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This Industrial Instrumentation and Control for Non-Instrument Personnel module at IDC Technologies will disseminate information to technical professionals who would like to gain comprehensive technical, as well as practical, knowledge on instrumentation, process and automation systems.


The Industrial Instrumentation and Control for Non-Instrument Personnel module at IDC Technologies contains the elaborated concepts on three engineering fields namely instrumentation engineering, automation engineering and process engineering. Instrumentation refers to the devices and instruments that are used in various processes. 

Automation refers to the automatic working of instruments. Process engineering refers to the study of processes that are carried out in any type of industry and industrial applications.

The fundamentals and selection criteria of measuring devices like pressure transducers, level transducers, temperature transducers and flow measurements are detailed. The Piping & instrument diagram and symbols for the instrumentation devices are listed and selection criteria are discussed

What you will gain:

  • A fundamental understanding of industrial automation
  • An introduction to instrumentation and measurement
  • The key know-how to work with control valves
  • An ability to configure simple PLC and SCADA systems
  • An ability to work with plant documentation such as P&ID’s

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 1 days
    • Duration description
      18 Hours, 26 Minutes, 35 Seconds
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Performance terms and specifications – sensitivity and range and span
  • Accuracy
  • Precision
  • Repeatability
  • Range of operation
  • Difference bet analog and digital
  • Performance terms and specifications – linearity
  • Hysteresis response
  • Control loop components
  • Measuring instruments and control valves as part of the overall control system
  • Tag description
  • P&ID symbols
  • Instrumentation representation on flow diagrams

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

Who should complete this course:

Anybody with an interest in gaining know-how in a full range of fundamentals of measurement, instrumentation, process control, PLC’s, SCADA and P&ID, ranging from the plant secretary, to operators, trades personnel (artisans), technicians and engineers from other backgrounds – such mechanical, electrical and civil. Indeed this is an excellent course for managers from a wide variety of disciplines who are keen to understand the key workings and the future of their plants.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    899 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 899 USD for the full programme and a duration of 1 days.
  • National

    899 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 899 USD for the full programme and a duration of 1 days.
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