Intellects Energy Ltd.

Practical Process Instrumentation Measurement and Calibration

Course Objective

This 5 days course is developed to give hand on practical experience on process field instrument measurement and calibration. The course is delivered using work place standard instrument calibration and function testing equipment by our very experienced field instrument engineers. The senior instructor has over 10 years of experience and he’s a certified Safety Instrumented System Functional Safety Engineer (FS Eng) by TUV Rheinland


  • Students are supposed to be familiar with basic physics and mathematics
  • No other prerequisites for this course, Because instructor will teach everything from scratch

Course Code: IMC001 

Duration: 5 days; 9 hours per day

Course Outline

 Day one:

  • Introduction to DC Electricity
  • Introduction to industrial instrumentation: field instruments, PLCs, HMIs, DCS, SCADA etc.
  • Temperature measurement
  • Pressure measurement
  • Flow measurement
  • Level measurement
  • Force measurement intro
  • Density measurement intro
  • Viscosity measurement intro 
  • Position Measurement intro
  • Dew Point Measurement intro

Day Two:

  • Introduction to Gas and Liquid Analyzers
  • Gas and flame detection principles
  • Introduction to vibration measurement
  • introduction to speed measurement
  • Well Head WHCP and instrumentation intro
  • Final Control Elements (Control valves, VFDs, Heaters etc)
  • Discrete process measurement
  • Discrete control elements
  • Pneumatic instrumentation
  • Analog electronics instrumentation
  • Digital instrumentation
  • Close and Open Loops Controls
  • Introduction to PID controls

  Day Three:

  • Instrumentation documentation: P&ID, Loop Diagram, Cause & Effects, Termination diagram, etc
  • Definitions and Introduction to calibration
  • Test equipment handling, care and protection
  • Practice on how to operate and use test equipment;
  • Dead-weight Tester,
  • Emerson Rosemount 375/475 Field Communicator,
  • Temperature Bath,
  • Desktop Multimeter,
  • Thermometer,
  • Flow Instrument calibration
  • Pressure Instrument calibration
  • Level Instrument calibration
  • Temperature Instrument calibration

Day Four:

  • Position Instrument calibration
  • Fire and Gas Detectors calibration
  • Flame detectors function testing
  • Analyzers calibration.
  • Calibration of throttling control valve
  • Calibration of ON/OFF valves
  • Calibration of Voltmeter, Ammeter and Ohmmeter
  • Calibration of safety relief valves

Day Five:

  • Complete spill over topics
  • Practice and revision
  • Instrumentation interview questions and answers.
  • Job Search counseling, Curriculum writing tips and restructuring of trainee CV- Bonus topic.
  • Application for online jobs by attendees
  • Copy training videos and materials for employees
  • Final Assessment
  • Issue certificate to attendees