Control & Instrumentation Part 1

Course Code: MCPTS1010

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Course overview

Course Type

Instrumentation, Technical Skills


MCP Training Certificate


4 Days


£1065 + VAT

To bring engineers rapidly up to speed with the fundamental principles of industrial control and instrumentation so they can make a positive contribution to operational effectiveness. This module gives technicians the practical skills and theoretical knowledge to undertaken a number of industrial control tasks involving:

  • Construction, testing and calibration of measurement systems
  • Identification and testing of temperature sensing and indication devices

Is it right for me?

This course was designed for maintenance teams and technicians with some maintenance skills but no previous knowledge of industrial control.

What will I learn?

This part will focus on:

  • Identifying different measurement and pressure measurement systems
  • Error measurement
  • Calibration
  • Fault finding
  • Pressure measurement
  • Level measurement
  • Flow measurement
  • Temperature measurement

What are the benefits?

Control and instrument technicians are very expensive to recruit. This course is designed to multi-skill mechanical and electrical technicians to enable them to carry out high-frequency low-risk control and instrumentation tasks to reduce reliance on contractors.

  • Motivation and development of staff
  • Improved staff retention
  • Formal targeted training with direction and end focussed on business need
  • Encouragement of teamwork through coach and assessor communicating more with opposite trade
  • Re-focussed of training budget
  • SOPs and training packages are written around business need
  • Safe job; Timely job; Right first time job
  • Improved productivity as downtime is reduced due to increased skills base
  • Cross cover of skills in the event of absenteeism, sickness etc.
  • Nationally recognised qualifications where appropriate; skills are validated
  • Training records meet and exceed those required by HSE etc.

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30 January - 2 February, 2017
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