Training courses and consulting
practical engineering – skills training for industry

The courses are presented in a helpful and informative way, making frequent reference to typical electrical design problems and offering practical solutions. The courses employ large numbers of practical activities where candidates are given the opportunity to ‘learn by doing’. The use of real industrial components in practical exercises ensures that the experiences are realistic and relevant.

AA-DEE100 Design Electrical Installations
This course provides participants all the necessary skills and knowledge to design electrical installations. The ability to design is required before new installations are constructed and also when additions or alterations to existing installations are required. The course has an extensive hands-on practical approach, placing emphasis on safe working practice and on the development of useful, practical skills. This electrical training course is for experienced electricians or anyone who would like to gain experience in the electrical industry.

AA-STC200 Sensors and Transducers in Control Engineering
This course provides the knowledge necessary to learn structured and efficient principles and notions of sensors and transducers and their use in industrial processes. The course provides practical training and measurement best practices for different range of sensors and transducers such as level, flow, temperature, pressure, as well electrical systems. The course also provides the understanding of measurement standards, calibration and traceability in the context of high level instrumentation.

AA-CLC210 Closed-Loop Control in Process Engineering
This course provides the knowledge necessary to learn structured and effcient system engineering concepts. The course will teach the participants the essentials of process dynamics, PID controllers, controller tuning methods, advanced regulatory control, skills for optimizing control loops. In this course the trainees will learn about different controller types, algorithms and what are the process control options and witch one should be used and when.

AA-SCA220 Industrial Process Control and Monitoring
In this course you will learn to achieve a control system using SIMATIC S7 PLCs and visual interfaces to provide automatic control of process parameters and a detailed view of the plant. This course gives you the general basics of operating and monitoring based on Simatic WinCC. Also, the trainees will learn about creating projects, configuring display images, parameterizing messages, graphic alarm display and alarm logging, curve display, tag logging, all by doing practical exercices.

AA-LOG300 LOGO! Programmable Logic Controllers
This course provides the knowledge necessary to learn a structured and efficient programming language with a simple SIEMENS PLC called LOGO! This course will not only cover the basics of LOGO! design and functionalities but will also walk through the process of creating a LOGO! program from start to finish.

AA-SIM310 SIMATIC S7 Practical Course – Basic level
In this course you will learn the structure and operation of the SIMATIC S7 PLCs and also the programming of those types of PLCs. This course provides the skills necessary to understand how typical modern industrial PLC programs work, how to make changes to existing programs and how to create small programs.The course is suitable for those who have an electrical background.

AA-SIM320 SIMATIC S7 Practical Course – Advanced level
In this course you will learn to use the SIMATIC S7 instruction set for processing analog values and PID control algorithm, so you can achieve a closed-loop control system. In this course special attention is placed on the topics of complex hardware and software diagnostic functions, on the integrated PID controller technology functions and drive functions. This course is dedicated to users with engineering experience in the fields of configuring, design and commissioning of SIMATIC S7 programmable controllers.

AA-CDS330 PLC Programming with CODESYS
The course participants will become familiar with CODESYS programming environment realizing practical applications in various industrial fields using usual equipment (motors, electric axes, pneumatic elements,etc). Also, the participant will be introduced to different data types: standard data types, defined data types (arrays, structures, enumeration types, etc.), I/O con guration. The training provides an overview of the CODESYS functions such as task cofiguration, trace configuration, online functionality (breakpoints, forcing values), administration of multiple watch lists and recipes and also overview of the CODESYS operators: assignments, boolean and bit string logic, comparisons, elections, real operators.

AA-INC400 Industrial Networks Course
This course aims the presenting of the usual industrial communication networks, both by exposing theoretical knowledge but also through practical examples. The Industrial Networks Course covers the following learning objectives: to configure Profibus fieldbu, Profinet network, EtherCat network, CANopen, IO Link , ModBus TCP / RTU, AS-Interface; to compare performance characteristics of one fieldbus or network to another, identify the advantages and disadvantages of each fieldbus and network and select the appropriate network.

AA-IDC500 AC Inverter Drives Course
This course provides the knowledge necessary to learn structured and efficient principles and notions about the applicability, usefulness, choice and configuration of frequency inverters depending on the characteristics of a technological process. The AC inverter drives course provides an extensive understanding of the relationships between speed, torque, voltage and frequency of industrial motors. Hand-on exercises on the training units and the STARTER PC tool allow the course participants to develop job-related skills at a practical level.

AA-MMC510 Modern Motion Control Course
Modern motion control systems use a variety of technologies including inverters, servos, steppers, etc. This course covers everything a technician needs to maintain motion control systems. It combines the knowledge of inverters and the skills associated with steppers and servos to ensure fully understanding about motion control equipments. To successfully complete this course, the following are required: a background in basic electricity, electronics, computer concepts and basic knowledge of controllers operation.

AA-ROB600 Industrial Robots Course
This course provides an overview of the processes based on robots, through a systematic approach to basic concepts for programming of industrial robots in different production management systems. Robots have an impressive range of applications, from “pick and place” for packaging, to welding, painting, or inspecting parts immediately after a process. The course module contains videos, interactive simulations and practice exercises that enrich the virtual learning environment.

AA-DM101 Industrial Data Mining
With the advent of the connected factory, in the Industry 4.0 paradigm, the effective management and knowledge extraction from field-level data is becoming a critical challenge. The course focuses on a systematic approach and techniques for managing large data sets, building and improving predictive models for solving practical issues. This leads to defining and answering key engineering and management questions by having control over the tuning aspects and design decisions behind high level machine learning tools and frameworks. Core topics include: data mining methodology, data handling and structuring, modeling techniques for regression and classification, model selection, validation and operationalization. Hands-on sessions and implementation of data mining pipelines, using specific tools e.g. RapidMiner, bring considerable productivity enhancements. These include relevant practical examples for predictive maintenance of equipment and enhancement of production line performance in industrial manufacturing environments.