Basic Instrumentation School

Course #I-101 - 16 hours 1.5 IACET CEUs available at Greenwood location

This introductory course (16 hours) on basic instrumentation will start by providing maintenance and engineering personnel with a review of instrumentation technologies, terminology, symbols needed to work in the field. Understanding P&ID’s and basic wiring techniques will be covered along with how instruments communicate. Students will be exposed to a variety of instrument disciplines including Level, Flow, Pressure, and Temperature.

Learn about the hands-on training sessions available at our PTU® (Process Training Unit) network locations


  • 09/22/2020 - 09/23/2020

    Costs: 1500 USD

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  • Flow Instrumentation - dP, Magnetic, Vortex, Coriolis

  • Recording and display instruments

  • Level Instrumentation - point level and continuous level

  • Pressure Instrumentation - gauge, absolute, differential, hydrostatic

  • Temperature sensors and transmitters


  • Recognize the various type of process instrumentation found in processes of all types of industry

  • Understand basic Piping & Instrument Drawings (P&ID), how instruments are installed and wired

  • Properly install and commission common process instruments

  • Assessment methods for this course will include calculation worksheets, PTU P&ID exercises, hands-on labs for instrument programming, and individual technology module quizzes.

Who should attend?

  • Engineering and maintenance personnel


Not sure if this course is right for you? Take the following free assessments through the Process Training Portal:

  • Flow Fundamentals

  • Coriolis Fundamentals

  • Electromagnetic Fundamentals

  • Level Fundamentals

  • Time of Flight Fundamentals

  • Pressure Fundamentals

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Continuing Education Credits


Greenwood, IN courses are certified by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management for drinking water/wastewater continuing education credits (15 Technical Contact Hours).