ISA’s resources for engineers prepare you to become an ISA Certified Automation Professional® (CAP®). CAPs are an elite group of automation professionals that have proven they possess extensive knowledge of automation and controls—and have documented evidence that they possess the expertise and qualifications to excel in their fields.
ISA’s Online Courses and Recommended Reading
You can prepare for your CAP examination by taking courses in our Engineer Pathway, including our CAP exam review course. Learn more about applying to take your CAP exam at isa.org/cap.
Online Instructor-Assisted Courses
CAP Certification program
ISA Standards Resources
Additional Learning Opportunities
In addition to our in-person events and training courses, ISA has a wealth of informative and relevant content shared in a multitude of formats. Much of our content is free. We’ve compiled a list of resources for your convenience.
ISA Reference Books
ISA brings you the most authoritative technical resources on process automation, written and reviewed by experts in their fields. Whether you want to expand your skills, create a reference library, or prepare for a CCST, CAP, or CSE exam, ISA has the books you need to take your career to the next level.
ISA Social Media Accounts:
Check out our social media accounts for consumable content, virtual learning options, and general automation news.
ISA Automation Education Network
Visit the Automation Education Network—your portal to an ever-expanding library of webinars created for busy automation professionals. Here, you can access valuable, technical information from leading industry experts to help you stay in tune with trends and changes in the marketplace. Conducted by the International Society of Automation (ISA), Automation.com, the Automation Federation, ISA100 Wireless, and ISASecure, this integrated lineup of webinars (both live and on-demand) delivers robust, up-to-date content in a fast, convenient format.
ISA Transactions, our technical journal, is lauded as the finest journal in the world of automation, covering the science behind measurement, control, and automation trends and techniques. ISA Transactions is a bi-monthly publication available in both print and online versions. Online access is free to ISA Professional Members. Learn More
ISA's collection of more than 5,500 technical papers, collected from ISA's renowned events over dozens of years, provides a wealth of information and perspectives from individual presenters and subject matter experts hailing from every country around the world. The technical papers collection is free for ISA members and provided at a modest price per paper for non-members.
Browse Papers in the ISA Store
Professional Development Opportunities
Getting involved in ISA can help you enhance your leadership skills and career capabilities - plus, you can build a network of professional contacts and friends to last a lifetime. Investing in your personal and professional development is an often overlooked, but critical, way to get ahead in our industries.
ISA Brand Family
Our brand family exists to serve these professionals and their companies.