Certificate IV in Industrial Automation and Control - UEE43220

Victoria University (VU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00124K

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


  • Provide solutions to pneumatic-hydraulic system operations
  • Solve problems in magnetic and electromagnetic devices
  • Solve problems in single phase electronic power control circuits
  • Promote innovation in a team environment
  • Operate application software packages
  • Assemble, enter and verify operating instructions in microprocessor equipped devices
  • Lead team effectiveness
  • Develop, enter and verify programs in supervisory control and data acquisition systems
  • 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 instrumentation and control apparatus and associated equipment
  • Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Troubleshoot single phase input d.c power supplies
  • Install and configure network systems for internetworking
  • Maintain quality systems within the team
  • Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply
  • 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
  • Develop, enter and verify word and analogue control programs for programmable logic controllers
  • Develop work priorities
  • Verify compliance and functionality of instrumentation and control installations
  • Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies
  • 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
  • Deliver a service to customers
  • Solve problems in polyphase electronic power control circuits
  • Implement workplace information system
  • Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan
  • Attach cords, cables and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to 1000 V a.c. or 1500 V d.c.
  • 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
  • Provide solutions to extra-low voltage (ELV) electro-pneumatic control systems and drives
  • Provide solutions to problems in industrial control systems
  • Set up and configure basic local area network (LAN)
  • Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits
  • Assemble, set up and test computing devices
  • Carry out basic repairs to electrical components and equipment
  • Provide quotations for installation or service jobs
  • Use instrumentation drawings, specifications, standards and equipment manuals
  • Apply quality systems to work
  • Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits
  • Repair and maintain mechanical components of electrical machines
  • Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
  • Troubleshoot resonance circuits in an electronic apparatus
  • Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report
  • Implement continuous improvement
  • Maintain documentation
  • Licence to operate a forklift truck
  • Lead effective workplace relationships
  • Select and arrange equipment for wireless communication networks
  • Monitor implementation of quality control for production and maintenance
  • Solve problems in multiple path extra-low voltage (ELV) a.c. circuits
  • Implement and monitor energy sector WHS policies and procedures
  • Implement operational plan
  • Solve problems in direct current (d.c.) machines
  • Solve problems in flow measurement components and systems
  • Diagnose and rectify faults in digital controls systems
  • Comply with scheduled and preventative maintenance program processes
  • Solve problems in density/level measurement components and systems
  • Provide solutions to fluid circuit operations
  • Troubleshoot measuring and analysis systems
  • Develop structured programs to control external devices
  • Use engineering applications software on personal computers
  • Implement and monitor energy sector environmental and sustainable policies and procedures
  • Develop teams and individuals
  • Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
  • Assist in commissioning process and instrumentation control systems
  • Set up industrial field control devices

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Sunshine Domestic: $21,021
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 1 year

Fee comments

Campuses: Sunshine.

Fees published on this page are estimates only and are subject to change depending on individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Material fees and/or Student Services and Amenities Fees (SSAF) may also apply. Concessions may apply to tuition fee and SSAF fee costs only. Contact Victoria University Polytechnic (TAFE division of Victoria University) to enquire: 1300 823 387.

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