The January schedule for training and education courses from ISA features a wide range of in-class, webinar and online learning opportunities.  The new year features introductory webinar classes on process control, temperature management, flow measurement and level measurement.  Exam preparation courses will be offered for the Certified Control Systems Technician® Level I exam, the Certified Engineer TrainingAutomation Professional® exam and the Certified Control Systems Technician® Level III exam.  Classroom training covers boiler control, process safety fundamentals and safety instrumented systems.

Onsite Training

In addition to taking ISA classroom training at ISA headquarters, regional locations and industry events, you can also receive customized ISA training at your facility through ISA Onsite Training.  This option can bring any ISA course or combination of courses – along with ISA’s world-class instructors, training materials and portable laboratories – directly to you.  Simply pick the time and place.  Contact ISA at +1 919-549-8411 or info@isa.org.

Note: If a class date is not showing in the course offerings page or registration appears closed, contact ISA at info@isa.org or call customer service at +1 919-549-8411 to get a registration update or waiting list status.

Introduction to Process Control – Webinar (FG05W1)
In this webinar, the importance of and an introduction to the methodology of measurement in control will be discussed and Webinar_80x80process control will be defined. The definition and technology of a loop and of the control loop will be covered. This seminar will also discuss control strategies and provide an introduction to controller tuning. ISA standard piping and instrument diagram (P&ID) symbols are introduced and used throughout the seminar materials. The webinar will be held January 8. (Note: Save up to 25 percent with series pricing when you register for all webinars in a series at one time. To take advantage of series pricing, please contact ISA customer service at +1 919-549-8411.)

Introduction to Temperature Measurement – Webinar (FG05W2)
This webinar provides an introduction to and overview of temperature measurement as current practice in measurement and Webinar_80x80control systems. Terminology, technology and applications are covered in this concise presentation. The webinar will be held January 15. (Note: Save up to 25 percent with series pricing when you register for all webinars in a series at one time. To take advantage of series pricing, please contact ISA customer service at +1 919-549-8411.)

Safety Instrumented Systems − Design, Analysis and Justification – Online Course (EC50E)
ISA’s CyberU online instructor-led training course offers the benefit of a high-quality ISA training course with the added OnlineCourse_80x80advantage of studying at your own pace in the office, at home or while traveling. This course utilizes online training modules, additional text materials, online evaluations, and email discussions. Students will have access via email to an instructor and have an opportunity to participate in live Q&A sessions with the instructor and other class participants. The course focuses on the engineering requirements for the specification, design, analysis, and justification of safety instrumented systems for the process industries. Students will learn how to determine safety integrity levels and evaluate whether proposed or existing systems meet the performance requirements. The eight-week course starts January 20.

Note: This course can be taken as part of the ISA84 SIS Fundamentals Specialist certificate program. Click this link for details.

Certified Control Systems Technician® (CCST®) Level I Review Course (TS00)
This is a fast-paced review of the knowledge and practical skills necessary to install and maintain standard measurement and ExamPrepChecklist_80x80control instrumentation. It is intended for practicing technicians preparing for the CCST Level I exam. An explanation of the examination process and practice certification-type exams are provided. The four-day course starts January 20 at ISA headquarters in Research Triangle Park, N.C.

Introduction to Industrial Automation and Control (FG07)
This course combines lecture and hands-on labs to provide an overview of industrial measurement and control. Technicians, engineers, and managers are provided with a foundation for communication with other control system professionals. The class serves as a solid fundamental course for introduction to other ISA courses. The 4.5-day class starts January 20 at ISA headquarters in Research Triangle Park, N.C.

Boiler Control Systems Engineering (ES15)
This three-day course covers boiler components and their purpose. Additionally, the course explains the ISA symbols used in boiler control, how to identify the engineering and control of boilers using these symbols, and a method of presenting the engineering. This course covers topics including defining the control and ratio control fundamentals, feed forward control, feed forward plus feedback control, cascade control, ratio control, and how they are implemented in boiler control. Flame detection methods, including the advantages of each method, are also covered. The class will start on January 20 at ISA headquarters in Research Triangle Park, N.C.

Certified Automation Professional® (CAP®) Exam Review Course (EC00)
This three-day course reviews the knowledge and skills areas included on the CAP examination. The intent is to prepare an ExamPrepChecklist_80x80automation 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. The course starts on January 21 in Santa Ana, Calif.

Introduction to Level Measurement – Webinar (FG05W3)
This webinar provides an introduction and overview of level measurement as current practice in measurement and control Webinar_80x80systems. Terminology, technology, and applications are covered in this concise presentation. The webinar will be held January 22. (Note: Save up to 25 percent with series pricing when you register for all webinars in a series at one time. To take advantage of series pricing, please contact ISA customer service at +1 919-549-8411.)

Burner Management Systems Engineering Using NFPA Code 85 and ANSI/ISA77 Standards (ES16)
This two-day course covers the safe startup, monitoring and shutdown of multiple burner boiler furnaces. It also discusses causes of furnace explosions and the relationship between burner management systems and boiler control systems. Prior attendance at ISA ES15: Boiler Control Systems Engineering course or an understanding of boilers and boiler control is assumed. The class starts January 23 at ISA headquarters in Research Triangle Park, N.C.

Process Safety Fundamentals (EC50CT)
This one-day course is a quick reference for technicians and operators to understanding the principles governing the use of safety instrumented systems (SIS). Students will learn basic definitions and concepts, the different types of standards, and the role of personnel in the safety life cycle of such systems. It also serves as an introductory preparation for the more comprehensive ISA EC50 multi-day course covering design, analysis and justification of SIS and its related certificate programs. The one-day class will be held January 27 in Houston, Tex.

Certified Control Systems Technician® (CCST®) Level III Exam Review Course (TS03)
This course reviews the knowledge and skills areas included on the Certified Control Systems Technician® (CCST®) Level III ExamPrepChecklist_80x80examination. 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 CCST certification exam. The four-day course starts January 27 at ISA headquarters in Research Triangle Park, N.C.

Cybersecurity for Automation, Control, and SCADA Systems – Online Course (IC32E)
The move to using open standards such as Ethernet, TCP/IP and web technologies in supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) and process control networks has begun to expose these systems to the same cyberattacks that have wreaked havoc OnlineCourse_80x80on corporate information systems. This course provides a detailed look at how the ANSI/ISA99 standards can be used to protect your critical control systems. It also explores the procedural and technical differences between the security for traditional IT environments and those solutions appropriate for SCADA or plant floor environments. The course utilizes online training modules, additional text materials, online evaluations, and email discussions. Students will have access via email to an instructor and have an opportunity to participate in live Q&A sessions with the instructor and other class participants. The course starts January 27.

Safety Instrumented Systems − Design, Analysis and Justification (EC50)
This course focuses on the engineering requirements for the specification, design, analysis, and justification of safety instrumented systems for the process industries. Students will learn how to determine safety integrity levels and evaluate whether proposed or existing systems meet the performance and documentation requirements defined in the ISA 84 (IEC 61511) standard. The four-day course starts January 28 in Houston, Tex.

Note: This course can be taken as part of the ISA84 SIS Fundamentals Specialist certificate program. Click this link for details.

Introduction to Flow Measurement – Webinar (FG05W4)
This webinar provides an introduction and overview of flow measurement as current practice in measurement and control Webinar_80x80systems. Terminology, technology, and applications are covered in this concise presentation. The webinar will be held January 29. (Note: Save up to 25 percent with series pricing when you register for all webinars in a series at one time. To take advantage of series pricing, please contact ISA customer service at +1 919-549-8411.)

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