CAP certification provides a non-biased, third-party, objective assessment
and confirmation of an automation professional's skills.
The CAP exam specifically focuses on direction, definition, system design,
software, deployment, development/application, documentation, support of
systems, and equipment used in control systems, manufacturing systems,
information systems, systems integration, and operational consulting.
The CAP certification exam reflects the documented knowledge, skills, and
abilities needed for competent job performance.
To qualify to become a CAP, you must meet the minimum requirements for
work experience and education and you must pass a multiple choice exam.
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The automation body of knowledge is broad and covers basic continuous control; discrete, sequencing, and manufacturing control; advanced control; reliability,
safety, and electrical; integration and software; deployment and maintenance; and project work structure.
For a person to pass the CAP exam, he/she must have a strong knowledge of these technical areas:
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