Instrumentation and control courses

The distributed control system


Maintenance of the Distributed Control System (DCS).

Course objectives 

Enable the participants to perform basic scheduled maintenance and trouble- shooting of the Distributed Control System.


  • Presentation of the hardware and software platform with reference to the specific diesel power station
  • Backing-up and downloading system files
  • Backing-up and restoring data
  • Restore operating system from start
  • Troubleshooting on hardware
  • Replacement of workstations and components
  • Cleaning of equipment e.g. fans in workstations, UPS etc.
  • Replacement of internal back-up batteries in controllers, workstations etc.
  • Visual inspection of DCS hardware
  • Replacement of controllers, I/O modules etc.
  • Adding/changing, operator and passwords


Target group 
Operation Managers, Maintenance Managers, Engineers and Operations staff.


Tuition methods 
Lectures and hands-on-training.


Course duration 
5 days.