Turn the power up on your electrical career and gain transferrable skills in an exciting industry. You’ll learn to work safely and sustainably while developing the practical knowledge you need to work in the specialised instrumentation industry.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Work safely within industry guidelines
Solve problems in a variety of measurement components and systems
Install wiring and accessories
Fabricate and assemble industry components
Use instrumentation drawings, specifications, standards and equipment manuals
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Skills in implementing procedures for dealing with hazardous events
The ability to apply principles of process control embodied in drawings, industry standards, specifications and equipment manuals
A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
Successful completion of a Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician, as evidenced by a copy of your academic transcript or
A current Unrestricted Electricians License or its equivalent, as evidenced by a certified copy
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
An interest in industrial instruments
Strong attention to detail
An enjoyment of problem-solving and analysis of electrical issues
Experience with industrial computers and applications in an industrial environment
Confidence working in confined spaces and at heights
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like:
Electricians (General) install, test, connect, commission, maintain and modify electrical equipment, wiring and control systems.
Other jobs include: Instrumentation technician, Industrial automation and control technician and Aerospace technician
There are many career pathways and opportunities to choose from when you graduate from the Certificate IV in Electrical - Instrumentation. It’s important to check the licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements relating to your future career by visiting NSW Fair Trading or your state licensing body.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate IV in Electrical - Instrumentation qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 440 Weighting points, including 320 core and 120 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.
TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
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