The Instrumentation Program at New River Community College provides "hands-on" training and education in required skills and theory to master the responsibilities of an instrument and controls technician. The program also provides the foundation for on-the-job training and other career challenges in the instrumentation and control automation field.
Faculty keep students current with demands of instrumentation technicians by emphasizing the basics of flow, temperature, pressure, level, calibration and advanced principles such as wireless control. Also taught are SCADA, HART, Fanuc Robots, DeltaV Distributed Control Systems (DCS), using control logix PLCs and Siemes 1200 PLCs building HMIs in control systems.
|SPRING SEMESTER 2019|
|January 3||Thursday||Faculty Research|
|January 4-18||Friday - Friday||Faculty In-service|
|January 21||Monday||Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (College Closed)|
|January 22||Tuesday||Classes Begin|
|January 28||Monday||Last Day to Add w/o Instructor Approval|
|February 7||Thursday||Last Day to Drop and Receive Refund***|
|March 11||Monday||Faculty Research (No Day or Evening Classes)|
|March 12-15||Tuesday-Friday||Spring Break|
|March 29||Friday||Last Day to Drop and Receive “W” Grade***|
|April 9||Tuesday||Fall Registration Begins|
|May 6||Monday||Classes End|
|May 7||Tuesday||Exams Begin|
|May 10||Friday||Exams End|
|May 13-15||Monday-Wednesday||Faculty In-service|
|May 13||Monday||Grades Due from Faculty (noon)|
|May 14||Tuesday||Grades Available Online for Students|
*** Refund or withdrawal date for regular session only. Contact Admissions & Records Office for information on other session deadlines.