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Instrumentation and Control Basics

Course number : WWW-5930   ID : 4087   
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ClassGraphic Instrumentation and controls has become an integral part in the day-to-day operations of any treatment plant to control and/or monitor plant processes. This course provides entry-level operators with a basic knowledge of instrumentation and how to use it to monitor water and wastewater treatment processes. Operators will learn the skills to recognize abnormal operation, perform rudimentary preventative maintenance, and report malfunctions. Topics will include typical instruments and their purposes, use of Original Equipment Manufacturer's manuals, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), basics of monitoring and control of processes using the Human Machine Interface (HMI), types of alarms, basic diagnostic operations, and preventative maintenance measures.

Class Details

1 Session(s)
Weekly - Thu

Virtual Campus: Virtual Class

Stephen Elder 

CEUs : 0.7



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Hosted on Zoom.

Zoom Classroom Requirements:

  • An internet connection - broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Computer (or tablet)
  • Speakers and a microphone - built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth OR speakers and telephone access
  • A webcam or HD webcam - built-in or USB plug-in OR a HD cam or HD camcorder with video capture card
  • To test Zoom, click the following link: 

Keep in Mind:

  • All students in virtual classes are required to have a camera and a microphone. If you do not have a camera and microphone, you will not be allowed to remain in the class.
  • Refunds will not be issued for failure to meet technology requirements. It is the student's responsibility to ensure you meet the technology requirements before registering.
  • Your exam and course survey will be given virtually during the class through Jotform, an online application. Please make sure you can access JotForm prior to your course:
  • You must take your exam in the designated time frame to ensure you get credit for the class.
  • You will get your final grade, certificate, and TRE information instantly and via email after completing your exam.

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Registration Closes On
Wednesday, April 24, 2024 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
4/25/2024 - 4/25/2024 Weekly - Thu 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM Virtual, Virtual Campus: Virtual Class  Map Stephen Elder  Real-Time Technology (RTT)



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