UEE31220 Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control – Apprenticeship

  • Nationally Accredited Qualification
  • Online Self-paced theory
  • On the job and training centre practical
  • Emphasis on instrumentation practical, hands on training
  • Apprenticeship – Queensland Government Subsidised

UEE31220 Certificate III In Instrumentation and Control (Apprenticeship)

Course Description

The UEE31220 Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control Apprenticeship is for workers that want to upskill and gain Instrumentation knowledge, work experience and ultimately the qualification to work in Process Industries, being Mining, Oil & Gas, Food Industry etc.

Our course is aimed at students that are already fully qualified Unrestricted Electrical Licence Holders, meaning those that have completed a Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician Apprenticeship and are wanting to now upskill and gain the UEE31220 Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control qualification under an apprenticeship arrangement.

The UEE31220 – Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control qualification provides competencies to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain systems and devices for measurement and recording of physical/chemical phenomenon and related process control.

To be eligible to undertake our course you must currently hold an Australian Unrestricted Electrical Licence.

Possible job roles associated with Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control include Instrument Fitter, Instrument Technician, Plant Instrumentation Technician, Plant Operator, Process Instrumentation Technician & Maintenance Instrumentation Technician.


There is funding available for this course through the Queensland Government – Department of Employment, Small Business and Training – User Choice Program (https://desbt.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0021/7824/user-choice-policy.pdf)

Duration is from 1 to 4 years with funding is through your Employer with Student Contribution Fees payable depending on the units of competency required to be completed. Contact our team for more details.

Content Delivery

Approximately 120 Hrs of online self-paced learning, apply your skills and practice in the workplace then attend approx. 2 weeks of face to face practicals at our training centre.

NOTE: This will vary with experience and capabilities of different students.

This course consists of two stages;


The first stage is completed online self-paced through VE LMS which is completely flexible and self-paced and equates to approximately 120 hrs of online learning.


Complete tasks in the workplace whilst being signed off by a qualified Supervisor.


This is a multi week intensive practical assessment which can be done on a flexible training timetable, where the approx. 20 separate practicals are completed as follows

  • Week 1 Practicals
  • Week 2 Practicals

Our practicals have been created to ensure students gain valuable hands on experience ready to be signed off for your Apprenticeship.

Practical training for students includes a final capstone assessment. Students have 2 attempts at the practical capstone assessment, further attempts are charged at $500.00 per day/attempt.  Our Training Coordinators will let you know which days you will be required depending on your Electives and other competencies already completed.

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Skills obtained

Problem Solving

Apply higher-level order thinking skills to promote workplace initiative and resolution.

Inspection and Testing

Accurately follow the workplace protocol of complex processes.

Simulated Work Environment

Benefit from the close and detailed guidance of our trainers and your workplace supervisor.

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