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The Industrial Instrumentation Certificate Program provides students with an extensive study in the industrial instrumentation industry. It creates a solid foundation of skills and knowledge to work in a variety of technician positions.  It is taught 4 days per week in morning or evening sessions for a total of 5 terms or 60 weeks. The program is 15 months for both day and evening sessions. Students must participate in 225 class sessions, days or evenings, to complete the program.

Industrial Instrumentation CertificateThe objective of the Industrial Instrumentation Certificate Program is to prepare students to work as entry-level technicians equipped with the skills required for these process-controlled systems services:          

  • Testing
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  • Calibration
  • Maintaining
  • Troubleshooting

Industrial Instrumentation is for anyone interested in technology and enjoys working with electrical and mechanical devices as well as finding out how things work. It is for those who also enjoy analyzing information, solving problems, and repairing things. If you can pay attention to details, work effectively under pressure (alone and with other people), and resolve problems logically and patiently, a career in instrumentation technician may be the right choice for you.

Program Overview

This program prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers engaged in developing control and measurement systems and procedures. It includes instruction in:

  • Instrumentation design and maintenance
  • Calibration of instruments
  • Design and production testing and scheduling
  • Automated equipment functions
  • Applications to specific industrial tasks
  • Report preparation and documentation
  • Introductory course to PCs – Microsoft Office and Excel

The Industrial Instrumentation Certificate Program begins with a Success Skills course that includes study skills, job interviewing, resume writing, and job search training. A review of Basic Mathematics and Basic Electricity and Electronics follows.

Students proceed with Industrial Instrumentation subjects of basic Pressure and Level Instrumentation while also completing courses in Instrumentation Electronics. Industrial Electricity for Instrumentation is covered in Motor Controls and Relay Logic as well as Programmable Logic Control (PLC) Basics.

Students then proceed through Technical Mathematics and Instrumentation basic principle courses of Temperature, Hydraulics, Flow, Analytical, Valves, and Final Control Elements, Documentation, and Process Control Theory.

Program Teaching Methods

Students will learn to work safely and efficiently while they are applying the classroom work to actual equipment in our well-equipped laboratory. The instructor gives close personal supervision in all areas for maximum teaching effectiveness. Studies are individualized and progress is monitored with assignments, quizzes, and laboratory evaluations.

Industrial Instrumentation Job Description

Industrial Instrumentation Technicians Industrial Instrumentation Technicians typically perform these services for their employers in industrial and commercial settings:

  • Install, maintain, and repair electric instruments and equipment
  • Inspect, test, monitor, and calibrate manufacturing equipment for functioning
  • Design new measuring and recording equipment
  • Troubleshoot problems and follow up with testing processes
  • Work closely with electronic engineers or process technicians
  • Accurately log all maintenance performed on equipment
  • Work with teams to ensure critical systems are available
  • Keep an inventory of parts, components, and spares
  • Ensure compliance with National Electric Code (NEC) and other regulations

Industrial Instrumentation Career Paths

The graduate will probably be employed by a large industrial or commercial organization or by an instrument servicing company. Work will be in a wide variety of industrial settings such as:

  • Chemical Plants
  • Pulp & Paper Manufacturing
  • Food Processing Plants
  • Air & Water Pollution Control Agencies
  • Petroleum Exploration & Refineries
  • Nuclear or Fossil Fuel Plants
  • Water Treatment Plants
  • Waste-Water Treatment Plants

The acquired skills may also apply to a present occupation or related discipline.

How Career Services Help

ITI Technical College is committed to assisting students and graduates in the pursuit of rewarding employment in their field of study. While we cannot guarantee employment upon graduation, ITI works to assist students and graduates with employment opportunities before and after graduation. We believe a technical career often provides a better salary, working conditions, and self-image, which consequently result in A BETTER LIFE for our students and graduates.

Why Choose ITI Technical College

ITI Technical College faculty and staff are dedicated to student success from instructing to counseling. Instructors deliver a relevant, industry-driven curriculum and academic counselors focus on ensuring students have the tools needed for success.

Since 1973, ITI Technical College has graduated thousands of students in technical programs. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges to ensure students receive the best education and training possible.

How To Apply

It is easy to find out if the Industrial Instrumentation Certificate Program is right for you and how to enroll. Start by calling one of our Admissions Specialists at (877) 591-1070 and schedule a tour today.

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