This certificate program will provide the concepts of automatic control, occupational analysis of job descriptions, working conditions, employment opportunities, professional certification requirements, and safety considerations in the class and for those employed in the field of industrial instrumentation. Process characteristics, control applications, and an introduction to standard instrument symbology, terminology, P&IDs and loop drawings will be presented. Topics include pneumatic, electronic, digital, and mechanical devices and systems.
Students must demonstrate acceptable proficiency levels in reading, writing and mathematics as prerequisites for courses within this program. Skills in these areas may affect the sequence of courses in which students can enroll and may also extend the time required to complete this program. For more details see the Academic Placement and Testing section.
Graduates of the program will receive a Certificate of Occupational Proficiency in Industrial Instrumentation Controls Technician. Please see your adviser for a recommended sequence of courses.
The Industrial Instrumentation Controls Technician Certificate of Occupational Proficiency is offered at West Garfield Campus - Rifle.
For federal student aid purposes, this program is defined as 18 credit hours and 45 weeks.