Course Title: Instrumentation and Control

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6050

Course Title: Instrumentation and Control

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

Course Contact: William Lau

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4703

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

To enable students to gain knowledge and skills in the area of process control systems, temperature, flow, pressure measurement. Students will also know the effects of proportional, integral and differential controller gains on process control system.

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 008A – Provide technical leadership in the workplace

Which is contained in the National Electrotechnology Training Package UTE99

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

PRE-REQUISITE :Circuit Theory 1 & 2
CO-REQUISITE: Simulation A

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UTENES008A Provide technical leadership in the workplace


o 008.1 Demonstrate standards of performance
o 008.2 Maintain personal competence
o 008.3 Organise personal work priorities

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

A combination of questioning, written tests, problem solving, assignments and practical exercise.

• Two progressive tests, 30 %
• Assignment and work performance simulations projects 40%
• Laboratory work 30 %