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Get Qualified With the Cert 3 Instrumentation and Control Course

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Entry Score Threshold
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ATAR/Rank
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IB
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Location
Brisbane | Cairns
Duration
24 months to complete
Delivery

5 day electrical block in class

PLC class 2 days

Batch 1 class:

2 days of practicals if theory is completed online

or

5 days of theory and practicals in class

Batch 2 class:

4 days of practicals if theory is completed online

or

5 days of theory and practicals in class

Batch 3 class:

4 days of practicals if theory is completed online

or

5 days of theory and practicals in class

2 online soft units at students own pace

PLC class 2 days

Batch 1 class:

2 days of practicals if theory is completed online

or

5 days of theory and practicals in class

Batch 2 class:

4 days of practicals if theory is completed online

or

5 days of theory and practicals in class

Batch 3 class:

4 days of practicals if theory is completed online

or

5 days of theory and practicals in class

2 online soft units at students own pace

Batch 2 class:

4 days of practicals if theory is completed online

or

5 days of theory and practicals in class

Batch 3 class:

4 days of practicals if theory is completed online

or

5 days of theory and practicals in class

2 online soft units at students own pace

Eligibility
Must hold Australian Unrestricted Electrical Licence

The UEE31220 Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control provides students with comprehensive knowledge and skills in instrumentation and process automation and control; these skills and knowledge rank highly on the National Skills Shortage list. The qualification is also offered as an Australian Apprenticeship, allowing students to complete on the job training while attracting Government Subsidies. User Choice funding is available for this qualification.

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This is a nationally recognised qualification that provides students with comprehensive knowledge and skills in instrumentation and process automation. This is also a trade qualification in a skill shortage area.

Students have 24 months to complete the course. This qualification can be completed online or in class, and all students will be required to complete the practical components in Queensland at our Brisbane, Gold Coast or Cairns campuses. The qualification is comprised of competency based training and assessment – no exams!

Students will be provided with resources, assessment tools, organisation policies and procedures and reference resources. Trainers are available (by appointment) for one-on-one mentoring if required. EIM also boasts a strong student hub and student services department.

Students must have appropriate AQF level language, literacy and numeracy skills.

Get Qualified With the Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control Course

CRICOS: 103413M

Begin Study In:
Entry Score Threshold
00.00
ATAR/Rank
0
IB
See full entry requirements
Location
Brisbane | Cairns
Duration
24 months to complete
Delivery

5 day electrical block in class

PLC class 2 days

Batch 1 class:

2 days of practicals if theory is completed online

or

5 days of theory and practicals in class

Batch 2 class:

4 days of practicals if theory is completed online

or

5 days of theory and practicals in class

Batch 3 class:

4 days of practicals if theory is completed online

or

5 days of theory and practicals in class

2 online soft units at students own pace

PLC class 2 days

Batch 1 class:

2 days of practicals if theory is completed online

or

5 days of theory and practicals in class

Batch 2 class:

4 days of practicals if theory is completed online

or

5 days of theory and practicals in class

Batch 3 class:

4 days of practicals if theory is completed online

or

5 days of theory and practicals in class

2 online soft units at students own pace

Batch 2 class:

4 days of practicals if theory is completed online

or

5 days of theory and practicals in class

Batch 3 class:

4 days of practicals if theory is completed online

or

5 days of theory and practicals in class

2 online soft units at students own pace

Eligibility
Must hold Australian Unrestricted Electrical Licence
The UEE31220 Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control provides students with skills and knowledge in instrumentation, process automation and control, allowing students to break into an industry that is high on the National Skills Shortage list. Students will be exposed to both classroom and workplace training, ensuring that they will gain the skills to have a rewarding career within this field.
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Students must have passed equivalent Australian Year 11 qualifications, and hold an overall IELTS 5.5 average, or equivalent language level.

This is a 103-week qualification. Students will be required to attend class 2 days per week (9am – 4.30pm) along with self-paced independent learning time. The qualification consists of competency-based training and assessment – no exams!

Students will also have the option to complete 360 hours of vocational placement, with EIM International assisting with securing that placement.

More Info

Job outcomes as instrumentation technician include the following industries:

  • Waste/Water Management
  • Oil/Gas
  • Mining
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Automotive
  • Brewery
  • Paper
  • Manufacturing
  • Small class size and flexibility
  • Highly experienced industry trainers
  • Online assessment platform
  • Established for 18+ years
Government subsidies are available for students with the required eligibility for this course. Please refer to: https://desbt.qld.gov.au/training/providers/funded/userchoice
  • Payment confirms enrolment
  • Payment options available
  • For more information, please visit eim.edu.au
  • Receive CoE upon deposit
  • Commencement at first installment
  • Monthly fees due 1st of month
  • No exams
  • Intakes anytime
  • In class and online options
  • Offered at Gold Coast and Cairns campus
  • No change in cost for changes in delivery method
  • No exams
  • Quarterly intakes
  • Students must provide their own laptop
  • Students attend 2 days of formal lectures and 1 day of class-based self-paced study per week
  • An optional 360 vocational placement hours can be completed for 485 Visa Pathway
  • Offered at Gold Coast campus
  • Pathway into UEE51020 Diploma of Instrumentation and Control Engineering

Units of Competency

This qualification comprises of 23 core units and 5 elective units. RPL and Credit Transfers are available for this qualification. 

Unit Code Unit Description Type
UEEIC0047 Use instrumentation drawings, specifications, standards and equipment manuals Core
UEEIC0041 Solve problems in pressure measurement components and systems Core
UEEIC0039 Solve problems in flow measurement components and systems Core
UEEIC0043 Solve problems in temperature measurement components and systems Core
UEEIC0013 Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers Core
UEEIC0021 Find and rectify faults in process final control elements Core
UEEIC0022 Install instrumentation and control apparatus and associated equipment Core
UEEIC0023 Install instrumentation and control cabling and tubing Core
UEEIC0029 Set up and adjust PID control loops Core
UEEIC0030 Set up and adjust advanced PID process control loops Core
UEEIC0031 Set up and configure human-machine interface (HMI) and industrial networks Core
UEEIC0038 Solve problems in density/level measurement components and systems Core
UEEIC0048 Verify compliance and functionality of instrumentation and control installations Core
UEECD0007 Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace Core
UEECD0019 Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components Core
UEECD0043 Solve problems in direct current circuits Core
UEECD0020 Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment Core
UEECD0051 Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications Core
UEECD0045 Solve problems in multiple path extra-low voltage (ELV) a.c. circuits Core
UEECD0016 Document and apply measures to control WHS risks associated with electrotechnology work Core
UEECO0009 Participate in instrumentation and control work and competency development activities Core
UEERE0001 Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector Core
UEERL0004 Disconnect – reconnect electrical equipment connected to low voltage (LV) installation wiring Core
UEECO0002 Maintain documentation Elective
UEECD0035 Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus Elective
UEEEC0060 Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components Elective
UEEIC0004 Calibrate, adjust and test measuring instruments Elective
UEEIC0037 Set up weighting measuring and control instruments Elective

Units of Competency

This qualification comprises of 23 core units and 6 elective units. RPL and credit transfers are available for this qualification.

Unit CodeUnit DescriptionType
UEECO0009Participate in instrumentation and control work and competency development activitiesCore
UEECD0007Apply Work Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplaceCore
UEECD0019Fabricate, assemble, and dismantle industry componentsCore
UEECD0043Solve problems in d.c. circuitsCore
UEECD0020Fix and secure electrotechnology equipmentCore
UEECD0051Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specificationsCore
UEECD0045Solve problems in multiple path extra low voltage (ELV) AC circuitsCore
UEECD0016Document and apply measures to control WHS risks associated with electrotechnology workCore
UEEIC0047Use instrumentation drawings, specification, standards and equipment manualsCore
UEEIC0041Solve problems in pressure measurement components and systemsCore
UEEIC0038Solve problems in density/level measurement components and systemsCore
UEEIC0039Solve problems in flow measurement componens and systemsCore
UEEIC0043Solve problems in temperature measurement components and systemsCore
UEEIC0029Set up and adjust PID control loopsCore
UEEIC0023Install process instrumentation and tubing and control cablingCore
UEEIC0022Install instrumentation and control apparatus and associated equipmentCore
UEEIC0030Set up and adjust advanced PID process control loopsCore
UEEIC0021Find and rectify faults in process control elementsCore
UEEIC0048Verify compliance and functionality of instrumentation and control installationsCore
UEEIC0031Setup and configure human-machine interface (HMI) and industrial networksCore
UEEIC0013Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllersCore
UEERE0001Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the eneergy sectorCore
UEERL0004Disconnect – reconnect electrical equipment connected to low voltage (LV) installation wiringCore
UEECO0002Maintain documentationElective
UEECD0035Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatusElective
UEEEC0060Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of componentsElective
UEEIC0004Calibrate, adjust and test measuringElective
HLTAID009Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitationElective
HLTAID011Provide first aidElective

Delivery

FULL COURSE24 months to complete
In Class Training
  • 2 soft units to be completed online
  • Batch 1 Practical 5 days
  • Batch 2 Practica 5 days
  • Batch 3 Practical 5 days
Online Theory
  • Batch 1 Practical 2 days
  • Batch 2 Practical 4 days
  • Batch 3 Practical 3 days
If don’t hold electrical licenceRequired to complete an electrical block practical addition to above for 5 days
UPGRADE 24 months
In Class Training
  • 2 soft units to be completed online
  • Batch 2 Practical 5 days
  • Batch 3 Practical 5 days
Online Theory
  • Batch 2 Practical 4 days
  • Batch 3 Practical 3 days

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