Program Information

This program provides an apprentice with the required in-school portion towards their apprenticeship in the field of Instrumentation & Control Technician 447A. This program follows the current curriculum set out by the Ontario College of Trades (OCOT) and in accordance with the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD).

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Course List

ICT-1001: Applied Trade Practices

Upon successful completion the apprentice is able to explain relevant safe work practices, policies and procedures as well as trade standards and codes according to government safety regulations, manufactures recommendations and approved industry standards. The apprentice will also be able to describe the construction and application of tools and equipment used in instrumentation and the safe use of them including proper lock-out and tag-out procedures.

ICT-1018: Electrical Theory/Calculation

Upon successful completion the apprentice is able to assemble, analyze and troubleshoot electrical circuits, applying mathematical tools and using electronic test equipment and describe electrical fundamentals.

ICT-1028: Electronic System I

On successful completion the apprentice is able to assemble, measure and troubleshoot basic semi-conductor and logic gate circuits using electronic test equipment according to government regulations relevant to the instrumentation and control trade.

ICT-1034: Computers and Documentation

Upon successful completion the apprentice is able to describe and use computer software to create process and instrumentation (P&I), wiring and loop diagrams; and to produce computerized presentations and technical documentations by incorporating information from multiple sources.

ICT-1049: Instrumentation I

Upon successful completion the apprentice is able to identify and explain the principles of operation and calibrate temperature, pressure, level and flow measurement instruments by applying theory and performing laboratory experiments. The apprentice will also be able to install instruments and control systems according to government regulations, manufacture's recommendations and approved industry standards.

ICT-2016: Electrical Theory/Calculation II

This course covers the explanation of electrical theory and magnetic theory as applied to AC motors and generators, DC motors and generators, and magnetic devices. Topics will include properties of magnets, principles of capacitance, principles of induction, construction and operating principles of AC motors and generators, construction and operating principles of DC motors and generators, and the characteristics of resistive inductive capacitive (RLC) circuits. This course covers explanations of Ohm's, Lenz's Law, and Fleming's right hand rule.

ICT-2048: Instrumentation II

This course covers the explanation of instrument testing, calibration, installation, operation, and measurement. This course will include explanations of Charles's, Pascal's, and Boyle's gas laws. Topics covered by this course will include pressure, level, temperature, flow, and secondary process measurements.

ICT-2057: Instrumentation Controls I

This course covers the explanation of solenoid valves, on/off control systems, proportional, integral, and derivative control (PID) systems, valve positioners, and common control valve problems.

ICT-2064: Discrete Control

This course covers the explanation of discrete controls (input / output devices), control system electrical schematics, and discrete control wiring. Topics will include the operation and control wiring of input devices: limit/reed switches, selector switches, control relays, temperature switches, pressure switches, level switches, pneumatic timers and output devices: starters, solenoids, and relays.

ICT-2075: Computer Controls Systems

This course covers explanations of DCS, PLC and Scada systems, electric circuits and ladder diagrams, configuration, programming and troubleshooting of computer control systems, as well as computer interfacing and communication.

ICT-3005: Applied Circuits

This course will cover an explanation of the operating principles of solid state devices, as well as interpretation of manufacturer's diagrams. Through this course the apprentice will become proficient in the installation, testing and troubleshooting of power supplies, switching devices, and final control elements.

ICT-3017: Programmable Logic Controller

This course will cover the selection, installation and programming of programmable logic controllers and distributed control systems. Through this course the apprentice will become proficient in the installation, testing and troubleshooting of PLC/PLC systems.

ICT-3029: Instrumentation and Controls II

This course will cover an explanation of computer control and data transfer methods. Through this course the apprentice will become proficient in the assembly, tuning and testing of control system components as well as troubleshooting common problems in these systems.

ICT-3035: Analytical Instrumentation

This course will cover an explanation of the principles and operation of different analyzer systems. Through this course the apprentice will become proficient in the calibration and maintenance of analyzer systems.

ICT-3044: Fluid Power Systems

This course will cover an explanation of the operating principles and applications of hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Through this course the apprentice will assemble and test fluid power systems.

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