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

 Session Detail:  PT19020O
Schedule: Every week on Thursday, starting on 03/22/18 and ending on 04/19/18 we meet live online at 6:00 pm Central Time.
Times: 06:00pm - 07:00pm
Price: Module 2 Registration : $995.00
Meets live online on Thursdays at 6 PM, US Central Time. All live sessions are recorded and made available online the following day.

Name Additional Resources
Bill Battikha
Bill Battikha
Biography: Bill Battikha is a registered professional engineer with over 30 years of experience in the field of Process Instrumentation and Control, working mainly in the U.S. and Canada. He holds a bachelor of science in engineering. He has produced and conducted Instrumentation and Control training courses for over 10 years at many universities in the U.S. and Canada and also at the International Society of Automation (ISA).
Bill's engineering activities have covered the development of engineering standards and the generation of control philosophies and functional specifications. He has designed complete control systems, guided and inspected the work of engineering consultants, monitored contractors on-site, and personally carried on plant commissioning and startup. Bill has written three books on Instrumentation and Control, all published by the ISA. He is also a member of many ISA committees that generate new standards. He has presented papers at many international conferences and has written numerous articles for major technical magazines.
Bill Battikha

Facility Detail
Live Online Training
Meets live online weekly

Cancellation Policy
A refund less a $30.00 cancellation fee will be assessed for all cancellations made in writing prior to 14 days before the start of the event. After that time, no refunds will be made.