Construction/Plumbing/Allied Trades

Short Course Configure and Maintain Industrial Control Systems Networks

This course covers UEENEEI150A – Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers. It is suited to individuals looking to gain a fundamental understanding of control processes and applications of Direct Digital Controllers (DDC) in the HVAC sector. It is also suitable for those seeking to enter the field of Building Management System (BMS) Controls, servicing and engineering.

The course outline consists of:

Control Basics

  • Develop a basic understanding of the control process
  • Describe what a sensor is and its use
  • Understand where sensors should be located
  • Describe how a controller works
  • Describe what a controlled device is and how it can be used

Introduction to Direct Digital Control (DDC)

  • Describe what a DDC is and have a basic understanding of the functions these devices can perform
  • Describe common terminologies used by a DDC
  • Understand the fundamentals of how PID Loops function
  • Describe some basic programming blocks used in a DDC configuration

DDC Networking Basics

  • Have an understanding of why we network DDC’s
  • Understand how DDC’s communicate and share information

DDC Programming Basics

  • Describe a DDC program
  • Understand the basics of configuration logic
  • Understand how a program functions

Location, dates and times

Register early as places are limited.  Maximum number in a group is 10.

Claremont Campus, Link Road, Claremont 7011
Devonport Campus, 20 Valley Road, Devonport
(depending on applicant location

  • Next dates are based on expressions of interest (2 day course)
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.

For further details please refer to our Recognition of Prior Learning page.

Fees and Payments

2019:  To be advised.  A concession rate is not available for this course.

For further fee and payment information visit our Fees and Payment page.

Participants may be eligible for funding assistance, you will need to contact TBCITB on (03) 6223 7804 or the website at TBCITB website.

Essential Requirements

Participants must have the following unit of competency:  UEENEE101A – Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace, or equivalent.


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