This unit covers providing solutions to predictable problems in process control loops. It encompasses working safely, applying logical problem solving procedures, evaluating performance, the use of measuring devices, providing solutions to predictable control problems, and documenting solutions.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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A student must have completed all the units in the Common Unit Group, as well as all units contained within one Pathway Group. Common Unit Group: UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications UEENEEI101A Use instrumentation drawings, specification, standards and equipment manuals UEENEEI102A Solve problems in pressure measurement components and systems UEENEEI103A Solve problems in density/level measurement components and systems UEENEEI104A Solve problems in flow measurement components and systems, and; UEENEEI105A Solve problems in temperature measurement components and systems Electrical Pathway Group: UEENEEG101A Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits, and; UEENEEG102A Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits. Instrumentation and Control Pathway Group: UEENEEE119A Solve problems in multiple path extra low voltage (ELV) a.c. circuits.


Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills and knowledge: - introduction to control systems; - process control terminology; - process characteristics; - types of control and control modes; - connection of controllers; - testing of control modes; - process controllers, and; - tuning and installation of control loops,

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