Instrumentation Engineering Technology

Diploma
Instrumentation Engineering Technology

Program Overview

Whether at urban power plants or remote mine sites, big machines are working 24/7. These machines are controlled by complex instruments… so complex it takes specialized technologists to look after them.

Instrumentation engineering technology is a specific skill set—you need to be comfortable with technology, good at visualizing how systems work and interested in troubleshooting solutions. It’s also a career with diverse job opportunities. Demand is especially high in heavy industry, mining, manufacturing and production.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic offers the only accredited instrumentation engineering technology program in Saskatchewan. The three-year diploma is offered full time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Moose Jaw campus. During five academic semesters and three Co-operative Education work terms, you’ll get practical training in:

  • analytical instruments
  • codes and standards
  • computer programming
  • data communications and networks
  • digital and linear circuits
  • digital logic
  • distributed systems
  • drafting
  • electronics
  • instrument measurement
  • machine shop
  • process applications
  • project management
  • relay and instrument controls

Classroom theory is supported by extensive lab time. You’ll have access to leading-edge equipment and supportive instruction as you apply what you’ve learned in experiments, applied research and a major second-year project.

The Co-op Work Term Advantage

Co-operative work terms are paid, so you'll earn while you learn. Saskatchewan Polytechnic arranges your interviews; it's up to you to shine. It's also a chance to develop important "soft skills" in job interviewing, professional attitude, interpersonal communication and more.

Many of our co-op employers require both a valid Saskatchewan Driver's License and a clean Driver's Abstract. For international students, it can take up to 12 months to obtain a Driver's license; therefore, it is to your advantage to come with a Driver's License from your home country if possible.

Diploma to Degree

Use your diploma to ladder into a technology degree at Memorial University in Newfoundland or a mining engineering technology degree at Queen’s University in Ontario.

Bachelor of Applied Management

Ladder your diploma into the Bachelor of Applied Management degree at Saskatchewan Polytechnic with only two years of additional study. Remote classes and part-time options are available.

Apprenticeship Credit

With this Saskatchewan Polytechnic credential, you may be eligible for credit towards apprenticeship training. To learn more, contact the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC).

Career and Salary Information

Your Career

Instrumentation engineering technologists work at oil refineries, fertilizer and petrochemical plants, mine and mill sites, manufacturing facilities, for consulting engineering firms, for sales and service companies. The type of work is also varied; you could be involved in installation, calibration, maintenance, operation and monitoring, upgrading and trouble-shooting.

Potential Careers

Sample Job TitleNOC Classification1Earning Potential2
Instrumentation Engineering TechnologistIndustrial Engineering and Manufacturing Technologists and Technicians (2233)$39,000 - $90,100
Control SpecialistIndustrial Instrument Technicians and Mechanics (2243)$56,200 - $110,000
Instrumentation and Control TechnicianIndustrial Instrument Technicians and Mechanics (2243)$56,200 - $110,000

Length and Start Date

Start Date(s): September
Length:

76 weeks


There are five academic semesters and three mandatory four-month paid Co-operative Education work termsSemesters and co-op work term time patterns are listed in Courses below.

Locations

  • Moose Jaw

Admissions

Admission Requirements

Note

*Previous Saskatchewan mathematics requirement also accepted:

  • Minimum of 60% in Math B30 and C30

Alternative Admission

Applicants who do not possess the academic qualifications for a program may be admitted if evidence of probable success can be established through an alternative admission assessment. Applicants are automatically considered for alternative admission. However, some specific admission requirements may still need to be met.



ACCUPLACER©

Refer to the ACCUPLACER© cut scores for this program below, and review additional details concerning Alternative Admission using Accuplacer.

  • 250 Arithmetic
  • 240 Advanced Algebra and Functions
  • 256 Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics
  • 250 Reading
  • 245 Writing

Post-secondary

Some programs allow applicants to meet the admission grade level requirement using 15 approved post-secondary credits. Review additional information.

If the program applied to has specific course requirements, they may be met through alternative post-secondary courses. Review already approved courses that may be used for admission purposes for your programs.

Admission Method

First Qualified/First Admitted

The First Qualified/First Admitted (FQFA) process is used for the majority of Saskatchewan Polytechnic programs. When we determine that you meet the program's admission requirements, you will be offered admission based on the date you fully qualify for the program. The earlier you provide the appropriate documents and information that qualify you for admission to the next intake, the earlier you might begin your studies. Your application, once qualified, is always considered for the next intake. 

Applicants to programs with multiple intakes in an academic year remain in the application pool until the last intake for that academic year has begun. Programs using the FQFA process receive applications year round and maintain an application pool for each academic year. Qualified applicants who are not offered a seat must reapply for the next academic year. 

Sponsored programs or programs targeted to specific groups do not accept applications year round or maintain an application pool.

See Admission Processes for more information about this method of admission.

Tuition and Fees

Estimates are based on current rates and are subject to change. Amounts for a program may vary by campus. Totals shown here include all mandatory fees as well as approximate cost for books and supplies. Visit the Tuition and Fees web page for a complete breakdown of tuition and fees for this program.

 

2021/22 Academic Year

Year 1 - $10,435
Year 2 - $11,030
Year 3 - $5,030

International Students

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The program follows this academic and co-operative education schedule. Courses are outlined below by semester.
  Sept - Dec Jan - Apr May - Aug
Year 1 Semester 1 Semester 2 Work term 1
Year 2 Semester 3 Work term 2  Semester 4
Year 3 Work term 3  Semester 5  

Year 1 - Semester 1

Code
Name/Description
Credits
 
CIRC 105
Basic Electronics
4
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Your studies will focus on the principles of electronic circuits. You will study direct current (DC) and alternating current (AC) circuits, and solid-state devices. Circuit analysis techniques will be emphasized throughout the course.
Credit Units: 4
Course Hours: 60.0
Corequisites(s): CIRC 106
Equivalent Course(s): ELTR 117
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Theory, Online, Prior Learning
CIRC 106
Basic Electronics Lab
3
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The practical instruction in the laboratory supports the fundamentals of electronic circuits. The course covers basic skills in building, measuring, and analyzing electronic circuits with contemporary laboratory equipment.
Credit Units: 3
Course Hours: 45.0
Corequisites(s): CIRC 105
Equivalent Course(s): ELTR 118
Potential Learning Method(s): Lab/Practical, Online, Prior Learning
INST 105
Industrial Instrumentation Practices
3
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You will discuss and apply appropriate safety practices in an industrial setting. You will operate basic hand and power tools. You will demonstrate proper tube bending techniques. You will use layout drawings, basic wiring and troubleshooting practices, to aid in the construction of an instrument panel.
Credit Units: 3
Course Hours: 45.0
Equivalent Course(s): MACH 106
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab
MAT 110
Mathematics for Engineering Technologies
4
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You will gain foundational knowledge of mathematical topics applicable to engineering technologies. You will study formula manipulations, factoring of algebraic expressions, geometry and trigonometry, exponents and logarithms, and functions and their graphs. This course is intended to build problem solving and critical thinking skills, and to prepare you for studies in calculus.
Credit Units: 4
Course Hours: 60.0
Equivalent Course(s): MAT 100, MAT 101, MAT 110CE, MATH 182, MATH 193
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Theory, Online, Prior Learning
MEAS 111
Instrument Measurement 1
4
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You will study the principles and measurement of pressure, level, temperature, and flow. The theory presented will be reinforced by practical applications in Instrument Measurement Lab.
Credit Units: 4
Course Hours: 60.0
Corequisites(s): MEAS 112
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Theory, Online
MEAS 112
Instrument Measurement 1 Lab
3
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You will safely specify, calibrate, operate, and measure using both pneumatic and conventional instruments. You will practice troubleshooting skills while calibrating pneumatic and conventional instruments.
Credit Units: 3
Course Hours: 45.0
Corequisites(s): MEAS 111
Potential Learning Method(s): Lab/Practical, Online
PHYS 107
Instrumentation Physics
3
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You will study rotational motion, fluid mechanics, temperature, heat and thermal properties of matter.
Credit Units: 3
Course Hours: 45.0
Equivalent Course(s): PHYS 120
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Theory, Online, Prior Learning
SEM 101
Technology Seminars
1
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Your orientation will include discussions regarding the role of technicians/technologists in the workplace and society. You will study time management skills, diversity in the workplace, principles of sustainability and safety requirements.
Credit Units: 1
Course Hours: 15.0
Equivalent Course(s): ENGM 181, ETHC 183, ORTN 120, SEM 104
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Theory, Online, Prior Learning

Year 1 - Semester 2

Code
Name/Description
Credits
 
CHEM 125
Chemistry 1
4
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You will gain knowledge in the identification, analysis and solving problems in the analysis of chemical compounds and reactions used in instrumentation. This course stresses the design of and applied chemical analysis used in instrumentation analyzers.
Credit Units: 4
Course Hours: 60.0
Potential Learning Method(s): Independent Study, Lecture/Lab, Online
CIRC 107
Digital Electronics
4
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You will study the principles of digital logic and digital logic components. You will design and analyze basic logic circuits.
Credit Units: 4
Course Hours: 60.0
Prerequisites(s): CIRC 105, CIRC 106
Corequisites(s): CIRC 108
Equivalent Course(s): DGTL 225
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online, Prior Learning
CIRC 108
Digital Electronics Lab
3
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You will demonstrate principles of digital logic circuits and logic functions.
Credit Units: 3
Course Hours: 45.0
Prerequisites(s): CIRC 105, CIRC 106
Corequisites(s): CIRC 107
Equivalent Course(s): DGTL 226
Potential Learning Method(s): Lab/Practical, Online, Prior Learning
INST 106
Instrumentation Safety
1
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You will describe a variety of area classification methods for preventing explosions. You will demonstrate principles of design, selection, installation, testing, and maintenance of intrinsically safe systems.
Credit Units: 1
Course Hours: 15.0
Prerequisites(s): MEAS 111, MEAS 112
Corequisites(s): INST 107
Equivalent Course(s): ENG 120
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Theory
INST 107
Industrial Instrumentation Documentation
3
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You will identify and sketch industrial process symbols as per International Society of Automation (ISA) standards. You will interpret and develop various process-related diagrams including loop drawings and piping and instrument drawings (P&ID) using a combination of hand-drawn and computer-aided drawing software techniques. You will interpret multiple industrial drawing types, including process flow diagrams and Scientific Apparatus Makers Association (SAMA) diagrams.
Credit Units: 3
Course Hours: 45.0
Prerequisites(s): MEAS 111, MEAS 112
Corequisites(s): INST 106
Equivalent Course(s): CADD 222
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Theory
INST 221
Final Control Elements
4
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You will study control valves and pressure relief devices. Examining, selecting, sizing, and calibrating final control elements will be emphasized. You will verify theoretical concepts and practice maintaining, calibrating and installing control valves.
Credit Units: 4
Course Hours: 60.0
Prerequisites(s): INST 105, MEAS 111, MEAS 112
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online
MAT 112
Differential Calculus for Engineering Technologies
3
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You will gain knowledge of differential calculus topics applicable to engineering technologies. You will study continuity, limits, algebraic and transcendental derivatives and their applications. This course is intended to build further problem solving and critical thinking skills, and to demonstrate the importance of calculus in engineering practices.
Credit Units: 3
Course Hours: 45.0
Prerequisites(s): MAT 110
Equivalent Course(s): MAT 221, MAT 223, MAT 226
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Theory, Online, Prior Learning
TCOM 102
Workplace Communication
3
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You will examine the employability skills required in the workplace. You will discuss the communication process, and practice effective interpersonal communication techniques and conflict resolution. You will use workplace writing and job search skills.
Credit Units: 3
Course Hours: 45.0
Equivalent Course(s): COM 160, COMM 191, JOBS 190, JOBS 288, JOBS 290, TCOM 102CE, TCOM 120, TCOM 140, TMGT 180
Potential Learning Method(s): Learn Linc, Lecture/Theory, Online, Prior Learning

Co-operative Work Term 1

Code
Name/Description
Credits
 
COOP 101
Co-operative Work Term
0
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Your co-operative education term will provide you with the opportunity to consolidate theoretical and practical concepts learned in the classroom and gain valuable experience in a work setting.
Credit Units: 0
Course Hours: 640.0
Potential Learning Method(s): Coop Education Work Term, Prior Learning

Year 2 - Semester 3

Code
Name/Description
Credits
 
CHEM 225
Chemistry 2
3
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You will gain knowledge of analytical chemistry and instrumentation to study the theory and practices of chemical sampling and analysis. This course presents fundamentals and techniques of chemical laboratory .measurement
Credit Units: 3
Course Hours: 45.0
Prerequisites(s): CHEM 125
Potential Learning Method(s): Independent Study, Lecture/Theory, Online
CIRC 200
Automation Circuits 1
4
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You will study the operation and applications of electro-mechanical relays. Your studies will focus on the concepts of normally open, normally closed, instantaneous and time-delay relay contacts and coils. As an introduction to programmable logic controllers (PLCs), you will design logic control circuits using electro-mechanical relays and compact PLCs.
Credit Units: 4
Course Hours: 60.0
Prerequisites(s): CIRC 107, CIRC 108
Corequisites(s): COMP 218
Equivalent Course(s): ENGE 224
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online, Prior Learning
CNTR 207
Instrument Control 1
3
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You will study the principles and applications of process control algorithms, cascade control, ratio control and feed-forward control. The course content includes the analysis of open loop responses to PID controllers, the analysis of non-linear control elements and the selection and application of controller tuning techniques.
Credit Units: 3
Course Hours: 45.0
Prerequisites(s): CIRC 107, CIRC 108, INST 105, INST 221
Corequisites(s): CNTR 208, MEAS 200
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online, Prior Learning
CNTR 208
Instrument Control 1 Lab
2
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You will study the principles and applications of process control algorithms, cascade control, ratio control and feed-forward control. The course content includes the analysis of open loop responses to PID controllers, the analysis of non-linear control elements and the selection and application of controller tuning techniques.
Credit Units: 2
Course Hours: 30.0
Prerequisites(s): CIRC 107, CIRC 108, INST 105, INST 106, INST 107, INST 221
Corequisites(s): CNTR 207, MEAS 200
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online, Prior Learning
COMP 218
Industrial Computer Applications
3
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You will use an object-oriented programming language to create and document solutions to instrumentation-related scenarios. You will examine logical flowcharts and pseudocode to aid in your development of algorithms appropriate for process automation applications. You will manage programming elements such as datatypes, objects, and logical structures, while placing emphasis on program documentation.
Credit Units: 3
Course Hours: 45.0
Prerequisites(s): CIRC 107, CIRC 108
Corequisites(s): CIRC 200
Equivalent Course(s): COAP 136
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online, Prior Learning
MAT 210
Integral Calculus for Engineering Technologies
3
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You will gain knowledge of integral calculus topics applicable to engineering technologies. You will study algebraic and transcendental integrals, differential equations and their applications. This course is intended to build further problem solving and critical thinking skills, and to demonstrate the importance of calculus in engineering practices.
Credit Units: 3
Course Hours: 45.0
Prerequisites(s): MAT 112
Equivalent Course(s): MAT 229, MAT 231
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Theory, Online, Prior Learning
MEAS 200
Instrument Measurement 2
4
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You will examine the operational theories of various microprocessor-based instruments and their applications in industry. Your studies will include practical lab exercises where you will configure and calibrate highway addressable remote transducer (HART) microprocessor-based instruments used for the measurement of flow, level, temperature, and pressure.
Credit Units: 4
Course Hours: 60.0
Prerequisites(s): CIRC 107, CIRC 108, INST 107, INST 221
Corequisites(s): CNTR 207, CNTR 208
Equivalent Course(s): INST 228
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online
TCOM 103
Technical Communication
3
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You will use research skills to find technical information and cite it correctly. You will conduct effective meetings and produce supporting documents. As well, you will discuss technical report purposes and formats, write short technical reports and present technical information.
Credit Units: 3
Course Hours: 45.0
Prerequisites(s): TCOM 102 or COM 170
Equivalent Course(s): COMM 181, COMM 190, TCOM 103CE, TCOM 106, TCOM 123, TCOM 141, TCOM 190
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Theory, Online, Prior Learning

Co-operative Work Term 2

Code
Name/Description
Credits
 
COOP 201
Co-operative Work Term
0
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Your second co-operative education term will build on the experience gained during your first work placement and provide you with additional opportunities to develop skills and techniques related to your field of studies in a real work setting.
Credit Units: 0
Course Hours: 640.0
Potential Learning Method(s): Coop Education Work Term, Prior Learning

Year 2 - Semester 4

Code
Name/Description
Credits
 
CIRC 222
Automation Circuits 2
4
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You will study the analysis, design and troubleshooting of automation equipment. You will gain insight into microprocessor, microcontroller, and programmable logic controller (PLC) applications in industrial measurement and control.
Credit Units: 4
Course Hours: 60.0
Prerequisites(s): CIRC 200, COMP 218
Corequisites(s):
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online
CNTR 209
Instrument Control 2
4
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Configuration software and process simulation will be used to help you learn how to design, analyze,and evaluate various control strategies. The course content includes various process control applications (such as boiler, distillation column, compressor, and heat exchanger controls).
Credit Units: 4
Course Hours: 60.0
Prerequisites(s): CIRC 200, CNTR 207, CNTR 208, MEAS 200
Equivalent Course(s): INST 205
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online, Prior Learning
CNTR 210
Distributed Control Systems
4
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You will configure a distributed control system including a Human Machine Interface (HMI). To operate a process incorporating microprocessor-based field devices. The course content includes analog control, discrete control, cascade control, feedforward control, and sequential function charts.
Credit Units: 4
Course Hours: 60.0
Prerequisites(s): CIRC 200, CNTR 207, CNTR 208, MEAS 200
Equivalent Course(s): INST 236
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online
MAT 211
Advanced Mathematics for Engineering Technologies
3
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You will gain knowledge of advanced mathematical topics applicable to engineering technologies. You will study series expansions, differential equations, and Laplace and Fourier transforms. This course is intended to further build problem solving and critical thinking skills, and to demonstrate the modelling of physical systems with differential equations.
Credit Units: 3
Course Hours: 45.0
Prerequisites(s): MAT 210
Equivalent Course(s): MAT 237, MAT 247
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Theory, Online, Prior Learning
MEAS 201
Instrument Measurement: Analyzers 1
3
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You will study the implementation and purpose of analytical measurement systems. Given specifications, you will operate and calibrate pH, oxidation-reduction potential, conductivity, humidity, mass spectrometers and density analyzers.
Credit Units: 3
Course Hours: 45.0
Prerequisites(s): CHEM 225, CNTR 207, CNTR 208, MEAS 200
Equivalent Course(s): INST 230
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online
PROJ 227
Project Management
2
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You will be introduced to project management. You will examine the basic theory of project planning and control, from project initiation to project close out. You will apply research techniques and various tools to practice project management theory.
Credit Units: 2
Course Hours: 30.0
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Theory, Online

Co-operative Work Term 3

Code
Name/Description
Credits
 
COOP 301
Co-operative Work Term
0
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Your third co-operative education work term will round out the work term experience by adding related work knowledge through the application of theories and practices relevant to your field of studies.
Credit Units: 0
Course Hours: 640.0
Potential Learning Method(s): Coop Education Work Term, Prior Learning

Year 3 - Semester 5

Code
Name/Description
Credits
 
CIRC 201
Automation Circuits 3
4
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You will study the design and implementation of logic control systems using microprocessor-based modular programmable logic controllers (PLCs). The course content includes using graphical programming languages. You will configure, select, and study the installation of PLCs. Practical lab applications will include programming timers, counters, math instructions and sequential operations.
Credit Units: 4
Course Hours: 60.0
Prerequisites(s): CIRC 222
Equivalent Course(s): CNTR 227
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online, Prior Learning
CIRC 202
Industrial Data Communications and Networks
3
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You will study digital communication concepts, industrial networks, local area networks, and wide area networks including fiber optics.
Credit Units: 3
Course Hours: 45.0
Prerequisites(s): CIRC 222
Corequisites(s): CIRC 203
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Theory, Prior Learning
CIRC 203
Industrial Data Communications and Networks Lab
2
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You will design, analyze, install and evaluate digital data communication systems in industrial automation.
Credit Units: 2
Course Hours: 30.0
Prerequisites(s): CIRC 222
Corequisites(s): CIRC 202
Potential Learning Method(s): Lab/Practical, Prior Learning
CLTR 100
Diversity
3
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You will examine the elements of cultural, gender and disability diversity in Canada and the processes that promote inclusion. You will explore elements of Indigenous culture with a view to understanding both historical elements and contemporary issues in Canada. Your studies will also provide opportunities to participate in various cultural practices.
Credit Units: 3
Course Hours: 45.0
Equivalent Course(s): CLTR 100CE
Potential Learning Method(s): Independent Study, Lecture/Theory, Online, Prior Learning, Web Assisted Delivery Group
CNTR 229
Advanced Controls
2
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Your studies will focus on feedback control systems, the basic tools, and yardsticks that a technologist uses to design and analyze control systems. You will learn how to mathematically model a process, select best applications of field devices and control hardware to fit the applications.
Credit Units: 2
Course Hours: 30.0
Prerequisites(s): CNTR 209, CNTR 210
Corequisites(s):
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Theory, Online
MEAS 202
Instrument Measurement: Analyzers 2
3
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You will identify sampling system components. You will perform calibration of a gas chromatograph oxygen analyzer, combustibles, and toxic gas detectors and a turbidimeter. Theory and practical aspects of vibration will be examined.
Credit Units: 3
Course Hours: 45.0
Prerequisites(s): MEAS 201
Equivalent Course(s): INST 234
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Lab, Online
PROJ 206
Capstone Project
2
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You will apply the engineering concepts and principles to develop a significant initiative or project. Working individually or in small groups, you will use interpersonal, problem solving, and project management skills to propose, conceptualize, design, and demonstrate an engineering project that is both significant and relevant to your field of practice. You will manage and schedule the project with minimal direction. You will develop a presentation appropriate for an industry client and demonstrate the communication skills necessary to defend the technical specifications and the relevance of project in relation to the initial engineering problem.
Credit Units: 2
Course Hours: 30.0
Potential Learning Method(s): Independent Study, Lecture/Lab, Online
STAT 201
Statistics for Engineering Technology
3
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You will gain knowledge of statistical concepts and techniques applicable to engineering technology. You will study descriptive statistics, probability distributions, the Central Limit Theorem, inferential statistics and linear regression. This course is intended to build problem solving and critical thinking skills, and to demonstrate the importance of statistics in professional practices.
Credit Units: 3
Course Hours: 45.0
Equivalent Course(s): MAT 233, STAT 120, STAT 120CE, STAT 200, STAT 201CE, STAT 220
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Theory, Online, Prior Learning
TCOM 104
Applied Research in Technology
2
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You will develop a technical proposal and apply advanced research skills to a technical problem. You will use the technical problem-solving process in an applied research project and present your research findings in a written report and oral presentation.
Credit Units: 2
Course Hours: 30.0
Prerequisites(s): TCOM 103 or ENGL 101
Equivalent Course(s): COMM 115, COMM 182, COMM 290, TCOM 239
Potential Learning Method(s): Lecture/Theory, Online, Prior Learning

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Saskatchewan Polytechnic recognizes that adults learn in many different ways. This includes acquiring knowledge and skills through life and work experience or non-formal training.See links below to more information about PLAR and detailed PLAR candidate guides for the Arts and Sciences courses in this program. To discuss PLAR for other courses in this program, contact us at 1-866-467-4278 and ask for the Program Head of this program.


Transfer Credit

Many Sask Polytech students benefit from transferring course credit. You may be eligible to transfer credit to Sask Polytech or to another college or university.

Graduates of the Instrumentation Engineering Technology Diploma may be eligible for 30 cu in the Bachelor of Engineering Technology Manufacturing degree program, or 36 cu in the Bachelor of Engineering Technology Bio-Medical, Electronics and Controls, or Petroleum degree programs 
Graduates of this program may be eligible for block transfer into Bachelor of Technology Degree with 39 credit hours (13 courses) to be completed, including a technical project and report
Graduates of this program with a minimum Cumulative GPA of 3.0 (75%) may qualify for admission to Queen's University's BTech (Mining) Degree Program. Block transfer of 72 units less the required Customized Bridge Course units will be granted upon admission. Students must pass each prescribed bridge course with a minimum C- in order to progress to Year 3 of the BTech (Mining) Program.

Student Awards

Thanks to the generosity of donors and alumni, Saskatchewan Polytechnic gives away more than $2 million in student awards during the academic year.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic offers student awards for every certificate and diploma program at every campus. Not all student awards are based on marks - some are based on financial need or things like community or volunteer involvement.

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Accreditation

Technology Accreditation Canada (TAC) accredits the program at the Technologist level.

TAC is a bold, world class accreditation organization, delivering accreditation services for the engineering technology and applied science profession in Canada.

Professional Registration

Technology Professionals Saskatchewan

Technology Professionals Saskatchewan is the provincial regulatory body for graduates of this Saskatchewan Polytechnic program.  As a graduate of an accredited program recognized by Technology Professionals Saskatchewan, your academic training places you on an expedited path towards obtaining professional registration as an Applied Science Technologist (A.Sc.T.) or Certified Technician (C.Tech.).  For more information, visit tpsk.ca

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