QF_ATS_Instrument Mechanic (Steel Plant).pdf

Instrument Mechanic (Steel Plant) (ATS)

  • Job Description Instrument mechanic (steel plant) dismantles removes and replaces a range of instruments at component level; tests specified functions of every product being assembled on the production line or calibrate specific devices. Individuals are responsible for providing support to production operations through maintenance of process control systems with safety measures.
  • SectorIron & Steel
  • NSQF LevelLevel 5
  • Notional Hours4120
  • Accrediting BodiesDirectorate General of Training (DGT)
  • Certifying BodiesDirectorate General of Training (DGT)
  • Proposed Occupation

    Instrument Mechanic (steel Plant) has a wide scope of Employability ranging from self-employment, contractual employment to Industrial jobs. On successful completion of this course, the candidates shall be gainfully employed in the industries for following occupations:

                Technician Instrumentation

                Functional Tester

                Calibrator (Instrument and Apparatus)

                Calibration Technician

                Automation Specialist

  • International Comparability

    1.  Existence of any official document suggesting the comparability of the qualification with the qualifications in other countries is not known.

    2.  However, NAC holder trainees are getting employment in many Gulf countries, European countries, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore etc.

  • Planned arrangements for RPL
    1. Only those candidates will be allowed to appear in the Test conducted by NCVT as Private candidate who have already acquired the National Trade Certificate.
    2. Three (03) years experience of the candidates wishing to appear as Private candidate after obtaining NTC should be in the same trade in which he proposed to acquire the National Apprenticeship Certificate.
    3. Private candidates possessing the minimum educational qualification required for engagement as an apprentice in that particular trade and the minimum experience as stated above would only be permitted.
    4. Candidates are to be sponsored by an establishment and should not be entertained directly.
    5. Only, the experience acquired by the candidate in an establishment implementing the Apprentices Act, 1961 should be considered and such certificate should be issued by the Officer In-charge of Training of that establishment.
  • Qualification File QF_ATS_Instrument Mechanic (Steel Plant).pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Estimated size (Hours) Level
    Identify and test the different types of cables, wires. Skin and crimp the cable and conductors using proper tools in electronic and instrumentation industry. Make different joints of wires. 100 5
    Identify, test of various types of DC machines .Dismantle and assemble of a DC machine. Identify terminals, connections, run and reverse the direction of rotation of DC motors. 130 5
    Identify, connect and test of various types of transformers (single phase, 3 phase, CT, PT etc) and its parts. Measure various parameters (voltage, current, losses, regulation, efficiency etc) of transformer. 100 5
    Identify and test of various induction motors (single and 3 phase) .connection in star delta. overhauling of fan motors. connect, run and reverse of single-phase motors. 90 5
    Perform panel wiring by using contactors relays etc. for automatic star-delta, autotransformer, rotor-resistance and forward-reverse D.O.L. starters. 80 5
    Test and run small programs on Microprocessor/Microcontroller. 100 5
    Identify, test , and measure using different sensor and transducers like LVDT, strain gauge, Capacitive gauges, Thermocouples, RTDs, Thermistors etc. 150 5
    Dismantle, assemble and calibration of transmitters, indicators, gauges, regulators and switches used for pressure, temperature, flow , level and other measurement. Operate and test the different types of pressure calibrators (dead weight and comparator) 180 5
    Install and Configure of smart transmitters using HART and other configurations. 90 5
    Calibration and test of control valve, I/P converter and valve positioners. 80 5
    Connect , Operate, tune and configure PID controller in different modes. 130 5
    Determination of process characteristics of a process on simulator/ instrumentation tutors. 90 5
    Identify different modules, parts and connections of PLC and DCS. Development and test of simple programmes involving bit level instructions, timers and counters, simple data manipulation instructions. 170 5
    Parameterization of AC drives 70 5
    Total (Block-I) 1560 4
    Identify various components and connection on single line diagram of interconnected industrial power supply system. 80 4
    Parameterization of digital relay and numerical relay. 90 5
    Installation operate and test of process components such as filter, pumps, float switch, valves, actuators etc. 110 5
    Operation of proportional and servo valves, functions of control and feedback components. 130 5
    Connect and test simple pneumatic and hydraulic circuit. 120 5
    Assemble, test and calibration checking of pneumatic PT/DT, indicator, recorder, controller and control valves. 130 5
    Test and operation of chemical instruments like gas analyzers, liquid analyzers-pH and conductivity meters etc. 120 5
    Setting communication link, debugging, forcing, maintenance and troubleshoot of PLC and DCS systems. 130 5
    Calibration of various types of process instruments and preparation of calibration report using various methods and different types of electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic calibrators. 130 5
    Impulse line laying and connection with transmitters and control valves. Instrument interconnection using cable, JBs and terminals. Practice on different types of terminations. 90 5
    Calibration of ammeter, voltmeter, wattmeter and energy meters. Preparation and correction curves calibration records. 110 5
    Polarity marking of CT. Measurement of voltage current, power and energy using CT and PT 90 5
    Practice different type of knots & hitches used in material handling such as Reaving sets of pulley block, Splicing of manila rope, Inspection of wire rope, Use of mechanical & hydraulic systems (jack, rope puller, chain puller, chain block, winch ), Ins 130 4
    Demonstrate on Emission and pollution control equipment, dust handling & disposal system, effluent treatment plants, emission monitoring equipment 100 5
    Total (Block-II) 1560 5
    Basic Training, internal assessment and Examination 1000 5
    Total 4120
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