Certificate IV in Electrical – Instrumentation

Jobs and Skills WA: Electrical courses
Give your career a zap, and upskill in instrumentation!

How would you like to gain the practical skills and knowledge to be able to work as an instrumentation and control technician? This course can make that happen!

You'll learn about engineering maths; P & I diagrams; feedback systems, pressure, level, flow, and temperature analysis; fluid power; pneumatic instruments; variable speed drives, and much more!

This qualification is designed for a qualified tradesperson with an electrical background, but may be suitable for others — please check with the TAFE or training provider delivering the program, and they will be able to advise on its suitability for you. 

Half price
Existing worker traineeship
STEM
Industry: Engineering and Mining
National course code: UEE40420 | WA State ID: BFK8

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Become instrumental in maintaining high tech control systems

Are you a qualified tradesperson with an electrical trade background? If so this course will give you the practical skills and knowledge to be employed as an instrumentation and control technician. You will undertake both theoretical and practical training.

The theoretical component is online whilst the practical components can be completed at our Midland campus, in a single 2 week block - dates are listed in the timetable tab below. Or the course can be spread out over 6 months to suit your schedule. This course costs approximately $700 if you enrol in the units outlined in the important information tab but please note fees are subject to change.

It is possible to enrol in the Proportional Integral Derivative Skill Set concurrently and we will help you manage the order of completion of subjects so that you can achieve the pre-requisite units before commencing the PID program. 

If you would like to enrol in a few specific units, or require for further information, please contact instrumentation@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

Choose a private training provider that delivers this course

This course is available from registered training organisations (accredited private training providers) that are also funded through Jobs and Skills WA. Select from the list below, and follow the link to the provider's website for further information about the course and how to enrol.

OVERVIEW
This nationally accredited qualification provides  licenced electricians with the training, skills and knowledge required for the functional operation,  calibration and fault finding of basic industrial instrumentation and electrical equipment.  It also provides skill sets in working with pressure, level, temperature, and flow and their  application to analytical instruments for process and control.
REQUIREMENTS
Current WA Unrestricted Electrician’s Licence  or equivalent issued in an Australian State or  Territory.

The Certificate IV in Electrical – Instrumentation provides a pathway for a licensed electrician to gain a nationally recognised qualification in instrumentation. The course provides introductory knowledge and skills in instrumentation and process automation.

Delivery location

Perth

UEE40420 Qualification is first step for licenced Electricians and Electrical Engineers to gain skills and competencies to select, install, commission, fault find and maintain electrical and instrumentation equipment in buildings and premises and instrumentation systems and core instrumentation equipment for process and control.
This qualification provides competencies to enter the oil and gas or mineral processing industry which uses PLC interfaces with HART compliant field instrumentation where Instrumentation technician can:
•    Monitor process plant and equipment conditions.
•    Optimise process by analysing historical process and equipment performance trends.
•    Record process deviation from desired process conditions.
•    Undertake equipment and process health diagnostic and plan its overhaul/ repair or prior any breakdown.
•    Respond to triggered process and shutdown alarms to operate the plant safely.
PIT funding is available for eligible WA participants and delivery available in Perth and Karratha.
Please telephone (08) 9317 2146 or email info@pmv.net.au for more information and to discuss your options.
 

Delivery locations

Perth
Karratha
Pilbara

This qualification provides competencies to select, install, commission, fault find and maintain electrical and instrumentation equipment in buildings and premises and instrumentation systems and core instrumentation equipment for process and control.
Our courses are fast tracked (12-14 days) to cater for your busy schedule. You will undergo one on one practical training with industry experienced, qualified Instrument and Electrical Trainers. You will be exposed to hands on practicals in the following technologies:
Flow - configuration and control, Pressure (suppression/elevation of transmitter), Radar / Ultrasonic configuration, Capacitance level configuration, Temperature (RTD / Thermocouples), PLC and HMI configuration, Configuration of smart devices via Hart modem and hand held configurator, P&ID control and Understanding how to test that Magnetic flow meter are operational. For more information, please contact our office, (08)93531012.

Delivery location

Perth

UEE40420 – Certificate IV in Electrical – Instrumentation
Are you a qualified tradesperson with an electrical background or an electrical apprentice nearing completion of your training that is looking to upskill in the area of instrumentation?
The Certificate IV in Electrical – Instrumentation provides a pathway to gain a nationally recognised qualification in instrumentation.   https://atcemployment.com.au/certificate-iv-in-electrical-instrumentation/

Delivery locations

Perth
South West

The information presented on the course lists within this website is provided to the Department of Training and Workforce Development by the WA TAFE colleges and private training providers, and is offered as a guide only. It is updated regularly, however some changes to details may occur in between updates. You should always contact the TAFE or private training provider directly to confirm details and/or ask questions.