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Certificate IV in Electrical - Instrumentation

UEE40411
Average Course Fee: $12298
Average Duration: 1 Year

Scope

This qualification provides competencies to select, install, commission, fault find and maintain electrical and instrumentation equipment in buildings and premises and instrumentation systems and core instrumentation equipment for process and control. It includes ERAC requirements for an ‘Electrician’s licence’.

These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Certificate IV in Electrical - Instrumentation

85.3%

Satisfied with the training
61.5%

Received job-related
benefits from training
Electrician (General) ( ANZSCO code 341111)
Expected job openings
Expected job openings are: high Low Below average Average Above average High
High
165,500 persons were employed as Electricians in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be greater than 50,000.
Average weekly full time earnings
Average weekly full time earnings are: above average Low Below average Average Above average High
Above average
Average weekly full time earnings before tax for Electricians in 2014 are: $1,400. Average earnings for all occupations are: $1,200
Source: Department of Employment. For full details on Electricians visit Job Outlook
This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship in the states and territories shown by blue colouring in the table below.

  1. ACT
  2. NSW
  3. NT
  4. QLD
  5. SA
  6. TAS
  7. VIC
For more information on apprenticeship pathways, please visit this course on aapathways.com.au
This course may be subsidised in the following state and territories

  1. ACT
  2. NSW
  3. NT
  4. QLD
  5. SA
  6. TAS
  7. VIC

For more information about financial support and subsidies for training, please refer to the Financial assistance page

Completion requirements

The requirements for granting this qualification will be met when competency is demonstrated and achieved for:

  • All the Core competency standard units, defined in the Core Competency Standard Units table below and
  • A combination of Elective competency standard units to achieve a total weighting of 120 points in accordance with the Elective Competency Standard Units table below.
  • Note: UEENEEG105A - Those holding an ‘Unrestricted Electricians Licence or equivalent issued in an Australian State or Territory meets the requirements of this unit and its pre-requisite requirements.

    Core Competency Standard Units

    All Core competency standard units to be achieved

    Weighting Points

    UEENEEE038B

    Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan

    20

    UEENEEE101A

    Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

    20

    UEENEEE102A

    Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components

    40

    UEENEEE104A

    Solve problems in d.c. circuits

    80

    UEENEEE105A

    Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment

    20

    UEENEEE107A

    Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications

    40

    UEENEEE117A

    Implement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures

    20

    UEENEEE124A

    Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report

    60

    UEENEEE137A

    Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work

    20

    UEENEEG006A

    Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines

    80

    UEENEEG033A

    Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits

    60

    UEENEEG063A

    Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations

    40

    UEENEEG101A

    Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits

    60

    UEENEEG102A

    Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits

    80

    UEENEEG103A

    Install low voltage wiring and accessories

    20

    UEENEEG104A

    Install appliances, switchgear and associated accessories for low voltage electrical installations

    20

    UEENEEG105A

    Verify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations

    40

    UEENEEG106A

    Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits

    40

    UEENEEG107A

    Select wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations

    60

    UEENEEG108A

    Trouble-shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits

    40

    UEENEEG109A

    Develop and connect electrical control circuits

    80

    UEENEEI101A

    Use instrumentation drawings, specification, standards and equipment manuals

    40

    UEENEEI102A

    Solve problems in pressure measurement components and systems

    40

    UEENEEI103A

    Solve problems in density/level measurement components and systems

    40

    UEENEEI104A

    Solve problems in flow measurement components and systems

    40

    UEENEEI105A

    Solve problems in temperature measurement components and systems

    40

    UEENEEK145A

    Implement and monitor energy sector environmental and sustainable policies and procedures

    20

    Total points in core

    1160

    Elective Competency Standard Units

    Complete Elective units to achieve a total of weighting of 120 points from the following groups:

    Group

    Minimum points

    Maximum points

    A

    Imported and Common Elective Units

    Imported units from other training packages and/or state accredited courses can be added to this group, but they must be selected from qualifications where the unit is first packaged at AQF level 4. If units have not being assigned a weighting by the relevant EE-Oz Industry Technical Advisory Committee, their weighting will be 10 points.

    0

    60

    B

    Qualification Elective Units

    0

    60

    C

    Qualification Elective Units

    You may select all your elective units from this Group

    60

    120

    Group A – Imported and Common Elective Units

    You may complete units to a maximum weighting of 60

    Weighting Points

    UEENEEC001B

    Maintain documentation

    20

    UEENEEC002B

    Source and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs

    20

    UEENEEC003B

    Provide quotations for installation or service jobs

    20

    UEENEEC010B

    Deliver a service to customers

    20

    UEENEED101A

    Use computer applications relevant to a workplace

    20

    UEENEEE009B

    Comply with scheduled and preventative maintenance program processes

    20

    UEENEEE020B

    Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus

    20

    CPCCOHS1001A

    Work safely in the construction industry

    10

    HLTAID001

    Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

    10

    Imported units from other training packages and/or state accredited courses can be added to this group, but they must be selected from qualifications where the unit is first packaged at AQF level 4. If units have not being assigned a weighting by the relevant EE-Oz Industry Technical Advisory Committee, their weighting will be 10 points.

    Note: For further information see Application of the NQC Flexibility Formula, UEE11 Electrotechnology Training Package, Version 1, Volume 1 Qualification Framework

    Up to 60 points

    Group B – Qualification Elective Units

    You may complete units to a maximum weighting of 60

    Weighting Points

    UEENEED104A

    Use engineering applications software on personal computers

    40

    UEENEEG118A

    Maintain operation of electrical mining equipment and systems

    60

    UEENEEG119A

    Maintain operation of electrical marine equipment and systems

    60

    UEENEEH102A

    Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components

    40

    UEENEEH111A

    Troubleshoot single phase input d.c. power supplies

    40

    UEENEEI106A

    Set up and adjust PID control loops

    40

    UEENEEI107A

    Install instrumentation and control cabling and tubing

    20

    UEENEEI108A

    Install instrumentation and control apparatus and associated equipment

    20

    UEENEEI110A

    Set up and adjust advanced PID process control loops

    40

    UEENEEI111A

    Find and rectify faults in process final control elements

    40

    UEENEEI113A

    Setup and configure human-machine interface (HMI) and industrial networks

    60

    UEENEEI116A

    Assemble, enter and verify operating instructions in microprocessor equipped devices

    20

    UEENEEI140A

    Plan the electrical installation of integrated systems

    20

    UEENEEI141A

    Develop electrical integrated systems

    20

    UEENEEI150A

    Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers

    60

    UEENEEM019A

    Attend to breakdowns in hazardous areas — coal mining

    20

    UEENEEM020A

    Attend to breakdowns in hazardous areas — gas atmospheres

    20

    UEENEEM021A

    Attend to breakdowns in hazardous areas — dust atmospheres

    20

    UEENEEM022A

    Attend to breakdowns in hazardous areas — pressurisation

    20

    UEENEEM023A

    Install explosion-protected equipment and wiring systems — coal mining

    60

    UEENEEM024A

    Install explosion-protected equipment and wiring systems — gas atmospheres

    60

    UEENEEM025A

    Install explosion-protected equipment and wiring systems — dust atmospheres

    60

    UEENEEM026A

    Install explosion-protected equipment and wiring systems — pressurisation

    60

    UEENEEM027A

    Maintain equipment in hazardous areas — coal mining

    60

    UEENEEM028A

    Maintain equipment in hazardous areas — gas atmospheres

    60

    UEENEEM029A

    Maintain equipment in hazardous areas — dust atmospheres

    60

    UEENEEM030A

    Maintain equipment in hazardous areas — pressurisation

    60

    UEENEEM038A

    Conduct testing of hazardous areas installations — coal mining

    40

    UEENEEM039A

    Conduct testing of hazardous areas installations — gas atmospheres

    40

    UEENEEM040A

    Conduct testing of hazardous areas installations — dust atmospheres

    40

    UEENEEM041A

    Conduct testing of hazardous area installations — pressurisation

    40

    UEENEEM042A

    Conduct visual inspection of hazardous areas installations

    40

    UEENEEM076A

    Use and maintain the integrity of a portable gas detection device

    20

    UEENEEM077A

    Install and maintain the integrity of fixed gas detection equipment

    20

    UEENEEM080A

    Report on the integrity of explosion-protected equipment in a hazardous area

    20

    Group C – Qualification Elective Units

    You must complete units to a minimum weighting of 60

    You may select all your elective units from this Group

    Weighting Points

    UEENEEI119A

    Set up industrial field control devices

    60

    UEENEEI120A

    Provide solutions to problems in industrial control systems

    60

    UEENEEI124A

    Fault find and repair analogue circuits and components in electronic control systems

    60

    UEENEEI125A

    Provide solutions to fluid circuit operations

    60

    UEENEEI126A

    Provide solutions to pneumatic-hydraulic system operations

    80

    UEENEEI139A

    Diagnose and rectify faults in digital controls systems

    60

    UEENEEI148A

    Solve problems in single phase electronic power control circuits

    60

    UEENEEI149A

    Solve problems in polyphase electronic power control circuits

    60

    UEENEEI151A

    Develop, enter and verify word and analogue control programs for programmable logic controllers.

    60

    UEENEEI152A

    Develop, enter and verify programs in Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems

    60

    Note:
    1. Prerequisite pathways shall be identified and met for all elective units selected.

    2. In selecting elective units considerations to career planning advice should be given to units that form part of a prerequisite pathway for the progression to achieve particular competencies or qualification at a higher level.

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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Electrician (Special Class)
    Instrumentation and Control Technician
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Electrical Engineering
    Electrotechnology
    Engineering
    Utilities Services



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    Student outcomes for Certificate IV in Electrical - Instrumentation

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Certificate IV in Electrical - Instrumentation

    Data not available for this course
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    72.1 %

    Electrotechnology and Telecommunications Trades Workers

    Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    93.3%
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Median salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $78,700

    $54,500

    $52,100


    Destination
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    This
    course
    Similar
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    Employed or in further study after training (%) 97.4 95.3 91.4
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    91.2
    88.6
    -
     
    92.5
    81.8
    10
     
    84.2
    55.2
    28.7
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    -
    7.9*
    32.5
     
    2.4*
    6.2
    13.4
     
    7.7
    8.5
    15.4
    Satisfied with the training (%) 85.3 84.2 85.6
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) 61.5 59.5 62.4
    Received personal benefits from training (%) 93 86 90.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) 85.2 85.1 84.7
    Recommend the training to other (%) 88.6 87.8 90.4

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
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    All Certificate IV courses
    Median salary (Full-time) ($) 78,700 54 500 52 100
    Top Occupations (%):
    Technicians and Trades Workers
     
    93.3
     
    41.4
     
    22.4
    Top Industries (%):
    Construction
    Mining
    Manufacturing
     
    47.6
    23.3
    14.6
     
    23
    16.8
    14.8
     
    21.1
    11.6
    10.9

    Employment
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    Employed after training (%) - 94.5 91.8
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 57 700 52 200
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 23 30
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 83.7 85.5
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 85.9 87.2

    Employment
    status
    This
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    Employed after training (%) - 70.1 47.1
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 40 400 44 400
    Enrolled in further study (%) 43.9 15.2* 39.3
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 93.2 86.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 79.6 73.3

    Please Note:
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    * The estimate has a relative standard error greater than 25% and therefore should be used with caution.
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    Construction
    47.6
    Construction
    Mining
    23.3
    Mining
    Manufacturing
    14.6
    Manufacturing
    Electrotechnology
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    Computer Systems          
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