Skip links and keyboard navigation

Site navigation

Post trade course for electricians to develop their experience in the instrumentation industry

For a limited time, this course has State Government funding available. Conditions Apply. Call us for more details - 1800 654 447.

The Certificate IV in Electrical - Instrumentation will equip you with a basic understanding into the basics of instrumentation and the everyday role of installation, basic calibrating and communication. In this post Electrical trade course, students will develop the basic practical skills and understanding to work effectively with the various instruments and concepts behind each instrument type. Like most post trade technical courses a reasonable level of mathematics is required.

This qualification is ideal for post trade Electricians wanting to gain employment or develop experience with field instruments and systems within the mining, manufacturing, water and allied industries. Course details

Industry endorsed


Eagle Farm

Key dates and info


Full time: 7 weeks / up to 5 days per week, up to 21 weeks / up to 4 nights per week

Course details

1800 654 447

No matter your question,
we are here to help!

How to enrol

Key dates

Eagle Farm 3 Apr 2018 Full time / up to 5 days per week Classroom
9 Jul 2018 Full time / up to 4 nights per week Classroom

Entry requirements

Must hold a Current Electrical Mechanics / Electrical Fitter Mechanics Licence.

Students must submit a recognition of prior learning application form as the first point of entry into this qualification.


Eagle Farm
776 Kingsford Smith Drive
Eagle Farm QLD 4009

Resources required

Personal protective equipment:

  • Eye protection - Clear safety glasses, (tinted or sunglasses not acceptable).  These must conform to the Australian Standard AS 1336 or 1337.
  • Protective footwear - Safety Toe, Leather Upper, Non slip safety footwear must be worn. They must comply with AS2210 and be in good condition.
  • Protective clothing -  Sleeved, cotton work wear or employer supplied uniform must be worn at all times
  • Hair protection - long hair (i.e. hair below collar length) must be restrained (hat, headband, or hair tie),
  • Please Note:  Additional specialist protective clothing/Personal Protective Equipment may be required for certain activities.  This will be identified by Safety Signage and instruction from teacher.

Students failing to meet these minimum standards of dress will not be permitted entry into practical classes.

Materials list:

  • notebook
  • pen
  • pencil (2B)

 Resources required:

  • computer with internet access


Full time: Monday to Friday 8.00 am - 4.45 pm

Full time: Monday to Thursday evenings 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm

Important Information

Apply for recognition of prior learning for the electrical component, which is a prerequisite to this course.


This post-trade Electrical course comprises of up to 32 competencies of which 18 will be recognised or directly credited from your current qualification.  An additional 11 competencies will need to be completed to gain a UEE40411 - Certificate IV in Electrical - Instrumentation qualification.

Electives may differ between TAFE Queensland locations and regions.

Required competencies
UEENEEE038B Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan Mandatory
UEENEEE137A Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work Mandatory
UEENEEI101A Use instrumentation drawings, specification, standards and equipment manuals Mandatory
UEENEEI102A Solve problems in pressure measurement components and systems Mandatory
UEENEEI103A Solve problems in density/level measurement components and systems Mandatory
UEENEEI104A Solve problems in flow measurement components and systems Mandatory
UEENEEI105A Solve problems in temperature measurement components and systems Mandatory
UEENEEI150A Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers Elective
UEENEEI151A Develop, enter and verify word and analogue control programs for programmable logic controllers. Elective
UEENEEE117A Implement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures Mandatory
UEENEEE124A Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report Mandatory
Recognised competencies
UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace Mandatory
UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components Mandatory
UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits Mandatory
UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment Mandatory
UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications Mandatory
UEENEEE137A Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work Mandatory
UEENEEG006A Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines Mandatory
UEENEEG033A Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits Mandatory
UEENEEG063A Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations Mandatory
UEENEEG101A Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits Mandatory
UEENEEG102A Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits Mandatory
UEENEEG103A Install low voltage wiring and accessories Mandatory
UEENEEG104A Install appliances, switchgear and associated accessories for low voltage electrical installations Mandatory
UEENEEG105A Verify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations Mandatory
UEENEEG106A Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits Mandatory
UEENEEG107A Select wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations Mandatory
UEENEEG108A Trouble-shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits Mandatory
UEENEEG109A Develop and connect electrical control circuits Mandatory


Please note prerequisites / corequisites exist for this unit. For more information contact the Client Service Centre on 1800 654 447. For a full description of this course visit the Training Website.


Completed your Electrical trade under a UEE qualification
Full fee: $6,990
Government Subsided - Non concession: $5,019
Government Subsided - Concession: $4,596

You hold an Electrical Mechanical Licence (Trade qualification not UEE)
Full fee: $7,490 (including $500 for recognition of skill)
Government Subsided - Non concession: $5,519 (including $500 for recognition of skill)
Government Subsided - Concession: $5,096 (including $500 for recognition of skill)

Additional costs

There is a $500 incorporated cost for students who do not hold a UEE certificate III qualification.  This is to recognise your experience from your trade into the UEE40411 Certificate IV in Electrical - Instrumentation qualification.


On successful completion of this course you will receive a UEE40411 - Certificate IV in Electrical - Instrumentation qualification. 

This will enable you to gain employment in the Instrumentation industry.

Job prospects

  • Instrumentation Maintenance Tradesperson

Enrol now

Enrol now, if you:

  • meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked the important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked the course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the Student Rules and Withdrawals and Refund Policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland

To assist students with their career and educational goals, TAFE Queensland SkillsTech offers a range of support services, including Literacy, Numeracy, Tutorials & in-class support. If you would like further information or to make an appointment please phone 1800 782 000.

All done? Call 1800 654 447 to enrol today!

Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning

Got the skills? Get Recognised! Our RPL Assessors can assess and recognise your experience, skills and knowledge, against your desired qualification. Meaning you can get the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner.

Find out more about RPL

More info:


Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 8 February 2018

Talk to us

1800 654 447

Industry endorsed