Siemens S7 PLC Level I

Siemens S7 1200 Basics

Location: Fostoria Learning Center

Date: TBD, based upon sign-ups and Custom Training Solutions availability

Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: $795/Student



S7 1200 Hardware

TIA Portal Software

Introduction to S7 1200 Ladder Logic Programming

Download/Monitoring PLC Project Files

PLC Logic

Documenting a Project

S7 1200 Memory Organization

Program Scan

IEC Timing Instructions with Data Blocks

IEC Counting Instructions with Data Blocks

MOV Instruction

Introduction to Data Types

Introduction to Siemens HMI Basics/Comfort Panels


Siemen S7 PLC Level II

Siemens S7 1200 Intermediate

Location: Fostoria Learning Center

Date: TBD, based upon sign-ups and Custom Training Solutions availability

Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: $795/Student



PLC Numbering

Basic Math Instructions

Comparator Instructions

Searching for Addresses/Tags

Forcing I/O

Organizational Blocks

Data Blocks


Function Blocks

System Memory Byte

Analog Signals

Scaling Analog Input/Output Signals

VFD Control Using Analog Signals for Motor Control


ControlLogix Level 1

ControlLogix 5000 Basics 24 contact hours, 3 day class  cost $795 ea

Dates: September 20, 21, & 22, 2021


Day 1 

ControlLogix Hardware

RSLinx Software

RSLogix / Studio 5000 Software

Introduction to ControlLogix ladder Logix Ladder Logic Programming

Monitoring PLC Project Files

PLC Logic

I/O Modules

Day 2

ControlLogix Memory Layout

Processor Scan

Timing Instructions

Counting Instructions

MOV Instruction

Documenting a Project

Day 3

On-Line Project Changes

‘Up-Loading/Saving a Project a Project File

Creating Project Tags

Introduction to Types

Searching a Project File

Forcing I/O in a Project File


ControlLogix Level 2

ControlLogix 5000 Intermediate 24 contact hours, 3 day class 

Cost: $795 ea

Dates: October 11, 12, & 13, 2021


Day 1

PLC Numbering Systems

Basic Math Instructions

Compare Instructions

Move/Logical Instructions


Sequencer Instructions

Day 2

Project Organization

File Instructions

Program Control Instructions

First Pass Bit

Day 3

Analog Signals

Analog Module’s Properties Configuration, Wiring

Scaling Analog Signals

Changing Processor Firmware with ControlFlash


Motors & Motors Control/Automation and Control Basics

This course is an advanced study and laboratory for learners who have an understanding of electrical circuits, controls and desire practical hands on experience of various motor and control devices.

Coursework involves hands on laboratory experience utilizing 120vac, 208/240vac, wiring demonstrations, and testing. Practical application of principles learned will be emphasized.  Special topics in electricity will be introduced to the learners according to class interests. Special topics in electricity will be introduces to the learners.  Topics will include ladder diagrams and their control of alternating and direct current motors.  Motor starting sizing, circuit/overlaod protection, electrical motor branch wiring will also be introduced.  The variable frequency drive (VFD) as a motor controller will also be introduced as well as an introduction into the application of programmable logic controller (PLC) in motor control circuits.  These topics will be learned through text, presentations, exercises and hands on labs.

Dates: November 18 & 19, 2021

Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: $395/Student


Industrial Electricity Basics I

Industrial Electricity I is an introductory electricity course for skilled trade’s personnel.  The course is a study of DC and AC electricity principles, with a practical approach to applications in an industrial environment.  The learner will obtain a knowledgeable understanding of the key symbols and abbreviations associated with the electrical trade, acquire a comprehensive understanding of basic electrical terminology, apply Ohm’s Law to a number of relevant electrical applications, and synthesize a number of components into a working system involving series, parallel, and series parallel circuits.

Dates: October 4, 5, & 6, 2021

Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: $650/Student


Industrial Electricity Basics II

Industrial Electricity II is an advanced study of industrial electricity providing comprehensive coverage of the control devices used in contemporary industrial electrical systems.  The focus of this course is to provide the architecture for acquiring the knowledge and skills required in an advanced manufacturing environment. The course builds on electrical concept from Industrial Electricity I and adds motor theory, building on circuit fundamentals and reinforcing these with practical hands on labs designed to reinforce the concepts and provide control systems design experience.  These topics will be delivered through text, presentations and various exercises, and hands-on labs.

Dates: October 18, 19, & 20, 2021

Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: $650/Student


Autonomous Maintenance Operator Awareness

The emphasis on this course is to give the participant the knowledge to understand lubrication, drives, gears, electrical controls, electrical panels for equipment, hydraulic & pneumatic systems, piping systems, and the basic integration of their components.  

Participants should be able to understand types of maintenance required of maintenance required to keep equipment running correctly. This course will cover the identification of these systems, and how they function.                                                                                             


Session 1  Electrical Basics & Control Panels Inputs and outputs Proximity switches & sensors Servo Motors, electrical prints, & voltages 

Session 2  Hydraulic Systems, Part #1 Basic principles  How pressure is created Identify elements of a hydraulic system  Hydraulic Safety 

Session 3  Hydraulic Systems, Part #2 Mechanical motion  Identifying all the elements on a piece of machinery 

Session 4  Pneumatic Systems Pneumatic components (gauges, valves, actuators, and accessories)  Pneumatic & piping systems 

Session 5  Mechanical Drives, Part 1  Belts Chains and Sprockets

Session 6  Gears Lubrication  Troubleshooting & Putting it all together

Objectives:  Upon completion of this course the  trainee should be able to:  

Demonstrate an understanding of the basic systems. Identify the materials that the systems are made of. Demonstrate an understanding of the major components in a typical system. Show the operators how they might use sight, smell, touch, etc. to safely identify possible machine faults.  

Demonstrate the process of troubleshooting and repairing basic system malfunctions. 

Each session will contain detailed instruction, followed by hands on labs. 


Session 1 – September 7, 2021   

Session 2 – September 9, 2021   

Session 3 – September 14, 2021  

Session 4 – September 16, 2021   

Session 5 – September 21, 2021   

Session 6 – September 23, 2021 

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Cost: $99.00 Per Session or $525.00 if you attend all six sessions


Intro to VFD using the Allen Bradley PowerFlex 525

An overview of operation, setup and troubleshooting of a Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) using the Allen Bradley PowerFlex 525.

This 16 hour course is designed to train personnel responsible for the operation and basic troubleshooting of Variable Frequency Drive systems, in order to become more effective troubleshooters on production equipment. The trainees will learn how to wire, program and troubleshoot the Allen Bradley PowerFlex 525 Variable Frequency Drive hardware.

  • AC Motor Basics
  • VFD Basics
  • VFD Parameter Basics
  • Applications

Dates: TBD, based upon sign-ups and Custom Training Solutions availability

8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Cost: $760.00 per student

*Continental breakfast and lunch provided


Into to Welding 6-Week Course (64 Welding Hours/10 OSHA Hours)

Interpret Blueprints & Welding Symbols | Fundamental Welding Concepts | Overall Welding Knowledge | Earn OSHA 10-Hour Card |  Hands-on Learning

·       Six week program

·       4:00pm - 8:00pm

·       3 days per week – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

·       Maximum # of Participants - 6-8

·       74 hours of training – 64 welding hours & OSHA-10 hour

·       Start Date – September 13, 2021

*Free Training For Eligible Learners!

*All registrations go through Matt Kibler, Call/Text - (567) 245-1259