Advanced Diploma of Instrumentation and Control Engineering


This qualification provides competencies to design and validate/evaluate process control equipment and systems, manage risk, estimate and manage projects and provide technical advice/sales. It's also provides competencies to install, set up, test, develop, select, commission, maintain, diagnose faults/malfunctions of equipment and systems.


Completion requirements

The requirements for awarding this qualification are that the following are successfully achieved:

All of the Core competency standard units;

The required number of Stream Core competency standard units;

The required number of Elective competency standard units as prescribed in the respective Schedule; and

All the required pre-requisite competency standard units have been met as required.

Note: add topic UEENEEI012B - Those holding an 'Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control trade qualification or equivalent" meet the requirements of this unit and its pre-requisite requirements.

Core Competency Standard Units

All Core competency standard units to be achieved

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Develop, enter and verify programs for programmable logic controllers using ladder instruction set

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Apply OHS practices in the workplace

add topic UEENEEE002B

Dismantle, assemble and fabricate electrotechnology components

add topic UEENEEE003B

Solve problems in extra-low voltage single path circuits

add topic UEENEEE004B

Solve problems in multiple path d.c. circuits

add topic UEENEEE005B

Fix and secure equipment

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Use drawings, diagrams, schedules and manuals

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Manage risk in electrotechnology activities

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Implement and monitor OHS policies and procedures

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Compile and produce an electrotechnology report

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Solve problems in complex multiple path circuits

add topic UEENEEE026B

Provide computational solutions to basic engineering problems

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Document occupational hazards and risks in instrumentation

add topic UEENEEE038B

Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan

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Write specifications for industrial electronics and control projects

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Troubleshoot frequency dependent circuits

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Diagnose and rectify faults in digital subsystems of electronic controls

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Diagnose and rectify faults in analogue circuits and components in electronic control systems

add topic UEENEEI001B

Install and set up transducers and sensing devices

add topic UEENEEI002B

Solve problems in pressure measurement systems

add topic UEENEEI003B

Solve problems in density/level measurement systems

add topic UEENEEI004B

Solve problems in flow measurement systems

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Solve problems in temperature measurement systems

add topic UEENEEI006B

Solve problems in process controllers, transmitters and converters

add topic UEENEEI007C

Install process instrumentation and control cabling and tubing

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Install process control apparatus and associated equipment

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Set up and adjust process control loops

add topic UEENEEI012B

Verify compliance and functionality of process control installations

add topic UEENEEI013B

Select equipment for process control systems

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Manage control projects

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Plan control projects

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Disconnect and reconnect fixed wired electrical equipment connected to a Low Voltage supply

Stream Core Competency Standard Units

At least 2 of the following competency standard units to be achieved

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Manage people performance

add topic BSBINM501A

Manage an information or knowledge management system

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Facilitate continuous improvement

add topic BSBINN502A

Build and sustain an innovative work environment

add topic BSBWOR502B

Ensure team effectiveness

Elective Competency Standard Units

In accordance with Schedules 3, 4, 5 and 6 which form an integral part of this qualification, achieve a Unit Strand Total of at least 38 of which at least 14 shall be selected from Schedule 6, and at least 14 from Schedule 5, and not more than 6 from Schedule 4 and not more than 4 from Schedule 3as specified.

Note: 1. Pre-requisite 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 pre-requisite pathway for the progression to achieve particular competencies or qualification at a higher level.

3. Registered training organisations shall provide competency development advice in relation to any licensing requirements to practice that apply, or can contribute towards the qualification requirement, prior to establishing the competency development plan.

4.Registered training organisations shall also provide information related to the relevant pathway(s) that may be taken to achieve paraprofessional status ("associate membership") with a professional engineering membership organisation.




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