Industrial measurement and control professional examining equipment

Industrial Measurement and Control (Theory 4)

New Zealand Certificate in Industrial Measurement and Control (Theory) (Level 4)


Course details

  • Subject to Approval
  • Jan 2021
  • Part-time
  • FREE under TTAF (usually $4,751)
  • You may qualify for fee free study under Fees-Free Policy
  • Level 4
  • Hamilton Rotokauri Campus or Mixed delivery


In this part-time course based at the Wintec trades-training facility, our experienced tutors will guide you to gain a broad knowledge of underpinning Industrial Measurement and Control (IMC) theory. This training will provide foundational knowledge that will ensure you understand how to effectively install, service, calibrate, and commission instruments. You can then progress to gain further qualifications should you want to reach IMC technician standard.

​View programme modules

Module codeModule titleLevelCreditsPre-requisitesCo-requisites
IMCT312​Industrial Measurement Principles3

IMCT313Industrial Measurement Systems3

IMCT314Industrial Control Systems​3

IMCT315Analytical and Weight Measurement Systems​3

IMCT316Electrical Selection and Fault-Finding Techniques3

IMCT317Applied Digital and Analog Electronics3
IMCT421Process Control Systems4
IMCT422Process Control Loops4

IMCT423Installation of Industrial Instruments4
IMCT424IMC in Explosive Atmospheres4

COMS201Report Writing2

IMCT201Workplace Safety2

COMS302Stakeholder Engagement3

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Career/further opportunities

Graduates may be employed as as an entry level technician in the Industrial Measurement and Control field servicing industries such as pulp and paper, dairy, petrochemicals, steel and aluminium, wood products, extractives, food products, energy generation and distribution, water and wastewater, and other utilities.


Entry criteria

You can apply for this programme if you meet one of the below options.

Based on your school achievement (secondary school study)​

  • 40 credits at NCEA Level 2; including 10 literacy credits at NCEA Level 2, 10 numeracy credits at NCEA Level 1 and 14 credits in a science subject at NCEA Level 2;
  • Or a recognised equivalent.

Based on study completed after school (tertiary study)

  • A relevant course at NZQF Level 2;
  • Or a recognised equivalent.

Based on your work experience (on the job)

If you can demonstrate relevant knowledge, skills and experience that you have gained through work experience, that will help you to be successful in the programme.​

English language requirements

Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 5.5, with no individual band score lower than 5; or equivalent.

Selection criteria

All applicants not meeting any of the entry requirements will be interviewed for suitability for the programme. Should spaces in the programme become limited, selection will be based on:

a) Academic history;
b) Prior relevant qualifications gained.

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Please check the entry criteria for each programme to see which course is the best level for you to begin with. The entry criteria information can be found on each of the programme pages here online. You can also contact us directly to discuss the appropriate level for you at

Your first day

Are you ready for your first day of class? Check out your start date and where you need to be. You can also find useful information about studying at Wintec on our welcome page.

What you will need

Timetable information

All Wintec timetables are available online here.

How to find your way around

Campus maps can be found here.

Parking and bus information

Both the Rotokauri and City campuses have parking available - permits are required. Learn more about parking and find out about discounted bus services here.

He reo pōwhiri  - Your official welcome to Wintec

You are warmly invited to attend the official welcome to Wintec for all new students, staff and whānau (family) at either our marae, Te Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa or Rotokauri campus. Please gather at the campus hubs, and a staff member will guide you through our pōwhiri.

Click here to find out where and when the next Pōwhiri will be.

Paying for your study

Course-related costs

Additional information


Purchasing textbooks

If your programme requires you to have access to textbooks, these can be purchased through a range of suppliers listed below:

Hamilton-based supplier

  • Bennetts (Bennetts has a store operating on campus at the University of Waikato, Hamilton)

New Zealand-based suppliers

General book suppliers

First aid certificate

Health status



Clinical placement

Prospectus (course guide)

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