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Take this review course and schedule an electronic CAP exam on the date and at the location of your choosing—at no additional fee! That's a $325 savings! The exam fee will be waived ONLY if you attend the review course AND you meet the CAP qualifications.
This course reviews the knowledge and skills areas included on the CAP examination.The intent is to prepare an automation professional who meets the exam criteria to take the exam. The content is based on the Job Analysis Domains, Tasks, Knowledge Areas, and Skill Areas developed as the basis for the CAP certification exam.
Compare process variable measurements and control valve selections
Discuss how the various types of control technologies are used in industrial automation, including process control from basic to advanced control, discrete, batch, motor and, motion control
Identify the range of digital communications used in automation and how these are used in system integration
Explain when safety instrumented systems (SISs) are needed and how they are specified
Recognize the importance of electrical issues that relate to grounding and noise
Apply the critical areas of automation opportunity identification and project justification
Interpret the best practice methodology for automation project execution
You will cover:
Field Devices: Pressure, Level, Temperature, and Flow Measurement | Analytical Measurement | Discrete Field Devices | Control Valves | Communication Concepts
Control and Simulation: Response and Loop Characteristics | PID Control | Advanced Regulatory Control | Multi-variable Control | Distributed Control System | Control Strategy Design Steps | Documentation | Batch Control | Discrete Control | Drive Control | Motion Control
Operator Interface and Alarm Management: Human Machine Interface (HMI) | Historical Data
Integration: Communications | Manufacturing Execution System (MES) | Network Security
Safety, Reliability, and Electrical: Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) | Hazardous Area Classification | Protection Techniques | Intrinsic Safety | Pressurized Enclosures | Grounding, Shielding, and Interference
Maintenance Management: General Maintenance Activities | Maintenance Repair and Improvement | Computerized Maintenance Management | Manitenance Execution Responsibilities
Workflow and Project Leadership: Opportunity Identification and Project Justification | Communications and Team Processes
Practice taking CAP exam-style questions
Includes ISA Text:Certified Automation Professional Study Guide
Not sure this particular course is for you? A pre-instructional survey is available for you to evaluate your level of understanding of the course material and to show you the types of questions you'll be able to answer after completing the course.