SEE407 - SCADA and PLC


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

SEE344 and SEE312.  For students enrolled in S752: Nil



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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1 hour online content (recordings provided) per week, 6 x 3 hour laboratory activities and 6 x 1 hour seminars throughout the trimester. Students are required to attend and participate in laboratory activities for this unit at scheduled sessions during the trimester.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1 hour online content per week (recordings provided), 1 x 1 hour online seminar per week. The learning resources for the practicals will be available online via DeakinSync. Students are required to attend and participate in practical activities at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus on the particular scheduled day during the trimester intensive week (typically week 9).


This unit provides a theoretical background of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and programmable logic controller (PLC). Students will have the opportunity to use SCADA and PLC for the automation and control of industrial systems through practical experiences.

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve a mark of at least 50% in the laboratory reports and a mark of at least 50% in the examination.

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