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UEE40420 Certificate IV in Electrical - Instrumentation

UEE40420 Certificate IV in Electrical - Instrumentation

National ID UEE40420 State ID BFK8

Become instrumental in maintaining high tech control systems

If you are a qualified tradesperson with an electrical trade background this course will give you the practical skills and knowledge to be employed as an instrumentation and control technician.

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This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills program, through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the tuition fees (plus resource fee) capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.

^ You will pay half price for the tuition fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as Resource fees that are specific to your course. For full details see our Half price courses page.


When Semester 1, 2024.

Study Mode Combined (Online and On Campus).

Become instrumental in maintaining high tech control systems

Are you a qualified tradesperson with an electrical trade background? If so this course will give you the practical skills and knowledge to be employed as an instrumentation and control technician. You will undertake both theoretical and practical training.

The theoretical component is online whilst the practical components can be completed at our Midland campus, in a single 2 week block - dates are listed in the timetable tab below. Or the course can be spread out over 6 months to suit your schedule. This course costs approximately $700 if you enrol in the units outlined in the important information tab but please note fees are subject to change.

It is possible to enrol in the Proportional Integral Derivative Skill Set concurrently and we will help you manage the order of completion of subjects so that you can achieve the pre-requisite units before commencing the PID program. 

If you would like to enrol in a few specific units, or require for further information, please contact

  • Install, commission, calibrate and maintain modern instrumentation and control systems
  • PLC programming
  • Configure instruments
  • Prepare industry reports

I have the following attributes:

  • Good at problem solving and interested in working with machinery/high tech equipment
  • Able to  concentrate in busy or stressful situations
  • Comfortable working in a physical environment
  • Good at reading and interpreting plans
  • Safety conscious

Important information

Select your preferred campus and apply

Semester 1, 2024


Duration 6 Months
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Midland
How Combined (Online and On Campus)

Course fees

Indicative General fee $701.52
(Tuition fee* $641.52 + Resource fee $60.00 )
Indicative Concession fee $250.08
(Tuition fee* $190.08 + Resource fee $60.00 )

Half price fees

The Lower fees, local skills (half price) discount and fee caps have already been applied to the Tuition fees displayed above.  Please note that fee caps only apply to the calendar year, so multi-semester courses across more than one calendar year may have a higher fee. See the Half price courses page for more details.

Lower fees, local skills are available to residents of Western Australia, and temporary residents holding certain visa types.  They are not available for people living outside of Western Australia, or international students.  Full eligibility details are available on our Half price courses page.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.
T  1300 300 822


*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822


National ID Unit title
UEECD0010 Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report
UEECD0024 Implement and monitor energy sector WHS policies and procedures
UEECD0027 Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan
UEEIC0038 Solve problems in density/level measurement components and systems
UEEIC0039 Solve problems in flow measurement components and systems
UEEIC0041 Solve problems in pressure measurement components and systems
UEEIC0043 Solve problems in temperature measurement components and systems
UEEIC0047 Use instrumentation drawings, specifications, standards and equipment manuals
UEERE0015 Implement and monitor energy sector environmental and sustainable policies and procedures
National ID Unit title
UEEIC0013 Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers
UEEIC0015 Develop, enter and verify word and analogue control programs for programmable logic controllers

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