CQUniversity Australia

Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control - UEE31220

CQUniversity Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00219C

This qualification covers competencies to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain systems and devices for measurement and recording of physical/chemical phenomenon and related process control.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • Operate application software packages
  • Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
  • Find and rectify faults in process final control elements
  • Source and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs
  • Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers
  • Install explosion-protected equipment and associated apparatus and wiring systems
  • Install instrumentation and control apparatus and associated equipment
  • Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Troubleshoot single phase input d.c power supplies
  • Troubleshoot medical equipment control systems
  • Set up and configure human-machine interface (HMI) and industrial networks
  • Install instrumentation and control cabling and tubing
  • Solve problems in direct current circuits
  • Solve problems in temperature measurement components and systems
  • Verify compliance and functionality of instrumentation and control installations
  • Disconnect - reconnect electrical equipment connected to low voltage (LV) installation wiring
  • Troubleshoot process control systems
  • Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • Set up and adjust PID control loops
  • Set up and adjust advanced PID process control loops
  • Maintain equipment associated with hazardous areas
  • Deliver a service to customers
  • Set up water analysis measuring and control instruments
  • Set up gas analysis measuring and control instruments
  • Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
  • Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus
  • Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
  • Document and apply measures to control WHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
  • Solve problems in pressure measurement components and systems
  • Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components
  • Use and maintain the integrity of a portable gas detection device
  • Set up scientific analysis measuring and control instruments
  • Calibrate, adjust and test measuring instruments
  • Provide quotations for installation or service jobs
  • Use instrumentation drawings, specifications, standards and equipment manuals
  • Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
  • Participate in instrumentation and control work and competency development activities
  • Troubleshoot digital sub-systems
  • Maintain documentation
  • Solve problems in multiple path extra-low voltage (ELV) a.c. circuits
  • Provide first aid
  • Solve problems in flow measurement components and systems
  • Comply with scheduled and preventative maintenance program processes
  • Solve problems in density/level measurement components and systems
  • Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
  • Determine the explosion-protection requirements to meet a specified classified hazardous area
  • Set up weighting measuring and control instruments
  • Use engineering applications software on personal computers
  • Enter a classified hazardous area to undertake work related to electrical equipment

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CQUniversity Melbourne Yes

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