Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control DARWIN

UEE31220 - Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control


CRICOS code 103414K


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 covers 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.


Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control requires 104 weeks of study (including holidays and work training).


You must attend classes for a minimum of 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 for at least 360 hours. This is optional and the student will be responsible for finding the internship.


• Completed Australian Year 11 or equivalent.
• Overall IELTS score of 5.5.
• Must be 18 years old or older.
• One must be physically fit to enrol into this course as it involves the use of tools, ladders, step ladders, use of harness and manoeuvring through tight spaces and working outdoors.
• Clear Ausinet’s math test before you can enrol.


Total Course Cost: AUD $24,500

Enrolment Fee (non-refundable): AUD $250

Material fee (one-off): AUD $250

Tuition Fee: AUD $24,000

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

Intakes in January & June.

Please contact us at support@ausinet.com.au for exact dates.


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


Pathways include but are not limited to the following fields of Engineering:
Electrical, Mechatronics, Systems, Powers, and Distribution & Transmission.


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.

 CodeUnit of CompetencyPoints (Hours)
UEECO0009Participate in instrumentation and control work and competency development activities60
UEECD0007Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace20
UEECD0016Document and apply measures to control WHS risks associated with electrotechnology work20
UEERE0001Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector20
UEECD0019Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components40
UEECD0020Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment20
UEECD0051Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications40
UEEIC0047Use instrumentation drawings, specifications, standards and equipment manuals40
UEECS0033Use engineering applications software on personal computers40
UEEIC0013Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers60
UEECD0043Solve problems in direct current circuits80
UEECD0045Solve problems in multiple path extra-low voltage (ELV) a.c. circuits40
UEERL0004Disconnect – reconnect electrical equipment connected to low voltage (LV) installation wiring60
UEEIC0022Install instrumentation and control apparatus and associated equipment20
UEEIC0023Install instrumentation and control cabling and tubing20
UEEIC0004Calibrate, adjust and test measuring instruments40
UEEIC0041Solve problems in pressure measurement components and systems40
UEEIC0038Solve problems in density/level measurement components and systems40
UEEIC0039Solve problems in flow measurement components and systems40
UEEIC0043Solve problems in temperature measurement components and systems40
UEEIC0021Find and rectify faults in process final control elements40
UEEIC0029Set up and adjust PID control loops40
UEEIC0030Set up and adjust advanced PID process control loops40
UEEIC0031Set up and configure human-machine interface (HMI) and industrial networks60
UEEIC0046Troubleshoot process control systems60
UEEIC0048Verify compliance and functionality of instrumentation and control installations40



“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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