UEE40411 – Certificate IV in Electrical – Instrumentation

Course Overview

The Certificate IV in Electrical – Instrumentation provides a pathway for a licensed electrician to gain a nationally recognised qualification in instrumentation. The course provides introductory knowledge and skills in instrumentation and process automation.


10 days, in two blocks of 5 days each, scheduled approximately one month apart. Plus completion of a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) kit for 4 units.


Students have the option to choose between Blended Training (Partly delivered online) or Complete Face-to-Face Training delivered at one of Competency Training’s national training centres, or at a client’s facility.


$4,500 GST Excluded

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This course provides introductory knowledge and skills in instrumentation and process automation.

This qualification is made up of 27 core units and a range of elective units of competency. In order to attain this qualification, some of the units are credit transferred from a student’s electrical trade training. The remaining units are completed in two phases:


On enrolment, participants will be provided with a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Kit for 4 core units of the qualification. The RPL Kit provides guidance through the process of gathering evidence in support of the assessment application. The kit contains questions and recommended documents for submission to provide the assessor with sufficient evidence to determine whether the student is competent in these units.

The classroom component of the course consists of two 5-day blocks of training, scheduled approximately one month apart. The course covers the following topics:

  • Installation;
  • Commissioning;
  • Fault finding; and
  • Maintenance of electrical instrumentation systems and equipment.

Both components of the course must be successfully completed before the qualification can be issued.



This list includes only the units of competency that are part of the Competency Training course delivery and Recognition of Prior Learning.


UEENEEI101A Use instrumentation drawings, specification, standards and equipment manuals
UEENEEI102A Solve problems in pressure measurement components and systems
UEENEEI103A Solve problems in density/level measurement components and systems
UEENEEI104A Solve problems in flow measurement components and systems
UEENEEI105A Solve problems in temperature measurement components and systems
UEENEEI125A Provide solutions to fluid circuit operations
UEENEEI150A Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers


UEENEEE038B Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan
UEENEEE117A Implement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures
UEENEEE124A Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report
UEENEEK145A Implement and monitor energy sector environmental and sustainable policies and procedures

UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology, or equivalent.

Some of the core units of the Certificate IV in Electrical – Instrumentation are credit transferred from the Certificate III in Electrotechnology. Evidence of prior attainment of this qualification or an unrestricted electrical licence will be required.

Contact us for more information or to discuss your eligibility to enrol in the course.

Who Should Attend?

This course is intended for qualified electricians seeking to upgrade their qualifications with an initial instrumentation fundamentals training course in an industrial environment.

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