Automation & Process Control

Introduction to Process Instrumentation (Module 2 Control Systems): SCQF Level 6

Duration:  4 days
Per Delegate:  £985.00

Practical Content


Theoretical Content


There are no prerequisites for this course. 

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the ability to safely work in a process instrumentation environment.
  • Demonstrate how to remove, replace and test instrumentation components and control valves.
  • Understand the basic principles of Instrumentation control systems.

Course Content

  • Loop turning on a live plant: pressure/flow/level
  • Instrument loops and drawings
  • Control valves and actuators
  • Controllers and control theory
  • Common control loops
  • Multiple control loops
  • Associated practical work (control-valve inspection, controller operation, control familiarisation exercises)
  • DCS & ESD Configuration


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

PPE Requirements

Safety footwear, coveralls, safety glasses and hardhat.

Further Information

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

Target Audience
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.


SCQF Credit Rated Certificate.

Recognised within the SCQF framework and contributes to an individuals Continued Professional Development (CPD). This course equates to 3 SCQF credit points. 

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