Managing the processes and systems that support automation

Expert-led control systems training with real-world application from a global leader in automation and control training

Industrial control systems (ICS) are at the heart of industrial automation, playing a critical role in managing the operations of critical infrastructure, such as power grids; financial networks; and transportation, telecommunications, and manufacturing systems.

Many of ISA's instructors are world-renowned control systems experts with extensive, working knowledge of several types of control systems and technologies used in industrial production, from supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems and distributed control systems (DCS) to programmable logic controllers (PLC).

ISA offers comprehensive control systems training across essential areas, including:

  • Basic continuous control
  • Control strategy design and application
  • Integration and software
  • Instrumentation maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Control documentation
  • Advanced control
  • Automatic controls and robotics
  • Industrial data communications
  • Cybersecurity
  • Certification and exam review courses

All ISA control systems training courses deliver practical instruction that can be immediately applied in the workplace. Relevant examples and case histories further reinforce the real-world value. 

ISA also offers two outstanding certification programs for those working with control systems: Certified Control Systems Technician® (CCST®) and Certified Automation Professional® (CAP®). In addition, ISA provides comprehensive study materials and review courses for those preparing to take the Control Systems Engineer (CSE) Professional Engineer (PE) examination.

ISA's world-renowned content experts provide the comprehensive, practical instruction needed to immediately apply knowledge in the workplace, and through a wide variety of learning formats.

Click on a training course title to learn more about that course and its scheduled offerings:

  • Introduction to Industrial Processes, Measurement and Control (FG07
  • Fundamentals of Industrial Process, Measurement\, and Control (FG05E)
  • Developing and Applying Standard Instrumentation and Control Documentation (FG15
  • Tuning Control Loops (TC05
  • Troubleshooting Instrumentation and Control Systems (TC10
  • Designing and Tuning Feedback and Advanced Regulatory Control Strategies (EC05)
  • Designing and Applying Model-Based Control Strategies (EC60) 
  • Batch Control Using the ANSI/ISA88 Standards (IC40
  • Certified Control Systems Technician® (CCST®) Level I Exam Review Course (TS00)
  • Certified Control Systems Technician® (CCST®) Level I Exam Online Review Course (TS00E)
  • Certified Control Systems Technician® (CCST®) Level II Exam Review Course (TS02)
  • Certified Control Systems Technician® (CCST®) Level III Exam Review Course (TS03)
  • Certified Control Systems Technician® (CCST®) Level III Exam Online Review Course (TS03E)

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Why ISA Training?

All ISA training courses provide real-life examples and case histories, further reinforcing the practical and relevant nature of ISA training. To ensure flexibility and to meet varying customer needs, ISA offers control systems training at a variety of locations: at ISA headquarters in North Carolina, at ISA's many regional training centers, and onsite directly at customer facilities. 
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All of ISA's control systems training courses can be taught directly at your company location through ISA Onsite Training services. Contact ISA for more information.

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Additional Control Systems Resources from ISA

Industrial Standards

Reference Publications

Industry Certifications

  • Certified Control Systems Technician® (CCST®
  • Certified Automation Professional® (CAP®

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