Vector University

Vector University is facilitated by experienced trainers currently working in the process industry. Our team is dedicated to training you on the most up to date technologies and best practices to keep your processes running safely and efficiently. Course offerings include Basic and Advanced Instrumentation, Fire & Gas, and Advanced Analytics. Visit our full schedule of course offerings with detailed information on each session and pricing. Class sizes are limited so reserve your seat now to join us!

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Vector University trainers are experienced process industry professionals dedicated to helping our customers maximize their return on investment in technology and people. Our main goal is to provide customers with the knowledge to keep their processes running safely, optimally and cost effectively.

Courses

Basic Instrumentation (I-101)

4 Day hands-on course where students will be exposed to a variety of Instrumentation used in the field.

Details

This hands-on introductory course to instrumentation will start by providing maintenance and engineering personnel with a basic understanding of wiring, signals, instrumentation technologies, applications and installations. Fundamental operation of the common instruments found in today’s process industries will be examined from a view applicable to virtually any manufacturer’s equipment. Typical troubleshooting procedures for instrumentation will be covered and practiced.

What You Will Learn

  • Differential Pressure Transmitters
  • Vortex Shedding Flow Meters
  • Electromagnetic Flow Meters
  • Coriolis Flow Meters
  • Pressure Transmitters
  • Temperature Transmitters
  • Reading P&ID’s
  • Understanding P&ID’s
  • Set up and commission of current instrument technologies
  • Use on-board HMI displays to configure and verify health of instruments and output signal

Schedule

Day 1: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Day 2: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Day 3: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Day 4: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cost

$2,500 per person

Breakfast & Lunch Included

Places are limited! Reserve your seat now and join us for the course that will teach you what you need to know about numerous pressure and temperature technologies.

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Introduction to Flow (F-101)

2 Day hands-on course where students will be exposed to a variety of Instrumentation used in the field.

Details

This introductory course to flow will start by providing maintenance and engineering personnel with a basic understanding of numerous flow technologies. The basic portion will focus on the physics of flow and concepts applicable to virtually any manufacturer’s equipment. Following this introduction, we will proceed with in-depth training on magnetic and Coriolis flow meters. The class will be a combination of classroom and hands-on training.

What You Will Learn

  • Differential Pressure Transmitters
  • Vortex Shedding Flow Meters
  • Electromagnetic Flow Meters
  • Coriolis Flow Meters
  • Pressure Transmitters
  • Temperature Transmitters
  • Reading P&ID’s
  • Understanding P&ID’s
  • Set up and commission of current instrument technologies
  • Use on-board HMI displays to configure and verify health of instruments and output signal

Schedule

Day 1: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Day 2: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cost

$1,350 per person

Breakfast & Lunch Included

Places are limited! Reserve your seat now and join us for the course that will teach you what you need to know about numerous flow technologies.

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Advanced Flow Measurement (F-102)

2 Day hands-on course where students will be exposed to a variety of Instrumentation used in the field.

Details

This advanced course is designed for those students having successfully completed Introduction to Flow (F-101). The class will start by providing instrument techs and engineers with a brief section on the basic understanding of numerous flow technologies. Following this introduction, we will proceed with in-depth training on vortex, magnetic, ultrasonic and Coriolis flow meters. This class will primarily be hands-on training at our PTU® (Process Training Unit).

What You Will Learn

  • Differential Pressure Transmitters
  • Vortex Shedding Flow Meters
  • Electromagnetic Flow Meters
  • Coriolis Flow Meters
  • Pressure Transmitters
  • Temperature Transmitters
  • Reading P&ID’s
  • Understanding P&ID’s
  • Set up and commission of current instrument technologies
  • Use on-board HMI displays to configure and verify health of instruments and output signal

Schedule

Day 1: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Day 2: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Cost

$1,350 per person

Breakfast & Lunch Included

Places are limited! Reserve your seat now and join us for the course that will teach you what you need to know about flow technologies.

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Coriolis Flow Fundamentals (F-103)

One day class that provides you with a basic understanding of the Coriolis Principal.

Details

This advanced course is designed for those students having successfully completed Introduction to Flow (F-101). The class will start by providing instrument techs and engineers with a brief section on the basic understanding of numerous flow technologies. Following this introduction, we will proceed with in-depth training on vortex, magnetic, ultrasonic and Coriolis flow meters. This class will primarily be hands-on training at our PTU® (Process Training Unit).

What You Will Learn

  • Flow Overview
  • Field Tooling
  • Coriolis Basics
  • Applications
  • Entrained Air
  • Density Measurements
  • Zero Points
  • Proper mass flow installation
  • Set up and commission of Coriolis flow meters
  • Use on-board and PC-based instruments to set up and verify health of interfaces and signals
  • Troubleshooting and Repair

Schedule

Day 1: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cost

$650 per person

Breakfast & Lunch Included

Places are limited! Reserve your seat now and join us for the course that will teach you all of the basics of the Coriolis principle.

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Introduction to Level (L-101)

Provides a deeper understanding of numerous Level Measurement Technologies.

Details

This introductory level course will start by providing maintenance and engineering personnel with a basic understanding of numerous level technologies. This basic portion will focus on concepts applicable to virtually any manufacturer’s equipment. Following this introduction, we will proceed with in-depth training on Time of Flight (ToF) technologies that include a variety of radar types as well as ultrasonic level transmitters. This will be a combination of classroom and hands-on training.

What You Will Learn

  • Differential Pressure Transmitters
  • Vortex Shedding Flow Meters
  • Electromagnetic Flow Meters
  • Coriolis Flow Meters
  • Pressure Transmitters
  • Temperature Transmitters
  • Reading P&ID’s
  • Understanding P&ID’s
  • Set up and commission of current instrument technologies
  • Use on-board HMI displays to configure and verify health of instruments and output signal

Schedule

Day 1: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Day 2: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cost

$1,350 per person

Breakfast & Lunch Included

Places are limited! Reserve your seat now and join us for the course that will teach you what you need to know about numerous level technologies.

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Advanced Level Measurement (L-102)

Provides a deeper understanding of numerous Level Measurement Technologies.

Details

The Advanced Level Measurement course begins with a brief review of current level technologies. Following the technology refresher, we will proceed to look deeper at each level measuring technology discussing then implementing proper techniques of configuration and calibration and troubleshooting. There will be an emphasis on an in depth understanding of Time of Flight, ToF technologies and envelope curves. This class will primarily be focused on hands-on training at our PTU® (Process Training Unit).

What You Will Learn

  • Differential Pressure Transmitters
  • Vortex Shedding Flow Meters
  • Electromagnetic Flow Meters
  • Coriolis Flow Meters
  • Pressure Transmitters
  • Temperature Transmitters
  • Reading P&ID’s
  • Understanding P&ID’s
  • Set up and commission of current instrument technologies
  • Use on-board HMI displays to configure and verify health of instruments and output signal

Schedule

Day 1: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Day 2: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cost

$1,350 per person

Breakfast & Lunch Included

Places are limited! Reserve your seat now and join us for the course that will teach you what you need to know about numerous level technologies.

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Time of Flight (L-103)

Provides a deeper understanding of numerous Level Measurement Technologies.

Details

This Time of Flight (ToF) course for level will start by providing maintenance and engineering personnel with a basic understanding of numerous ToF technologies. This basic portion will focus on concepts applicable to virtually any manufacturer’s equipment. Following this introduction, we will proceed with in-depth training on ToF technologies that include a variety of radar types as well as ultrasonic level transmitters. The class will be a combination of classroom and hands-on training.

Schedule

Day 1: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cost

$650 per person

Breakfast & Lunch Included

Places are limited! Reserve your seat now and join us for the course that will teach you what you need to know about numerous ToF technologies.

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Free Space & Guided Radar (L-104)

Combines classroom and hands-on training in a Process Training Unit (PTU).

Details

This is an introductory course for Free Space and Guided Wave Radar Level for maintenance and engineering personnel. We will dedicate one day to each technology to give you a basic understanding of these level technologies. The class will be a combination of classroom and hands-on training on a PTU® (Process Training Unit).

What You Will Learn

  • Guided Radar Technology Basics
  • Basic Guided Radar Setup
  • Guided Radar Local Troubleshooting
  • Guided Radar Setup & ToF-Tool
  • Instrument Data Back-up and Saves Break
  • Advanced Troubleshooting

Schedule

Day 1: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Day 2: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cost

$1,350 per person

Breakfast & Lunch Included

Places are limited! Reserve your seat now and join us for the course that will teach you what you need to know about Guided Wave and Radar Level technologies.

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Advanced Differential Pressure (L-105)

Combines classroom and hands-on training in a Process Training Unit (PTU).

Details

This advanced DP (Differential Pressure) training class starts by providing an engineering personnel with a basic understanding of DP Level and Flow technologies. Following this introduction, we will proceed to look deeper at this measuring technology discussing then implementing proper techniques of configuration, calibration and troubleshooting. The class will be a combination of classroom and hands-on training.

$1,350 per person

Breakfast & Lunch Included

Places are limited! Reserve your seat now and join us for the course that will teach you what you need to know about Guided Wave and Radar Level technologies.

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Pressure & Temperature (P-101)

Provides you with an understanding of Pressure and & Temperature instruments.

Details

This introductory course will provide maintenance and engineering personnel with a basic understanding of numerous pressure and temperature technologies. This basic portion will focus on concepts applicable to virtually any manufacturer’s equipment as well as the skills needed to set up and maintain such equipment. Introductions and lectures on the technologies will be followed with in-depth demonstrations and hands-on training exercises.

Schedule

Day 1: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cost

$650 per person

Breakfast & Lunch Included

Places are limited! Reserve your seat now and join us for the course that will teach you everything you need to know from pressure to temperature instruments.

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Williamson Non-Contact Flare Monitoring

Provides you with an advanced understanding of Flare Monitors and their applications.

Details

Interested in learning more about Williamson flare monitors and their applications? Vector University offers a 1 day “hands on” course on Non-Contact flare monitoring specific to the needs of maintenance and engineering personnel. This class is taught on a working PTU by our factory trained instructor and Vector Sr. Application Specialist.

What You Will Learn

  • Displays and Relays
  • Communication Tools & Methods
  • Pilot Monitors (PM) value-benefit/regulatory requirements/ease of use
  • Flare Monitors (FM) environmental concerns/reduce cost/increase productivity
  • Flame Intensity monitors (FI) specific field use/target markets

Schedule

Day 1: 8:00 am – 3:30 pm

Cost

$650 per person

Breakfast & Lunch Included

Places are limited! Reserve your seat now and join us for the course that will teach you what you need to know about Williamson Flare Monitors.

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Custom Instrumentation Training

The process industry is full of different instrumentation and control technologies, making implementation of a training program extremely difficult and time consuming. Whether you’re looking for a training program for new technicians, annual continuing education credits, or to meet safety requirements, we are happy to put together a customized training program that meets your training requirement needs!

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Analytical Solutions Training

Analyzer technicians are highly skilled technologists that install, calibrate and maintain some of the most sophisticated instrumentation in the world. Vector Controls Analytical Solutions Trainers are prepared to implement and execute the highest level of training within the realm of analytical technology. Contact us for more information on a custom training program designed to meet the needs of your technicians.

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