Where it Can Take You
With industry becoming increasingly automated, instrumentation and control technicians are needed virtually anywhere there are control and metering systems, such as in
- pulp and paper processing
- hydro power generation
- mining, petrochemical and natural gas
- industrial and commercial manufacturing
- industrial construction
- industrial instrument servicing
Experienced instrumentation and control technicians may advance to supervisory positions, be employed as engineering technicians or move into company sales offices.
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Graduate Information & Opportunities
Red Seal Certification
Apprentices may attempt the Interprovincial Exam in the final period of their apprenticeship training and, if successful, be granted a Red Seal under the Interprovincial Standards Red Seal Program. A Red Seal ensures recognition of your certification throughout Canada without further examination.
Blue Seal Certification
Individuals possessing a valid Alberta Journeyman Certificate, an Alberta Qualification Certificate, an Alberta Occupational Certificate, or a valid recognized credential are eligible to receive a Blue Seal business credential after completing the necessary requirements.
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