Instrumentation Program

Instrumentation Program

 Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 to 9:30 PM (Hodgson)


Instrumentation 1                                                                                                    Course # 241

This 156-hour course includes the initial Math enrichment, in addition to the curriculum developed by NCCER. The Core Curriculum includes Basic Hand and Power Tools; History of the Trade; Safety, Rigging and Materials Handling; and Blueprint Reading. Trade specific topics include Instrumentation Safety Practices; Hand and Power Tools; Craft- related Mathematics; Instrument Drawings and Documents Part 1; Inspect, Handle and Store Instrumentation Materials; Electrical Systems; Fasteners, Gaskets, O- Rings and Packing; Lubricants, Sealants and Cleaners; Tubing; Steel Piping Practices: and Hoses.


Instrumentation 2                                                                                                    Course # 242

Prerequisite: Completion of Instrumentation 1

This 150- hour NCCER course includes the following modules: Temperature, Pressure, Level and Flow, Instrument Fitter’s Math, Instrument Drawings and Documents- Part Two, Test Equipment, Panel-Mounted Instruments, Installing Field-Mounted Instruments, Raceways for Instruments, Clean, Purge, and Test Tubing and Piping Systems, Protective Measures for Instrumentation, Layout and Installation of Tubing and Piping Systems, and Instrument Air Filters, Regulators, and Dryers.


Instrumentation 3                                                                                                    Course # 243

Prerequisite: Completion of Instrumentation 1 & 2

This 150-hour NCCER course includes the following modules: Control Valves, Actuators, and Positioners, Detectors, Secondary Elements, Transducers, and Transmitters, Instrumentation Electrical Circuitry, Relays and Timers, Switches and Photoelectric Devices, Terminating Conductors, Grounding and Shielding of Instrumentation Wiring, Process Control Theory, and Controllers.


Instrumentation 4                                                                                                    Course # 244

Prerequisite: Completion of Instrumentation 1, 2 & 3

This 150-hour NCCER course includes the following modules: Instrument Calibration and Configuration, Proving, Commissioning, and Troubleshooting, Tuning Loops, Digital Logic Circuits, Programmable Logic Controllers, Distributed Control Systems, and Analyzers and Monitors.