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Water - Reading Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams


Course Description

This 6.5 contact hour course is delivered face-to-face

Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs) depict the systems in each section of a Plant. They display equipment (pumps, valves, vessels), piping, and the instrumentation that is used to monitor and control the process. Operators who understand and are familiar with reading a P&ID are more able to meet their ABC core competencies of: Operate, Evaluate & Maintain Equipment, and Monitor, Evaluate & Adjust Treatment Process.

What will be covered in this course:

1. Introduction
2. Master Sheet
3. Symbols
4. Instruments
5. Line Designations
6. Tracing Process Flow
7. Controlling Process Operations

The student workbook provided and used in this course is Reading a P&ID - Course No. 203 published by Job Training Systems Inc.

Quizzes and group discussion are used to assess your learning at several points throughout the course.

This course is approved for 0.6 CEUs (Continuing Education Units) for Alberta Water/Waste Water Operators.
Books Required
Reading a P&ID - Course No. 203, published by Job Training Systems Inc.

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Withdrawals and Refunds

Tuition will be fully refunded when notice of withdrawal is given 7 days before the course start date. If you are unable to attend your course, you may arrange for someone to take your place by contacting Continuing Education & Corporate Training at or 780-849-8623


Northern Lakes College reserves the right to re-schedule or cancel a course that lacks sufficient registrations to provide a satisfactory learning atmosphere. In this event your registration fee will be refunded in full or applied to the re-scheduled course.

Fee Payment

Fee Payment: Fees are due at the time of registration. Northern Lakes College accepts cash, cheque, money order, debit, VISA, MasterCard, American Express. Invoicing to a company requires a Purchase Order (PO).