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Electrical instrumentation

Electrical instrumentation is one of the fastest growing industries, not just in Australia but all over the world.

Course Overview

Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (342315) – is currently on the Medium and Long-Term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) .

Electrical instrumentation technicians troubleshoot, repair and maintain the various parts needed to keep electronic machinery running smoothly and effectively.

Many industrial firms now use automation practices that require highly programmed electronic equipment to do work that used to be performed by people. Due to high intensity of how much these automated machines are used, they run into quite a number of problems and need experts to be able to upgrade, alter and fix issues that may arise. Looking forward, employment for instrumentation technicians is expected to grow strongly.

Graduates will meet the educational qualifications to work as an electrical instrumentation technician in Australia and will be skilled in many aspects of the trade including but not limited to:


  • Participate in instrumentation and control work and competency development activities.
  • Apply occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace.
  • Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components.
  • Solve problems in d.c. circuits.
  • Fix and secure electro technology equipment.
  • Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications.

Certificate III in Electroinstrumentation

Course Duration

24 months

Intake Dates

February, April, July, October


Brisbane and Darwin* (*Regional)


From $12,000 per year

The Course Details

Graduate Outcome 

Potential Job Forecast:  

  • Full time electrical instrumentation technicians earn on average $1348 per week.
  • The average hours worked by an electrical instrumentation technician are 43 hours per week
  • Most electrical instrumentation technicians work for larger construction, manufacturing or mining companies
  • Electrical instrumentation technicians have a very high proportion of full-time jobs (81 per cent).

Higher Education Opportunities:

  • Bachelor of Electrical and Aerospace Engineering

Common Course Requirements

  1. Must have graduated year 10 in home country.
  2. Must have a minimum of IELTS 5.5 overall.

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Study Electrical instrumentation was last modified: June 27th, 2020 by Pathway to Aus