Performing Engineering Operations at SCQF Level 5 SVQ Level 2 – Instrumentation & Controls

Duration:  8 weeks
Per Delegate:  Price on Application

Practical Content


Theoretical Content

Mandatory Units

  • Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
  • Using and interpreting engineering data and documentation
  • Working efficiently and effectively in engineering

Instrumentation Skills Units

  • Forming and assembling pipework systems
  • Maintaining and testing process instrumentation and control devices
  • Wiring and testing programmable controller-based systems
  • Maintaining electrical equipment/systems
  • Producing components using hand fitting techniques

Additional Instrumentation Skills Units

  • Piping Systems
  • Pressure Testing
  • Introduction to and interpretation of Instrument drawings. ILD’s, P&ID’s, Data Sheets, Cause & Effects
  • Safe isolation, removal and reinstatement of pneumatic and electronic field instruments
  • Emergency shut-down Systems including hard wired relay and PLC logic systems
  • Basic programming of PLC based systems, Motor Control, Process Control, digital and analogue Input/output Devices
  • Introduction to Smart ‘Hart’ and Fieldbus Instrumentation
  • Control Valve Inspection, Maintenance, Repair and Calibration. Valve positioner installation, configuration and calibration
  • Mechanical Precision Measurement
  • Fire & Gas System Maintenance
  • Small Bore Tubing including correct make up of fittings and tubing exercises
  • Field and workshop calibration of pressure, temperature, level and flow measuring instruments
  • Fault finding/diagnosis on instrument control loops
  • Wiring, installation and testing of Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) based systems
  • Distributed Control Systems Electronic Marshalling with Charm I/O and Legacy I/O, Serial Links with Modbus
  • Safety Integrity Levels for new Safety Instrument Systems (SIS)
  • Smart Wireless Instrumentation Configuration,
  • Maintenance, Repair and Calibration
  • Mechanical Fitting Practice

Target Audience
Target Audience

Industry new entrants, apprentices or School-leavers with standard grades (or equivalent) in English, Maths & Science subjects, who are looking for a career in oil and gas processing. All delegates must be competent in both their understanding and their use of the English Language


SVQ Performing Engineering Operations at SCQF Level 5 – Instrumentation and Controls

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