• Anytime
    Application Deadline
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This Process Measurement - Use and Calibration course at IDC Technologies covers the concepts of process measurement use and how it is maintained to verify its suitability for use within process control. 


The main steps of calibration are detailed; which includes, validation against a standard, adjustment if necessary, and verification.

Objectives of the Process Measurement - Use and Calibration course at IDC Technologies:

  • Apply correct practice to calibration of instruments
  • Calibrate electronic transmitters and controllers
  • Configure instruments correctly to vendor instruction sheets
  • Maintain instruments correctly
  • Troubleshoot, isolate and fix electronic instrumentation problems
  • Specify instrument and loop documentation requirements and standards to vendors 
  • Fault find with drawings
  • Carry out simple repair procedures for the correction of faults on instrument systems where possible

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
      3 Hours, 32 Minutes, 39 Seconds
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Shop calibration – steps involved in determining instrument suitability whist in operation.
  • Electro pneumatic calibrators – detailing the principles of some commercially available units
  • Temperature – calibration (RTD/thermocouples) – principles in calibrating instruments for measuring heat energy
  • Block diagrams – objectives and examples of documenting the model of a process
  • Standards for calibration – suing the highest accuracy simulation to verify a unit under test
  • Five point calibration – a statistical method to determine adjustments required for the UUT
  • Charts – graphical representation to expedite calculation decisions.
  • Basic measurement and control concepts – introduction into loop control theory
  • Terms (Accuracy/range/hysteresis/linearity/repeatability/response/dead time) – expansion of essential terms in reference to process operation

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

Who should complete this course:

  • Design engineers
  • Electrical engineers
  • Electrical technicians and technologists
  • Electricians
  • Experienced electrical tradespersons and artisans
  • Experienced fixed plant operators
  • Graduate engineers
  • Instrumentation engineers
  • Project engineers

Tuition Fee

  • International

    199 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 199 USD for the full programme and a duration of 1 days.
  • National

    199 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 199 USD for the full programme and a duration of 1 days.
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