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​National Certificate in Industrial Measurement and Control (Level 4)


  • Semester 1 starts 23 January 2017
  • Two-three years part-time via block courses and distance learning
  • Final applications need to be r​eceived by end of May
  • Fee Guidline: $6,640​
  • Rotokauri Campus, Hamilton

The National Certificate in Industrial Measurement and Control (Level 4) is ideal for you if you are employed in the industrial measurement and control field, or are an Electrician who wishes to move into this area of work.

Industrial measurement and control equipment is widely used in industry, for example in process industries,such as:

  • Petrochemicals processing
  • Pulp and paper manufacturing
  • Dairy and other foods processing
  • Meat processing
  • Power generation
  • Steel and aluminium processing
  • Water and waste water treatment

These industries are typified by often large and complex industrial process plant which is operated by industrial measurement and control systems, requiring the expertise of specially trained technicians. This makes electricians and technicians with these skills in high demand in New Zealand and overseas.

Instrument technicians may also work in public sector workplaces such as hospitals, the armed services, universities and polytechnics, as well as in smaller private sector concerns.

Wintec’s National Certificate in Industrial Measurement and Control (Level 4) will provide you with the skills and knowledge to be part of this important industry.

Flexible delivery is available to current employees in the industry.

Programme Content

You will study compulsory content associated with:

  • Standards,process measurement and calibration
  • Electronics related to IMC equipment and systems
  • Control systems theory
  • Control systems maintenance
  • Short report writing

Career Opportunities

The National Certificate in Industrial Measurement and Control (Level 4) may lead to employment in any of the industries noted above or in related industries.

You may also continue onto further study towards qualifications like the National Certificate in Industrial Measurement and Control (Level 5), or to the National Diploma in Engineering (Electrotechnology) (Level 6).

Entry Criteria

  • National Certificate in Electrical Engineering (Level 2), or
  • Equivalent qualification, or
  • Demonstrate equivalent experience and skills

Please Note: We are currently updating our 2015 entry criteria. To ensure you receive the correct information for 2015 programme regulations, please download the following pdf document:

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