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.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:


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


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: - control valve body and trim types and flow characteristics; - control valve selection; - spring opposed diaphragm actuator; - valve positioners; - power cylinder (piston actuator) types, and; - self-acting pressure and temperature control valves.

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