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Instrumentation and Automation

Instrumentation and Automation

Just imagine a world without instruments. It would be like traversing into a time that probably goes even beyond the Stone Age. Man has always been fascinated towards instruments and the quest to invent and innovate on new instruments has pushed mankind beyond barriers to an age where instruments have become a part and parcel of the life. Today, we find instruments at home and at workplace, and this was possible only because of the science instrumentation. In scientific terms, instrumentation is defined as the art and science of measurement and control of process variables within a production, or manufacturing area. The process variables used in industries are Level, Pressure, Temperature, Humidity, Flow, pH, Force, Speed etc. The science has further opened up the realm of instrumentation engineering. Automation is the buzz word in process industry, and automation is the core job of instrumentation and control engineers. Hence, the demand for instrumentation along with automation will always be there.

Career Prospects

As a control and instrumentation engineer (C&I engineer) you will progress through your career typically acquiring specialist knowledge of a particular industry sector and/or area of C&I knowledge.You may work towards professional registration such as incorporated engineer (IEng) or chartered engineer (CEng) depending on your level of qualification, and this can aid career progression.

In more senior roles you may lead a team or manage test programs. Senior positions carry the highest level of responsibility and typically include planning and management activities, as well as leading new developments. Senior engineers in production and operation functions can often be representatives at board level.

Course Objective

Diploma/Certification In Process Control And Instrumentation (Duration 6 months / 3 months) course provided by techshore will help the student to understand the Designing, Installation, Calibration and internal structure of all instruments that are used in measuring parameters related to electronics and also difference between analog meters and digital meters and their performance characteristics.

Certification In Industrial Automation (Duration 3 months) course deals with professionals from industrial automation technology, Instrumentation, robotics technology or mechatronics engineering technology. Through didactic courses and hands-on lab sessions, students learn how to use programmable logic controllers, Variable Frequency Drives, Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition and other robotics control devices in an industrial or manufacturing environment.

Course Details


  • Sensors for Level, Flow, Temperature, Pressure
  • 4-Wire/2-Wire Transmitters  
  • Level/Pressure Switches
  • Control Valves


  • Pressure Transmitters  
  • Temperature Transmitters


  • Zero/Span, Damping, Elevation/Suppression
  • Procedures Hands-On Calibration of Rosemont and Taylor Units


  • Pressure/Flow  Temperature


  • Operation of Smart Devices Interface Unit Calibration of Pressure and Temperature Units Electronic Instrumentation


  • Orifice Meters shaver 
  • Vortex Meters  
  • Turbine Meters
  • Mass Flow Meters


  • DCS
  • VFD

Opportunities In Industrial Sectors

The industry sector opportunities mainly comprise careers related to continuous operating plants for the following: Chemicals, agrochemicals, petrochemicals, fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides, cement, paper, polymers, petroleum refining, power generation, oil and gas fields (onshore and offshore), industrial and scientific gas production, pharmaceuticals, breweries, distilleries, food production, processing and beverages, iron, steel and other metal refining companies, textiles and yarn.


  • Plant Maintenance: Installation of Instrumentation, control and automation systems by referring diagrams; start-up and commissioning of these; maintenance, monitoring and troubleshooting of these
  • Designing Instrumentation, control and automation systems for a plant :  Designing (related to automation) includes PLC, SCADA and DCS programming. For software programming other than ladder logic, you should know software languages. This part is handled by companies specializing in PLCs and software companies. Jobs in this sub-category are thoroughly office jobs except in some cases on-plant for start-up and commissioning assistance.
  • Sales and Marketing:
  • Service:


C&I engineers develop skills in specific control disciplines such as:

  • advanced process control (APC);
  • distributed control systems (DCS);
  • programmable logic controllers (PLC);
  • supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA).


  • B.Tech /Diploma/ITI in Electrical and  Electronics Engineering.
  • B.Tech/Diploma/ITI in Electronics and communication  Engineering.
  • B.Tech /Diploma/ITI in Electronics and instrumentation Engineering.
  • B.Tech /Diploma /ITI in Computer Science Engineering.
  • 12TH completed

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