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UEE40420 Certificate IV in Electrical - Instrumentation

National ID: UEE40420 State ID: BFK8
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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 PID 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

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.

You must have completed UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician, or equivalent, or be a licensed electrician.

This course will be offered throughout the year. You can start on any Monday of any 2 week block and complete the entire course in that time, or you can complete the course over a six month period.

Semester 2 2022  - 2 week blocks dates
18 - 29 July 8 - 19 August 29 August - 9 September 12 - 23 September
3 - 14 October 24 October - 4 November 14 - 25 November 28 November - 9 December

You are advised to complete the qualification within the recommended time frame as national changes to the qualification may result in additional studies.

Semester 1 2023  - 2 week blocks dates
30 January - 10 February 20 February - 3 March 13 - 24 March 27 March - 6 April
17 - 28 April 8 - 19 May 29 May - 9 June 12 - 23 June

Timetable information is indicative only and subject to change.

  • Electronic Instrument Trades Workers (General)
  • Electronic Instrument Trades Workers (Special Class)
  • Instrument and Control Service Person
  • Industrial Measurement and Control Technician
  • Electronic Engineering Technician
  • Electrical Instrument Technician

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

Study options and next steps

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Continuous enrolment, 2022

Midland - Online

Duration 6 Months
When Continuous enrolment, 2022
Where Midland
How Online
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $641.52 $60.00 $701.52
Concession $190.08 $60.00 $250.08

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 in 2022. 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

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