Course Title: Industrial Control Applications 1

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6050

Course Title: Industrial Control Applications 1

Portfolio: SET

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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 Engineering (TAFE)


Term1 2009,
Term2 2009

Course Contact: William Lau

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4703

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This learning unit provides the concepts of PLC circuit design for various industrial control applications, apply advanced PLC programming techniques to automation applications and interfacing between PLC and pneumatic machinery. Students will develop practical skills in advance programming, testing and problem solving related to working with PLC in automation areas.

This learning Unit is one of a group of units designed to collectively meet underpinning skill & applied knowledge essential for developing the following Core Competency –

UTE NES 406 bA – Develop complex testing and evaluation procedures- Electrical

which is contained in the National Electrotechnology Training Package UTE99

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

• Automation Concepts 1 and
• Automation Concepts 2

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UTENES406BA Develop complex testing & evaluation procedures


o 504.1 Plan and prepare for diagnosis of faults in advanced systems and associated apparatus.
o 504.2 Diagnose faults in advanced systems and associated apparatus
o 504.3 Rectify faults in advanced systems and associated apparatus.
o 504.4 Provide status report(s)

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment requirements include

• attendance and satisfactory completion of prescribed practical exercises , which may be scheduled during the day or evening depending on the demand.
• evidence of participation in and satisfactory completion of at least 2 work simulation projects.
• satisfactory completion of class assignment work
• progressive tests
• timely submission and standard presentation for all assessment material / documentation