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TTBC – Technician Training Boot Camp

October 2, 2017

Technician Training Boot Camp (TTBC)
Length: 4.5 days
CEU Credits: 3.6
Course Hours: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. MondayThursday and 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.Friday

ISA Technician Training Boot Camp (not just for technicians) combines a unique technical training course-minimum lecture and maximum hands-on experience. Over 75% of your time will be spent on equipment labs!
This week of intensive training will cover a broad range of technical topics needed to get the job done right. Starting with basic instrumentation fundamentals and ending with the advanced and ultimate in smart technology, this comprehensive program will serve as a vital building block to your professional development and skills enhancement efforts. This course also serves as a solid introduction to other ISA courses that will help you advance your automation and control career.

This course focuses on the knowledge required by a control systems technician with five years’ experience in performing maintenance, calibration and troubleshooting tasks typical of a plant floor environment. It will test an individual’s skill sets and serve as a self-assessment of additional training needs and will:

  • Provide a review of industrial measurement and control concepts and terminology
  • Review and Refresh present skills
  • Introduce new skills

Who should attend?

Technicians with instrument maintenance responsibilities, and a good working knowledge of instrument fundamentals and terminology.
Instrument supervisors needing to understand and evaluate the skill sets required to perform instrument maintenance tasks.
Reliability and maintenance engineers needing to learn and/or evaluate instrument maintenance processes.

Bonus Features

5-Day Intensive Hands-on Training Curriculum
Instrumentation Basics
Calibration and Maintenance
Digital (Smart) Transmitters
Control Valves, Positioners, and DVCs
Tuning and Troubleshooting Control Systems
Class Graduation*
As a culmination to an intensive week of training, students will receive their certificates of successful completion for a job well done and the right to say, “I SURVIVED ISA TECHNICIAN TRAINING BOOT CAMP!”
*Note: Students must attend the entire week of lab-intensive exercises and lecture in order to receive their certificate

Course Resources (included with registration):
ISA Textbook: Measurement and Control Basics, Fourth Edition by Thomas A. Hughes

Recommended Resources:
Calibration: A Technician’s Guide by Mike Cable
Fundamentals of Process Control Theory, Third Edition by P.W. Murrill
Troubleshooting: A Technician’s Guide, Second Edition by William L. Mostia, Jr., P.E.

Provide an overview of industrial measurement and control in order to communicate appropriately with other control system professionals
Define a process to properly tune control loops
Present a systematic approach for troubleshooting and start-up of single- and multi-loop control loops to maintain good process control systems
Describe the operation and maintenance of pneumatic instruments employed in modern process facilities with an emphasis on valves, positioners, controllers, and transmitters
Perform proper installation, calibration, and maintenance of electronic instruments
Deliver a working knowledge of smart field devices including both digital transmitters and digital valve controllers

For information regarding this event and to register, please see:

Organizer Contact Number: 281-978-1838


Houston ISA


Rockwell Automation
4325 West Sam Houston Pkwy N #100
Houston, TX 77043 United States
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+1 713-353-2400

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