Hello Central Arizona ISA Members,
Members have been asking me to bring ISA training to our area for years...   Now it’s here !
ISA's Technical Training Camp is coming to Arizona for four consecutive weeks next Month (March 7-31).  Great Phoenix area weather combined with intensive training is designed to advance careers for automation professionals.  Especially noteworthy is the “Safety Instrumented Systemsâ€?.   Most major manufacturing companies are requiring SIS standardization for all their control system designs, Don’t miss this great opportunity.

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Local Training Courses:
Week 1:  Tech Training Bot Camp (March 7-11);
Week 2:  Automation Eng Survival Training (March 14-18);
Week 3:  Safety Instrumented Systems (March 21-25);
Week 4:  Advanced Safety Integrity (March 28-31)...

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September 10, 2014, at 7am or 11am:  Henry Stimson from Aegis will be at Keller Electric.
September 10, 2014, at 7am or 11am: Henry Stimson from Aegis will be at Keller Electric.
AEGIS at Keller Electric:  Sptember 10, 2014.

Round out your Control Systems Engineer (CSE) Professional Engineer (PE) examination preparation
with this live, interactive webinar!

Register Now!

This seminar is the first in ISA's CSE Licensure Web Seminar Series

Meet the Presenter:

Gerald Wilbanks, P.E. is Vice President of Documentation & Engineering Services (DES) in Birmingham, Alabama. He has over forty years of experience in control systems engineering, personnel management, quality systems consulting, and instrumentation design in heavy industry. His experience includes the chemical, pulp and paper, power, and manufacturing fields. Prior to forming DES, he was associated with Rust Engineering and Union Carbide.

Gerald is a registered professional engineer in four states; a member of NSPE, ASQ, and the International Society of Automation (ISA); and a Former President (1995) of ISA. Gerald is a graduate of Mississippi State University with a Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering. He was recognized as the Engineer of the Year in 1991 by the Engineering Council of Birmingham. He is a Distinguished Engineering Fellow of MSU and is a Life Fellow Member of ISA. He has served as an instructor for many ISA courses, seminars, and other educational sessions, as well as those for his own business.



CSE PE Exam Review, Part 1: Standards and References

When: Wednesday, 14 July 2010
Time: 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. EDT
Course No.: EN00w1

This is the first of six seminars focused on the Control Systems Engineer (CSE) Professional Engineer (PE) examination. This seminar will give control systems engineers an introduction to the background and format of the CSE PE examination produced by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) and administered by the state professional licensure boards. This seminar outlines the exam specifications, knowledge areas, and skill requirements. References, test taking tips, and standards/codes are included in this session. Register today!


You Will Be Able To:


  • Provide general guidelines relating to the CSE PE examination
  • Explore the development of the CSE PE examination
  • List methods for being a successful test taker
  • Review the standards and references that apply to CSE
  • Gain test-taking tips to improve your chances of passing the PE examination
  • Save preparation time by focusing on required topics
  • List the most appropriate reference material
  • Follow the guidelines for taking the CSE PE examination
  • Explain the examination specification and format
  • Recognize the breadth of the knowledge and skills areas covered
  • Employ the most effective test taking ideas and methods
  • Determine the reference and resources needed for effective study
  • Apply recognized standards in your answers
  • More...


Equipment and System Requirements:


  • Touch-tone telephone with a speakerphone for the audio portion of the live seminars
    • All US and Canadian participants will dial into a toll-free number
    • All non-US or non-Canadian participants will dial into a toll number and be charged by the long distance provider for the call
  • Internet connection running at 28.8 bps or faster
  • Java-enabled browser (Netscape Navigator 4.04 or later or Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 or later)
  • Computer monitor large enough for all participants to view or projection system for presentation to larger audiences




Registration Details:


Pricing: $195 (per site) ISA Member; $225 (per site) List

Save almost 25% when you register for all six seminars at one time!
To take advantage of the series pricing ($870 ISA Member/$1,020 List), you must call ISA Customer Service at +1 919-549-8411 to register as this offer is not available online.

For more information, including registration details, please call +1 919-549-8411, visit, or click on the links provided above.

ISA's CSE Licensure Web Seminar Series!     

SAVE $295 on the ISA Certified Control Systems Technician® (CCST®) Level I exam when you register for this ISA review course!*



Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST) Level I Review Course

This is a fast-paced review of the knowledge required to properly install and maintain standard measurement and control instrumentation. It is designed specifically for practicing technicians preparing for the Level I Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST) examination. An explanation of the examination process and a practice certification-type exam are provided.

"This course provided extensive preparation for the CCST exam. All areas covered were very helpful." - Robert Gross


Course Details:


Course No.: TS00
CEUs: 2.1
Course Hours: 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Pricing: $1,310 ISA Member; $1,410 List; $1,310 Group

2010 Schedule:

  • 13–15 July 
    Southern Polytechnic State University, Marietta, GA USA
  • 28–30 September
    Pickwick Gardens Conference Center By Sodexho, Burbank, CA USA
  • 4–6 October**
    ISA Fall Training Institute, JW Marriott Hotel, Houston, TX USA


You Will Be Able To:


  • Cite principles and theory that explain measurement and control instrument functions
  • Describe procedures required to properly maintain the function of measurement and control instrumentation
  • Perform calculations and other analyses of information related to the calibration and troubleshooting of measurement and control instruments and systems
  • Describe procedures required to safely start-up and shut-down a new or existing process
  • Identify any need for further study or training in specific knowledge areas
  • More…


Main Topics Covered:


  • Domain 1: Calibration
  • Domain 2: Loop Checking
  • Domain 3: Troubleshooting
  • Domain 4: Start-Up
  • CCST Exam
  • More…


Classroom/Laboratory Exercises:


  • Unit conversion calculations
  • Calibration documentation and analysis
  • Trouble recognition and analysis
  • ISA CCST Level I exam daily practice exams

Includes ISA Text: CCST® Level I Study Guide (A $39 Value!) 

Register or learn more at


Free CCST Exam Details


*The $295 exam fee will be waived ONLY if you attend the ISA CCST Level I Review Course AND you meet the CCST qualifications. You must submit a CCST application and your course registration at least six (6) weeks prior to your course date to be eligible for this offer. The application deadline to take your CCST Level I exam during the last 2010 Testing Window is 15 September. Learn More

 **This course offering is part of the Fall Training Institute 2010, being held in conjunction with ISA Automation Week, 4–7 October, in Houston, TX. Special event pricing applies. If you attend this course offering AND meet the CCST Level I application requirements, you may choose to sit for the special event, pencil/paper version of the CCST exam on 7 October 2010 (the day after the course concludes). The application deadline for this special CCST exam offering is 22 August.

Submit your CCST Application and register today