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Introduction To Process Instrumentation (module 1 Measuring Systems): Scqf Level 6

Duration 5 days
Time 08:30 - 16:30
Cost £895.00 + VAT
Venue Altens Training Centre


Date Time Cost Venue Places  
08 Nov - 12 Nov 2021 08:30 - 16:30 £895.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 1

About this course

Practical Content 60% Theoretical Content 40%

This course is a Credit Rated and Levelled course which leads to a formal qualification upon completion.
The course is recognised within the SCQF framework and contributes to an individual’s Continued Professional Development (CPD).

Target Audience

Technicians and Engineers not of an Instrumentation discipline who require a comprehensive practical overview of the instrumentation used currently in the process industry.

Key Learning Outcomes:

  • To provide an appreciation of the maintenance requirements and methods used by Instrument personnel to maintain a safe and efficient process control system.
  • To introduce candidates to 'Smart' field Instrumentation with Hart and Foundation Fieldbus communication.

Course Content

  •  Pressure Measurement Instruments
  • Temperature Measurement Instruments
  • Level Measurement Instruments 
  • Flow Measurement Instruments
  • Use of Instrument Diagrams and Documentation
  • Introduction to Asset Management Suite (A.M.S.)
  • Emerson Trex and 475 Field Communicators and standard calibration equipment
  • Introduction to modern DCS and ESD systems
  • Practical demonstration and candidate practical calibration/function checks
  • Practical and written question paper


Each delegate will undertake a multiple-choice examination paper to demonstrate they have achieved the key learning outcomes detailed above.


This course exclusively uses ASET’s market leading live and fully integrated ABCOL Oil and Gas Production Training Platform, allowing the delegates a live and hands on experience.



SCQF Level 6 Certificate

Required Instructor Qualification/Experience

• SVQ Level 3 in Instrumentation & Controls or equivalent
• Minimum 5 years relevant industry experience
• A1 or equivalent Workplace Assessor
• ASET approved Training Instructor

Min/Max Number of Delegates Required per Event

4/8, course duration and times may vary depending on delegate numbers

Special Requirements

Delegates are required to supply their own PPE.

Notes to Customers

To set up a course specifically for your company or if the dates above are not suitable please contact the ASET Customer Service Team for additional dates.

Thoroughly enjoyed this course, it has been extremely useful and I will take all of the learning back to my own facilities. Materials and environment were all excellent as were the ASET team

Warren O’Neill
BG Group

Very informative and well taught

Connor Innes
Petrofac Training Ltd

Good lecturer that made everything clear

Matthew Thom
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Course very informative, Lecturer knowledgeable and professional with effective means of imparting knowledge

Gilbert Duthie
Health and Safety Executive

Lecturing was very good, clear and concise

Martin Young
NIIT Limited UK

The lecturer was very knowledgeable and extremely helpful with the course content as well as providing lots of good information above and beyond the requirements which gave me an insight into the world of DP

Sam Wood
Gulfmark UK Ltd

Really good set up in this course and exceeded my original expectations. Will definitely recommend to others. Training and coaching was second to none and more importantly realistic

Darren Honeyman
Talisman Sinopec Energy Uk Ltd

Great course especially the simulator. Good that the lecturer has past and ongoing practical experience

Kevin Blair
KCA Deutag Technical Support Ltd 

This course has given me a lot more understanding of pressure testing and will be very useful in the future

Colin Crichton
Woodgroup PSN

Excellent facilities, excellent support from ASET team, would recommend ASET without hesitation

Malcolm Anderson
Talisman Energy (UK)

Lecturer was very thorough throughout course. Enjoyed having the chance to improve original skills and learn from an experienced person

Sean Burrows
Quick Flange UK

Very worthwhile course and enlightened with different approaches & various scenarios

William Aitken
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Although being apprehensive about attending the course, I was made to feel at ease and enjoyed the overall experience. I would not hesitate to recommend to others

Roger Murray
Petrojarl Floating Production (uk) Ltd

Really good course which was greatly delivered

Ross Simpson
A W Training Services

Good course well presented

Simon Delvin
Aker Offshore Partner

Good course with very knowledgeable instructors

Ross Mackenzie
Private Delegate

Excellent Instructor, thank you!

Klem Lipinski
NIIT Limited UK

Instructors were very knowledgeable and good training. Very good practical training

Anjum Shafiq
BG Group

Very happy with this course, it has brought up my level of understanding

Tom Simpson
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Great course, valuable lessons learned. The experience and knowledge shared is of great benefit

Alan Maclean
Dolphin Drilling Personnel Pte Ltd

Excellent course

Arthur Knipe
Bibby Ship Management (Western Europe) Ltd

Excellent course with realistic situations. Great use of feedback after excercises.

Graham Speirs
Teekay Voyageur Production Ltd

Very informative, well presented

John Bey
Wood Group PSN Ltd


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