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Industrial Control System Programming Skill Set

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Develop your skills in computer based measurement, programming and control

Explore PLC and SCADA systems in this skill set where our strong laboratory and project based approach provides students with practical experience in using these systems in an industry environment. Students will gain experience in working with a small scale system involving designing, programming, fault finding, testing and networking.

This course is ideal for FIFO workers - talk to us about how you can study this course flexibly.

Next dates for delivery

  • 2 February to 22 June |  Tuesdays 4:30pm to 8:30pm



Requirements of the course:

This course requires both on-campus practical and theory classes; and connectivity to learning management systems for self-paced study. 

on-campus_CD.png On-campus practical and theory classes:
For 3 hours every week, you will need to attend workshops and lectures on-campus. 

online_CD.png Connectivity to learning management systems for self-paced study:
Once enrolled, you will receive information about how to login to our eCampus. Your study will include 6 to 8 hours a week using Blackboard, where you will access learning content, assignments, lesson plans and pre-reading for classes, at your place of choice, on or off-campus. To access the full suite of software activities, you will need to use College computers at Munster campus.

There are prerequisite requirements which may be covered as recognition of prior learning (RPL) based on previous qualification and work experience.

  • UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace 

On completion of this skill set you will receive a statement of attainment and may be able to work as an Automation Technician/Programmer or Building Control System Technician/Programmer. If you have any relevant experience, you may be able to work as a PLC/SCADA Programmer.

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This skill set is 1 of 5 evening skill sets offered. Completion of all 5 skill sets will achieve Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical - UEE62111

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All year round

Duration 20 Weeks
When All year round
Where Munster
How Part Time-Classroom

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