SAIT

Instrumentation Engineering Technology

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Program Information

School:SAIT
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Instrumentation Technology/Technician
Description:Instrumentation Engineering Technology provides students with sound theoretical and practical training in the operation and maintenance of automated process control and measurement systems used in the production of various commodities. Instrumentation technologists use electronic test equipment to install, troubleshoot, calibrate, maintain and repair electrical/electronic measurement and control instruments. Students will learn about pneumatic devices, control valves, electronic instruments, digital logic devices, computer based process controls and control system design. Students also become well versed in personal computer applications in instrumentation, process control systems design, Fieldbus™ SCADA, PLC, distributed control system design and interfacing of industrial microcomputer control systems with real processes. Modern laboratory facilities include pilot-scale versions of processes found in various industries and a fully equipped control room.

The Instrumentation Engineering Technology program is currently only offered full-time; distance and continuing education options are not available. Each academic year consists of two 15-week semesters and students generally take two years to complete the program.
URL:Instrumentation Engineering Technology at SAIT
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,080

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*55
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 Pure Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Physics 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry  or  Grade11 Science 
  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants require an Alberta High School Diploma or equivalent with at least 50% in the following courses or their equivalents: At least 60% in Math 30-1 or Pure Math 30, or 75% in Math 30-2, AND, At least 60% in English Language Arts 30-1 or 75% in English Language Arts 30-2, AND, At least 60% in Physics 20, AND, At least 60% in Chemistry 20. All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    This program has a competitive six-step entry process.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 05, 2018