Process Technology Certificate

The educational pathway in Industrial Talent Development begins with students completing 29 hours of industry specific training that earns them a certificate indicating they possess the knowledge and skills needed to enter the workforce. The curriculum has been developed by the North American Process Technology Alliance (NAPTA) https://www.naptaonline.org/ and the University of South Alabama’s Process Technology Industrial Advisory Board. The curriculum is composed of eight core classes and a skills lab. The classes are:

  • IPT113  Introduction to Process Technology
  • IPT142  Process Technology I - Equipment
  • IPT151  Safety, Health and Environment
  • IPT141  Process Quality
  • IPT171  Process Instrumentation
  • IPT143  Process Technology II - Systems
  • IPT231  Process Technology Skills Lab
  • IPT244  Process Technology III - Operations
  • IPT232  Process Troubleshooting

Process Technology Certificate Schedule  

The Process Technology Certificate Program is a cohort program. The classes in this
program must be taken in order. There is a night cohort class and a day cohort class.
The night cohort class runs from January to December and the day cohort runs from
August to May.

For the Spring 2022 term, night cohort classes will be taught from 6:00pm – 9:30pm on
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights except during the May Term. 

During the May 2022 Term classes will be taught from 6:00pm – 9:30pm on Monday,
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Spring 2022

Course Code    Course Title                         Start Date        Finish Date     Days           Time
IPT113 Intro to PTEC 01/10/2022 02/10/2022 M, T & R 6:00pm-9:30pm
IPT142 PTEC I - Equip 02/14/2022 03/31/2022 M, T & R 6:00pm-9:30pm
IPT151 Safety, Health & Environ. 04/04/2022 05/02/2022 M, T & R 6:00pm-9:30pm

 

May 2022

Course Code    Course Title          Start Date        Finish Date     Days               Time
IPT141 Process Quality 05/09/2022 05/25/2022 M, T, W & R 6:00pm-9:30pm

 

1st Summer Term

Course Code    Course Title                        Start Date       End Date         Days          Time
IPT171 Process Instrumentation 06/02/2022 06/28/2022 M, T & R 6:00pm-9:30pm

 

2nd Summer Term

Course Code    Course Title             Start Date       End Date       Days          Time
IPT 143 PTEC II - Systems 06/30/2022 07/28/2022    M, T & R 6:00pm-9:30pm

 

Fall 2022

Course Code      Course Title                          Start Date       End Date         Days           Time
IPT244 PTEC III - Operations 08/16/2022 09/29/2022 M, T & R 6:00pm-9:30pm
IPT232 Process Troubleshooting 10/03/2022 11/01/2022 M, T & R 6:00pm-9:30pm
IPT231 PTEC Skills Lab 11/03/2022 12/08/2022 M, T & R 6:00pm-9:30pm

 

For the Fall 2022 term, day cohort classes will be taught from 8:00am – 11:30am on
Monday through Friday. 

For the Spring 2023 term, day cohort classes will be taught from 8:00am – 11:30am on
Monday through Friday.

 

Fall 2022

Course Code Course Title Start Date End date  Days  Time
IPT113 Intro to PTEC  08/16/2022 09/02/2022 M,T,W,R,F 8:00am-11:30am
IPT151 Safety, Health & Environ. 09/06/2022 09/23/2022 M,T,W,R,F 8:00am-11:30am
IPT 142  PTEC I - Equip 09/26/2022 10/21/2022 M,T,W,R,F 8:00am-11:30am
IPT141 Process Quality 10/24/2022 11/11/2022 M,T,W,R,F 8:00am-11:30am
IPT171 Process Instrumentation 11/14/2022 12/08/2022 M,T,W,R,F 8:00am-11:30am

 

Spring 2023

Course Code Course Title Start Date End Date Days  Time
IPT 143  PTEC II - Systems 01/09/2023 02/01/2023 M,T,W,R,F 8:00 am - 11:30 am
IPT244 PTEC III - Operations 02/02/2023 03/03/2023 M,T,W,R,F 8:00 am - 11:30 am
IPT232 PTEC Skills Lab  03/13/2023 04/05/2023 M,T,W,R,F 8:00 am - 11:30 am
IPT231 Process Troubleshooting 04/06/2023 05/05/2023 M,T,W,R,F 8:00 am - 11:30 am