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CERTIFICATE IV IN ENGINEERING (INSTRUMENTATION)

National ID: MEM40105 | State ID: WT46

 

Our Certificate IV in Engineering (Instrumentation) provides eligible persons with the training, skills and knowledge to install, commission, calibrate and maintain modern instrumentation and control systems. This includes PLC programming and tuning of multi-loop cascade controls. 

This course will be of interest to any qualified tradesperson such as ‘A’ Grade Electricians, Mechanical Fitters, Refrigeration Technicians or Apprentices in their third year of study. 

What does the course cover? 
• SI Units • Engineering Maths • P & I Drawing • Feedback Systems • Pressure • Level • Flow • Temperature • Analysis • Intrinsic Safety • PLC 1 • PLC 2 • PLC 3 • PID • Fluid Power • Pneumatic Instruments • Variable Speed Drives • Advanced Control • Valves • Valve Sizing 

What is eCampus? 
eCampus is South Metropolitan TAFE's online website, which contains the course syllabus. To access eCampuse visit mymoodle.polytechnic.wa.edu.au. If you require assistance accessing eCampus please email elearninghelpdesk@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

This qualification will allow you to undertake post trade studies in a range of specialisations to enhance your trade specialisation to move into another specialisation. The opportunity for specialising technically or moving into a more technical supervisor position is avaiable with further flexibility at the Diploma level.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

Diploma of Engineering -Advanced Trade (MEM50105)

Course overview

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Course Overview

Where Australian Centre For Energy And Process Training Acept
Duration

Structured to include both theoretical and practical training. Includes flexible delivery via a combination of any of the following:

  • Partial Self Study. Theoretical component can be undertaken via distance learning by obtaining online moodle access. The file/book is a cost of $56.80. For the theoretical component, an appointment can be made to undertake practical projects and related assessments.
How Part Time
Short Course (Face To Face)
When This course is available for Semester 1, 2017.

This qualification will allow you to undertake post trade studies in a range of specialisations to enhance your trade specialisation to move into another specialisation. The opportunity for specialising technically or moving into a more technical supervisor position is avaiable with further flexibility at the Diploma level.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

Diploma of Engineering -Advanced Trade (MEM50105)

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

These fees are estimates only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Nominal hours are not hours of training or instruction. They are used to determine course fees and subsidy levels to reflect the cost to deliver quality training.

Other charges may apply.

Indicative Tuition Fees in 2017

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

1 Core Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Plan a complete activity MEM14005A W5513
Perform computations MEM12024A W5449
Assist in the provision of on the job training MEM17003A W5552
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices MSAENV272B D3655
Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment MEM16007A W5548
Organise and communicate information MEM16006A W5451
Interact with computing technology MEM16008A W5452
Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment MEM13014A W5502
Plan to undertake a routine task MEM14004A W5512
Apply quality procedures MEM15024A W5531
Perform engineering measurements MEM12023A W5492
Apply quality systems MEM15002A W5532

2 Group A Specialisation Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Tune control loops - multi controller or multi element systems MEM18067B W5614
Disconnect/reconnect fixed wired equipment up to 1000 volts a.c./1500 volts d.c. MEM18049C WA653
Install, maintain and calibrate instrumentation sensors, transmitters and final control elements MEM18062B W5609
Fault find and repair/rectify complex electrical circuits MEM18051B W5597
Maintain, repair control instrumentation - single and multiple loop control systems MEM18060B W5607
Perform precision electrical/electronic measurement MEM12004B W5496
Fault find, test and calibrate instrumentation systems and equipment MEM18054B W5600

3 Group B Elective Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Perform electrical/electronic measurement MEM12002B W5494
Terminate and connect electrical wiring MEM10002B W5457
Install and test electrical wiring and circuits up to 1000 volts a.c. and 1500 volts d.c. MEM10003B W5458
Fault find/repair electrical equipment/components up to 1000 volts a.c./1500 volts d.c. MEM18046B W5591
Perform manual soldering/desoldering - electrical/electronic components MEM05001B W5302
Fault find and repair/rectify basic electrical circuits MEM18048B W5593
Terminate and connect specialist cables MEM10011B W5454
Maintain instrumentation system components MEM18064B W5611
Enter and change programmable controller operational parameters MEM10004B W5459
Use hand tools MEM18001C W5563
Use workshop machines for basic operations MEM07032B W5378
Use power tools/hand held operations MEM18002B W5574
Perform routine manual metal arc welding MEM05012C W5294
Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components MEM18055B W5601
Interpret technical drawing MEM09002B W5418
Commission programmable controller programs MEM10005B W5460

To apply for a short course please register your interest by using the web-form provided on the right-hand side of this page. Alternatively you can talk to us on 1800 001 001. 

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III

South Metropolitan TAFE maintains strong relationships with a number of universities. On completion of diploma and advanced diploma courses, students may be eligible for credit towards a South Metropolitan TAFE associate degree or higher education diploma, or a bachelor degree at one of our university partners. For details of our university pathway options, visit our Uni Pathways page.

Please note: Different university entrance arrangements may apply to international students. For further details please contact the individual Universities directly.

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