- Associates of Applied Science (AAS) – Instrumentation Technology
- Certificate – Instrumentation Technology – Entry Level
- Certificate – Instrumentation Technology – Advanced Level
- Certificate – Instrumentation Technology – Advanced Level Technology
See the most recent college catalog for additional information and course descriptions
The Instrumentation Technology program provides students with a wide range of knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to be a successful technician in the field of instrumentation technology. The areas of study for this program include: intelligent integrated control systems, testing and analyzation of control circuitry, maintenance of instruments and control settings, basic electrical theory, troubleshooting of individual process instruments, and implementation of sophisticated control strategies.
- Safety – Comply with national, state, and local safety regulations when repairing, calibrating, and installing instruments.
- Diagnose and Repair Existing Instruments – Assess, diagnose, and repair faulty instruments in measurement and control systems using logical procedures and appropriate test equipment
- Install and Configure New Instruments – Build, configure, and install new instrument systems according to plans, applying industry construction standards, and ensuring correct system operation when complete
- Process Control Optimization – Improve system functions by evaluating control system performance; implement strategies to tune and stabilize control systems.
- Instrument Calibration – Assess instrument accuracy and correct inaccuracies using appropriate calibration procedures and test equipment.
Document Instrument Systems – Interpret and create technical documents (electronic schematics, loop diagrams, and P&IDs) according to industry standards.
- Chemical and Manufacturing Plants
- Power plants
- Oil exploration and production companies
- Cross-country Pipeline Companies
- Municipal Water Treatment Facilities
- Large Buildings or Campuses
- Instrumentation Sales
According to the Texas Workforce Commission, the average hourly salary for instrumentation technicians ranges from $20 to $67.
Instrumentation technicians install, calibrate and troubleshoot individual process instruments as well as complete control systems.
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|Name||Dr. Michael Stickney|
|Title||Instrumentation Technology Instructor/Program Director|
Industrial & Applied Technology