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Certified Automation Professional

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International Society of Automation
Certified Automation Professional
67 Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park
NC 27709


ISA certification as a Certified Automation Professional (CAP ) will provide a non-biased, third-party, objective assessment and confirmation of your skills as an automation professional. Automation professionals are responsible for the direction, definition, design, development/application, deployment, documentation, and support of systems, software, and equipment used in control systems, manufacturing information systems, systems integration, and operational consulting.

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Work Experience Required? Yes

Either training or work experience required, but not both? No

Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 3 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? Yes

Renew through Re-Examination? Yes

Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)? Yes

Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? Yes

This certification is third-party industry-endorsed.
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