s
headlamps
replacement
ii. Always follow
vehicle
manufacturer’s
warnings,
cautions and
service
procedures

Safety:
i. Do not touch
headlamp bulb
glass directly

7. Carry out i. Layout of horn circuit 1 hour Lecture i. Horn functionality


vehicle’s horn ii. Components of tested
replacement vehicle’s horn ii. Horn connector
iii. Types of vehicle ‘s removed
horn iii. Horn bolt removed
iv. Procedure of iv. Horn assembly
replacing vehicle ‘s replaced
horn v. Horn connector
installed
i. Test horn 3 hours Demonstration
functionality &
ii. Remove horn Observation
connector
iii. Remove horn bolt
iv. Replace horn
assembly
v. Install horn connector

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Attitude / Safety / Training Delivery
Work Activities Related Knowledge Applied Skills Assessment Criteria
Environmental Hours Mode
Attitude:
i. Always use
extreme caution
when carrying
out vehicle’s
horn
replacement
ii. Always follow
vehicle
manufacturer’s
warnings,
cautions and
service
procedures

8. Carry out wiper i. Layout of wiper 1 hour Lecture i. Wiper switch


motor circuit functionality tested
replacement ii. Components of wiper ii. Wiper connector
such as: - removed
 Wiper switch iii. Wiper bolt
 Wiper motor removed
iii. Position of wiper iv. Wiper motor
switch: replaced
 Low speed v. Wiper connector
 Hi speed installed
 Auto
 Intermittent
 Wiper washer
iv. Types of wiper motor
v. Procedure of testing
wiper components

i. Test wiper switch 3 hours Demonstration


functionality &
ii. Remove wiper Observation
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Attitude / Safety / Training Delivery
Work Activities Related Knowledge Applied Skills Assessment Criteria
Environmental Hours Mode
connector
iii. Remove wiper bolt
iv. Replace wiper motor
v. Install wiper
connector
Attitude:
i. Always use
extreme caution
when carrying
out wiper motor
replacement
ii. Always follow
vehicle
manufacturer’s
warnings,
cautions and
service
procedures

Employability Skills

Core Abilities Social Skills

01.07 Utilize database applications to locate and process information 1. Communication skills
01.11 Apply thinking skills and creativity 2. Conceptual skills
02.11 Convey information and ideas to people
3. Interpersonal skills
03.15 Liaise to achieve identified outcomes
03.16 Identify and assess client/customer needs 4. Learning skills
5. Leadership skills
6. Multitasking and prioritizing
7. Self-discipline
8. Teamwork
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Tools, Equipment and Materials (TEM)

ITEMS RATIO (TEM : Trainees)

1. Service manual 1:5


2. Vehicle 1:10
3. Hand tools set 1:5
4. Multimeter 1:10
5. Battery tester 1:10
6. Hydrometer 1:10
7. Fender cover 1:10
8. Cutter 1:5
9. Soldering iron 1:10
10. Solder As required
11. Replacement parts (fuses, relay, battery, light bulb, headlamp, wiper As required
motor, horn)
12. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) 1:1

References

REFERENCES

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