About this course

Introduction to Automation

UEENEEI150A - Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers

 

This course is a complete introduction to all things automation and can be delivered as an accredited unit of competency or a non-accredited short course.

 

This course is an introduction to all the principles of automation including pneumatic theory, electrical relay theory, PLC theory, and all associated practicals. The electrical theory and practicals are the underlying knowledge required to understand PLC ladder diagram. This forms the first half of the course. The second half is spent programming and commissioning a Skills Lab training platform to operate to a scope of work. This course has been mapped to the UEENEEI150A - Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers, unit of competency. It includes all formal assessments which must be successfully completed under supervision of a TAE qualified assessor in order to obtain the accreditation.

 

It is recommended for:

 

  • Entry level engineers

  • Technician Tradespeople

  • Apprentices and Maintenance teams

  • Operators

 

Participants should be familiar with basic electrical concepts.

 

In this 5-day course you will spend the first three days learning all the basics of automation, including:

 

  • Basic variable speed drive configuration

  • Pneumatic theory and practicals

  • Electrical relay theory and practicals

  • PLC theory and practicals

 

During the final two days of this course, you will: Program and commission a conveyor training platform to operate to a scope of work.

 

Available in: RSLogic500, RSLogix5000, S7 MicroWin, S7 Step 7

Course duration

5 days

Delivery options

Available as standard or tailored training. Can be offered on a client's site for a minimum of 4, and maximum of 7 participants. You can also undertake this course through our Virtual Face-to-Face capability. This means you can be located anywhere with a good internet connection and ideally two screens to work from to book into this training.

Cost

Virtual training cost = $1,500+GST. Face-to-Face training cost = $1,950+GST.

Course dates

If you are interested in enrolling in our classes or virtual training for 2020, please contact us