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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 loop tuning of multi controller or multi element systems and PLC training where required. 

This course will be of interest to any qualified tradesperson such as unrestricted electricians, electrical fitters, engineers in the resource industry, refrigeration technicians, or apprentices in their third or fourth year of study. 

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

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Study pathway

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Entrance Requirements
Study pathway
Job opportunities

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. The opportunity for specialising technically or moving into a more technical supervisor position is available 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)

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Overview

Course Overview

Where Munster
Duration

Structured to include both theoretical and practical training. Includes flexible delivery via self paced study and e-learning.

  • 15 days for practical component 
  • One year all up maximum to complete both practical and theoretical components
  • Some of the Units are completed via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
HowPart Time
Recognition Of Prior Learning (Rpl)
WhenAvailable Semester 1, 2018
Fees and charges

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

View our 2017 Indicative Fees list.

These fees are indicative 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.

Other charges may apply.

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 

Units

Many of these Units will be undertaken via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

These Units include alternative electives that may not be necessary.

1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environmentMEM13014AW5502
Apply quality proceduresMEM15024AW5531
Apply quality systemsMEM15002AW5532
Assist in the provision of on the job trainingMEM17003AW5552
Interact with computing technologyMEM16008AW5452
Organise and communicate informationMEM16006AW5451
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesMSMENV272AWC13
Perform computationsMEM12024AW5449
Perform engineering measurementsMEM12023AW5492
Plan a complete activityMEM14005AW5513
Plan to undertake a routine taskMEM14004AW5512
Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environmentMEM16007AW5548
2 Group A Specialisation Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Disconnect/reconnect fixed wired equipment up to 1000 volts a.c./1500 volts d.c.MEM18049CWA653
Fault find and repair/rectify complex electrical circuitsMEM18051BW5597
Fault find, test and calibrate instrumentation systems and equipmentMEM18054BW5600
Install, maintain and calibrate instrumentation sensors, transmitters and final control elementsMEM18062BW5609
Maintain, repair control instrumentation - single and multiple loop control systemsMEM18060BW5607
Perform precision electrical/electronic measurementMEM12004BW5496
Shut down and isolate machines/equipmentMEM18011CW5554
Tune control loops - multi controller or multi element systemsMEM18067BW5614
3 Group B Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Commission programmable controller programsMEM10005BW5460
Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering componentsMEM18055BW5601
Enter and change programmable controller operational parametersMEM10004BW5459
Fault find and repair/rectify basic electrical circuitsMEM18048BW5593
Fault find/repair electrical equipment/components up to 1000 volts a.c./1500 volts d.c.MEM18046BW5591
Install and test electrical wiring and circuits up to 1000 volts a.c. and 1500 volts d.c.MEM10003BW5458
Interpret technical drawingMEM09002BW5418
Maintain instrumentation system componentsMEM18064BW5611
Perform electrical/electronic measurementMEM12002BW5494
Perform emergency first aidMEM13001BW5503
Perform routine manual metal arc weldingMEM05012CW5294
Terminate and connect electrical wiringMEM10002BW5457
Terminate and connect specialist cablesMEM10011BW5454
Use hand toolsMEM18001CW5563
Use power tools/hand held operationsMEM18002BW5574
Use workshop machines for basic operationsMEM07032BW5378
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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

  • This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester One 2018, please apply direct to South Metropolitan TAFE as per below.
  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please call us on
    1800 001 001 or email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

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

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements, please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible. 1800 001 001 for more information.

  • This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester One 2018, please apply direct to South Metropolitan TAFE as per below.
  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please call us on
    1800 001 001 or email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

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

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements, please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible. 1800 001 001 for more information.

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