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.
JOB TITLES AT COURSE COMPLETION
- Industrial Controls Technician
- Process Technician
CINCINNATI STATE EDUCATIONAL PATHWAYS
- Mechatronics Technician Certificate (WDC)
- Applied Technology Specialist (ATS) Associate Degree
|START DATE||END DATE||DAYS||TIMES|
|January 12, 2021||July 8, 2021||Tuesday and Thursday||5:30 PM – 9:30 PM|
|September 14, 2021||March 24, 2022||Tuesday and Thursday||5:30 PM – 9:30 PM|
|September 9, 2022||April 5, 2023||Tuesday and Thursday||5:30 PM – 9:30 PM|
Industrial Controls and Instrumentation Certificate, WDC Certificate
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|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.
|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.
|Industrial Controls and Instrumentation 2|
A continuation of TPI 110. Topics include: control of temperature and pressure. Activities include laboratory exercises and computer simulations.
|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.
|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.