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Instrumentation 2 Years (full-time|part-time)
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Instrumentation Diploma

2 Years (full-time|part-time)

Part-time also available

Available at: Point Lisas

The Instrumentation Diploma Programme teaches students to install, maintain and repair the measuring and control instruments used in industrial and commercial processing. Students are exposed to variety of pneumatic, electronic and microcomputer instruments used to measure and control variables such as pressure, flow, temperature levels, motion etc.

Entry Requirements

  • FIVE CSEC Subjects: Math, English, a Science Subject (Integrated Science, Physics, Chemistry) AND Any other two CSEC Subjects
    NEC Craft Certificate in Instrumentation and any combination of CSEC Subjects
  • Mature students with appropriate qualifications and experience.
  • Be sixteen (16) years or older.
  • Pass an interview.
  • Pass a Drug Test at their cost.

Contact the NESC for information on programme fees.

Registration Fee: $300 (non refundable)

Graduates will receive an NESC Diploma (and will be eligible to pursue the NESC Journeyman qualification and the Trades Professional Certificate (Red Deer College (RDC), Alberta, Canada)).

The following are the primary objectives of the Instrumentation Technician Programme:

  • Have a thorough knowledge of precision measurement and calibration.
  • Have a comprehensive understanding of basic AC and DC electrical components and circuits in order to do adjustments and repairs of electronic equipment.
  • Be familiar with the technologies of Electronics, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, Mechanics and Chemistry.
  • Master the basic knowledge for the repair, fabrication and assembly of electronic and mechanical assemblies; with complete ability in making pneumatic, hydraulic and process joints and seals.
  • Perform assigned tasks in accordance with production standards required by industry.


  1. Safety, Shop Practices And Laboratory (Part 1 & 2)
  2. Related Applied Physics and Mathematics
  3. Electrical Theory and Safety (Part 1, 2 & 3)
  4. Basic Measurement and Calibration
  5. Final Control Elements
  6. Measurement Instruments (Part 1 & 2)
  7. Control Instruments
  8. Electrical and Digital Fundamentals (Part 1 & 2)
  9. Process Equipment and Energy Systems (Part 1 & 2)
  10. Electronic Instrument Loops (Part 1 & 2)
  11. Measurement (Part 1 & 2)
  12. Physical Properties
  13. Process Analyzers
  14. Process Control (Part 1 & 2)
  15. Introduction Advanced Process Control (Part 1 & 2)
  16. Communication
  17. Control Systems (Part 1 & 2)
  18. Process Analyzers/Maintenance/Workplace Coaching Skills (Part 1 & 2)
NESC Diploma|NESC Journeyman|Trades Professional Certificate (Red Deer College (RDC), Alberta, Canada)

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