Certificate IV in Instrumentation and Control

Certificate IV   NRT
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  • Instrumentation and Control course details

    Course description and aims

    This course is for those working in the instrumentation and control industry as
    instrument technicians.

    You will learn how to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair,
    maintain and commission systems and devices for measurement and recording of
    physical/chemical phenomenon and related process control systems.

    Course outcomes and careers

    Supervisor, electronic instrument tradesperson / instrument and process control


    Completion of this qualification, with appropriate elective units, can provide
    credit towards a Diploma of Instrumentation and Control Engineering or a Diploma
    of Electronics and Communications Engineering.

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

    Enrol at any location

    Part Time Evening
    Course start:
    Mon 5 Feb 2018
    Course duration:
    3 Years
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    7.5 Hours per week
    Course Fee:
    Smart and Skilled Second Qual:
    Smart and Skilled First Qual:
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    About offering:

    This offering, students MUST be employed in the industry and meet relevant work experience Target Priorities Policy.
    Students MUST be able to demonstrate partial competency and be assessed for RPL and then gap training will be provided. Credit transfers and RPL for previous studies will apply so finish dates will vary.

    Indicative timetable:

    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

    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.

    Course fee needs to be calculated for individual students depending on credit transfers and RPL

    Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition

    Other Information:


    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 Wednesday 24 January 2018, between 12 noon to 6:00pm, at Ultimo College, Main Campus, Cnr Thomas & Jones Street, Ultimo, Building P, Level 1, Room P1.15.


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    UEENEEE101AApply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace20
    UEENEEE124ACompile and produce an energy sector detailed report60
    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
    UEENEEP013ADisconnect - reconnect control devices connected to low voltage installation wiring54
    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
    UEENEEI111AFind and rectify faults in process final control elements40
    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
    UEENEEI108AInstall instrumentation and control apparatus and associated equipment20
    UEENEEI107AInstall instrumentation and control cabling and tubing20
    UEENEEE038BParticipate in development and follow a personal competency development plan20
    UEENEEH102ARepairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components40
    UEENEEI110ASet up and adjust advanced PID process control loops40
    UEENEEI106ASet up and adjust PID control loops40
    UEENEEI113ASetup and configure Human-Machine Interface (HMI) and industrial networks60
    UEENEEE104ASolve problems in d.c. circuits72
    UEENEEI103ASolve problems in density/level measurement components and systems40
    UEENEEI104ASolve problems in flow measurement components and systems40
    UEENEEE119ASolve problems in multiple path extra low voltage (ELV) a.c. circuits40
    UEENEEI102ASolve problems in pressure measurement components and systems40
    UEENEEI105ASolve problems in temperature measurement components and systems40
    UEENEEH111ATroubleshoot single phase input d.c. power supplies40
    UEENEEE107AUse drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications40
    UEENEEI101AUse instrumentation drawings, specification, standards and equipment manuals40
    UEENEEI112AVerify compliance and functionality of instrumentation and control installations40



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