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October - December 2017  
25-26 October 2017

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

turboTRAIN

PID: Loop Control: Analysis & Tuning
Proportional, integral and derivative action explained. Factors affecting tuning investigated. Tuning methods, and practical implementation using a realistic simulation package. Approaching an 'as found' situation, and how to correct it. Cascade and feed-forward control and how to approach these.

Who should attend this course?
  Automation/instrumentation engineers, technicians & mechanicians

2 CPD Points

Contact: Eric Carter +27 83 300 3321 eric@turbotrain.co.za
 
Event website
 
26 October 2017

Cape Town (Western Cape)

BMG Academy of Excellence

Belting: Conveyor Belt Maintenance
General understanding of conveyor structure and the workings of the conveyor parts including chutes and product loading, troughing and return rollers, belt tracking, inspection sheets and the importance of weekly inspections problems and their solutions, and conveyor safety.

Who should attend this course?
  Maintenance & repair staff

Contact: Amalia Janse van Rensburg +27 11 620 7484 amaliaj@bmgworld.net
 
Event website
     
23-27 October 2017

Midrand (Gauteng)

Siemens

TIA-PRO2: TIA Portal Programming Part2
The TIA portal is the for integrated engineering with Simatic STEP 7 and WinCC. In this second part, training is based on the knowledge gained in the PRO1 course, including HMI, connection of drives, and Profinet IO.

Who should attend this course?
  Automation/instrumentation engineers, technicians & mechanicians

Applies to the product: Siemens Simatic S7-1500

4 CPD Points

Contact: Vanessa Bonhomme +27 11 652 3206 vanessa.bonhomme@siemens.com
 
Event website
 
25-27 October 2017

Cape Town (Western Cape)

Festo Didactic

PLC111: PLC Introduction
A small and simple PLC that has an equally uncomplicated programming language can quickly be learned. After the event, participants can create accurate and clear programs.

Who should attend this course?
  Automation/instrumentation engineers, technicians & mechanicians

NQF - Level 3

Contact: Lucian Kirk +27 11 971 5626 didactic.za@festo.com
 
Event website
     
31 October - 2 November 2017

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

Beckhoff Automation

TwinCAT 3/TwinCAT 2: Programming, Commissioning & Maintenance
Introduction to TwinCAT eXtended Automation Technology (XAT), eXtended Automation Engineering Environment (XAE), Microsoft Visual Studio integration, IEC 61131-3 programming, TwinCAT NC PTP and TwinCAT ADS.

Who should attend this course?
  Automation/instrumentation engineers, technicians & mechanicians

Applies to the product: Beckhoff

Contact: Andrew Reinhold +27 11 795 2898 training@beckhoff.co.za
 
Event website
 
30 October - 3 November 2017

Midrand (Gauteng)

Siemens

TIA-SYSUP: Upgrade from STEP7 to TIA Portal
In this course, trainees learn about the major differences between Simatic S7-300/400 and Simatic S7-1500, the engineering tools Simatic Manager and TIA Portal, as well as Step 7 V5.x and Step 7 based on TIA Portal.

Who should attend this course?
  Automation/instrumentation engineers, technicians & mechanicians

Applies to the product: Siemens Simatic S7-1500

Contact: Vanessa Bonhomme +27 11 652 3206 vanessa.bonhomme@siemens.com
 
Event website
     
1-3 November 2017

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

SMC Pneumatics

PNEU0113: Basic Hydraulics
The course covers basic hydraulic principles and application. Upon completion, participants will understand the fundamentals of a hydraulic power pack, be able to identify and describe the operation of hydraulic components, and design basic hydraulic circuits.

Who should attend this course?
  Maintenance & repair staff

Contact: Riaan van Eck +27 11 100 5866 rvaneck@smcpneumatics.co.za
 
Event website
 
2-3 November 2017

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

turboTRAIN

VSD: Motors, Starters and Drives
Good, bad and ugly of VSDs. Overview of motors; how they interface with VSDs; motor selection. How VSDs work; how to optimise them; pitfalls and how to avoid them; planning VSD projects. Ideal for engineers & technicians.

Who should attend this course?
  Automation/instrumentation engineers, technicians & mechanicians

2 CPD Points

Contact: Eric Carter +27 83 3003321 eric@turbotrain.co.za
 
Event website
     
7-9 November 2017

Durban (KwaZulu-Natal)

Beckhoff Automation

TwinCAT 3/TwinCAT 2: Programming, Commissioning & Maintenance
Introduction to TwinCAT eXtended Automation Technology (XAT), eXtended Automation Engineering Environment (XAE), Microsoft Visual Studio integration, IEC 61131-3 programming, TwinCAT NC PTP and TwinCAT ADS.

Who should attend this course?
  Automation/instrumentation engineers, technicians & mechanicians

Applies to the product: Beckhoff

Contact: Andrew Reinhold +27 11 795 2898 training@beckhoff.co.za
 
Event website
 
9 November 2017

Durban (KwaZulu-Natal)

BMG Academy of Excellence

Bearings: Fundamentals of Bearing Technology
Develop knowledge of bearing products and the importance of fitting tolerances. Distinguish between factors affecting bearing performance and sharpen your skills through a practical bearing fitting exercise. Analyse and remedy bearing failures to improve bearing life and machine availability.

Who should attend this course?
  Maintenance & repair staff

Contact: Amalia Janse van Rensburg +27 11 620 7484 amaliaj@bmgworld.net
 
Event website
     
6-10 November 2017

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

Industrial Data Xchange

PBIE: Certified Profibus Installer with Engineers
The five-day course targeted at those who want to get a deeper understanding of how Profibus works. Leave with a Profibus Engineers certification and knowledge on how to effectively troubleshoot and audit networks.

Who should attend this course?
  Automation/instrumentation engineers, technicians & mechanicians

5 CPD Points

Contact: Michael Garnham +27 11 548 9960 academy@idx.co.za
 
Event website
 
8-10 November 2017

Durban (KwaZulu-Natal)

SMC Pneumatics

PNEU0111: Basic Pneumatics
The course covers the principles of pneumatics including practical work. Upon completion participants will be able to understand the fundamentals of compressed air generation, identify and describe the operation of components, read pneumatic design basic circuits.

Who should attend this course?
  Maintenance & repair staff

Contact: Riaan van Eck +27 11 100 5866 rvaneck@smcpneumatics.co.za
 
Event website
     
8-10 November 2017

Cape Town (Western Cape)

Festo Didactic

PN111: Pneumatic (1) Basic
The course deals in detail with the most up to date pneumatic products, tools and methods used in industry. The principle is: "Learning from the real world for the real world"

Who should attend this course?
  Automation/instrumentation engineers, technicians & mechanicians

Contact: Lucian Kirk +27 11 971 5626 didactic.za@festo.com
 
Event website
 
14-15 November 2017

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

Mecosa

Radiation Course: The Use of Radioactive Isotopes for Industrial Measurement
Radioactive isotopes are used extensively for measuring process variables and for determining soil density and moisture. Instruments, utilising radioactive sources in measuring systems, use the absorption principle to determine a number of process properties.

Who should attend this course?
  Maintenance & repair staff

Contact: Michelle Ramphal +27 11 257 6100 michelle@mecosa.co.za
 
Event website
     
14-16 November 2017

Cape Town (Western Cape)

Beckhoff Automation

TwinCAT 3/TwinCAT 2: Programming, Commissioning & Maintenance
Introduction to TwinCAT eXtended Automation Technology (XAT), eXtended Automation Engineering Environment (XAE), Microsoft Visual Studio integration, IEC 61131-3 programming, TwinCAT NC PTP and TwinCAT ADS.

Who should attend this course?
  Automation/instrumentation engineers, technicians & mechanicians

Applies to the product: Beckhoff

Contact: Andrew Reinhold +27 11 795 2898 training@beckhoff.co.za
 
Event website
 
15-16 November 2017

Durban (KwaZulu-Natal)

BMG Academy of Excellence

Power Transmission: Basic Drive and Coupling Selection
This course includes basic theory on vee/wedge belts, selection of belt drives and belt maintenance and storage. It also covers couplings: types, maintenance, alignment methods and selection.

Who should attend this course?
  Maintenance & repair staff

Contact: Amalia Janse van Rensburg +27 11 620 7484 amaliaj@bmgworld.net
 
Event website
     
16 November 2017

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

BMG Academy of Excellence

Bearings: Fundamentals of Bearing Technology
Develop knowledge of bearing products and the importance of fitting tolerances. Distinguish between factors affecting bearing performance and sharpen your skills through a practical bearing fitting exercise. Analyse and remedy bearing failures to improve bearing life and machine availability.

Who should attend this course?
  Maintenance & repair staff

Contact: Amalia Janse van Rensburg +27 11 620 7484 amaliaj@bmgworld.net
 
Event website
 
13-17 November 2017

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

Endress+Hauser

TC1001: Process Measurement & Instrumentation
This training involves all elements of process instrumentation including basic measuring principles, selection, installation, setup, and device exchange. The course layout is designed so that the participant receives both practical experience and theoretical knowledge in level, flow and pressure measurement.

Who should attend this course?
  Automation/instrumentation engineers, technicians & mechanicians

5 CPD Points

Contact: Kgomotso Makhobela + 11 262 8004 kgomotso.makhobela@za.endress.com
 
Event website
     
13-17 November 2017

Midrand (Gauteng)

Siemens

ST-PCS7SRV: PCS7 Service and Maintenance Course
The course is designed for personnel whose main responsibility is the care, servicing and maintenance of existing installations with Simatic PCS 7 control systems. The focus is on servicing skills such as replacing wear parts and obtaining diagnostic data.

Who should attend this course?
  Maintenance & repair staff

Applies to the product: Siemens PCS7

Contact: Vanessa Bonhomme +27 11 652 3206 vanessa.bonhomme@siemens.com
 
Event website
 
15-17 November 2017

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

SMC Pneumatics

PNEU0112: Electro-Hydraulics
This course covers basic principles. Upon completion, participants will understand the operation of components, be able to identify and explain symbols, read circuit diagrams and design basic circuits.

Who should attend this course?
  Maintenance & repair staff

Contact: Riaan van Eck +27 11 100 5866 rvaneck@smcpneumatics.co.za
 
Event website
     
15-17 November 2017

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

Festo Didactic

HY511: Hydraulics (1) Basic
The course provides trainees with an insight into hydraulic hardware technology and its function. Learn to produce and read circuit diagrams and set the speed, pressure and position for hydraulic drives.

Who should attend this course?
  Maintenance & repair staff

Contact: Lucian Kirk +27 11 971 5626 didactic.za@festo.com
 
Event website
 
17 November 2017

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

Industrial Data Xchange

PROC: Procentec COMbricks and ProfiTrace Training
The course focuses on ProfiTrace, which is used to troubleshoot Profibus networks. Master the platform and you be able to determine a good from a bad Profibus network. The module also covers remote monitoring and pre-emptive maintenance of networks.

Who should attend this course?
  Automation/instrumentation engineers, technicians & mechanicians

Applies to the product: Procentec

Contact: Michael Garnham +27 11 548 9960 academy@idx.co.za
 
Event website
     
13-23 November 2017

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

Endress+Hauser

TC1003: Process Measurement & Instrumentation
This process measurement and instrument training covers level, flow and pressure, P&ID diagrams, software tooling, temperature , control loops, density & oil interface and asset management. (Combination TC1001 + TC 1002.)

Who should attend this course?
  Automation/instrumentation engineers, technicians & mechanicians

9 CPD Points

Contact: Kgomotso Makhobela +27 11 262 8004 kgomotso.makhobela@za.endress.com
 
Event website
 
20-23 November 2017

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

Endress+Hauser

TC1002: Process Measurement & Instrumentation
This training involves all elements of process instrumentation including measuring principles, selection, installation, setup and device exchange. The participant receives both practical experience and theoretical knowledge on temperature, control loops, density & oil interface and asset management.

Who should attend this course?
  Automation/instrumentation engineers, technicians & mechanicians

4 CPD Points

Contact: Kgomotso Makhobela +27 11 262 8004 kgomotso.makhobela@za.endress.com
 
Event website
     
21-23 November 2017

Port Elizabeth (Eastern Cape)

Beckhoff Automation

TwinCAT 3/TwinCAT 2: Programming, Commissioning & Maintenance
Introduction to TwinCAT eXtended Automation Technology (XAT), eXtended Automation Engineering Environment (XAE), Microsoft Visual Studio integration, IEC 61131-3 programming, TwinCAT NC PTP and TwinCAT ADS.

Who should attend this course?
  Automation/instrumentation engineers, technicians & mechanicians

Applies to the product: Beckhoff

Contact: Andrew Reinhold +27 11 795 2898 training@beckhoff.co.za
 
Event website
 
21-23 November 2017

Roodepoort (Gauteng)

VEGA

Measurement solutions: Processing with Level, Pressure and Nucleonic Devices
This training aims to raise the standard of application, installation and commissioning knowledge of VEGA customers. It offers in-depth understanding of the theoretical and applied usage of the company’s products and is based on practical experience.

Who should attend this course?
  Automation/instrumentation engineers, technicians & mechanicians

3 CPD Points

Contact: Chantal Groom +27 11 795 1955 chantal.groom@vega.com
 
Event website
     
22-23 November 2017

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

turboTRAIN

PFE: Process Field Equipment
Basic Instrumentation: input devices from Proximity Switches & Shaft Encoders; through Temperature, Pressure Level & Flow. Concept of Transmitters:,2-3-& 4-wire. Calibration of these. Output devices include Solenoid- and Control Valves, including setup and calibration.

Who should attend this course?
  Automation/instrumentation engineers, technicians & mechanicians

2 CPD Points

Contact: Eric Carter +27 83 3003321 eric@turbotrain.co.za
 
Event website
 
20-24 November 2017

Midrand (Gauteng)

Siemens

SD-SIMOPRO: Simocode Pro V (with wiring and diagnostics)
Become familiar with the devices and how the Simocode Pro system functions by wiring up the system to acquire general knowledge about how these devices can be employed. You will also learn how to use the testing and diagnostic functions.

Who should attend this course?
  Automation/instrumentation engineers, technicians & mechanicians

Applies to the product: Siemens Simocode Pro V

3 CPD Points

Contact: Vanessa Bonhomme +27 11 652 3206 vanessa.bonhomme@siemens.com
 
Event website
     
22-24 November 2017

Cape Town (Western Cape)

SMC Pneumatics

PNEU0112: Basic Pneumatics
The course covers the principles of pneumatics including practical work. Upon completion participants will be able to understand the fundamentals of compressed air generation, identify and describe the operation of components, read pneumatic design basic circuits.

Who should attend this course?
  Maintenance & repair staff

Contact: Riaan van Eck +27 11 100 5866 rvaneck@smcpneumatics.co.za
 
Event website
 
27 November - 1 December 2017

Midrand (Gauteng)

Siemens

CPI-INE: Certified Profibus Installer with Engineers Course
This is a fully certified PI (Profibus International) course. Trainees will learn what Profibus is, how it works and the correct way to install and commission networks.

Who should attend this course?
  Automation/instrumentation engineers, technicians & mechanicians

5 CPD Points

Contact: Vanessa Bonhomme +27 11 652 3206 vanessa.bonhomme@siemens.com
 
Event website
     
28 November - 1 December 2017

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

SMC Pneumatics

PNEU0113: Mechatronics
This four-day course covers the Integration of pneumatics, hydraulics, electronics and PLCs to form a mechatronic system.

Who should attend this course?
  Maintenance & repair staff

Contact: Riaan van Eck +27 11 100 5866 rvaneck@smcpneumatics.co.za
 
Event website
 
29 November - 1 December 2017

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

Festo Didactic

PLC111: Programmable Logic Controllers Introduction
The participant will learn to create accurate and clear programs using a small and simple PLC that has an equally uncomplicated programming language.

Who should attend this course?
  Maintenance & repair staff

Contact: Lucian Kirk +27 11 971 5626 didactic.za@festo.com
 
Event website
     
4-5 December 2017

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

Industrial Data Xchange

PTM: Certified Profibus Installer with Troubleshooting
This two day course is targeted at personnel charged with keeping networks running. Leave with a Profibus installer certification and knowledge on how to troubleshoot networks.

Who should attend this course?
  Automation/instrumentation engineers, technicians & mechanicians

2 CPD Points

Contact: Michael Garnham +27 11 548 9960 academy@idx.co.za
 
Event website
 
4-5 December 2017

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

Industrial Data Xchange

PBI: Certified Profibus Installer Course
This one and a half day course is targeted at individuals that install and connect Profibus devices together. Leave with a Profibus installer certification and knowledge on how to install and test Profibus cabling and connectors.

Who should attend this course?
  Automation/instrumentation engineers, technicians & mechanicians

1 CPD Point

Contact: Michael Garnham +27 11 548 9960 academy@idx.co.za
 
Event website
     
January 2018  
15-26 January 2018

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

turboTRAIN

IFS: Instrumentation finishing school
For recent graduates (engineers, technicians, artisans) who have had minimal ‘hands-on’ experience. turboTRAIN offers an intense, 10-day workshop covering most aspects of Instrumentation and Control, up to basic PLC programming. Covers analog and digital devices (including Control Valves), and also PID control. Allows delegates to hit the ground running.

Who should attend this course?
  Automation/instrumentation engineers, technicians & mechanicians

Contact: Eric Carter +27 83 3003321 eric@turbotrain.co.za
 
Event website
 
29-30 January 2018

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

Industrial Data Xchange

PTM: Certified Profibus Installer with Troubleshooting
This two day course is targeted at personnel charged with keeping networks running. Leave with a Profibus installer certification and knowledge on how to troubleshoot networks.

Who should attend this course?
  Automation/instrumentation engineers, technicians & mechanicians

2 CPD Points

Contact: Michael Garnham +27 11 548 9960 michaelg@idx.co.za
 
Event website
     

 


 
 
         
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