Course Title: Design and use advanced programming tools PC networks and HMI Interfacing

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6120 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical

Course Title: Design and use advanced programming tools PC networks and HMI Interfacing

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 120

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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term2 2016


City Campus


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the design of computer application for control processes. It encompasses apply knowledge of control devices, control systems, programmable logic controllers, supervisory control and data acquisition systems and control programming methods, developing alternative design schemes based on design brief, customer relations and documenting designs.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEI154A Design and use advanced programming tools PC networks and HMI Interfacing


1. Prepare to design engineering computer applications.

2. Develop engineering computer applications design.

3. Obtain approval for engineering computer applications design.

Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements

Overview of Assessment

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the National Training Package. 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. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment task detailed under Assessment Tasks:

Assessment 1: Project 1 - Part 1
Weighting towards final grade (%):20

Assessment 2: Project 1 - Part 2
Weighting towards final grade (%): 20

Assessment 3: Project 1 – Part 3
Weighting towards final grade (%): 20

Assessment 4: Project 1 – Part 4
Weighting towards final grade (%): 40

These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element/Performance CriteriaProject 1 - Part 1Project 1 - Part 2Project 1 - Part 3Project 1 - Part 4
2.3 xx 
2.6 xx 
3.1 xxx