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Process Control Instrumentation Certificate

Expected Certificate/Degree


Program Description

The Process Control Instrumentation certificate trains the student to inspect, calibrate, troubleshoot and repair various temperature, pressure, flow and level measurement instruments.

Program Requirements

Please note: A student's readiness to perform college-level coursework is based on the student's placement test and/or ACT scores. Below 1000 level coursework may be required prior to the student taking courses in the suggested sequences below. The certificate for Process Control Instrumentations requires 21 credits in the courses listed below. Please meet with a Faculty or Program Advisor to discuss the details.  

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Code Course Name Credits
ELMEC 1110 Motor and Generator Fundamentals 3
ELMEC 1141 Hydraulic and Pneumatics 3
ELMEC 1190 Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers 3
ELMEC 2410 Programmable Controller II (PLCII) 3
ELMEC 2510 Process and Automation Controls 3
ELMEC 2520 Advanced Process and Automation Controls 3
ELECT 1100 Electricity and Electronics Fundamentals 3

Total Credits: 21


Contact Information

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Division
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2E06, (630) 942-3210

STEM Outreach Coordinator
Institutional Resource Center (IRC), Room 1062, (630) 942-3021

For College of DuPage Admissions inquiries, call (630) 942-2626 or email