Are you preparing to become an ISA Certified Automation Professional (CAP)? ISA offers a variety of resources — including books, study guide and courses — designed to aid you in preparing for the CAP certification exam. This page contains some of the many resources offered by ISA. To view all resources to help you prepare for the CAP certification exam, click here. For complete information on all professional certification and licensure programs, exams and ISA preparation courses and study resources, click here.

ISA CAP Exam Preparation Books

Certified Automation Professional Study Guide

The second edition of the Certified Automation Professional Study Guide is a comprehensive self-study resource for the CAP Certification Exam. The study guide contains a list of the CAP domains and tasks, 75 review questions and answers complete with justifications. References that were used for each study guide question are also provided with the question. The study guide also includes a recommended list of publications that you can use to do further study on specific domains. The study guide is recommended as a prerequisite to taking the CAP exam.


A Guide to the Automation Body of Knowledge, Third Edition

Edited by Nicholas P. Sands and Ian Verhappen, with contributions from more than 35 leading experts from all aspects of automation, this book is a key resource for anyone who is studying for the ISA Certified Automation Professional (CAP)ISA Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST), and/or Professional Engineer (PE) licensure exams. Read a brief Q&A with the authors and download a free 116-page book excerptclick this link.

ISA CAP Exam Preparation Courses

EC00 - Certified Automation Professional (CAP) Exam Review Course

This course reviews the knowledge and skills areas included on the CAP examination.The intent is to prepare an automation professional who meets the exam criteria to take the exam. The content is based on the Job Analysis Domains, Tasks, Knowledge Areas, and Skill Areas developed as the basis for the CAP certification exam.

EN00E - Control Systems Engineer (CSE) PE Exam Online Review Course

This online course reviews the knowledge and skills areas that are included on the Professional Engineer (PE) examination produced by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) and administered by U.S. state professional license boards. The intent of the class is to prepare an engineer with four or more years of experience to take the exam by providing instruction in the broad range of technical areas that will be tested.

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