Use your mathematical, scientific, mechanical and logical reasoning abilities to install, maintain and repair the measuring and control instruments used in industrial and commercial processing.
You’ll work with a wide variety of pneumatic, electronic and microcomputer instruments used to measure and control variables such as pressure, flow, temperature, level, motion, force, and chemical composition.
Being an apprentice means you learn on the job as well as during the required training periods. An instrument technician apprenticeship period is 4 years including a minimum of 1,500 hours of on-the-job training and eight weeks of technical training in first and second year and a minimum of 1,425 hours of on-the-job training and 10 weeks of technical training in the third and fourth year.
For more information about the Alberta Apprenticeship & Industry Training go to www.tradesecrets.gov.ab.ca
Instrument Technician is one of nine trades offered at Lakeland College’s trade centre. You’ll learn in modern facilities and in small classes from instructors geared toward your success.
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