Process Control Fundamentals

(1 Day Training Course)

Process Control Fundamentals


Fundamentals of process control components.


Provides an understanding of the fundamentals of the process control components which lead to optimisation control, increasing efficiency and safety assurance. Topics covered include terminology, controllers, flow, temperature, level, pressure and density measurement, output devices, displays, philosophy and DCS selection. This course is designed to introduce knowledge of the process control fundamentals to mining executives, project managers, superintendents and process engineers.

Key Learning Outcomes:

There are many benefits of attending this course. Throughout the course, participants will improve their knowledge in the following areas:

  • Appreciate the history
  • Introduction to process control
  • Methods of variable measurement and their
  • application in processes
  • Techniques and procedures used

Course Programme:

(Subject to change & customisation for your requirements)

  1. Introduction
  2. Terminology
  3. Controllers
  4. Measuring instruments
  5. Temperature measurement
  6. Level measurement
  7. Pressure measurement
  8. Density measurement
  9. Controller output
  10. Display-HMI
  11. Process control philosophy
  12. DCS selection

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed to suit anyone seeking a thorough understanding of the principals, measurement, instruments and control philosophies used in process control. This includes new employees or those seeking to enter the industry, mid level employees that require additional information, and executives who need an overview of the industry.

Also suited to:

  • Mining personnel
  • Project managers
  • Geologists
  • Senior mine staff
  • Plant operating staff
  • Engineers
  • Training providers
  • Technologists
  • Suppliers to the resource industry
  • Administration staff

For a brochure, further information on this course or to register please contact our training department on +61 8 9421 9000 or send an email to

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