Training Schedule


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May 2019

23-24 May 2019

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

turboTRAIN
LAT: Loop Control - Analysis and 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, feed-forward, and ratio control, and how to approach these.

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

2 CPD Points

Contact: Eric Carter +27833003321 eric@turbotrain.co.za
Event website

27-28 May 2019

Port Elizabeth (Eastern Cape)

Festo
PN361: Energy saving in pneumatic systems

Learn to become more profitable and sustainable by reducing electricity consumption in your plant.

Who should attend this course?
Maintenance & repair staff

Contact: Sammy Kanye +27 11 971 5626 didactictac.za@festo.com
Event website

28-30 May 2019

Randburg (Gauteng)

Yokogawa South Africa
VPMT: Centum VP Maintenance

After completion of this course, participants will have gained an understanding of hardware, daily maintenance procedures and measures to be taken when the system alarm messages are generated.

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

Applies to the product: YOKOGAWA

3 CPD Points

Contact: Angelique Human training@za.yokogawa.com
Event website

28-30 May 2019

Cape Town (Western Cape)

Beckhoff Automation
TwinCAT 3 and 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

29-31 May 2019

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

SMC South Africa
TC-PNEU-E: Electro-Pneumatics

Learn how to design electro-pneumatic circuits and use the diagrams to assemble practical systems.

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

Contact: Riaan van Eck +27 11 100 5866 rvaneck@smcza.co.za
Event website


June 2019

4 June 2019

Durban (KwaZulu-Natal)

Festo
AUT961: Introduction to Industry 4.0

What is Industry 4.0 and how will it affect me and my company. This course will give you a firm grounding on this interesting topic.

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

Contact: Sammy Kanye +27119715586 didactictac.za@festo.com
Event website

3-7 June 2019

Cape Town (Western Cape)

Siemens Southern Africa
TIA-PRO1: TIA Portal Programming Part 1

The TIA Portal forms the work environment for integrated engineering with Simatic Step 7 and Simatic WinCC. In this first part of the training, delegates learn the handling of the portal and the structure of the Simatic S7 automation system.

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

Applies to the product: TIA Portal

4 CPD Points

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

5-7 June 2019

Cape Town (Western Cape)

SMC South Africa
PNEU0021: Basic Pneumatics

This course covers the principles of pneumatics as well as diagrams and practical. Upon completion, participants will be able to understand the fundamentals of compressed air, describe the operation of components, read diagrams, and assemble and test basic pneumatic circuits.

Who should attend this course?
Maintenance & repair staff

Contact: Riaan van Eck (27) (11) 100 5866 rvaneck@smcza.co.za
Event website

6-7 June 2019

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

turboTRAIN
VSD: Variable Speed Drives

Overview of motors, and starter types. How motors interface with VSDs; motor selection. How VSDs work; how to optimise them. Pitfalls and how to avoid them; planning VSD projects. Includes live wave-forms of input and output voltage and current.

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

2 CPD Points

Contact: Eric Carter +27833003321 eric@turbotrain.co.za
Event website

11-13 June 2019

Roodepoort (Gauteng)

VEGA Controls SA
Measurement Solutions: Level, Pressure and Nucleonics

VEGAPULS radar and VEGASON ultrasonic level measurement. This training aims to raise the standard of application, installation and commissioning knowledge of VEGA customers. It offers in-depth understanding of the application of the company's products and is based on practical experience.

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

Applies to the product: VEGA product training

6 CPD Points

Contact: Claudia Olver +27 73 172 1437 claudia.olver@vega.com
Event website

11-13 June 2019

Port Elizabeth (Eastern Cape)

Beckhoff Automation
TwinCAT 3 and 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 +27117952898 training@beckhoff.co.za
Event website

11-13 June 2019

Roodepoort (Gauteng)

VEGA Controls SA
Measurement Solutions: Processing with Level, Pressure and Nucleonic

This training aims to raise the standard of application, installation and commissioning knowledge of VEGA customers. It offers in-depth understanding of the application of the company's products and is based on practical experience.

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

Applies to the product: VEGA Product training

6 CPD Points

Contact: Claudia Olver +27 73 172 1437 claudia.olver@vega.com
Event website

13 June 2019

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

Phoenix Contact
AFS1: Automated Functional safety

Understanding functional safety. Risk analysis. Safety Life-cycle. Safety process control in accordance with EN 62061.

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

Contact: Sheree Britz 011 801 8200 sbritz@phoenixcontact.co.za
Event website

10-14 June 2019

Cape Town (Western Cape)

Siemens Southern Africa
TIA-PRO2: TIA Portal Programming Part 2

The TIA Portal forms the work environment for integrated engineering with Simatic Step 7 and Simatic WinCC. The second part of the programming training is based on the knowledge gained in part 1.

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

Applies to the product: TIA Portal

4 CPD Points

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

11-14 June 2019

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

Festo
HY152: Mobile Hydraulics

The know-how needed to design, maintain and operate mobile hydraulic systems is becoming more important each day. Learn the pertinent details of mobile hydraulic systems and get a larger perspective of industrial hydraulics.

Who should attend this course?
Maintenance & repair staff

Contact: Sammy Kanye +27119715586 DidacticTaC.za@festo.com
Event website

18-20 June 2019

Cape Town (Western Cape)

Beckhoff Automation
TwinCAT 3 and 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 +27117952898 training@beckhoff.co.za
Event website

19-21 June 2019

Durban (KwaZulu-Natal)

SMC South Africa
TC-PNEU-B: Basic Pneumatics

Learn about all the components (air preparation, control valves, and actuators) that make up a pneumatic system. Design basic pneumatic circuits and use the diagrams to assemble practical systems.

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

Contact: Riaan van Eck (+27) (11) 100 5866 rvaneck@smcza.co.za
Event website

19-21 June 2019

Cape Town (Western Cape)

Siemens Southern Africa
TIA-MICRO1: S71200 Micro Course

This training imparts knowledge about the essentials of the automation system Simatic S7-1200 and engineering system Simatic Step 7 Basic. All topics are expanded by practical exercises using the automation system, a basis panel and a conveyer belt model.

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

Applies to the product: S7-1200 CPU

3 CPD Points

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

25-27 June 2019

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

Beckhoff Automation
TwinCAT 3 and 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 +27117952898 training@beckhoff.co.za
Event website

25-28 June 2019

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

SMC South Africa
TC-MECH: Mechatronics

This four-day course is designed to provide delegates the understanding of how pneumatics, hydraulics, electrical and electronic components (PLC's) are integrated into a system used for factory automation. The course is Merseta accredited.

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

Contact: Riaan van Eck +27(0)11-100 5866 rvaneck@smcza.co.za
Event website

26-28 June 2019

Port Elizabeth (Eastern Cape)

Festo
HY142: Maintenance Hydraulics

Reduce the operating cost and increase the uptime of hydraulic equipment by eliminating the bad practices that cost hydraulic users hundreds of thousands of Rands every year.

Who should attend this course?
Maintenance & repair staff

Contact: Sammy Kanye +27119715586 didactictac.za@festo.com
Event website

27-28 June 2019

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

turboTRAIN
PFE: Process Field Equipment

Basic process instrumentation: input devices from proximity switches and shaft encoders through temperature, pressure, level and flow, including transmitters, 2, 3 and 4-wire, and the calibration of these. Output devices include solenoid and controlvalves, including setup and calibration.

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

2 CPD Points

Contact: Eric Carter +27833003321 eric@turbotrain.co.za
Event website


July - August 2019

2-4 July 2019

Cape Town (Western Cape)

Beckhoff Automation
TwinCAT 3 and 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 +27117952898 training@beckhoff.co.za
Event website

3-5 July 2019

East London (Eastern Cape)

Festo
PN121: Maintenance Pneumatics

Learn and practice the art of maintenance of pneumatic systems to streamline your factory and save money.

Who should attend this course?
Maintenance & repair staff

Contact: Sammy Kanye +27119715586 didactictac.za@festo.com
Event website

9-11 July 2019

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

Beckhoff Automation
TwinCAT 3 and 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 +27117952898 training@beckhoff.co.za
Event website

10-12 July 2019

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

Festo
PLC282: PLC Analog and PID Control

This course focuses on the programming and implementation of analog signals and effectively optimizing PID control. Flow, level, temperature and pressure loops are also covered during the course. Hands-on practice is an integral part of the training.

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

Contact: Sammy Kanye +27119715626 DidacticTaC.za@festo.com
Event website

11-12 July 2019

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

turboTRAIN
FC1: Flow Control - Pumps, Valves & Piping

While control valves have a valuable part to play in controlling flow in process control applications, in many cases controlling the speed of a pump is a better option. We take an objective look at both ways of controlling flow.

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

2 CPD Points

Contact: Eric Carter +27833003321 eric@turbotrain.co.za
Event website

15 July 2019

Port Elizabeth (Eastern Cape)

Festo
TCM261: Introduction to Industry 4.0 for Managment

How will I4.0 change your factory and are you as a company ready to embrace it? Clarify these questions in this interesting course.

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

0.5 CPD Points

Contact: Sammy Kanye +27119715586 didactictac.za@festo.com
Event website

16-18 July 2019

Port Elizabeth (Eastern Cape)

Beckhoff Automation
TwinCAT 3 and 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 +27117952898 training@beckhoff.co.za
Event website

18 July 2019

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

Phoenix Contact
IE1: Industrial Ethernet Seminar

What is the difference between Ethernet and industrial Ethernet? Ethernet basics. Industrial Ethernet standards. Practical solutions and configurations.

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

Contact: Sheree Britz +27118018200 sbritz@phoenixcontact.co.za
Event website

25-26 July 2019

Johannesburg (Gauteng)

turboTRAIN
LAT: Loop Control - Analysis and Tuning

Proportional, integral and derivative action explained. Factors affecting tuning, tuning methods and practical implementation using a simulation package. Approaching an 'as found' situation, and how to correct it. Cascade, feed-forward, and ratio control, and how to approach these.

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

2 CPD Points

Contact: Eric Carter +27833003321 eric@turbotrain.co.za
Event website

31 July - 2 August 2019

Durban (KwaZulu-Natal)

SMC South Africa
TC-PNEU-E: Electro-Pneumatics

Learn how to design electro-pneumatic circuits and use the diagrams to assemble practical systems.

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

Contact: Riaan van Eck +27 11 100 5866 rvaneck@smcza.co.za
Event website

7 August 2019

Cape Town (Western Cape)

Phoenix Contact
SCPS1: Signal Conditioning & Power Solutions Seminar

The course covers reasons for transducers/signal converters; types and applications of signal conditioners; when to use active, passive and loop-powered conditioners; power supply standard techniques, UPS applications; and all technical aspects around power in the cabinet.

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

Contact: Sheree Britz +27118018200 sbritz@phoenixcontact.co.za
Event website

14-16 August 2019

Cape Town (Western Cape)

SMC South Africa
PNEU0021: Basic Pneumatics

This course covers the principles of pneumatics as well as diagrams and practical. Upon completion, participants will be able to understand the fundamentals of compressed air, describe the operation of components, read diagrams, and assemble and test basic pneumatic circuits.

Who should attend this course?
Maintenance & repair staff

Contact: Riaan van Eck (27) (11) 100 5866 rvaneck@smcza.co.za
Event website

20-22 August 2019

Roodepoort (Gauteng)

VEGA Controls SA
Measurement Solutions: Processing with Level, Pressure and Nucleonic

This training aims to raise the standard of application, installation and commissioning knowledge of VEGA customers. It offers in-depth understanding of the application of the company's products and is based on practical experience.

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

Applies to the product: VEGA Product training

6 CPD Points

Contact: Claudia Olver +27731721437 claudia.olver@vega.com
Event website

28-30 August 2019

Durban (KwaZulu-Natal)

SMC South Africa
TC-PNEU-B: Basic Pneumatics

Learn about all the components (air preparation, control valves, and actuators) that make up a pneumatic system. Design basic pneumatic circuits and use the diagrams to assemble practical systems.

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

Contact: Riaan van Eck (+27) (11) 100 5866 rvaneck@smcza.co.za
Event website