Diploma of Instrumentation and Control Engineering

UEE51020 - Diploma of Instrumentation and Control Engineering


CRICOS code 110549C



Diploma of Instrumentation and Control Engineering covers competencies to install, set up, test, develop, select, commission, maintain and diagnose faults/malfunctions of equipment and systems for the measurement, recording, monitoring and control of physical/chemical phenomenon and related process control systems.


Diploma of Electrical and Instrumentation requires 156 weeks of study (including holidays and work training). This makes about 3 years of study. 


You must attend classes for a minimum of 20 hours every week. You will also need to complete self-paced learning from home.


• 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.


Tuition fee: AUD $30,500

Enrolment Fee (non-refundable): AUD $250

Materials Fee (one-off): AUD $250

Tuition Fee: AUD $30,000

  • Brisbane Campus: 117 Victoria Crescent, West End QLD.  The campus is easily accessible by bus or 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, Power and Distribution & Transmission.


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

  • Instrument Fitter
  • Instrument Technician
  • Plant Instrumentation Technician
  • Plant Operator
  • Process Instrumentation Technician
  • Maintenance Instrumentation Technician



Unit of Competency

Points (Hours)
UEECD0007 Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace 20
UEECD0027 Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan 20
UEECD0010 Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report 60
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
UEECD0024 Implement and monitor energy sector WHS policies and procedures 20
UEECD0043 Solve problems in direct current circuits 80
UEECD0045 Solve problems in multiple path extra-low voltage (ELV) a.c. circuits 40
UEECD0055 Write specifications for industrial electronics and control projects 40
UEERL0004 Disconnect – reconnect electrical equipment connected to low voltage (LV) installation wiring 60
UEECD0051 Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications 40
UEEIC0047 Use instrumentation drawings, specifications, standards and equipment manuals 40
UEEIC0013 Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable
UEEIC0022 Install instrumentation and control apparatus and associated equipment 20
UEEIC0023 Install instrumentation and control cabling and tubing 20
UEEIC0041 Solve problems in pressure measurement components and systems 40
UEEIC0038 Solve problems in density/level measurement components and systems 40
UEEIC0039 Solve problems in flow measurement components and systems 40
UEEIC0043 Solve problems in temperature measurement components and systems 40
UEEIC0029 Set up and adjust PID control loops 40
UEEIC0030 Set up and adjust advanced PID process control loops 40
UEEIC0021 Find and rectify faults in process final control elements 40
UEEIC0031 Set up and configure human-machine interface (HMI) and industrial networks 60
UEEIC0048 Verify compliance and functionality of instrumentation and control installations 40
UEEIC0018 Diagnose and rectify faults in digital controls systems 60
UEERE0013 Develop strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues in the energy sector 20
UEEIC0020 Fault find and repair analogue circuits and components in electronic control systems 60
UEECO0001 Estimate electrotechnology projects 40
UEEIC0004 Calibrate, adjust and test measuring instruments 40
UEEIC0046 Troubleshoot process control systems 60
UEECS0012 Design embedded controller control systems 80
UEECS0025 Modify/redesign industrial computer systems 20
UEECS0031 Set up, create and implement content for a web server 120
UEEIC0005 Configure and maintain industrial control system networks 60
UEEIC0010 Develop and test code for microcontroller devices 60

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