Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control
- Course Code
- Course Level
- Apprenticeship / Traineeship
- Course Location
- Course Duration
Part Time: 3 years
- Course Cost
- For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
- Study Modes
- On Campus; Part Time (Day)
- Starting Date
- February 2014
Phone: (03) 5127 0236
Fax: 1300 094 661
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841
Please note: this course is not offered online, apologies for any inconvenience.
Qualified Instrumentation tradespeople are employed in commercial, industrial and heavy industry sectors and are especially in demand in the mining, power generation and other natural resource sectors, both locally and interstate.
This qualification provides competencies to undertake maintenance, installation, calibration, modifications and commissioning of systems and devices for measurement and recording of physical/chemical phenomenon and related process control.
Where a person qualified to Certificate III in Electrotechnology is enrolled in and completes this qualification their employer may be eligible to receive government incentives of up to $5000.
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- Instrumentation Tradesperson
- Applicants must be currently employed as an apprentice in the electrotechnology industry and have a valid contract of training in place
How To ApplyDirect to Institute
AssessmentAssessment is competency based and includes observation, written assignments, tests and practical application in simulated workplace conditions.
Opportunities For Further Study
Can prospective students enrol in individual units?Yes.
|Core Competency Standard Units
All core competency standard units to be achieved
||Participate in instrumentation and control work and competency development activities
||Develop, enter and verify programs for programmable logic controllers using ladder instruction set
||Apply OHS practices in the workplace
||Dismantle, assemble and fabricate electrotechnology components
||Solve problems in extra-low voltage single path circuits
||Solve problems in multiple path d.c. circuits
||Fix and secure equipment
||Use drawings, diagrams, schedules and manuals
||Document occupational hazards and risks in instrumentation
||Troubleshoot frequency dependent circuits
|UEENEEI001B||Install and set up transducers and sensing devices|
|UEENEEI002B||Solve problems in pressure measurement systems|
|UEENEEI003B||Solve problems in density/level measurement systems|
|UEENEEI004B||Solve problems in flow measurement systems|
|UEENEEI005B||Solve problems in temperature measurement systems|
|UEENEEI006B||Solve problems in process controllers, transmitters and converters|
|UEENEEI007B||Install process instrumentation and control cabling and tubing|
|UEENEEI008B||Install process control apparatus and associated equipment|
||Set up and adjust process control loops
||Verify compliance and functionality of process control installations|
||Select equipment for process control systems
||Disconnect and reconnect fixed wired electrical equipment connected to a low voltage supply
|Stream Core Competency Standard Units
At least 2 of the following competency standard units to be achieved
||Source and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs
||Provide quotations for installation or service jobs
||Deliver a service to customers
||Use basic computer applications relevant to a workplace
||Comply with scheduled and preventative maintenance program processes
||Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus
||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
|Elective Competency Standard Units
In accordance with Schedule 3, which forms an integral part of this qualification, achieve a Unit Strand Total of at least 4 as specified.
1. Prerequisite pathways shall be identified and met for all elective units selected.
2. In selecting elective units considerations to career planning advice should be given to units that form part of a prerequisite pathway for the progression to achieve particular competencies or qualification at a higher level.