Course Type:
Accredited Course; Apprenticeship
Study Mode:
On Campus
24 - 36 months
Starting Date:
Ongoing enrolments

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Course Overview

Have you completed your Certificate III in Electrotechnology, and are now looking to take the qualification further? Do you want to get something different out of your apprenticeship? Are you looking for a course that will give you job security, but is also out of the ordinary?

If you answered ‘yes’, then a Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control will put you in the lead, as you safely and effectively operate advanced engineering systems.

You already have all the foundation skills you need to complete this course, and with both qualifications combined, you’ll know how to select, install, set up, fault find, repair and maintain specialised systems and devices for measuring and recording physical/chemical phenomenon.

This course offers self-paced learning, making this course extremely flexible, because we understand you might not be able to make all set class times.

Taught over a period of 2-3years both in the workplace and on campus, you’ll attend dedicated class blocks of a week (scheduled throughout the year), which will combine face-to-face practical exercises as you master your skills.

And when you successfully complete this course, there is so many career options for you. These include working as a Dual Trade Electrician/Instrumentation Fitter, or even an Instrumentation Fitter – the limit to where your career can go is endless.


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control (Apprenticeship).

Career Opportunities

  • Dual Trade Electrician/Instrumentation Fitter
  • Instrumentation Fitter

Opportunities for Further Study


Further Information

Course and Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Mandatory entry requirements

To enter into this course a certificate III in Electrotechnology is recommended as eight of the initial units are CT or RPL with work place experience. The CT units are:

  • UEENEEE101AApply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • UEENEEE102AFabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
  • UEENEEE104ASolve problems in d.c. circuits
  • UEENEEE105AFix and secure electro technology equipment
  • UEENEEE107AUse drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
  • UEENEEE137ADocument and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electro technology work

These 8 units, as well as the 2 RPL units listed in the Sequencing, will have to be completed through the Electrical course first, before starting the  Instrumentation units.


Not Applicable

Online requirement

Not Applicable


Course Cost

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

Help with Fees

Specialist Course Information

Specialist Course Information



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Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Pens, Paper, Calculator, Personal Protective Clothing and Footwear

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Many TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Course Structure

Sample course units

UEENEEE009B Comply with scheduled and preventative maintenance program processes
UEENEED101A Use computer applications relevant to a workplace
UEENEEC001B Maintain documentation
UEENEEC024B Participate in instrumentation and control work and competency development activities
UEENEEE119A Solve problems in multiple path extra low voltage (ELV) a.c. circuits
UEENEEI101A Use instrumentation drawings, specification, standards and equipment manuals
UEENEEI102A Solve problems in pressure measurement components and systems
UEENEEI103A Solve problems in density/level measurement components and systems
UEENEEI104A Solve problems in flow measurement components and systems
UEENEEI105A Solve problems in temperature measurement components and systems
UEENEEI106A Set up and adjust PID control loops
UEENEEI107A Install instrumentation and control cabling and tubing
UEENEEI108A Install instrumentation and control apparatus and associated equipment
UEENEEI110A Set up and adjust advanced PID process control loops
UEENEEI111A Find and rectify faults in process final control elements
UEENEEI112A Verify compliance and functionality of instrumentation and control installations
UEENEEI113A Setup and configure Human-Machine Interface (HMI) and industrial networks
UEENEEI150A Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers
UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
UEENEEP013A Disconnect - reconnect control devices connected to low voltage installation wiring
UEENEEI131A Set up gas analysis measuring and control instruments
UEENEEI132A Set up water analysis measuring and control instruments
UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits
UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
UEENEEE137A Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
UEENEEI117A Calibrate, adjust and test measuring instruments


Theory examinations, practical examinations