Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control DARWIN

UEE31220 - Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control

DARWIN - BRISBANE

CRICOS code 0100330

ABOUT THE COURSE

Check the videos below to know more about the job of an Instrument Technician also called Electronic Instrument Trades Worker

Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control provides competencies to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain systems and devices for measurement and recording of physical/chemical phenomenon and related process control. On completion of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised qualification. 

Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control requires 104 weeks of study (including holidays and work training). This makes about 2 years of study. 

You must attend class 20 hours every week. You will also need to complete self paced learning
from home. You can find an internship to get a foot in the door in the industry, we recommend finding internships of at least 360 hours. This is optional and the student will be responsible for finding an internship.

To enrol in Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control you will need to have completed Australian Year 11 or equivalent and have an overall IELTS score of 5.5. You must be over 18 years old. Due to the physical requirements of this qualification the student must have the ability to perform CPR on a manikin. Must pass our online entrance maths test.

Tuition fee: AUD $24,500

Enrolment fee (non refundable): AUD $200

Materials fee: AUD $300

Tuition fee per term (every 3 months): AUD $3,000

  • Darwin Campus : 11/41 Sadgroves crescent, Winnellie. The campus is easily accessible by bus or with a car and has free parking spaces. 
  • Brisbane Campus : 117 Victoria Crescent, West End QLD.  The campus is easily accessible by bus or with a car and has free parking spaces. 

Intake dates every three
months (January,
April, July
& October). Please contact support@ausinet.com.au for exact intake dates.

Assessment of competencies will be done by the trainer throughout the course. You will have to complete written and practical assessments and workplace demonstration and observation.

Future Pathways include :

 

  • Electrical engineering,
  • Mechatronics engineering,
  • Systems engineering,
  • Power engineering,
  • Distribution and transmission engineering

Job roles associated with Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control relate to instrumentation, manufacturing and process control. Possible job titles and roles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Electronic Instrument Trades worker
  • Instrument Fitter
  • instrument technician
  • Plant Instrumentation technician
  • Plant operator
  • Process instrumentation Technician
  • Maintenance Instrumentation Technician

All individual students are offered the opportunity to apply for RPL. If requested, the trainer at Ausinet will provide candidates with an RPL Application Form, to assist the candidate in determining if RPL is an appropriate pathway to gain the qualification. If appropriate, candidates will be provided with an RPL Self-Assessment Guide and instructions on how to prepare a portfolio of evidence. The RPL documentation is available on request. Please see the Student Handbook or enquire at the RTO for the procedure on how to apply.

Code

Unit of Competency

Points (Hours)

Core units

UEECD0007

Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

20

UEECD0016

Document and apply measures to control WHS risks associated with electrotechnology work

20

UEECD0019

Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components

40

UEECD0020

Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment

20

UEECD0043

Solve problems in direct current circuits

80

UEECD0045

Solve problems in multiple path extra-low voltage (ELV) a.c. circuits

40

UEECD0051

Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications

40

UEECO0009

Participate in instrumentation and control work and competency development activities

60

UEEIC0013

Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers

60

UEEIC0021

Find and rectify faults in process final control elements

40

UEEIC0022

Install instrumentation and control apparatus and associated equipment

20

UEEIC0023

Install instrumentation and control cabling and tubing

20

UEEIC0029

Set up and adjust PID control loops

40

UEEIC0030

Set up and adjust advanced PID process control loops

40

UEEIC0031

Set up and configure human-machine interface (HMI) and industrial networks

60

UEEIC0038

Solve problems in density/level measurement components and systems

40

UEEIC0039

Solve problems in flow measurement components and systems

40

UEEIC0041

Solve problems in pressure measurement components and systems

40

UEEIC0043

Solve problems in temperature measurement components and systems

40

UEEIC0047

Use instrumentation drawings, specifications, standards and equipment manuals

40

UEEIC0048

Verify compliance and functionality of instrumentation and control installations

40

UEERE0001

Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector

20

UEERL0004

Disconnect - reconnect electrical equipment connected to low voltage (LV) installation wiring

60

General elective units

UEECS0033

Use engineering applications software on personal computers

40

UEEIC0004

Calibrate, adjust and test measuring instruments

40

UEEIC0046

Troubleshoot process control systems

60

"Having recently completed my Cert 3 in Instrumentation with Ausinet, I found it was a great experience. Kevin is an excellent and knowledgeable trainer who provides in depth videos and practicals to make sure you get the best learning possible. The class is set up well with a variety of apparatus, everything you need to get the best outcome you can in the range of courses provided. Thank you Kevin" MARK G.

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