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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 

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)

Course overview

Course details

Course Overview

Where Australian Centre For Energy And Process Training Acept
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)
How Part Time
Recognition Of Prior Learning (Rpl)
When Available Semester 2, 2017

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)

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 

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 environment MEM13014A W5502
Apply quality procedures MEM15024A W5531
Apply quality systems MEM15002A W5532
Assist in the provision of on the job training MEM17003A W5552
Interact with computing technology MEM16008A W5452
Organise and communicate information MEM16006A W5451
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices MSMENV272 AWC13
Perform computations MEM12024A W5449
Perform engineering measurements MEM12023A W5492
Plan a complete activity MEM14005A W5513
Plan to undertake a routine task MEM14004A W5512
Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment MEM16007A W5548

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. MEM18049C WA653
Fault find and repair/rectify complex electrical circuits MEM18051B W5597
Fault find, test and calibrate instrumentation systems and equipment MEM18054B W5600
Install, maintain and calibrate instrumentation sensors, transmitters and final control elements MEM18062B W5609
Maintain, repair control instrumentation - single and multiple loop control systems MEM18060B W5607
Perform precision electrical/electronic measurement MEM12004B W5496
Shut down and isolate machines/equipment MEM18011C W5554
Tune control loops - multi controller or multi element systems MEM18067B W5614

3 Group B Elective Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Commission programmable controller programs MEM10005B W5460
Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components MEM18055B W5601
Enter and change programmable controller operational parameters MEM10004B W5459
Fault find and repair/rectify basic electrical circuits MEM18048B W5593
Fault find/repair electrical equipment/components up to 1000 volts a.c./1500 volts d.c. MEM18046B W5591
Install and test electrical wiring and circuits up to 1000 volts a.c. and 1500 volts d.c. MEM10003B W5458
Interpret technical drawing MEM09002B W5418
Maintain instrumentation system components MEM18064B W5611
Perform electrical/electronic measurement MEM12002B W5494
Perform emergency first aid MEM13001B W5503
Perform routine manual metal arc welding MEM05012C W5294
Terminate and connect electrical wiring MEM10002B W5457
Terminate and connect specialist cables MEM10011B W5454
Use hand tools MEM18001C W5563
Use power tools/hand held operations MEM18002B W5574
Use workshop machines for basic operations MEM07032B W5378
  • This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester Two 2017, 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.

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 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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