Course Title: Set up and adjust process control loops

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3214 Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control

Course Title: Set up and adjust process control loops

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit covers basic setting up and adjustment of controllers and control elements to specified output. It encompasses working safely and to standards, following set-up and adjustment procedures, applying knowledge of process requirements, testing and reporting.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

UEENEEI006B Solve problems in process controllers, transmitters and converters

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEI010B Set up and adjust process control loops


1. Prepare to tune control loop

2. Tune control loop

3. Completion and report control loop tuning activities

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.