IMCT503 – Equipment Specification and Selection

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Module code
Module title
Equipment Specification and Selection
To provide the student with process control and automation equipment specification and selection skills so that they are capable of providing process or system data used for equipment or system specification and selection, and verifying the suitability of a selection from a supplier or vendor.
  • TC1705
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
Self directed hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Identify process and environmental information required for equipment selection
Specify details for equipment installations in accordance with process and environmental requirements
Specify equipment construction materials in accordance with process and environmental requirements
Select equipment for given process applications
-Process operating conditions and their effects on equipment selection
-Component materials and compatibility with process elements
-Equipment data collection and submission to vendors for equipment selection
-Verification of equipment selection - conformance with legislation, codes of practice, resource consenting etc.
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Learning will be by way of structured distance learning, either by hardcopy written material and assessment/s or by on-line learning and assessment. Students will be provided with essential learning material and will be encouraged to research some aspects by way of library/database and/or internet searches for pertinent material, especially vendor equipment specifications etc.
Assessment Criteria
Written Assessment80
Practical Assessment20
Achievement of a pass grade in both written and practical assessments