Instrumentation and Calibration Course

  • Start Date

    08 Feb, 2022

  • End Date

    11 Feb, 2022

  • Price


  • WiFi

    Free wifi

Event Details

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Make accuracy statements for various types of measurements.   Differentiate between digital and analogue measurements and describe the advantages of each.
  • Recognise the importance of pneumatic equipment.
  • Define pressure and understand the operation of pressure transducers.
  • How pressure transducers can measure level and flow.
  • Describe the operation of various devices used to measure both level and flow.
  • Know how to make temperature measurements using both thermocouples and resistive temperature devices.
  • Understand how instruments are used for process control.




    • Air Supply, Electrical Supply, Grounding
    • Instrument Identification and Line Symbols
    • Process & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs), Control System Definition, Logic Diagrams


Units & Standards:

    • Control Loops
    • Overview, Control Function Considerations 
    • Control Modes, (On-Off, Modulating, PID Control)


Final Control Elements:

    • Control Valve Types, Valve Positioners
    • Control Loops


Process Control Methods:

    • Control Modes (ON-Off, Modulating, PID Control)
    • Control Types (Feedback, Cascade, Ratio, Feed forward)
    • SCADA


Control Valves:

    • Valve Bodies, Actuators, Valve Positioners

Instrument Configuration and Diagnostics Systems

    • How to Document Instrumentation including Tag Numbers, P&IDs, Loop and Logic Diagrams


Control Centres:

    • Overview, Design, Physical Aspects



    • Overview, General Requirements
    • Electrical, Pneumatics
    • Temperature and Humidity Control


Alarms and Trips:

    • Fail-Safe and De-Energise-to-Trip


Types of Instruments:

    • Flow (Switch, Alarm, Feedback) Flow Measurement
    • Temperature (Switch, Alarm, Feedback) : Temperature Measurement
    • Pressure (Switch, Alarm, Feedback): Pressure Measurement
    • Weight, Level Measurement, Contents Measurement
    • Conductivity, pH Measurement
    • Density, Viscosity, Current, Voltage, Amperage, Capacitance, Resistivity, Inductance, Frequency
    • Vibration
    • Moisture



The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.



1ST BATCH: 8th – 11th Feb, 2022               

2ND BATCH: 9th – 12th Aug, 2022  

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
09 Aug, 2022 12 Aug, 2022
Start Date End Date
08 Feb, 2022 11 Feb, 2022
Start Date End Date
08 Feb, 2022 11 Feb, 2022
  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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