1 December 2005

ISA Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST) Program

These questions are from the Level III study guide, Domain 6, Project Organization.

Level III represents a professional who has a 13-year total of education, training, and/or experience.

CCST questions

1. Design Standards are defined as standards which:

A. Are least able to be enforced by regulatory bodies.

B. Are imposed by agencies such as OSHA, etc.

C. Have been agreed upon by various regulating bodies and refer to all aspects of defining quality and methods of fabrication or installation of materials and equipment.

D. Are developed by design companies.

2. Mandatory Standards are defined as standards:

A. Grouped within codes, supplemented by rules and regulations.

B. And conventions set by trade groups.

C. Which refer to content and presentation of documents.

D. None of the above

3. Data sheets:

A. Convey all useful information about an instrument.

B. Constitute a short form of specifications for an individual instrument or instrument type.

C. Contain necessary process data, physical maintenance requirements, environmental conditions, electrical requirements, and expected operational behavior for the instrument.

D. All of the above

CCST answers

The correct answers are: 1. C, 2. A, and 3. D

Nicholas Sheble (nsheble@isa.org) explains the answers to CCST questions. For information about the CCST program, go to www.isa.org/ccst.