Industrial workforces are being pressured like never before. The systems they must productively design, operate, and maintain are more connected and complex. Roles and responsibilities have expanded, requiring more diverse skillsets. In addition, older workers are moving into retirement, which leaves skills and knowledge gaps. We can provide training where and when needed to help address these issues.

With 250+ standard open enrollment courses at your disposal, your employees will be equipped to realize the full capabilities of Rockwell Automation technologies. Courses are designed to align with specific job functions and focus on relevant job tasks.

2017 Open Enrollment Training Schedule

The cost of unscheduled downtime, safety compliance, and new technology integration can significantly impact productivity. However, many of these issues can be minimized with proper workforce training and development.

To see a full list of training scheduled in the St. Louis region in 2017, please click the link below.

COURSES PRESENTED BY FRENCH GERLEMAN:

Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 3: Maintenance & Troubleshooting (CCP153)

Class Length: 4 Days
Dates:  August 8-11, 2017
Location: French Gerleman - St. Louis
Cost: $2,160.00

Course Purpose

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to troubleshoot a previously operational ControlLogix system and restore normal operation.

This course adds to your skill set by introducing new tasks such as connecting to a network, interpreting project execution, editing ladder logic online, and more.

You will then be presented with a systematic strategy for diagnosing and troubleshooting a variety of common system errors:

  • Controller, I/O, and other hardware problems
  • Noise-related problems
  • Software configuration problems

Who Should Attend

Individuals who need to maintain and troubleshoot a ControlLogix or other Logix5000 system should attend this course.

Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 1: ControlLogix Fundamentals (CCP146)

Class Length: 2 Days
Dates: August 29-30, 2017
Location: French Gerleman - Columbia
Cost: $1,300.00

Course Purpose

After completing this course, you should be able to perform basic ControlLogix and Studio 5000 Logix Designer™ tasks, such as:

  • Creating and configuring a project
  • Communicating with a controller

This course will assist you in developing and building a solid foundation with a fundamental knowledge of ControlLogix® and other Logix5000systems.

You will be introduced to basic Logix5000 concepts and terminology, and you will be exposed to Logix5000 system hardware, including hands-on experience with the ControlLogix platform.

You will also have an opportunity to use Studio 5000 Logix Designerapplication to perform basic system configuration tasks.

Who Should Attend

Individuals who have little or no working experience with Logix5000 systems or other programmable controllers should attend this course.

Kinetix 6500 Troubleshooting and Project Interpretation (CCN201)

Class Length: 3 Days
Dates: August 29-31, 2017
Location: French Gerleman - Quincy, IL
Cost: $1,720.00

Course Purpose

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to apply maintenance and troubleshooting techniques to diagnose and correct common problems which may occur with a Kinetix® 6500 servo drive system.

You will practice operating and troubleshooting the system through hands-on exercises using the Studio 5000 Logix Designer® application.

Building upon the skills you developed in the Fundamentals of Motion Control (CCN130) course, you will develop skills to maintain and troubleshoot a multi-axis motion control system. You will practice identifying faults related to hardware, software, and motion networks by leveraging tools such as Web pages, system LEDs, and Logix Designer status indicators.

Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 2: Function Block Programming (CCP151)

Class Length: 2 Days
Dates:  August 31-September 1, 2017
Location: French Gerleman - Columbia, MO
Cost: $1,300.00

Course Purpose

This course is a skill-building course that provides you with the resources and hands-on practice required to program basic ladder logic instructions for any Logix5000 controller.

You will have an opportunity to use the Logix Designer application to perform basic software tasks to meet the requirements of a given functional specification. In addition, you will set up a sequencer to run equipment through a predefined procedure and separate production procedure from equipment control.

Who Should Attend

Programmers who have little or no working experience with controllers, and are responsible for programming Logix5000 controllers using the Logix Designer application, and who need to learn how to draft ladder logic for any application should attend this course.

RSLogix 5000 Level 3: Project Development (CCP143)

Class Length: 4 Days
Dates:  September 19-22, 2017
Location: French Gerleman - Columbia, MO
Cost: $2,160.00

Course Purpose

Upon completion of this course, given a functional specification for an RSLogix 5000 application, you will be able to develop a project to meet the requirements of the specification. This course covers tasks common the following controllers, which all use the Logix5000 control engine, or operating system:

  • ControlLogix controllers
  • FlexLogix controllers
  • CompactLogix controllers
  • SoftLogix controllers
  • DriveLogix controllers

This course builds upon your knowledge of common controller terms and operation and your experience with basic ladder logic programming. This course presents a deeper understanding of project development tasks that are common to all Logix5000 controllers. Such tasks include organizing tasks and routines, organizing controller data, configuring modules, and sharing data.

Managing Industrail Networks with Cisco Networking Technologies (IMINS)

Class Length: 5 Days
Dates:  September 18-22, 2017
Location: French Gerleman - St. Louis
Cost: $3,420.00

Course Objectives

After you complete this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe Cisco Industrial Ethernet (IE) Switches, Cisco Connected Grid™ Switches and Routers, and Rockwell Automation® Stratix™ Switches
  • Interpret designs and drawings, recognize industrial topologies, and access reference materials • Install industrial network components
  • Deploy industrial network components • Perform basic maintenance tasks
  • Troubleshoot network and control issues

Target Audience

This course is designed for IT and operations technology (OT) professionals and control engineers who will be involved with the implementation, operation, and support of networked industrial products and solutions for the following industries:

  • Manufacturing
  • Process control
  • Oil and gas
  • Other industries as applicable

Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 1: ControlLogix Fundamentals and Troubleshooting (CCP299)

Class Length: 4.5 Days
Dates:  September 25-29, 2017
Location: Rockwell Automation - St. Louis
Cost: $2,590.00

Course Purpose

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to troubleshoot a previously operational ControlLogix system and restore normal operation. You will have the opportunity to develop and practice these skills by:

  • Learning basic concepts and terminology used with:
    • ControlLogix system hardware
    • Studio 5000 Logix Designer application
  • Practicing a systematic strategy for diagnosing and troubleshooting problems:
    • Configuration issues
    • Electrical noise
    • Faulty/malfunctioning field devices
    • Controller, I/O or other hardware issues
  • Performing hands-on exercises

All Logix5000 systems use the same control engine; therefore, tasks are similar. You will see applicable references for other systems.

FactoryTalk View SE Programming (CCV207)

Class Length: 4.5 Days
Dates:  September 25-29, 2017
Location: French Gerleman - St. Louis
Cost: $2,590.00

Course Purpose

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to organize and develop FactoryTalk View Site Edition (SE) applications.

This course provides opportunities for you to work with local FactoryTalk View SE applications.

During class, you will have the opportunity to practice the skills used to create an application and build graphic displays.

You will learn how to configure alarms and security, trend data, and test your application using FactoryTalk View SE Client. You will also work with RSLinx Enterprise communications software and the FactoryTalk Diagnostics system.

After practicing these skills in a local application, you will receive a high‐level overview of how a network application is created.

Who Should Attend

Individuals who need to develop FactoryTalk View SE local (stand‐alone) or network (distributed) applications should attend this course.

NFPA 70E® 2015 - Electrical Safety and Arc Flash Compliance (SAF-SFT11215) 

Class Length: 2 Days
Dates:  September 27-28, 2017
Location: French Gerleman - St. Louis
Cost: $866.00

Course Purpose

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with an in-depth understanding of the current requirements of NFPA 70E® 2015. A complete presentation of the standard will be provided, along with the examples and exercises covering the tables and calculation methods used in the standard for determining Approach Boundaries and selecting proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

This course will present the following major topics:

  • NFPA 70E 2015 Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace
  • Safe Electrical Work Practices
  • Calculating Arc Flash Boundary (Bolted Fault)
  • Selecting Appropriate Personnel Protective Equipment
  • Calculations based on Bolted Fault Current – Short-circuit Current, Power in the Arc, Arc Flash Boundary, Determining Clearing Time, Incident Energy (Arc in Open Air & Arc in a Cubic Box), Calculation Limitations
  • Calculations based on Arcing Current (IEEE 1584) – Arcing Current, Incident Energy (Normalized and Actual), IEEE 1584 Arc Flash Boundary Calculation

Who Should Attend

Individuals or engineers responsible for ensuring compliance with, developing training on, or supervising employees who are required to work in accordance with NFPA 70E 2015 or who will be exposed to work areas designated by the approach boundaries should attend this course.

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