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.

Unit details

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


UEENEEE101A - Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

UEENEEI150A - Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers

UEENEEI151A - Develop, enter and verify word and analogue control programs for programmable logic controllers


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: - alternative/enhancing programming methods; - system diagnostics techniques; - control loops; - specialist instructions - interrupt driven applications, high speed counters, positional encoders; - communications methods and requirements; - intelligent terminals/graphic interfaces installation and communication requirements; - data link layer; - bus monitor; - fieldbus message specification, and; - high speed ethernet.

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