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.
• Must have the ability to perform CPR on a manikin.
• 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. 
  • Darwin Campus: 11/41 Sadgroves crescent, Winnellie. The campus is easily accessible by bus or car and has free parking spaces.


Intakes in January, March, June & August.

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)
UEECD0007Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace20
UEECD0027Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan20
UEECD0010Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report60
UEECD0016Document and apply measures to control WHS risks associated with electrotechnology work20
UEECD0019Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components40
UEECD0020Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment20
UEECD0024Implement and monitor energy sector WHS policies and procedures20
UEECD0043Solve problems in direct current circuits80
UEECD0045Solve problems in multiple path extra-low voltage (ELV) a.c. circuits40
UEECD0055Write specifications for industrial electronics and control projects40
UEERL0004Disconnect – reconnect electrical equipment connected to low voltage (LV) installation wiring60
UEECD0051Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications40
UEEIC0047Use instrumentation drawings, specifications, standards and equipment manuals40
UEEIC0013Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable
UEEIC0022Install instrumentation and control apparatus and associated equipment20
UEEIC0023Install instrumentation and control cabling and tubing20
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
UEEIC0029Set up and adjust PID control loops40
UEEIC0030Set up and adjust advanced PID process control loops40
UEEIC0021Find and rectify faults in process final control elements40
UEEIC0031Set up and configure human-machine interface (HMI) and industrial networks60
UEEIC0048Verify compliance and functionality of instrumentation and control installations40
UEEIC0018Diagnose and rectify faults in digital controls systems60
UEERE0013Develop strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues in the energy sector20
UEEIC0020Fault find and repair analogue circuits and components in electronic control systems60
UEECO0001Estimate electrotechnology projects40
UEEIC0004Calibrate, adjust and test measuring instruments40
UEEIC0046Troubleshoot process control systems60
UEECS0012Design embedded controller control systems80
UEECS0025Modify/redesign industrial computer systems20
UEECS0031Set up, create and implement content for a web server120
UEEIC0005Configure and maintain industrial control system networks60
UEEIC0010Develop and test code for microcontroller devices60


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