Course Title: Calibrate, adjust and test measuring instruments

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3297 Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control

Course Title: Calibrate, adjust and test measuring instruments

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Contact: Program Manager

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Course Description

This unit covers calibration, adjustment and testing of measuring instruments. It encompasses working safely and to standards, following calibration and adjustment procedures, applying knowledge of parameters to be measured, testing and reporting.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

1. UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
2. UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
3. UEENEEI101A Use instrumentation drawings, specification, standards and equipment manuals

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEI117A Calibrate, adjust and test measuring instruments


1. Prepare to calibrate, adjust and test measuring instruments.

2. Calibrate, adjust and test measuring instruments.

3. Completion and report calibration activities.

Learning Outcomes

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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.