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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 receive 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 qualification requires you to complete all core units listed below, plus a combination of elective units with a total value of 760 points. Please note, elective units have various points values. Please contact us for information about which electives should be included in your training plan.

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

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
UEENEED104A
Use engineering applications software on personal computers
UEENEEE038B
Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan
UEENEEE101A
Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
UEENEEE102A
Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
UEENEEE104A
Solve problems in d.c. circuits
UEENEEE107A
Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
UEENEEE117A
Implement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures
UEENEEE119A
Solve problems in multiple path extra low voltage (ELV) a.c. circuits
UEENEEE124A
Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report
UEENEEE137A
Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
UEENEEI138A
Provide solutions to extra low voltage (ELV) electro-pneumatic control systems and drives
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
UEENEED117A
Install and configure network systems for internetworking
UEENEEG101A
Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits
UEENEEG102A
Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits
UEENEEI101A
Use instrumentation drawings, specification, standards and equipment manuals
UEENEEI102A
Solve problems in pressure measurement components and systems
UEENEEI103A
Solve problems in density/level measurement components and systems
UEENEEI104A
Solve problems in flow measurement components and systems
UEENEEI105A
Solve problems in temperature measurement components and systems
UEENEEI106A
Set up and adjust PID control loops
UEENEEI126A
Provide solutions to pneumatic-hydraulic system operations
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.
UEENEEI152A
Develop, enter and verify programs in Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems

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

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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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

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