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  • UEE40411

Certificate IV in Electrical - Instrumentation

At a glance

At a glance

Take the next step in your electrical career with this post-trade qualification and develop the specialised skills and knowledge needed to work in instrumentation.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Instrumentation Maintenance Tradesperson
  • Electrical Instrumentation Tradesperson
  • Instrumentation and Control Technician
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UEE40411 Certificate IV in Electrical - Instrumentation

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Course overview

Course overview

Take the next step in your electrical career with this post-trade qualification. Develop the specialised skills and knowledge needed to work in electrical instrumentation and control.

The electrical industry being one of the largest special construction industries in Australia. There is high demand for qualified workers in this industry with over 50,000 job openings expected over the next five years.

In this course you will develop a basic understanding of instrumentation and the everyday role of installation, basic calibrating, and communication. You will learn how elect, install, commission, fault find, and maintain electrical and instrumentation equipment. Our teachers are qualified tradespeople who have strong industry relationships and are experts at passing their knowledge on to you.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work as an instrumentation and control technician or tradesperson. You will also be well prepared to continue your studies in this area.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and A combination of Elective competency standard units to achieve a total weighting of 120 points from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
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
UEENEEE105A
Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
UEENEEE107A
Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
UEENEEE117A
Implement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures
UEENEEE124A
Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report
UEENEEE137A
Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
UEENEEG006A
Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines
UEENEEG033A
Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits
UEENEEG063A
Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations
UEENEEG101A
Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits
UEENEEG102A
Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits
UEENEEG103A
Install low voltage wiring and accessories
UEENEEG104A
Install appliances, switchgear and associated accessories for low voltage electrical installations
UEENEEG105A
Verify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations
UEENEEG106A
Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits
UEENEEG107A
Select wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations
UEENEEG108A
Trouble-shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits
UEENEEG109A
Develop and connect electrical control 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
UEENEEK145A
Implement and monitor energy sector environmental and sustainable policies and procedures

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
North and Far North Queensland
UEENEED101A
Use computer applications relevant to a workplace
UEENEEI106A
Set up and adjust PID control loops
UEENEEI107A
Install instrumentation and control cabling and tubing
UEENEEI152A
Develop, enter and verify programs in Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems
UEENEEI120A
Provide solutions to problems in industrial control systems
Greater Brisbane
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.
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.
UEENEEI150A
Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers

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

Whilst there are no formal entry requirements, it is a TAFE Queensland entry requirement that you must hold a Current Electrical Mechanics / Electrical Fitter Mechanics Licence.

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, long 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.

You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.

You are also required to have access to and bring personal stationary, a USB, a scientific calculator, and a ruler, set square, protractor and compass.

Need to know

To be eligible for the Higher Level Skills subsidised price, you must:

  • hold an electrical trade qualification (Certificate III) and may already hold a Certificate IV or higher level qualification (evidence must be provided prior to enrolment)
  • be aged 15 years or over, and no longer at school
  • permanently reside in Queensland
  • be an Australian citizen, permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen

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