Course Overview

This course has been designed to help equip operators for the future of process control. From here, course participants will return to site ready to conduct complex fault finding, implement PLC logic improvements and to develop control logic for the process / environment in which they are employed.


5 Days


Delivered at one of Competency Training’s national training centres, or at a client’s facility.


$2,500 GST Exempt. Please contact us for on-site training options.


Upcoming Dates

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In order to attain the units of competency, prospective students must be able to demonstrate prior attainment of the following units of competency:

UEENEEE101A: Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace.


This PLC course covers the development of programs for an industrial system requiring
advance control functions via programmable logic controllers or supervisory control and data acquisition systems. During the course, you will learn to:

  • Develop a control system to the required operating functions and parameters.
  • Identify non-compliance conditions of device installation.
  • Enter programming functions and correct programming faults and anomalies.
  • Test and verify device operation.
  • Collect and analyse data and convert data to an appropriate database.


Units of Competency

UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
UEENEEI150A Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers
UEENEEI151A Develop, enter and verify word and analogue control programs for programmable logic controllers
UEENEEI152A Develop, enter and verify programs in Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems

This course has no prerequisite requirements.


This course is designed for tradespeople, senior tradespeople and engineers working in an electrical environment who have an interest in PLC technology used in SCADA systems.

The units for this course are delivered as part of Competency Training’s UEE40411 Certificate IV in Electrical – Instrumentation course. Licensed electricians are eligible to enrol in this qualification with Competency Training and transfer credits for the units studies in this course. Please contact us for more information on your options.

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