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NEW! Certified Automation Professional® (CAP®) Learning System Online, Instructor-Assisted Course

When: 12 May - 11 July 2008
CEUs: 2.1
Price: Member $1,310, Non-member $1,395

Save over $300 on the member/list price when you register for this offering before 30 April.

Why choose the CAP Online, Instructor-Assisted course?

ISA's Certified Automation Professional® (CAP®) Learning System is a comprehensive and effective CAP exam preparation and professional development tool. The new online instructor-assisted course option offers the ability to study at your own pace, with the added opportunity to learn from ISA experts and to network with professional classmates who share similar technical issues.

Choose the Online, Instructor-Assisted course option if you...
Want access to an automation expert to answer questions and clarify topics
Wish to complete CAP studies in a set time frame
Enjoy interacting with other automation professionals and CAP candidates
Want weekly assignments that provide structure and help eliminate procrastination
Would like to interact with an expert and your peers
Wish to receive feedback before taking the CAP exam
Need to minimize time away from the office and home compared to a traditional instructor-assisted course

Course Modules
Module I/Week 1: Basic Continuous Control
Module II/Week 2: Basic Discrete, Sequencing, and Manufacturing Costs
Module III/Week 3: Advanced Control Topics
Module IV/Week 4: Reliability, Safety, & Electrical
Module V/Week 5: Integration and Software
Module VI/Week 6: Deployment and Maintenance
Module VII/Week 7: Work Structure

PlantPROCORE Course Instructor
Bob Lindeman, PMP, CAP has over 30 years experience in the project management and application of distributed automation systems, process automation, closed loop control, modeling and simulation, motion/robotic/sequential/environmental chamber controls, network security, operator training, system fabrication, installation, and commissioning. Bob's real-world teaching experience comes from working with junior level engineers on various projects on how to apply engineering principles to specifying, designing, implementing, and commissioning automation systems. He is currently a Center of Technical Excellence Fellow for Instrumentation and Controls and the Engineering Branch Manager for Aerospace Testing Alliance in TN, responsible for the operation and maintenance of the world's largest ground test facility. Bob is also an ISA Fellow.

With your registration, you will receive:
Course Materials:
CAP Learning System printed textbooks
Test bank of 500 online practice questions
Online application exercises
Online progress reports
Rationale for all questions
Online Glossary
Course Syllabus
Ask the Expert:

Interact individually with your expert instructor, Bob Lindeman, via email throughout the course. You can expect a reply to your e-mails within 24 hours. The e-mail is active during the entire course duration.

Discussion Boards:
Discussion Boards make it easy to interact with other online students and the instructor. The instructor will use the discussion board to facilitate discussions regarding application exercises. The application questions encourage critical thinking and help participants apply the knowledge learned in the CAP Learning System course.

For more information about the CAP Learning System, visit: or or call 1-866-642- 2757 for details.


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