Diploma of Electrical and Instrumentation - DARWIN

UEE50211 - Diploma of Electrical and Instrumentation


CRICOS code 102225A


Diploma of Electrical and Instrumentation provides competencies to develop, select, install, commission, maintain and diagnose faults/malfunctions on electrical, instrumentation and control equipment and systems.

Diploma of Electrical and Instrumentation requires 130 weeks of study (including holidays and work training). This makes about 3 years of study. 

You must attend class 20 hours every week. You will also need to complete self paced learning
from home. Diploma of Electrical and Instrumentation includes 480 hours of vocational training (unpaid).

To enrol in Diploma of Electrical and Instrumentation 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 and must have the ability to climb a ladder, crawl through ceiling, perform first aid and CPR Cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Must have medium to high level of mathematical and analytical skills. You will need to take Ausinet’s maths test before you can enrol.

Tuition fee: AUD $36,750

Enrolment fee (non refundable): AUD $200

Materials fee: AUD $300

Tuition fee per term (every 3 months): AUD $3,625

  • 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 two months (January, March, May, July, September, November). 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.

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

  • Plant Instrumentation technician
  • Electrical Instrument technician
  • Electrical Instrument Officer
  • Plant Technician
  • Process Instrumentation Technician
  • Maintenance/Instrumentation/ Electrical 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)
UEENEEE038BParticipate in development and follow a personal competency development plan20
UEENEEE101AApply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace20
UEENEEE137ADocument and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electro technology work20
UEENEEE117AImplement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures20
UEENEEE102AFabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components40
UEENEEE104ASolve problems in d.c. circuits80
UEENEEE105AFix and secure electro technology equipment20
UEENEEE107AUse drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications40
UEENEEI101AUse instrumentation drawings, specification, standards and equipment manuals40
UEENEEI102ASolve problems in pressure measurement components and systems40
UEENEEI103ASolve problems in density/level measurement components and systems40
UEENEEI104ASolve problems in flow measurement components and systems40
UEENEEI105ASolve problems in temperature measurement components and systems40
UEENEEC010BDeliver a service to customers20
UEENEEE124ACompile and produce an energy sector detailed report60
UEENEEK132ADevelop strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues in the energy sector20
UEENEEG006A*Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines80
UEENEEG033A*Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits60
UEENEEG101A*Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits60
UEENEEG063A*Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations40
UEENEEG102A*Solve problems in low voltage a.c. Circuits80
UEENEEG103A*Install low voltage wiring and accessories20
UEENEEG104A*Install appliances, switchgear and associated accessories for low voltage electrical installations20
UEENEEG106A*Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits40
UEENEEG107A*Select wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations80
UEENEEG108A*Trouble-shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits80
UEENEEG109A*Develop and connect electrical control circuits80
UEENEEI106ASet up and adjust PID control loops40
UEENEEI110ASet up and adjust advanced PID process control loops40
UEENEEI107AInstall instrumentation and control cabling and tubing20
UEENEEI108AInstall instrumentation and control apparatus and associated equipment20
UEENEEI111AFind and rectify faults in process final control element40
UEENEEI113ASetup and configure human-machine interface (HMI) and industrial networks60
UEENEEI150ADevelop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers60
UEENEEI157AConfigure and maintain industrial control system networks60
UEENEEI112AVerify compliance and functionality of instrumentation and control installations40
UEENEEG105A*Verify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations60
UEENEEE084AWrite specifications for electrotechnology engineering projects40

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