Instrumentation and Control Technician

Note: This trade is transitioning to a Pan-Canadian Harmonized program, so it is important that Apprentices understand how that impacts their program path. Details on the transition can be found via the Industry Training Authority, or contact your trainer for the most current updates.

Instrumentation and Control Technicians (AKA "Industrial Instrument Mechanics") install, repair, maintain, and adjust instruments used to measure and control processes in industries such as mining, pulp and paper manufacturing, petrochemical production, nuclear, thermal and hydro-power generating, and water treatment, among others.

Some of the instruments include primary control elements, transmitters, analyzers, sensors, detectors, signal conditioners, recorders, controllers and final control elements. They are used in industry to measure and control variables such as pressure, flow, temperature, level, motion, force and chemical composition.

Instrumentation and Control Technician is a nationally designated trade under the Interprovincial Standards Red Seal Program.

Recommendations

The following education is recommended: Grade 12 diploma, including English 12, Math 11, and Physics 11.

 

The Apprenticeship Program comprises Levels 1-to-4 of progressive technical training, with each Level taking 10 weeks (300 hours) to complete. In addition, apprentices are required to accumulate 6,000 hours of work-based training.

 

A Foundation Program can jump-start your career without employer sponsorship by supplying the knowledge and skills to enter directly at Level 2, after 21 weeks of training.

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Thompson Rivers University

Kamloops

Jan 03 2023Mar 10 2023

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BCIT

BBY - Burnaby

Jan 04 2023Mar 10 2023

Instrumentation and Control Technician Apprentice

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BCIT

BBY - Burnaby

Jan 04 2023Mar 10 2023

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Thompson Rivers University

Kamloops

Mar 13 2023May 19 2023

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BCIT

BBY - Burnaby

Mar 13 2023May 19 2023

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BCIT

BBY - Burnaby

Mar 13 2023May 19 2023

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Thompson Rivers University

Kamloops

May 23 2023Jul 28 2023

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BCIT

BBY - Burnaby

Jul 31 2023Oct 06 2023

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BCIT

BBY - Burnaby

Jul 31 2023Oct 06 2023

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BCIT

BBY - Burnaby

Oct 10 2023Dec 15 2023

Instrumentation and Control Technician Apprentice

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BCIT

BBY - Burnaby

Oct 10 2023Dec 15 2023

Instrumentation and Control Technician Apprentice

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Thompson Rivers University

Kamloops

Jan 02 2024Mar 08 2024

Instrumentation and Control Technician

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BCIT

BBY - Burnaby

Jan 03 2024Mar 08 2024

Instrumentation and Control Technician Apprentice

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BCIT

BBY - Burnaby

Jan 03 2024Mar 08 2024

Instrumentation and Control Technician Apprentice

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Thompson Rivers University

Kamloops

Mar 11 2024May 17 2024

Instrumentation and Control Technician

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BCIT

BBY - Burnaby

Mar 11 2024May 17 2024

Instrumentation and Control Technician Apprentice

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BCIT

BBY - Burnaby

Mar 11 2024May 17 2024

Instrumentation and Control Technician Apprentice

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