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Cert III in Instrumentation and Control

(Nationally recognised Training)


Course Title : Cert III in Instrumentation & ControL Cert III in Instrumentation & ControL
Course Code : UEE31211 UEE31211
Students per Class : 3 3
Face to Face Practicals 10 Days 10 Days
Home study & Online : 400 hrs (For students with no experience) 400 hrs (For students with no experience)
Prerequisite : Cert IV Electrical Instrumentation Cert IV Electrical Instrumentation
Times : 8 am – 6 pm 1 pm – 8.30 pm
Location : Brisbane Darwin
Course Fees 5870 5870
Subsidy 2070 1000
Total Fees : $ 3800* $ 4870*

*Conditions apply please call office for latest fee structure

Cert III in Instrumentation and Control Brisbane

Entry Requirements for UEE31211 Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control Course Fee – $5870 QLD Residents $3800 and NT residents $4870

  • To gain entry into this course candidates are required to be the holder of an Unrestricted Electrical Licence. Candidates must be reasonably fit as practical work involves a considerable amount of physical activity. A wheelchair user or someone with significant physical disabilities simply may not be able to fulfill the requirement of the course.
  • Students must attach Unrestricted Electrical Licence during enrollment so the admin staff can verify before admission to the course.
  • Students must have a UEE40411 Cert IV in Electrical Instrumentation and Cert IV in Hazardous area Electrical
  • Option to do both courses is available to all students
  • Students with relevant experience are eligible for RPL for the units marked “TBD”. The course duration will vary with experience and successful result of RPL

The course delivers 15 units

UEENEEC024B Participate in instrumentation and control work and competency development activities
UEENEEE119A Solve problems in multiple path extra low voltage (ELV) a.c. circuits
UEENEEI106A Set up and adjust PID control loops
UEENEEI107A Install instrumentation and control cabling and tubing
UEENEEI108A Install instrumentation and control apparatus and associated equipment
UEENEEI110A Set up and adjust advanced PID process control loops
UEENEEI111A Find and rectify faults in process final control elements
UEENEEI112A Verify compliance and functionality of instrumentation and control installations
UEENEEI113A Setup and configure human-machine interface (HMI) and industrial networks
UEENEEI150A Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers
UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
UEENEEP013A Disconnect – reconnect control devices connected to low voltage installation wiring
UEENEED104A Use engineering applications software on personal computers
UEENEEI114A Trouble shoot process control systems
UEENEEI117A Calibrate, adjust and test measuring instruments
  • Electricians will attain credit transfer on the below core units with an * as result of holding the Unrestricted Electrical Licence.
  • Note: UEE11 Training Package Release 1.5 December 2014 – Those holding an ‘Unrestricted
    Electricians Licence or equivalent issued in an Australian State or Territory meets the requirements of unit “UEENEEG105A – Verify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations” and its pre-requisites as listed below:
  • Students who have completed UEE40411 Certificate IV in Electrical – Instrumentation or equivalent will attain credit transfer on the below core units with a # which are also a prerequisite to enrol into this course.

UEENEEE101A* – Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace (CT)

UEENEEE102A* – Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components (CT)

UEENEEE104A* – Solve problems in d.c. circuits (CT)

UEENEEE105A* – Fix and secure electro technology equipment (CT)

UEENEEE107A* – Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications (CT)

UEENEEE137A* – Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electro technology work (CT)

UEENEEI101A# – Use instrumentation drawings, specification, standards and equipment manuals (CT or TBD)

UEENEEI102A# – Solve problems in pressure measurement components and systems (CT or TBD)

UEENEEI103A# – Solve problems in density/level measurement components and systems (CT or TBD)

UEENEEI104A# – Solve problems in flow measurement components and systems (CT or TBD)

UEENEEI105A# – Solve problems in temperature measurement components and systems (CT or TBD)

Instrumentation Jobs

Instrumentation job roles associated with this qualification relate to instrumentation, manufacturing and process control. Possible instrumentation job titles and roles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Instrument fitter
  • plant instrumentation technician
  • Instrument technician
  • Plant operator
  • Process instrumentation Technician
  • Maintenance instrumentation Technician

Clients enrolling in this instrumentation course are typically those electricians who desire to upskill and learn more about instrumentation which is a natural progression to the electrical trade.


UEE40411 Certificate IV in Electrical – Students have a maximum of 1 year to complete this instrumentation course from the date of enrollment. The assessments must be completed in class under the supervision of the trainer. The instrumentation course has an RPL component and fieldwork component which depends on the student’s experience and exposure to the type of work related to the competency. Regardless of the amount of instrumentation experience students must complete a challenge test to be granted an instrumentation RPL for that particular unit. Proof of experience should be provided and will be reference checked by the Trainer. Refer to the customised instrumentation RPL kit provided by your trainer for further information. Further extension may be granted by the trainer on request. Some students may require longer timeframes if they do not have experience or exposure to instrumentation work. Students are welcome to sit in the forthcoming classes at no additional fees to seek further assistance from the trainer to finish the remainder of Practical Assessment and instrumentation course work. For the schedule of forthcoming classes speak to the trainer.

Delivery of competencies

The units are delivered via face to face delivery mode. The core units and the elective units are arranged in topics and are completed throughout the online and face to face delivery and via the learner’s self-paced completion of project assessment work.

The instrumentation course is organized into the following themes

  • Theory lectures
  • Assessment
  • Internet research
  • Observation
  • Face to face
  • Practical tasks
  • Group work
  • Activities in simulated work environment (as per Training Package Requirements)

Each student’s achievement of each unit of competency within the qualification is assessed by their completion of written, practical tests, assignments and the observation of the competency in practical projects, in varying contexts on a number of occasions.

Recognition of Prior Learning

RPL Fees – $495/unit (non-refundable). The competencies in this qualification may be attained through the process of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). RPL takes into consideration the candidates’ previous instrumentation training, work, and life experience. AUSINET trainer/assessor will provide candidates with an RPL Application form at enrolment, to assist the candidate in determining if RPL is an appropriate pathway to gain the qualification. If appropriate, candidates will be provided with an RPL Self-Assessment Guide and instructions on how to prepare a portfolio of evidence. The RPL documentation is available on request.

RPL also includes an open book challenge test which has to be completed at Ausinet premises under the supervision of a trainer. A booking with Ausinet admin is essential to organise this test.

Course Fees, Payments, and Refunds
    • Please refer to the instrumentation course flyer for information on course fees, including any required deposit; administration fees; materials fees and any other charges (if applicable).
    • A non-refundable deposit is required to be paid, prior to instrumentation course commencement, to confirm a place in a course, unless other arrangements have been made with the RTO. The deposit is outlined on the course flyer.
    • Certificates and Statements of Attainment are issued to students who are assessed as competent in the units completed. The cost of the certificates is included in the instrumentation course fees.
    • Deposits are non-refundable (deposits are outlined on each instrumentation course flyer) but can be transferred to another course.
    • Refunds may be made in the following circumstances:
        • Participants enrolled in instrumentation training that has been canceled by the RTO
        • Participant advises in writing to the RTO 7 days prior to instrumentation course commencement that they are withdrawing from the course.


  • The following percentage of a refund will apply to all instrumentation training cancellations:


      • Where 20% or less of the course has been provided to the student an 80% refund less $200.00 admin fee will apply.
      • Where less than 50% of the course has been provided to the student a 50% refund less $200.00 admin fee will apply.
      • Where 50% or more of the course has been provided to the student no refund will apply.
      • If the participant withdraws from a course or program due to illness or extreme hardship as determined by the RTO
  • Students are responsible for the safe storage of their instrumentation Certificates and Statements of Attainment. If a student requires a reissue of their instrumentation Certificate or Statement of Attainment, a certificate re-issue fee of $80 will be charged.
  • If a student is deemed not yet competent on completion of instrumentation training, they will be offered an opportunity to be reassessed. If a student is deemed not yet competent a second time, they will be given another opportunity for reassessment.
  • If a student is required to be reassessed, they will be provided with further guidance from their trainer prior to reassessment. In most cases, there will be no reassessment fee. If a reassessment fee is applicable, this fee will be advised in advance. If a student is deemed competent in some but not all the units of competencies required, a Statement of Attainment will be issued and the student will be given a six-month period to undertake reassessment if required.
  • The Student will not be entitled to be issued with a qualification until he has paid the course fee in full and will not be entitled to be issued with a statement of attainment for a module unit until he has paid all fees in respect of that module. The student will remain liable for unpaid installments even if he has finished the course early.
  • If the student fails to pay the fees we reserve the right to notify the relevant credit agency about the default.
Course Fees paid in Advance

The RTO requires a minimum deposit, which will not exceed $1500 per individual student, prior to course commencement. If the full course fees are below $1500, the full fees may be required to be paid prior to course commencement. Following course commencement, full fees will be required to be paid by either a payment plan (if remaining fees are over $1500), or in full (if the remaining fees are below $1500) for tuition and other services yet to be delivered.

Complaints and Appeals

If a student, trainer or staff member is experiencing any difficulties, they are encouraged to discuss their concerns with Senior Management. The RTO administrative staff will make themselves available at a mutually convenient time if a student wishes to seek assistance. If a Staff member or Student wishes to make a formal complaint they are required to complete a Complaints and Appeals Form, which is included in the Student Handbook. Once the form has been completed, the form should be submitted to the RTO for taking action. Please refer to the Student Handbook for more details on the complaints and appeals process.

RTO’s Training Obligation and Guarantee

Ausinet is committed to providing quality instrumentation training to all the students. We have the best trainer from the industry with qualification and expertise to deliver the instrumentation course. On successful completion of the course, you will receive the nationally recognised instrumentation certificate. We deliver instrumentation training assessment and support services that meet student’s needs, in accordance with student’s rights and obligations. We provide students with timely access to current and accurate records of their participation and progress.

On completion of the instrumentation course, the RTO is responsible for the issuance of AQF certification document.

RTO’s Training Obligation and Guarantee

The RTO will guarantee to complete all instrumentation training and/ or assessment once the student has commenced study in their chosen qualification or course of study unless the student submits a formal Letter of withdrawal notifying the RTO that they wish to withdraw.

Contact Details/Trainer Details

Kevin is one of our best trainers and is available on 0468 836 679 during business hours for any course related inquiry.

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