Version Effective: 1st of January, 2022
Version Effective: 1st of January, 2022

UEE31220 - Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control

Course Details

Course Summary

UEE31220 Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control

Qualification Description This qualification 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. This is a nationally accredited course.

Apprenticeships:

4 years Instrumentation and Control  

5 years Electrical Instrumentation Dual Trade.  Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician (Open electrical Queensland license) and a Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control 

Fee for Service

Full fee paying per competency (statement of completion only per competency)


Entry Requirements

Completion of the bksb (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolment, unless the student has completed an equal or higher level course.

There are no other entry requirements for this course.


Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Now
Study Area
  • Apprenticeships, Trades & Training
Skill Area
  • Utilities
AQF Level Level 3: Certificate III

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Apprenticeships:

4 years Instrumentation and Control (UEE31220). On completing the student can apply for a restricted electrical license

This qualification matriculates into and allows for credit towards the Certificate IV in Instrumentation and Diploma of Instrumentation and possible matriculation into Undergraduate Degrees and post-graduate courses in higher education.

5 years Electrical Instrumentation Dual trade. On completion, the student will receive a Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician (open electrical Queensland license) and a Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control.

This qualification matriculates into and allows for credit towards the Certificate IV in Instrumentation and/or  Certificate IV in Electrical Engineering and/or Diploma of Instrumentation or Electrical Engineering and possible matriculation into Undergraduate Degrees and postgraduate courses in higher education.

Fee for Service

Full fee paying per competency (statement of completion only per competency)

Possible pathways for graduates who complete UEE31220 Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control and UEE30820 Electrotechnology Electrician include but not limited to:

Technicians and trade workers in the utility, oil, gas, manufacturing, industrial processing, coal, mining, food, scientific and various professional industries.

Occupations include Dual trade Electrical Instrumentation Tradesperson, Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (Special Class), Electronics Tradesperson (Marine), Electrical Instrumentation Tradesperson, Instrumentation Fitter (Hazardous Areas)

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 23 core units
  2. Complete 6 elective units

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details , including the different study modes offered for each structure.

Standard Course Structure

This program is delivered over a 4 year period where the student will attend off the job training at CQU for a period of 3 blocks of seven weeks,  1 block per year, 21 weeks in total and 1 block of 1 week for capstone finalization in their fourth year.  All other times the student will be performing on the job with employer and completing an e-profile for work completed on the job and in line with competencies they have been taught or are being instructed in.

  • Employer Based (VET Providers Only)
  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • On-campus
Core
UEECO0009 Participate in instrumentation and control work and competency development activities More Information Training.gov Details
UEECD0043 Solve problems in direct current circuits More Information Training.gov Details
UEECD0020 Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment More Information Training.gov Details
UEECD0051 Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications More Information Training.gov Details
UEECD0045 Solve problems in multiple path extra-low voltage (ELV) a.c. circuits More Information Training.gov Details
UEERE0001 Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector More Information Training.gov Details
UEECD0016 Document and apply measures to control WHS risks associated with electrotechnology work More Information Training.gov Details
UEEIC0013 Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers More Information Training.gov Details
UEEIC0047 Use instrumentation drawings, specifications, standards and equipment manuals More Information Training.gov Details
UEEIC0041 Solve problems in pressure measurement components and systems More Information Training.gov Details
UEEIC0038 Solve problems in density/level measurement components and systems More Information Training.gov Details
UEEIC0039 Solve problems in flow measurement components and systems More Information Training.gov Details
UEEIC0043 Solve problems in temperature measurement components and systems More Information Training.gov Details
UEEIC0023 Install instrumentation and control cabling and tubing More Information Training.gov Details
UEEIC0022 Install instrumentation and control apparatus and associated equipment More Information Training.gov Details
UEEIC0021 Find and rectify faults in process final control elements More Information Training.gov Details
UEEIC0029 Set up and adjust PID control loops More Information Training.gov Details
UEEIC0030 Set up and adjust advanced PID process control loops More Information Training.gov Details
UEEIC0031 Set up and configure human-machine interface (HMI) and industrial networks More Information Training.gov Details
UEEIC0048 Verify compliance and functionality of instrumentation and control installations More Information Training.gov Details
UEERL0004 Disconnect - reconnect electrical equipment connected to low voltage (LV) installation wiring More Information Training.gov Details
UEECD0007 Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace More Information Training.gov Details
UEECD0019 Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components More Information Training.gov Details
Elective
UEECO0017 Source and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs More Information Training.gov Details
UEEIC0033 Set up gas analysis measuring and control instruments More Information Training.gov Details
UEEIC0037 Set up weighting measuring and control instruments More Information Training.gov Details
UEEIC0036 Set up water analysis measuring and control instruments More Information Training.gov Details
UEEIC0004 Calibrate, adjust and test measuring instruments More Information Training.gov Details
UEECD0050 Use and maintain the integrity of a portable gas detection device More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
UEECO0009 Participate in instrumentation and control work and competency development activities
UEEIC0021 Find and rectify faults in process final control elements
UEEIC0004 Calibrate, adjust and test measuring instruments
UEEIC0036 Set up water analysis measuring and control instruments
UEEIC0037 Set up weighting measuring and control instruments
UEEIC0033 Set up gas analysis measuring and control instruments
UEECO0017 Source and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs
UEECD0019 Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
UEECD0007 Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
UEERL0004 Disconnect - reconnect electrical equipment connected to low voltage (LV) installation wiring
UEEIC0048 Verify compliance and functionality of instrumentation and control installations
UEEIC0031 Set up and configure human-machine interface (HMI) and industrial networks
UEEIC0030 Set up and adjust advanced PID process control loops
UEEIC0029 Set up and adjust PID control loops
UEEIC0022 Install instrumentation and control apparatus and associated equipment
UEECD0043 Solve problems in direct current circuits
UEEIC0023 Install instrumentation and control cabling and tubing
UEEIC0043 Solve problems in temperature measurement components and systems
UEEIC0039 Solve problems in flow measurement components and systems
UEEIC0038 Solve problems in density/level measurement components and systems
UEEIC0041 Solve problems in pressure measurement components and systems
UEEIC0047 Use instrumentation drawings, specifications, standards and equipment manuals
UEEIC0013 Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers
UEECD0016 Document and apply measures to control WHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
UEERE0001 Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
UEECD0045 Solve problems in multiple path extra-low voltage (ELV) a.c. circuits
UEECD0051 Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
UEECD0020 Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
UEECD0050 Use and maintain the integrity of a portable gas detection device

Course Assessment Information

RPL - Students who have previous informal and formal learning need to advise their trainer/assessor prior to enrolment. If the student wishes to apply for an RPL they need to apply to the RPL Centre.
Credit transfer - If credit for relevant formal qualifications is sought, then the process will be actioned after the student has enrolled in at least one unit of competency as directed by the relevant trainer/assessor. The Trainer/Assessor will work with the student on their credit transfer application, and provide advice and support as necessary.
Assessment Types
RPL
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
Third Party Verification
Course Learning Outcomes
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