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Education for Instrument, Control and Fire & Gas Professionals

Instrument and Electrical Engineering Workshops and Conferences 

Below is a list of upcoming practical workshops, conferences and forums presented by IDC Technologies. Please click on the title of each event below to download the full brochure and registration form.

To register for any event simply complete the registration form on the last page of the brochure and email it through to idc@idc-online.com or fax through to 1300 138 533.

IDC offer special group discounts for larger bookings as well as early bird booking discounts – refer to the brochures contained in the links below for full information on these offers.

2017 Conferences and Training - Upcoming On Line Instrument and Electrical Workshops and Conferences in Australia, for other Worldwide Course and Workshop Schedules change the country at the top of the Australian page.

Live On Line 2017 4 Hour Course Schedule - A Multitude of Courses covering Chemical Engineering, Civil and Structural Engineering, Data Communications, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information technology, Instrumentation, Mechanical Engineering, Project Management Business and Leadership (for worldwide use the search function at the top of the IDC page to access country).


Data Communications, Electrical, Instrumentation, Process, Mechanical and Industrial Wireless 'E' Study Courses from the Engineering Institute of Technology

Engineering Institute of Technology - The Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) provides endorsed engineering Diplomas and Certificates (Masters Degrees accreditation pending), designed for students working in industry who need a practical, relevant education that is delivered efficiently. Our students work in the fast-moving engineering and technology fields where time is precious. They choose the EIT online delivery because it provides many of the benefits of live classroom based study without the inconvenience of travel. EIT courses are run by expert instructors who present in a friendly, interactive manner. The EIT offers engineering Diplomas and Certificates (Masters Degrees accreditation pending) in the areas of;
- Data Communications and Industrial IT
- Electrical Engineering
- Electronic Engineering
- Industrial Automation, Instrumentation and Process Control
- Mechanical Engineering
- Engineering Management
- Preparation Courses

Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) School of Industrial Automation, Instrumentation and Process Control

Automation & Instrumentation Courses

Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) Electrical Engineering Courses School of Electrical Engineering

Engineering Management Courses


Other Instrumentation and Control Education Links

E-learning in the Process Industries—Presenting the Business Case - This Paper discusses how E-Learning can offer a alternative training solution to business.

WORLDWIDE
Emerson Process Management - PlantWeb University - The Engineering School lets you explore leading automation technologies -- and how to make the most of them in your own operations. Choosing the right bus helps you decide which field-level network meets your needs. FOUNDATION fieldbus covers this popular topic from basic concepts to implementation. Safety instrumented systems explains what an SIS is and does, plus practical tips on complying with safety standards. Our new wireless curriculum provides an introduction to wireless technology, how it can help you solve problems, and practical advice on implementing a wireless solution. You have to register to access the modules but it is worth the effort! Thanks to Emerson Process Management.

IDC Technologies - IDC have a huge range of Instrumentation, Control, Electrical training courses and workshops. IDC engineers have developed workshops based on the practical consulting expertise that has been built up over the years in various specialist areas. As a result, the IDC Instructors place particular emphasis on the practical hands -on aspect of the workshops presented.

The Ultimate Guide to College Internships - Student’s Guide to Skillfully Locating, Bargaining and Accepting Internships - Internships are a great way for students to get their feet wet in the industry of their choice; make important contacts; and distinguish themselves from other grads who jumped into the job market without training. This complete guide to internships will give you the low down on internships, what they are and why they are so important - from the Degree Jungle.

AUSTRALIA
Murdoch University Engineering
Instrumentation Control and Automation - Edith Cowan University - Perth
Graduate Diploma in Engineering (Smart Instrumentation) -Flinders University - Adelaide
Certificate IV In Engineering [Instrumentation] - Challenger TAFE Perth

BAHRAIN
Instrumentation and Control Courses
- Bahrain Training Institute

CANADA
Instrumentation Engineering and Control College Programs and Courses in Canada
- Canadian-universities.net
Instrument Technician Course- Red Deer College 
Industrial Instrumentation & Controls Technician - British Columbia Institute of Technology
Instrumentation Engineering Technology - SAIT Polytechnic - Calgary

INDIA
B.E. (Instrumentation & Control Engineering) - Delhi University
Instrumentation & Control Engineering - Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology
BTech (Instrumentation & Control Engineering) & MTech (Process Control and Instrumentation) - National Institute of Technology - Tiruchirappalli
B.E (Instrumentation & Electronics Engineering) BTech (Instrumentation & Electronics Engineering) MTech (Instrumentation & Electronics Engineering) - Jadavpur University

MALAYSIA
B.Eng in Electrical Engineering (Control, Instrumentation & Automation) - Universiti Teknikal Malaysia

NEW ZEALAND
Instrumentation, Measurement and Control Courses 
- Waikato Institute of Technology

SINGAPORE
Advanced Diploma in Process Control & Instrumentation (APCI)
- Singapore Polytechnic

SOUTH AFRICA
Practical Process Control -
These courses teach the fundamentals of practical process control including troubleshooting and optimisation of control systems.

UNITED KINGDOM
Instrumentation and Control -
University of Cambridge
BEng (Hons) Instrumentation and Control Engineering - University of Teesside
Automatic Control and Systems Engineering - University of Sheffield

UNITED STATES 
Field Devices Courses - Emerson Process Management -
From broader Control Valve Engineering and Instrument Maintenance and Repair to product-specific smart device implementation training, these courses are generally intended for technicians, engineers and other plant personnel who need to know the installation, calibration, maintenance, troubleshooting and application of process control devices - from Emerson Process Management.
Instrumentation, Systems and Automation Society - ISA is recognized worldwide as a leader in non-biased, vendor-neutral education and training programs for automation professionals. Industry professionals, whether an experienced engineer, practicing technician, or newcomer to the industry, can hone their skills at ISA’s regional training centres, through onsite training programs at their company, or via distance education.
Master of Science in Control Systems Engineering - Oklahoma State University
Master of Science in Electronics and Computer Technology - This is a 32-credit-hour (minimum) program that includes a focus, or concentration, in instrumentation, systems, and automation - Indiana State University
Electrical and Instrumentation Technician Apprenticeship - Chippewa valley technical School
Instrument Course - The student will learn how to measure the properties of temperature, pressure, flow, and level. Tuning PID loops and troubleshooting instrumentation systems. Transducers and control systems will be taught from a systems approach. Full-size industrial standard components and systems are used - Chippewa valley technical School
Lee College has a number of Instrumentation Courses including Associate of Applied Science in Instrumentation Technology / Certificate of Completion in Instrumentation Technology / Certificate of Completion in Instrument Installation—IF1 / Certificate of Completion in Analytical Instrumentation

The Following Courses and Guides are available from Abhisam Software

E-learning course on Hazardous Area Instrumentation

 Hazardous areas comprise a large portion of most petrochemical plants, refineries, oil tank farms and many chemical plants. The instrumentation, control systems and electrical systems used in these hazardous or classified locations is designed specially to prevent dangerous incidents. However, unfortunately, many people are unaware of the methods of area classification, methods of protection, maintenance & installation of this kind of equipment- this course addresses and covers;
* Basic Concepts - History of  hazardous areas, Fire triangle, flash point, LEL & UEL.
* Classification (Area, Material, Temperature), concepts of area classification, material classification, national and International standards.
* Methods of Protection (Explosionproof, Intrinsic Safety, Increased safety, Pressurization and others) - How Protection Techniques like explosion proofing  & Intrinsic Safety actually work.
* Certification & Labeling- Symbols and correct Hazardous Area use of Ex Marked Equipment.
* Implementing Fieldbus  in Hazardous Areas, FISCO and FNICO in fieldbus systems.
* Inspections & Maintenance- Details the requirements for ongoing inspection and maintenance.

Practical Guide to Hazardous Area Classification

This ebook covers; 
* Gas, Vapor and dust explosions.
* Area, materials and temperature classifications.
* Classifying hazardous areas in your plant or facility.
* The differences in various standards.
* A practical case study of an actual area classification exercise, with actual engineering drawings and photos.
* State of area classification in today's process plants and facilities.
* Pitfalls of wrong area classification.
* How you can SAVE MONEY and MAKE YOUR PLANT SAFER with proper area classification.

E-learning course on Gas Monitors

This course includes the whole range of gas detectors and monitors providing training covering the following;
* Introduction to Gas Monitors
* Basic Concepts- Fire Triangle, Lower Explosive Limit & Upper Explosive Limit, Flash Point, Accuracy & Inaccuracy, Calibration, Linearity, Repeatability & Accuracy
* Explosive & Toxic Gases - Regulatory & Standards Bodies, Terminology, Time Weighted Average, Short Term Exposure Limit, IDLH & Ceiling Limit, REL, PEL & TLV ---What do they mean?
* Types of Gas Monitors - Catalytic Combustion, Electrochemical, Semiconductor, Infra Red, Photo Ionization
* Gas Monitoring Systems - Dedicated and Open Systems
* Installation, Calibration & Maintenance - Planning & Installation of gas monitors, Calibration & Testing, Maintenance

E-learning course on Safety Instrumented Systems

This course covers ALL aspects of Safety Instrumented Systems in seven modules covering the following;
* Introduction  to SIS
* Hazards, Risks and their analysis
* Failures and Reliability 
* Safety Integrity Level (SIL)
* SIS Standards
* SIS in Practice
* SIS Testing and Maintenance
It incorporates a blend of Flash based animations/videos, graphics, real-life photos and and text that explain key concepts in a easy to understand method. Take the Self Assessment test at the end to gauge your understanding. 

E-learning Course on HAZOP (Hazard and Operability Study)

A HAZOP study is a well known hazard analysis tool used for process safety management and HSE risk assessment of plants and facilities. However, there are very few training courses out there that teach the HAZOP study technique thoroughly well, in a structured manner. Ditto for books-many of them are outdated and not as relevant as they once were. Hence Abhisam Software created this e-learning course, so that you need not refer to boring, outdated and irrelevant books to learn HAZOP. What you need is a practical, "why-we-do-it and how-to-do-it" training course and this is it! This e-learning course covers HAZOP in detail, that will make you a pro in hazard and risk analysis, HSE risk assessment and related areas of process safety management. It has plenty of graphics and interactive animations that make learning so much more easier and fun!

The Quick Guide to AC Variable Frequency Drives

Variable Frequency Drives are growing in importance every day as you see them being increasingly used The reason is easy. Variable Frequency Drives are the best thing that ever happened to the ac induction motor, as you can now control these motors in a variety of ways, which were not at all possible earlier. However, information on how to use these drives is not very easily available. Your search is over! Download now the quick guide to ac variable frequency drives immediately and never have to search for anything else on VFDs again!

E-learning course on RFID

This course clearly explains RFID technology, how it works, how it is ages ahead of bar coding and how it is applied to various businesses and industries. It includes basic concepts, RFID Physics, RFID Systems, Middleware and Systems, RFID and Applications and RFID Security and Privacy.