This program satisfies the training standard set by the BC Industry Training Authority (ITA) for:
ITA Source: 'Instrumentation and Control Technician ' profile.
Instrumentation and Control Technicians install, repair, maintain, replace, calibrate, program and general service all process monitoring and/or control instruments including indicators, recording devices, control loops and computers including signal transmission, telemetering and digital devices in industrial operations.
The program combines technical and work-based training. It generally takes four years to complete.
The technical training is made up of four levels totaling 40 weeks. Each level is 10 weeks. This block of training is normally delivered through an ITA approved training institution. Sometimes it may also be met through approved training models (distance education, part-time) and/or a level challenge exam.
The work-based training totals 6000 hours. Based on a 30-hour work week this involves 200 weeks of training.
Apprenticeship training in this program can lead to a career in:
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