ISA98.01, Qualifications and Certification of Control Systems Technicians
This standard identifies the recommended criteria for certification of control system technicians. These criteria address qualifications based on education, experience, training, and job performance.
The purpose of this standard is to provide industry with basis for certifying the qualifications of control systems technicians who work on facility equipment that is important to safe and efficient operations, in order to help reduce the possibility that unqualified personnel could perform improper maintenance on such equipment. It is intended solely as a recommendation for functional organization, and offers a structured basis for certification of control system technicians in each specific facility where they might be used.