Industrial Instrumentation Maintenance Technician


Program Description: This program prepares students for employment in maintaining, repairing, and troubleshooting instrumentation and control systems in different industries such as petroleum, mining, manufacturing, and power plants. A combination of theory and hands-on training offers a variety of modern process measurement and control instrumentation training with actual working processes and computer simulations. The program offers three different kinds of certificates. On successful completion of first-year (two semesters), trainees get a certificate in ‘Instrumentation Basic Skills’. After three semesters (one-and-a-half years) a certificate in ‘Instrumentation Journeyman’ is given. The third certificate ‘Technical Diploma in Instrumentation’ is awarded on successful completion of two years (four semesters).



Program Educational Objectives:

The graduates will be able to:

  1. Secure technician level job in the field of instrumentation and control technology;
  2. Demonstrate professional/career advancement through expanded significant technical accomplishment and experience, or other recognition of their contributions;
  3. To continue their formal education to achieve an advanced degree or other technical certification.


Program Learning Outcomes

At the time of completion of the program, the students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the application of oral, written, and graphic communication skills to present data/information and support decision making.
  2. Attain underlying principals and perform basic calculations.
  3. Attain hands experience in safe using, operating, and maintaining relevant tools, equipment.                            
  4. Develop the ability to apply ethical decision making in the workplace.
  5. Demonstrate leadership, participation, and problem-solving skills in a team environment.



Career opportunities:

Students who successfully complete this program have various career options, including the following:

  • Calibration, standards and specifications technician;
  • Machine maintenance technician;
  • Machine operation technician;
  • Technician;
  • Technical Warehouse Keeper;
  • Equipment Operator;
  • Trainer Assistant.