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Certificate III In Instrumentation And Control

UEE51020 – Diploma In Instrumentation And Control Engineering BRISBANE

UEE51020 – Diploma In Instrumentation And Control Engineering- BRISBANE

Gap Training For Electricians



Diploma in Instrumentation and Control Engineering is for electricians who desire to upskill and learn more about instrumentation and work in the Process Industry such as Mining, Oil and Gas Manufacturing, Food Industry, etc.


Diploma in Instrumentation and Control Engineering provides competencies to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain systems and devices for measurement and recording of physical/chemical phenomena and related process control.


There is funding available for this course. You will have to enrol as an apprentice through your employer. The duration of the funded course will be 1-2 years and you will need to get a certain amount of work experience signed off by your employer. Please contact us for more details. 


2 Weeks*


Option 1: In-class Training – Starts Every Monday (Subject to availability).
Option 2: Hybrid Training – Ongoing, enrol and start any time.


Option 1: In-class Training – Theory with practicals (self-paced).
Option 2: Hybrid Training – Self-paced theory to be completed online and practical to be completed in class.
Email or call to check availability.
Throughout the course, you will have access to your trainer via phone or email during normal business hours.
The ‘chat with trainer’ function is available from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.


In order to enrol in Diploma in Instrumentation and Control Engineering you must have:

  • Computer Literacy
  • Access to personal laptop/desktop with a webcam (Company laptops with firewalls may not work)
  • Reliable internet connection
  • Headset for video conferencing and video lectures (Headset = Mic + Speakers)
  • You will need a Gmail account to gain access to Google Drive to participate in this course
  • A Valid Photo ID (e.g. Drivers licence)
  • Australian Passport /Birth Certificate / Medicare Card
  • Protective footwear with safety toe cap and non-slip soles to AS2210
  • 100% cotton drill industry-standard clothing required for all practicals
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as used gloves and safety glasses can be borrowed
  • Students must demonstrate an appropriate level of language, literacy and numeracy skills and knowledge to undertake a course at this level.
  • One must be physically fit to enrol into this course as it involves the use of tools, ladders, step ladders, use of harness and maneuvering through tight spaces and working outdoors.
  • Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician
  • A Valid Unrestricted Electrical Licence
  • Certificate IV in Electrical Instrumentation
  • The course duration will vary with experience and successful result of RPL.

A soft copy of the learner resource book or lecture notes is free, and we will provide it as a Google Drive link only and not as a PDF.
If you require a hard copy, a printing charge of $150 for each copy and a $100 binding charge per copy will be collected from the student.
Australian standards cannot be printed due to copyright restrictions but are available for borrowing for the duration of the course with a refundable deposit of $250 per copy. Soft copies are free to use on Ausinet laptops while in class.

You must have access to the below resources to enrol on the course or you can borrow them by paying a deposit:

Reference Manual

Piping Colours DULUX
Process performance catalog

Model Code of Practice for managing electrical risks in the workplace


You will need to bring :

  • A wired headset or headphones
  • A laptop
  • A pen and notepad

You will also need to have an email address and a reliable internet connection in order to use our online LMS platform if you are doing some parts of the course online.

Enclosed footwear must be worn at all times when you are on the premises.


You will receive a Nationally Recognised Certificate upon successful course completion.

CodeUnit of CompetencyPoints
CoreUEECD0007Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace20
CoreUEECD010Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components40
CoreUEECD0024Implement and monitor energy sector WHS policies and procedures20
CoreUEECD0027Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan20
CoreUEECD0016Document and apply measures to control WHS risks associated with electrotechnology work20
CoreUEECD0019Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components40
CoreUEECD0020Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment20
CoreUEECD0051Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications40
CoreUEEIC0047Use instrumentation drawings, specifications, standards and equipment manuals40
ElectiveUEECS0033Use engineering applications software on personal computers40
CoreUEEIC0013Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers60
CoreUEECD0043Solve problems in direct current circuits80
CoreUEECD0045Solve problems in multiple path extra-low voltage (ELV) a.c. circuits40
CoreUEERL0004Disconnect – reconnect electrical equipment connected to low voltage (LV) installation wiring60
CoreUEEIC0022Install instrumentation and control apparatus and associated equipment20
CoreUEEIC0023Install instrumentation and control cabling and tubing20
ElectiveUEEIC0004Calibrate, adjust and test measuring instruments40
CoreUEEIC0041Solve problems in pressure measurement components and systems40
CoreUEEIC0038Solve problems in density/level measurement components and systems40
CoreUEEIC0039Solve problems in flow measurement components and systems40
CoreUEEIC0043Solve problems in temperature measurement components and systems40
CoreUEEIC0021Find and rectify faults in process final control elements40
CoreUEEIC0029Set up and adjust PID control loops40
CoreUEEIC0030Set up and adjust advanced PID process control loops40
CoreUEEIC0031Set up and configure the human-machine interface (HMI) and industrial networks60
ElectiveUEEIC0046Troubleshoot process control systems60
CoreUEEIC0048Verify compliance and functionality of instrumentation and control installations40
CoreUEERE0013Develop strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues in the energy sector20
CoreUEECD0055Write specifications for industrial electronics and control projects40
CoreUEEIC0018 Diagnose and rectify faults in digital controls systems60
CoreUEEIC0020Fault find and repair analogue circuits and components in electronic control systems60

Ausinet, as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO), recognises the Australian Qualifications Framework qualifications and Statements of Attainment issued by any other Australian RTO. You are encouraged to submit requests for credit from previous studies when enrolling to ensure that you are not enrolling in units you may not need to undertake. If you have completed units at other RTOs and you think they may count towards the award requirements of the course you are enrolled in at Ausinet, submit an official copy of your results for the units you have undertaken. Credit transfer may fast-track your course.


Recognition of prior learning also referred to as RPL, is the formal acknowledgement of a person’s current skills and knowledge experience gained throughout life – regardless of how they have been acquired.

This is an important assessment pathway, particularly for working people who are considering doing a course. The recognition gained may considerably reduce the study time needed to get a qualification.

The RPL assessment may include workplace observation, interviews and professional conversations, work samples and documented evidence.


Further training pathways from this qualification include but are not limited to a Diploma of Electrical and Instrumentation.


Job roles associated with Diploma in Instrumentation and Control Engineering related to instrumentation, manufacturing and process control. Possible job titles and roles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Instrument Fitter
  • Instrument Technician
  • Plant Instrumentation Technician
  • Plant Operator
  • Process Instrumentation Technician
  • Maintenance Instrumentation Technician


” Just finished my cert 3 instro, was a great course that is very well set out. Kev has done an awesome job with the videos which allow you to complete it at your own pace. I wasn’t working during the time I did the course, took my time with each section and completed it in a 3 week period. The equipment, testing equipment, instruments and valves ect. are all common equipment you will find on oil and gas and mining sites. If you want to get into instrumentation, do it through Ausinet.”

Nick S.


“Having recently completed my Cert 3 in Instrumentation with Ausinet, I found it was a great experience. Kevin is an excellent and knowledgeable trainer who provides in depth videos and practicals to make sure you get the best learning possible. The class is set up well with a variety of apparatus, everything you need to get the best outcome you can in the range of courses provided. Thank you Kevin”

Mark G.

* This is a competency-based training duration is subjective and varies with an individual’s experience, intellect and tenacity.

**Funding Available through your employer – Gap Fee of approximately $1500 depending on the number of units you require. The duration of the funded course will be 1-2 years. Contact us for more details.


Can I do this course if I am not an electrician?

Yes you can do it however the price and duration will be different. Please contact our office for more details.