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**OSI’s Partner Training Program **broadens our extensive selection of courses to provide even more training content options!

### GTA1001 Best Practices: Basic Troubleshooting: Part 1

This course focuses on the end goal of troubleshooting, the resources used to assist troubleshooting efforts, and the seven-step and five-step troubleshooting philosophies for systematic troubleshooting and diagnosing faults using the divide-and-conquer troubleshooting method.

### GTA1002 Best Practices: Basic Troubleshooting: Part 2

This course focuses on the steps taken while utilizing the five-step troubleshooting method, the components of a logical troubleshooting flowchart, constructing a flowchart specific to equipment processes at your facility, and constructing a cause-and-effect diagram.

### GTA1003 Best Practices: Safety in Gas Measurement

This course focuses on safety in the natural gas industry, Safety Data Sheets (SDS), personal protective equipment, lockout/tagout, safety regulations associated with the natural gas industry, natural gas leaks and hazards, warning signs to look for, and what to do if found.

### GTA1004 Controls and Instrumentation: Communication and Protocols I

This course focuses on data communications and applications, telemetry, its history and applications, and the main types of network protocols.

### GTA1005 Controls and Instrumentation: Communication and Protocols II

This course focuses on network topology, the main types of networks and installation, and troubleshooting skill sets, tools, and best practices.

### GTA1006 Controls and Instrumentation: Gas Quality Instrumentation

This course focuses on the purpose of oxygen analyzers, water vapor dew points, and hydrogen sulfide analyzers.

### GTA1007 Controls and Instrumentation: Instrumentation Systems

This course focuses on why instrumentation is important to the natural gas pipeline industry, the different instrument loops and how they are used to monitor and control various parameters, the different system process variables, the different units of measure for each of the process variables, and the different control loops and how they achieve process control.

### GTA1008 Basic Electronics: Bipolar Transistor Fundamentals

This course focuses on NPN and PNP transistors, biasing NPN and PNP transistors, and identifying common emitter, collector, and base bipolar transistor configurations.

### GTA1009 Basic Electronics: Diodes

This course focuses on the construction and operation of diodes, schematic symbols for different types of diodes, operating characteristics for rectifiers, Zener, and light-emitting diodes.

### GTA1010 Basic Electronics: Operational Amplifiers

This course focuses on the inherent characteristics of an operational amplifier, common operational amplifier circuit configurations, and the operation of each. It will also cover the functional block diagram of a typical inverter and types of amplifiers and their different characteristics.

### GTA1011 Basic Electronics: Power Supplies, Rectifier Circuits, and Power Supply Filters

This course focuses on the operation of half-wave, full-wave, and bridge rectifiers, the correct output of half-wave, full-wave, and bridge rectifiers for a given AC input, and the operation of a capacitor input, choke input, and Pi filter.

### GTA1012 Basic Electronics: Power Supplies, Voltage Regulators, Integrated Circuits

This course focuses on the operation of simple series, simple shunt, and Zener diode voltage regulators, the typical methods of packaging integrated circuits or ICs, and the two general classifications of ICs.

### GTA1013 Basic Electronics: Special Semiconductor Devices

This course focuses on the construction and operation of SCRs, DIACs and TRIACs, UJTs, and FETs.

### GTA1014 Basic Electronics: Switching Power Supplies

This course focuses on the operation of the power switching circuit, the basic operation of a rectifier circuit, and the operation of the battery charger circuit.

### GTA1015 Electric Power Fundamentals: AC and DC Motors

This course focuses on common motor terms and definitions, direct current (DC) and alternating current (AC) motors, motor protection, nameplate data, and motor enclosures.

### GTA1016 Electric Power Fundamentals: AC Generation

This course focuses on the components of a typical AC generator and their functions, the operation of a simple AC generator, the development of a sine wave output in an AC generator, effective and average values of an AC voltage and how to calculate each, the concept of the phase angle between two sine waves, and how a three-phase AC output is generated.

### GTA1017 Electric Power Fundamentals: Basic Electrical Theory

This course focuses on voltage, current, and resistance; how to use Ohm’s law to solve for unknown circuit quantities; Kirchhoff’s laws and how they are used to solve for unknown circuit quantities; and the physical laws of magnetism and their interactions with electricity.

### GTA1018 Electric Power Fundamentals: Controlling Motor Starting

This course focuses on full-voltage starters, control power and circuit types, the principles of soft start, and basic areas to check during maintenance. It also covers contactor wear, evaluation, troubleshooting, circuit troubleshooting, common circuit problems, identifying faulty components, and troubleshooting for a specific fault.

### GTA1019 Electrical Power Fundamentals: Grounding Practices

This course focuses on the proper grounding of equipment and enclosures as well as common grounding faults.

### GTA1020 Electric Power Fundamentals: Motor Control Fundamentals

This course focuses on the different types of motor controllers and their basic functions, the different types of control devices, recognizing standard electrical symbols used with motor controls, the different types of magnetic contactors, and the different types of control circuits and components used in a basic control circuit.

### GTA1021 Electric Power Fundamentals: RLC Circuits and Transformers

This course focuses on the characteristics of inductors and capacitors, how to perform RLC series and parallel circuit calculations, the operation of transformers, and the various types of transformers.

### GTA1022 Electrical Power Fundamentals: Test Equipment

This course focuses on multimeters and their use, common electrical testers, megohmmeters and their use, and thermal imaging.

### GTA1023 Gas Fundamentals: Odorization Facilities

This course focuses on the reasons that odorants are added to natural gas, the criteria used to select odorant injection systems, the different types of systems that are used to inject odorants into natural gas distribution streams, the general types of odorants that are used in natural gas systems, and the criteria used for selecting odorants used in natural gas systems.

### GTA1024 Applied Physics: An Introduction

This course focuses on introducing the student to applied physics, explaining how it has developed, and defining common physics terms. The student will learn the English and Metric system units for mass, length, time, and their derived units. And finally, it will help the student recognize the difference between vector and scalar quantities.

### GTA1025 Applied Physics: Dynamics

This course focuses on describing gravitational force and the force of attraction between objects; explaining acceleration due to gravity; defining friction; and discussing the effects of force, velocity, and acceleration on motion.

### GTA1026 Applied Physics: Energy, Work, and Power

This course focuses on the concepts of work, energy, and power as they apply to the study of physics and the relationship between potential and kinetic energy.

### GTA1027 Applied Physics: Mechanics

This course focuses on defining the concepts of force and motion, the difference between distance and displacement, and Newton’s Laws of motion.

### GTA1028 Applied Physics: Nature of Matter

This course focuses on explaining the three general states that matter is divided into, the basic properties of these three states and the nature of phase change, the basic types of bonds that exist in the structure of matter, and the fundamental nature of liquids. The student will also learn how to calculate hydrostatics using Pascal’s law and basic calculations for determining pressure, volume, and temperature using Boyle’s, Charles and Gay-Lussac’s, and Ideal Gas Laws.

### GTA1029 Industry Mathematics: Algebraic Operations and Equations

This course focuses on algebraic operations, including signed numbers, the number line, and operations with signed numbers, such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Additionally, it will cover addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of algebraic expressions and fractions, as well as the concept of an algebraic equation with unknown quantities. Finally, it will cover the four axioms for solving algebraic expressions, the methods by which they are used, the concepts of ratios and proportions, and the relationship between them.

### GTA1030 Industry Mathematics: Exponents, Radicals, and Scientific Notation

This course focuses on the concept of exponents, as well as rules for multiplication and division of numbers and algebraic expressions raised to a power. It also explains the concept of a radical and describes the methods by which radicals are multiplied and divided. Finally, it demonstrates using an electronic calculator to calculate numbers raised to a power and examples of scientific notation.

### GTA1031 Industry Mathematics: Geometry I

This course focuses on the nomenclature dealing with the elements of plane geometry as they pertain to the form and shape of geometric figures, the concepts relating to angles, the various types of angles, and their measurement. It also helps the student recognize, by form and shape, the various types of polygons, triangles, and quadrilaterals. And finally, it demonstrates the measurement of area, perimeter, and angles of plane figures.

### GTA1032 Industry Mathematics: Geometry II and Trigonometry

This course focuses on the nomenclature of the various parts of a circle and other geometric figures, how to calculate the circumference and area of a circle, as well as the surface area and volume of various geometric figures. It introduces the fundamentals of trigonometry, the unit circle, and defines coordinates that correlate to common angles, the measurement term radian, and how to convert radians to degrees and degrees to radians. And finally, the student will learn how to use the various calculator functions to facilitate trigonometry problem-solving and analysis.

### GTA1033 Industry Mathematics: Statistics and Uncertainty Principles

This course focuses on a normal distribution curve, mean, median, and mode; the meaning of standard deviation and how it represents precision; and the concept of uncertainty.

### GTA1034 Measurement Fundamentals: Basics of Gas Chromatography I

This course focuses on the history of gas chromatography, gas chromatography theory, and natural gas applications of gas chromatographs.

### GTA1035 Measurement Fundamentals: Basics of Gas Chromatography II

This course focuses on the principle elements of gas chromatography, the main factors affecting analysis, and a typical gas chromatograph operation cycle.

### GTA1036 Measurement Fundamentals: EFM Models

This course focuses on the history of gas flow computers, governing standard API 21.1, terms used with electronic flow measurement, different types of flow computers, and communication data types used by flow computers.

### GTA1037 Measurement Fundamentals: Flow Measurement Fundamentals

This course focuses on flow measurement and its importance to the natural gas industry, the units of measurement used for flow measurement, how natural gas properties affect flow measurement, gas laws and equations used for gas measurement, and devices used for flow measurement.

### GTA1038 Measurement Fundamentals: Measurement Systems

This course focuses on why accurate measurements are necessary and the components of a gas measurement system.

### GTA1039 Measurement Technology: Basics of Electronic Flow Measurement

This course focuses on Electronic Flow Measurement operation and function, the accepted governing regulations for Electronic Flow Measurement flow computers, and various secondary devices found in Electronic Flow Measurement systems.

### GTA1040 Measurement Technology: Meter Overview

This course focuses on flow meters and why they are called primary devices; meter selection and why it is important; as well as an introduction to orifice meters, turbine meters, ultrasonic meters, positive displacement meters, Coriolis meters, and cone meters.

### GTA1041 Measurement Technology: Orifice and Cone Meters

This course focuses on how orifice measurement is performed; identifying the orifice meter’s components; and the principle of operation, including the primary, secondary, and tertiary elements. It includes references from AGA-3 (API 14.3) related to system installation practices for flow run requirements, meter orientation, pressure tap location, impulse tubing, system components, piping considerations, how to verify the transmitter is installed properly, and possible installation errors and effects.

### GTA1042 Measurement Technology: Positive Displacement Meters

This course focuses on the operating theory and types of positive displacement meters. It explains how pressure, temperature, and specific gravity affect gas measurement, how meter proving helps eliminate measurement errors, the need for routine inspections, and the maintenance of positive displacement meters. Finally, it provides information about common issues with PD meters and how to diagnose them.

### GTA1043 Measurement Technology: Turbine Flow Meters

This course focuses on the theory of operation of the various types of turbine meters, explains the design features and components of a turbine meter, identifies the components of turbine meter runs and accessories, and explains the operation of a turbine meter as defined in AGA 7. It also explains how to interpret the requirements of field/factory proving and calibration as well as turbine meter maintenance and troubleshooting.

### GTA1044 Measurement Technology: Introduction to Ultrasonic Meters

This course focuses on various terms used for ultrasonic flow meters, the general principles involved in how ultrasonic signals are used to measure flow, how bounce-path ultrasonic flow meters and chordal-path ultrasonic flow meters work, and AGA 9 performance requirements.

### GTA1045 Measurement Technology: Ultrasonic Meter Maintenance and Troubleshooting

This course focuses on maintenance and inspection requirements for ultrasonic meters, USM log files, common USM diagnostics, and various common issues based on meter diagnostic information.

### GTA1046 Measurement Technology: Introduction to Measurement Standards

This course will provide the learner information to help them explain who the primary Industry Standard groups are and how they collaborate, describe how a company may reference standards and why standards are important, identify which standards apply to different metering devices used in natural gas measurement, and identify which standards apply to different metering processes.

### GTA1047 Measurement Technology: Measurement Standards API 21.1 All Meter Types

This course will provide the learner information to help them identify the 3 elements of an Electronic Gas Measurement system, the information needed to calculate a verification tolerance when a calibration must be performed, and identify the formula for calculating tolerance.

### GTA1048 Measurement Technology: Measurement Standards AGA - 7 Turbine Meters

This course will provide the learner information to help them describe the theory of operation of the various types of turbine meters, describe AGA 7, explain the design features and components of a turbine meter, identify the components of turbine meter runs and accessories, explain the operation of a turbine meter, interpret the requirements of field/factory proving and calibration, explain turbine meter maintenance, and give a brief explanation of troubleshooting turbine meters.

### GTA1049 Measurement Technology: Coriolis Meters Operation and Purpose

This course will provide the learner information to help them explain Coriolis flowmeter theory and how a Coriolis flowmeter measures mass flow, volumetric flow, and density, as well as the operation of flow detectors and why temperature sensors are used in Coriolis flowmeters.

### GTA1050 Measurement Technology: Coriolis Meters Theory and Design

This course will provide the learner information to help them identify and describe the major functional components of a Coriolis flowmeter and how the flowmeter interfaces with its peripherals, describe different Coriolis flow tube geometrics, and explain when a bent tube design is advantageous over a straight tube design.

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