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This is a fast paced review of the knowledge required to properly install and maintain standard measurement and control instrumentation. It is designed specifically for practicing technicians preparing for the level I Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST) examination. An explanation of the examination process and practice taking a certification type exam is provided.

You will be able to :

  • Cite principles and theory that explain measurement and control instrument functions.
  • Describe procedures required to properly maintain the function of measurement and control instrumentation.
  • Understand the procedures and safety requirements for loop checking and its purpose.
  • Perform calculations and other analysis of information related to the calibration and troubleshooting of measurement and control instruments and systems.
  • Describe procedures required to safety start-up and shut-down a new or existing process.
  • Understand the education, experience, and examination requirements for becoming a CCST.
  • Identify important knowledge and skill requirements of a practicing CCST.
  • Describe the procedures involved in taking the CCST Level I exam.
  • Identify any need for further study or training in specific knowledge areas.
  • Complete a simulated CCST Level I Practice Exam at the end of each day.

You will cover :

  • Concepts of Process Control .
  • Domain 1: Calibration : Principles and Equipment / Methods and Calculations/ P & ID Basics/ Analysis and Documentation of Information.
  • Domain 2: Loop Checking : Evaluation of Loop Performance/ P & IDS and ISA Standards/ Obtaining and Using Proper Documentation/ Installation Practices/ Hazardous Area Classification/ Intrinsic Safety.
  • Domain 3: Troubleshooting : Logical Analysis / Common Problems/ Types and Uses of Loop Diagrams / Basics of Smart Devices and Digital Controllers.
  • Domain 4: Start-Up : Start-up/Shutdown Procedures for Processes involving Pressure, Level, Flow, and Temperature Measurement/ Final Control Elements/ Troubleshooting Procedures during Start-up and Shut-down.
  • CCST Exam : Exam requirements/ Practice exams.

Classroom/ Laboratory Exercises :

  • Unit conversion calculations.
  • Calibration documentation and analysis.
  • Trouble recognition and analysis.
  • ISA CCST Exam Level I daily practice exams.