Certificate IV in Electrical - Instrumentation
Electrical - Instrumentation course details
Course description and aims
Before you enrol in this course you must contact the campus or campuses of your
choice for details of information sessions and other procedures that may apply.
Compulsory attendance at an information session may apply.
This course is for those working in the instrumentation and control industry.
You will learn how to select, install, commission, fault find and maintain
electrical and instrumentation equipment in buildings and premises and
instrumentation systems and core instrumentation equipment for process and
This course meets the national Electrical Regulatory Authorities Council (ERAC)
requirements for an unrestricted 'Electrician's License'. Learners meeting these
requirements within this course will be eligible to apply for a Certificate III
in Electrotechnology - Electrician qualification upon successful completion of
the necessary core, prerequisite and elective units.
The Certificate III in Electrotechnology - Electrician qualification meets PART
of the requirements for issue of a 'Qualified Supervisors Certificate -
Electrician' issued by NSW Fair Trading, which permits the holder to work
unsupervised on low voltage fixed wiring and equipment and to directly supervise
others undertaking this work.
Course outcomes and careers
Electrician (special class) / supervisor, electronic instrument tradesperson.
Completion of this qualification, with appropriate elective units, can provide
credit towards one of the following:
- Diploma of Electrical and Instrumentation;
- Diploma of Instrumentation and Control Engineering.
This qualification provides competencies to select, install, commission, fault
find and maintain electrical and instrumentation equipment in buildings and
premises and instrumentation systems and core instrumentation equipment for
process and control. It includes ERAC requirements for an 'Electrician's
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
However, the Electrotechnology Training Package recommends typical language,
literacy and numeracy skill levels needed to successfully complete each
Competency Standard Unit undertaken within this qualification.
Learners should either be in relevant employment or have access to appropriate
simulated workplace environments to achieve the completion requirements of this
Enrol at any location
Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.
Tuesday, 23 or Wenesday 24 January 2018, from 12:00pm to 6:00pm at TAFE NSW Ultimo, Cnr Thomas & Jones Street, Ultimo, Building P, Level 1, Room P1.15.
You will need to attend approximately 7.5 hours of class a week over 2 evenings per week. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Tuesday and Thursday; 5:00pm to 8:30pm.
To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled
GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)
Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).
Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.
PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE
Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges
Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition
Students would be eligible to enrol as a Smart & Skilled Second Qualification Student and apply for the state government jobs of tomorrow scholarship of $1000 (terms and conditions apply).
This course is only for Electricians who have completed their Certificate 3 Electrical or 4th year apprentice Electricians.
|Number||Subject name||Nominal hours|
|UEENEEE101A||Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace||20|
|UEENEEG063A||Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations||40|
|UEENEEE124A||Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report||60|
|UEENEEG109A||Develop and connect electrical control circuits||80|
|UEENEEI152A||Develop, enter and verify programs in Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems||60|
|UEENEEE137A||Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work||20|
|UEENEEE102A||Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components||40|
|UEENEEE105A||Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment||20|
|UEENEEK145A||Implement and monitor energy sector environmental and sustainable policies and procedures||20|
|UEENEEE117A||Implement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures||20|
|UEENEEG104A||Install appliances, switchgear and associated accessories for low voltage electrical installations||20|
|UEENEEI107A||Install instrumentation and control cabling and tubing||20|
|UEENEEG103A||Install low voltage wiring and accessories||20|
|UEENEEE038B||Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan||20|
|UEENEEG107A||Select wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations||60|
|UEENEEI106A||Set up and adjust PID control loops||40|
|UEENEEE104A||Solve problems in d.c. circuits||72|
|UEENEEI103A||Solve problems in density/level measurement components and systems||40|
|UEENEEG101A||Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits||60|
|UEENEEI104A||Solve problems in flow measurement components and systems||40|
|UEENEEG102A||Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits||80|
|UEENEEI102A||Solve problems in pressure measurement components and systems||40|
|UEENEEG033A||Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits||60|
|UEENEEG006A||Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines||80|
|UEENEEI105A||Solve problems in temperature measurement components and systems||40|
|UEENEEG106A||Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits||40|
|UEENEEG108A||Trouble-shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits||40|
|UEENEEE107A||Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications||40|
|UEENEEI101A||Use instrumentation drawings, specification, standards and equipment manuals||40|
|UEENEEG105A||Verify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations||40|