Overview

A 25 week, 184-hour training program designed by ISA certified controls experts, for individuals with basic electrical maintenance experience seeking advancement as an industrial controls technician. Students gain working knowledge and hands-on troubleshooting experience in electrical controls, sensors, variable frequency drives, DMCS systems, controller tuning, and calibrations. Extensive hands-on training is provided in the industrial controls labs and in the operational process pilot plant. Students receive preparation for the ISA Certified Control Systems Technician exam.

Training Outcomes

JOB TITLES AT COURSE COMPLETION

  • Industrial Controls Technician
  • Process Technician

CINCINNATI STATE EDUCATIONAL PATHWAYS

Schedule
START DATEEND DATEDAYSTIMES
January 12, 2021July 8, 2021Tuesday and Thursday5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
September 14, 2021March 24, 2022Tuesday and Thursday5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
September 9, 2022April 5, 2023Tuesday and Thursday5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
All programs offered at our Evendale campus, unless otherwise noted. Course schedules and pricing to change without notice. Please contact us at (513) 569-1643 or email us at askwdc@cincinnatistate.edu for the most up-to-date information.
Curriculum

Industrial Controls and Instrumentation Certificate, WDC Certificate

COURSE COURSE NUMBERCONTACT HOURSCREDIT HOURSCOURSE FEE
Machine Shop Math*
A course that reviews basic mathematical skills used in the maintenance trades. Topics include: decimals, fractions, percents, ratios, proportions, roots, and powers; basic algebra; and basic trigonometry.
MMC 105151$368.00
Industrial Controls and Instrumentation 1
A course on foundation concepts related to process controls and instrumentation. Topics include: controllers, transmitters, variable frequency drives (VFDs) and control valves, and automatic control techniques. Laboratory exercises include loop wiring, calibration, controller configuration, and troubleshooting.
TPI 110462.5$1,131.00
Industrial Controls and Instrumentation 2
A continuation of TPI 110. Topics include: control of temperature and pressure. Activities include laboratory exercises and computer simulations.
TPI 120462.5$1,131.00
Industrial Controls and Instrumentation 3
A continuation of TPI 120. Topics include: control of level and flow, installation, calibration, configuration, and troubleshooting. Activities include laboratory exercises.
TPI 130462.5$1,131.00
Industrial Controls and Instrumentation 4
A continuation of TPI 130. Topics include: industry use of final control units; and how to select, install, configure, and troubleshoot pneumatic control valves and variable frequency drives (VFDs). Activities include laboratory exercises.
TPI 140462.5$1,131.00
TOTAL:19911$4,892.00
*May be waived with successful completion of an assessment or by instructor’s evaluation of past experience.
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Contacts

Assistant Business Manager

Jason Hendrickson
Assistant Business Manager & Instructor