Course detail: TECH1020 - Process Instrumentation & Control Module 2 - Control Functions

Module 2 - Control Functions


This course focuses on the selection and implementation of measurement and control devices for process automation applications. you will gain a stronger understanding of how to assess, compare, and select the various methods of measurement and control.


  • Different types of computer-based control systems, including PLCs and DCSs, as well as basic requirements for good operator interface.
  • Control loop types and tuning.
  • Concepts and implementation of alarm and trip systems.

Who Should Enroll?

This certificate program is for those who want to learn about the PIC field in a condensed time frame and from a practical point of view and/or for those who simply want to communicate technically with PIC personnel. The program provides attendees with sufficient knowledge to move into the field of PIC. It is applicable to both technical and supervisory personnel. It is presumed that participants come from a setting where they can apply the knowledge received.


Part of the Online Certificate in Process Instrumentation & Control.
The fee for each module of the certificate is $995.
You can start with this module and then take Module 3 in June of 2019 and finish your certificate with Module 1 in October of 2019.

Course Resources
U.S. Federal Employee Discount
Online Certificate in Process Instrumentation and Control Course Information

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