Instrumentation & Control Engineering Technician - Industrial Automation


Program Capabilities

Program Capabilities outline what skills students should possess as they progress through each term/year of their program.

Co-op students and employers will find this information most useful and can reference this capabilities document to ensure students are gaining the experience they need to fulfill the program requirements.

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The student will be capable of the following skills by the end of the term indicated:

Upon Graduation

  • Comply with current health and safety legislation and regulations, as well as organizational practices and procedures
  • Select, install, calibrate and troubleshoot equipment used in the measurement and control of process parameters
  • Select and install components to conform to instrumentation and process control system specifications and related safety requirements
  • Operate and configure electronic and computer-based controllers to optimize the performance of process control systems.
  • Repair and maintain wireless and wired control system components applying basic electrical, electronic and digital principles to the operating systems and firmware
  • Assist with the installation of a control system as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Work in compliance with relevant industry standards, codes, policies and procedures.
  • Prepare documentation, technical reports and drawings for instrumentation and process control systems that conform to industry standards.
  • Develop strategies for ongoing professional development to enhance work performance as an instrumentation and control engineering technician.

For more information, please contact the appropriate campus:

905-890-7833 x 222
Sarnia/Main Campus

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