Course Title: Find and rectify faults in process final control elements

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4315 Certificate IV in Electrical - Instrumentation

Course Title: Find and rectify faults in process final control elements

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Flexible Terms

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Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

VE 2018 (All)

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit covers finding and repairing faults in final control elements, including control valves, actuators and positioners. It encompasses working safely, interpreting valve specifications, applying knowledge of final control elements operating parameters, conducting tests and repairs and completing the necessary service documentation.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit do not require a license to practice in the workplace. However, practice in this unit is subject to regulations directly related to occupational health and safety and where applicable contracts of training such as apprenticeships.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications

UEENEEI101A Use instrumentation drawings, specification, standards and equipment manuals

UEENEEI107A Install instrumentation and control cabling and tubing

UEENEEI108A Install instrumentation and control apparatus and associated equipment

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEI111A Find and rectify faults in process final control elements


1. Prepare to find and repair faults in final control elements

2. Find faults in final control elements and associated equipment

3. Rectify faults in final control elements and associated equipment

4. Completion and report fault finding and rectification activities

Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements

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.