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  • UEE43211

Certificate IV in Industrial Automation and Control

At a glance

At a glance

Take the next step in your trade career with this intermediate-level course and develop the skills and knowledge needed to become an automation and control technician.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Industrial Automation and Control Technician
COURSE OUTCOME

If all required core and elective units completed as listed on www.Training.gov.au up to the required point scale students will recieve the UEE43211 - Certificate IV in Industrial Automation and Control.

If only selected Skill Set units are completed students will receive a Statement of Attainment for the completed units.

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Course overview

Course overview

Enhance your trade career with this intermediate-level course. You will develop the specialised skills and knowledge needed to become an automation and control technician. With an increasing global appetite for automation systems in the manufacturing sector, demand for skilled tradespeople in this area is growing.

In this course you will learn how to assemble, set up, program, fault find, repair and maintain automated equipment and systems. You will also develop the ability to supervise plant maintenance programs and provide technical advice. Our experienced teachers will give you the one-on-one guidance you need to succeed.

Depending on your choice of electives, successful completion of this course may qualify you to work as an automation and control technician.

Units

The successful achievement of this course requires students to complete all units below plus all other Core units listed on www.Training.gov.au up to the required point scale.  These units form part of UEE43211 - Certificate IV in Industrial Automation and Control.

Students who hold Trade Certificates can undertake Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for all Core units.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
Extra Low Voltage (ELV) Electro-pneumatics and Drives skill set
UEENEEI138A
Provide solutions to extra low voltage (ELV) electro-pneumatic control systems and drives
Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) skill set
UEENEED104A
Use engineering applications software on personal computers
WHS and Business skill set
UEENEEE038B
Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan
UEENEEE117A
Implement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures
UEENEEE124A
Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report
UEENEEK145A
Implement and monitor energy sector environmental and sustainable policies and procedures
UEPOPS202B
Apply quality systems to work
UEPOPS337B
Maintain quality systems within the team
UEPOPS416B
Monitor the implementation of the enterprise's production-maintenance quality control procedures

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
Electrical Maintenance skill set
UEENEEG111A
Carry out basic repairs to electrical components and equipment
UEENEEP024A
Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230V supply
UEENEEP025A
Attach cords, cables and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to 1000V a.c. or 1500V d.c. supply
UEENEEP026A
Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies
Electronic Power Control skill set
UEENEEI139A
Diagnose and rectify faults in digital controls systems
UEENEEI148A
Solve problems in single phase electronic power control circuits
UEENEEI149A
Solve problems in polyphase electronic power control circuits
Hydraulics/Pneumatics/Fluid Power skill set
UEENEEI125A
Provide solutions to fluid circuit operations
UEENEEI126A
Provide solutions to pneumatic-hydraulic system operations
Mechanical Maintenance skill set
UEENEEG164A
Repair and maintain mechanical components of electrical machines
Networking skill set
UEENEED117A
Install and configure network systems for internetworking
Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) skill set
UEENEEI150A
Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers
UEENEEI151A
Develop, enter and verify word and analogue control programs for programmable logic controllers.
SCADA Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition skill set
UEENEEI155A
Develop structured programs to control external devices
Structured Programming skill set
UEENEEI155A
Develop structured programs to control external devices
Telemetry skill set
UEENEEF108A
Select and arrange equipment for wireless communication networks

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

Must hold a Trade Certificate in one of the following areas:

  • Electrical
  • Instrument Fitter
  • Electronics and Communications
  • Mechanical Fitter

Resources required

You are responsible for meeting the minimum occupational health and safety requirements in practical classes. This includes the use of safety glasses, protective footwear with covered uppers, steel capped toes and non-slip soles to AS2210, leather gloves to AS2161, and hair protection. You should also wear 100% cotton drill industry-standard clothing.

If you fail to meet these minimum standards of dress, you will not be permitted entry into practical classes.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland