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Certificate IV in Electrical - Instrumentation

National ID: UEE40411 | State ID: A135

Our Certificate IV in Electrical (Instrumentation) provides eligible persons with the training, skills and knowledge to install, commission, calibrate and maintain modern instrumentation and control systems. This may include loop tuning of multi controller or multi element systems and PLC training where required. 

This course will be of interest to unrestricted electricians, or electrical apprentices in their third or fourth year of study. 

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Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to gain employment in the engineering industry or continue study to become an engineering associate in the instrumentation and control field.

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Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to gain employment in the engineering industry or continue study to become an engineering associate in the instrumentation and control field.

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Diploma of Process Plant Technology

National ID: PMA50116 | State ID: BAN5

The Diploma of Process Plant Technology PMA50116 is aimed at both professionals with experience working in the oil & gas and process plant technology industry looking to advance their career, and students without industry experience who would like a University qualification in Engineering.

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  • The course is designed to qualify graduates to move into management roles. Career outcomes include Person in Charge (PIC) and Offshore Installation Manager (OIM).

 

 

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

 

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  • PMA60116 Advanced Diploma of Process Plant Technology, State ID BAM9

 

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Munster - Recognition of Prior Learning

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Duration 6 months
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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? 

Job opportunities

Job opportunities

 

  • 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/

 

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Diploma of Engineering -Advanced Trade (MEM50105)

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Certificate IV in Process Plant Technology

National ID: PMA40116 | State ID: BAN0

Our PMA40116 Certificate IV in Process Plant Operations is a technical qualification for advanced operators and operations technicians who use production equipment to directly produce product. Technicians undertaking the course will typically be involved in solving complex problems requiring theoretical knowledge, combined with an understanding of the production process and equipment across the plant. It is especially suited to advanced operators and/or operations technicians who are wanting to further their career in a supervisory or team leader role.

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Job opportunities

 

  • This qualification is typically used to develop employees performing a technical role that includes an ability to work independently and conduct technical problem solving according to the needs of the work in the manufactured mineral products industries.

 

 

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

 

Further study opportunities:

 

  • PMA50116 Diploma of Process Plant Technology, State ID BAN5

 

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Certificate III in Process Plant Operations

National ID: PMA30116 | State ID: BAM8

Our PMA30116 Certificate III in Process Plant Operations is a technical qualification for advanced operators and operations technicians who use production equipment to directly produce product. At this level, operators/ technicians will undertake more advanced operations, typically of integrated plant units in accordance with the operating procedures, and would apply their knowledge to anticipate problems.

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  • This qualification is typically used to develop employees performing a process plant operator’s role that includes the running of specific areas of a process plant.

 

 

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

 

Further study opportunities:

 

  • PMA40116 Certificate IV in Process Plant Technology, State ID BAN0

 

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Certificate II in Process Plant Operations

National ID: PMA20116 | State ID: BAN1

Our Certificate II in Process Plant Operations PMA20116 qualification offers students exposure to the fundamentals of process plant operations. It forms part of the Chemical, Hydrocarbons and Oil Refining Training Package (PMA16) and offers a number of specialist unit streams. It is typically used to prepare new employees or develop existing workers performing an operational role in the following chemical, hydrocarbons or refining sectors.

"Doing this course has helped me to become more employable" - Farai shares his experience with Process Plant Operations, click below. 

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  • Graduates from this course will have the knowledge and experience to access highly rewarding entry-level trainee production operator jobs.

 

 

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

 

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  • PMA30116 Certificate III in Process Plant Operations, State ID BAM8

 

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Certificate IV in Engineering (Fluid Power)

National ID: MEM40105 | State ID: WT44

Are you looking for a hydraulically or pneumatically powerful career?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Engineering (Fluid Power) you'll have specialist skills in hydraulic systems, suitable for careers as a hydraulic fitter or technician, hydraulic systems designer, or hydraulic equipment sales.

You will gain the practical skills and knowledge to analyse, inspect, and maintain hydraulic and pneumatic systems, maintain fluid power controls, monitor equipment condition, and workplace health and safety.

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  • When you complete the Certificate IV in Engineering (Fluid Power) you'll have specialist skills in hydraulic systems, hydraulic fitter or technician, hydraulic systems designer, or hydraulic equipment sales.

 

 

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

 

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High Risk Licensing - Licence to operate a steam turbine

National ID: UEPSS00002 | State ID: AB531

This unit covers the outcomes required to operate a steam turbine for licensing purposes. This unit requires the operator to plan the work, carry out preoperational safety checks, start the steam turbine, monitor steam turbine operation and shutdown the steam turbine. Theory is conducted over 5 days at ACEPT and a separate practical assessment will be conducted using an industry specific steam turbine.

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