Certificate IV in Electrical Instrumentation BRISBANE

UEE40420 - Certificate IV in Electrical Instrumentation - BRISBANE

Gap training for Electricians

Blended learning mode – Self Paced 


50% theory online, 50% self paced practicals at our facilities. Start the course online on our E-learning platform at anytime and feel free to book your practical session by the flick of a button from the comfort of your phone or computer. This option is ideal for people who are self motivated and want flexibility around their work and life schedule. Click the Book Now button to enrol.

Alternative option – One on One Face to Face training  – In class 

100% in class face to face with the trainer at set dates and times. The trainer will be one on one with you and take you through the whole content of the course. He will be your personal coach throughout your learning experience. This is a premium service for students who like a classroom setup and do not like online training. Contact us to organise training dates and payment. Duration : 2 Weeks – Price : $19,480


Certificate IV in Electrical Instrumentation is for electricians who desire to upskill and learn more about instrumentation and work in the Process Industry such as Mining, Oil and Gas Manufacturing, Food Industry etc.

Certificate IV in Electrical Instrumentation gives an understanding of Calibration and Commissioning of Pressure, Level, Density, Flow and Temperature Transmitters. It allows you to connect transmitters to PLC and program a sequence to control them according to the logic in the Ladder diagram.

There is no funding currently available for this course.

2 Weeks

Ongoing. Book your course and come in at anytime during our open dates and hours to start your course. This is a self-paced course. Check our calendar for open dates and hours.

Theory : 50% of the course, can be completed online from home


Practical : 50% of the course, to be completed in the class for hands on experience with the equipment


The course is organized into the following themes : Instrumentation Theory lectures | Electrical Instrumentation Assessments | Internet research | Observation | Face to face | Instrumentation and Control Practical tasks | Group work | Activities in a simulated work environment (as per Training Package Requirements)


Each student’s achievement of each Instrumentation unit of competency within the qualification is assessed by their completion of written, practical tests, assignments and the observation of the competency in practical projects, in varying contexts on a number of occasions.

Click on the book now button and follow the prompts

In order to enrol in Certificate IV in Electrical Instrumentation you must have:

  • Basic Computer Literacy
  • Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician
  • A valid Unrestricted Electrical Licence
  • A valid ID (eg. Drivers Licence)
  • 1-year Instrumentation experience

NB: This instrumentation course requires certain physical competencies that a wheelchair user or someone with significant physical disabilities simply may not be able to fulfil so please check with admin before enrolment.

The course duration will vary with experience and successful result of RPL.

Instrumentation apprenticeships are available. Please inquire with admin before enrolling

You will need to bring :

  • A wired headset or headphones
  • A notepad
  • A pen

You will also need to have an email address, a laptop and a reliable internet connection in order to complete the online theory part of the course.

Enclosed footwear must be worn at all times when you are on the premises.

Upon successful completion of the Certificate IV in Instrumentation course you will receive a Nationally Recognised Certificate.




Unit of Competency


Points (Hours)




Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report




Implement and monitor energy sector WHS policies and procedures




Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan




Solve problems in density/level measurement components and systems




Solve problems in flow measurement components and systems




Solve problems in pressure measurement components and systems




Solve problems in temperature measurement components and systems




Use instrumentation drawings, specifications, standards and equipment manuals




Implement and monitor energy sector environmental and sustainable policies and procedures




Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers




Develop, enter and verify word and analogue control programs for programmable logic controllers



Ausinet, as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO), recognises the Australian Qualifications Framework qualifications and Statements of Attainment issued by any other Australian RTO. You are encouraged to submit requests for credit from previous studies when enrolling to ensure that you are not enrolling in units you may not need to undertake. If you have completed units at other RTO and you think they may count towards the award requirements of the course you are enrolled in at Ausinet, submit an official copy of your results for the units you have undertaken. Credit transfer may fast-track your course.

Recognition of prior learning, also referred to as RPL, is the formal acknowledgement of a person's current skills and knowledge experience gained throughout life – regardless of how they have been acquired.

This is an important assessment pathway, particularly for people who are considering doing study. The recognition gained may considerably reduce the study time needed to get a qualification.

The RPL assessment may include workplace observation, interviews and professional conversations, work samples and documented evidence. Please contact the office for an RPL kit.

Further training pathways from this qualification include but are not limited to Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control and Diploma of Electrical and Instrumentation.

Job roles associated with the Certificate IV in Electrical Instrumentation qualification relate to instrumentation, manufacturing and process control. Possible job titles and roles relevant to this qualification include:

      • Instrument Fitter
      • instrument technician
      • Plant Instrument technician
      • E&I technician
      • I&E Technician
      • Instrument technician
      • Plant operator
      • Process Technician
      • Maintenance Technician

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐"Just completed Cert IV Instro, and recommend the course to anyone. Kev and his team are very knowledgeable and easy to approach if you have any difficulties. The opening hours and course videos make it really flexible, to fit in with everyone's busy lifestyle of the NT. I am glad I chose Ausinet to complete this course." MARTIN G.


⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐" Highly recommend using ausinet for training, Kevin and Manju were extremely helpful in guiding me through my cert 4 instrumentation course." ADAM S.


⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐"Just completed cert 4 instro with Ausinet, great course with practicals and theory well explained with Kevin keen to answer anything you throw at him. Enjoyed the hands on practicals with instruments and the self paced study." STUART M.


⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐"I have just completed Cert 4 Instrumentation with Ausinet in Darwin. Would recommend this course to anyone. The Trainer has a lot of experience and his course gives you insight into what to expect in the field. The flexible hours helps as well." SHANE C.

*Total nominal hours is 1280. An average of 2 weeks full time intensive practical block, Options available for Flexible day and night classes depending on availability, course completion duration may vary depending on student self-paced completion of the units. Check our Calendar for dates. This is a competency based training not an attendancy based training. Duration is subjective and varies with an individuals experience, intellect and tenacity. Fees must be paid in no more than $1500 instalments.


Yes, you can if you have an Unrestricted Electrical licence from any state or territory.

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