An instrumentation technician inspects and tests instruments and plant machinery to ensure optimal and safe operation. Working in Qatar’s Energy and Industry (E & I) sector, an instrumentation technician reads and interprets instrumentation drawings, installs and maintains new or existing instruments, calibrates and maintains instrument components used to control or measure level, pressure, flow, and temperature, diagnoses instrumentation faults, and consults with process operators. Instrumentation technicians generally work in the maintenance departments of factories, plants, refineries, and other industrial establishments.
The Technician Certificate (Instrumentation) program prepares graduates for entry into a career as technicians in the instrumentation field within Qatar’s E & I sector. The program is competency-based with two workplace learning components carried out within the students’ sponsoring company: a 4-week workplace orientation in the first half of the program, and a 24-week worksite practicum at the end.
Students receive workplace safety training at the beginning of
the program, with safety principles reinforced throughout every
course and technical task in the program. Program courses
include Process Control Fundamentals, Instrumentation Drawings,
Pneumatic Components/Valves, Electrical, Electronic, and Digital
Logic Circuits, as well as Pressure, Level, Flow, Temperature, and
Advanced Control Loops.
This program is designed to be delivered using a block training
schedule within 12-week semesters.