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22519VIC Certificate IV in Integrated Technologies (Robotics Control Systems)

National ID: 22519VIC State ID: AB84
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Integrated technology is the coming together of various technologies that were previously stand alone, into new and innovative integrated applications.

The impact of the application of integrated technologies is being increasingly felt within a range of industry areas such as mining, engineering, electrical, electronic, information technology and manufacturing industries. The technology used by these industries range from traditional electronics, hardware platform, networking automation, fibre internet connectivity.

Technicians who work in Industry 4.0 sectors are required to be skilled in multiple disciplines.

To be able to competently repair and maintain equipment you will need knowledge and skills in the following areas:

  • Networking - Including both wireless and cabled networks that incorporates the principles of cyber security
  • Data Collection and Predictive Analysis
  • Electronics - You may be required to repair and fault-find sensitive electric equipment
  • Electrical - You will need to be able to understand the electrical concepts incorporating safety and licensing issues
  • Mechatronics - You'll have to have an understanding of the equipment that is used in the automatic processing and manufacture of products
  • Auto control - You should be able to repair and maintain automatic control systems whether they are physical devices on site or controlled online
  • Robotics - You will need to be able to program and repair robotic equipment

Graduates of the course will be able to seek employment as service technicians capable of operating, installing and repairing a wide variety of equipment and includes the “Industrial Internet of Things” (IIoT).

  • Installation of integrated technology applications
  • Set up of applications
  • Maintenance within industry
  • Fault diagnosis and rectification

I have the following attributes:

  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Creative thinking and problem solving
  • An ability in mathematics for engineering purposes
  • Analytical skills and the ability to interpret information
  • Can use, repair and maintain machines
  • An interest in programming and building robots

Ideally you will have a basic knowledge of or interest in

  • electrical principles - Ohms law etc
  • electronic components - digital and analogue
  • IT/OT networks - Ethernet, subnetting etc
  • mechanical systems - motors, pneumatics etc
  • radio communications - telemetry, wireless comms
  • interfacing - making devices talk to each other
  • coding - for controller logic

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.

If this course is deemed competitive, you will be informed during your application via TAFE Admissions and additional entrance requirements will apply.

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III

While there are no set pre-requisites for the course, the completion of  22586VIC AD16 Certificate II in Integrated Technologies (Robotics Control Systems) or similar, or relevant industry experience in electronics, and/or programming would be an advantage.

You'll be able to access your personal timetable (find out how on our Timetables page), once you have paid your fees. In the meantime the information below provides an indication of the time commitment required to complete this course, depending on available study options.

This course will be completed on campus, typically from 8:30am to 4:30pm over three (3) days per week when studied full-time across two semesters. In the first semester scheduled days are Monday - Wednesday while in your second semester of study scheduled days will be Wednesday - Friday.

As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately four - six hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation, and research.

If you are unable to meet this level of study commitment and wish to explore the possibility of a reduced study load, please discuss this with the Head of Program at enrolment.

You will need to have the basic technical requirements for at-home study. If you don’t have access to a computer and WiFi at home, we recommend using our library computers during library hours

Study outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation, and research will be required to successfully complete your course (see Timetable tab).

Bring your own device (BYOD) is encouraged but not essential. If you don’t have access to a computer and WiFi at home, we recommend using our library computers during library hours.

As a student you will also have additional costs associated with your study, for example text books and stationery, printing and other materials required for your assignments.


There is a requirement to purchase equipment for this course. This will also be advised at orientation, however, the cost is approximately $150.

  • Service Technician
  • Installation Technician
  • Technician responsible for monitoring performance of equipment
  • Technician engaged in repair of equipment and restoration of operations after failure

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

Visit one of our four Jobs and Skills Centres located at NMT's Balga, Joondalup, Midland and Perth campuses for free career planning advice and job search support.

Further study, including at university, in electrotechnology or engineering.

Study options and next steps

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Semester 2, 2023

East Perth - On Campus

Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 2, 2023
Where East Perth
How On campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $1,053.00 $290.00 $1,343.00
Concession $312.00 $290.00 $602.00

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 in 2023. 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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