Certificate IV in Industrial Electronics and Control

Certificate IV   NRT
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  • Industrial Electronics and Control 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 who want to work on industrial electronics and control

    You will learn how to select, install, commission, fault find and maintain
    equipment and systems for the control of plant, machines and processes.

    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 a Diploma of Industrial Electronics and Control Engineering.

    Expected Outcomes

    This qualification provides competencies to select, install, commission, fault
    find and maintain equipment and systems for the control of plant, machines and
    processes. It includes ERAC requirements for an 'Electrician's licence'.

    Entry requirements

    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 be either be in relevant employment or have access to
    appropriate simulated workplace environments to achieve the completion
    requirements of this course.

    Enrol at any location

    St George
    Part Time Evening
    Course start:
    Tue 6 Feb 2018
    Course duration:
    1 Year
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    7 Hours per week
    Smart and Skilled Second Qual:
    Smart and Skilled First Qual:
    Course Fee:
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    About offering:


    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Wednesday 24 January 2018 from 05:00pm to 06:30pm at St George Campus, corner of Princes Highway and President Avenue, Building A, Level 1, Room A1.12.

    You will need to allow approximately 1 hr during this time to finalise your timetable.

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 7 hours of class a week over 2 evenings. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Tuesday and Wednesday from 05:30pm to 09:00pm, commencing on Tuesday 6 February 2018.

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled


    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

    Fee information:


    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.


    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

    Other Information:

    This course is for post-trade electricians.


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    UEENEEE101AApply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace20
    UEENEEG063AArrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations40
    UEENEEE124ACompile and produce an energy sector detailed report60
    UEENEEG109ADevelop and connect electrical control circuits80
    UEENEEI150ADevelop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers60
    UEENEEI152ADevelop, enter and verify programs in Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems60
    UEENEEI151ADevelop, enter and verify word and analogue control programs for programmable logic controllers60
    UEENEEI139ADiagnose and rectify faults in digital controls systems60
    UEENEEE137ADocument and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work20
    UEENEEE102AFabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components40
    UEENEEI124AFault find and repair analogue circuits and components in electronic control systems60
    UEENEEE105AFix and secure electrotechnology equipment20
    UEENEEK145AImplement and monitor energy sector environmental and sustainable policies and procedures20
    UEENEEE117AImplement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures20
    UEENEEG104AInstall appliances, switchgear and associated accessories for low voltage electrical installations20
    UEENEEG103AInstall low voltage wiring and accessories20
    UEENEEC001BMaintain documentation20
    UEENEEE038BParticipate in development and follow a personal competency development plan20
    UEENEEG107ASelect wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations60
    UEENEEE104ASolve problems in d.c. circuits72
    UEENEEG101ASolve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits60
    UEENEEG102ASolve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits80
    UEENEEG033ASolve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits60
    UEENEEG006ASolve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines80
    UEENEEG106ATerminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits40
    UEENEEG108ATrouble-shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits40
    UEENEEE107AUse drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications40
    UEENEEG105AVerify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations40



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