Fire Alarm & Detection Equipment Certification

Fire Alarm & Detection Equipment Certification

-- This course is designed to help participants prepare to take the fire alarm and detection equipment examination through the Ohio Division of State Fire Marshal. Anyone interested in taking the exam will find value in the course not only for the information provided but for how it will help you be better organized to take the exam.

Instructor: Dennis Patalon

Class Dates: 2021 dates coming soon

Class Time: 8am- 3pm (Lunch Break: 12:00pm- 12:45pm. Food not provided)

Cost: $250 ABC Members & Non Members $300
*** Does NOT include the $40 fee to the Ohio State Fire Marshall's Office for the State of Ohio Certification Test, or the $40 fee to PSI for the testing location. THIS IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE STUDENT! Information on filing with the Division of State Fire Marshal and exam locations will be provided during the course and available online at : www.com.ohio.gov/fire

This training is brought to you in partnership with Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) Northern Ohio Chapter.

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Advance Registration required. Deadline is July 8, 2020

Autonomous Maintenance Training-24 Hour Operator Awareness

Autonomous Maintenance Training

24 hour 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.

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.

Location: Fostoria Learning Center

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

Dates: February 9-25

Cost: $99 per session or $525 for all six session

FEDC & Chamber members will receive discounted price $475 for all six sessions (must be same individual at all sessions)

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SESSIONS

February 9

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

February 11

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

February 16

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

February 18

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

February 23

Session 5:  Mechanical Drives, Part 1  Belts Chains and Sprockets

February 25

Session 6:  Gears Lubrication  Troubleshooting & Putting it all together

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Industrial Electricity Basics I

INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICAL BASICS I

3 Day  (24 hour)

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.

Location: Fostoria Learning Center

Date: March 3, 4, 5, 2021

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

Cost $650 per student

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Industrial Electricity Basics II

INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICAL BASICS II

3 Day  (24 hour)

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.

Location: Fostoria Learning Center

Date: March 17, 18, & 19, 2021

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

Cost $650 per student

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Motors & Motor Controls

MOTORS AND MOTOR CONTROLS

2 Day  (16 hour)

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.

Location: Fostoria Learning Center

Date: March 30-31, 2021

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

Cost $395 per student

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Intro to Variable Frequency Drives Featuring the Allen Bradley PowerFlex 525

Intro to Variable Frequency Drives

Featuring 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

·        Reversing and Speed Variables

·        Construction and operation

·        Motor Nameplate data Review

·        Motor Starting and stopping     characteristics

·        Overloading a motor

·        Testing and basic troubleshooting

 

VFD Basics

·        Types of Variable Frequency Drives

·        Sections within a Variable Frequency Drive

·        Terminals on a Variable Frequency Drive

·        The DC Bus and safety issues

·        Variable Frequency Drive Converters and DC Bus

·        Inverter characteristics

VFD Parameter Basics

·        Human Interface Module (HIM)

·        Accel, Decel, V/Hz ratio, Boost, etc.

·        General drive setup parameters

·        Wiring configurations

·        Lab demonstrations 0-10VDC/4-20mA

·        Speed control inputs and options

·        Use of Allen Bradley drive configuration software

Applications

·        Conveyor

·        Feed Screws

·        Exhaust Fans

 

When: April 15-16 2021 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Where: FLC

Cost: $760.00 per student

FEDC/Chamber Member Discount $695.00 per Student

*Continental Breakfast & Lunch Provided

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ControlLogix Level I

ROCKWELL AUTOMATION LOGIX 5000 PLC 

ControlLogix Basics

Location: Fostoria Learning Center

Date: March 10, 11, & 12, 2021

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

Cost $1,100

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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

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ControlLogix Level II

ROCKWELL AUTOMATION LOGIX 5000 PLC 

ControlLogix Intermediate

Location: Fostoria Learning Center

Date: March 24, 25 & 26, 2021

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

Cost $1,100

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Day 1

PLC Numbering Systems

Basic Math Instructions

Compare Instructions

Move/Logical Instructions

Arrays

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

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Siemens S7 PLC Level I

Siemens S7 1200 Basics

Location: Fostoria Learning Center

Date: May 5, 6 & 7, 2021

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

Cost $1,100

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Day 1

S7 1200 Hardware

TIA Portal Software

Introduction to S7 1200 Ladder Logic Programming

Download/Monitoring PLC Project Files

PLC Logic

Documenting a Project

Day 2

S7 1200 Memory Organization

Program Scan

IEC Timing Instructions with Data Blocks

IEC Counting Instructions with Data Blocks

Day 3

MOV Instruction

Introduction to Data Types

Introduction to Siemens HMI Basics/Comfort Panels

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Siemen S7 PLC Level II

Siemens S7 1200 Intermediate

Location: Fostoria Learning Center

Date: May 19, 20 & 21, 2021

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

Cost $1,100

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Day 1

PLC Numbering

Basic Math Instructions

Comparator Instructions

Searching for Addresses/Tags

Forcing I/O

Day 2

Organizational Blocks

Data Blocks

Functions

Function Blocks

System Memory Byte

Day 3

Analog Signals

Scaling Analog Input/Output Signals

VFD Control Using Analog Signals for Motor Control

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Supervisory Training

Teamwork & Team Building

Teamwork & Team Building

The Teamwork and Team Building workshop will encourage participants to explore the different aspects of a team, as well as ways that they can become a top-notch team performer. Your participants will be given the details and concepts of what makes up a team, and what factors into being a successful team and team member.

Location: Fostoria Learning Center

Date: March 11, 2021

Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Cost: $129 per person, individual course ( $100 per course FEDC/Chamber Member Discount)

Full Series Discount Price: (must be same registered participant) $599.00 / $499.00 FEDC/Chamber Member Discount

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Refund/Cancellation Policy: You can withdraw from any class up to 3 days before its start.

No refunds are issued for no-shows

Leadership & Influence

Leadership & Influence

Once you learn the techniques of true Leadership and Influence, you will be able to build the confidence it takes to take the lead. The more experience you have acting as a genuine leader, the easier it will be for you. It is never easy to take the lead, as you will need to make decisions and face challenges, but it can become natural and rewarding.

Location: Fostoria Learning Center

Date: March 25, 2021

Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Cost: $129 per person, individual course ( $100 per course FEDC/Chamber Member Discount)

Full Series Discount Price: (must be same registered participant) $599.00 / $499.00 FEDC/Chamber Member Discount

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Refund/Cancellation Policy: You can withdraw from any class up to 3 days before its start.

No refunds are issued for no-shows

Communication Strategies

Communication Strategies

The Communication Strategies workshop will help participants understand  the different methods of communication and how to make the most of each of them. These strategies will provide a great benefit for any organization and its employees. They will trickle down throughout the organization and positively impact everyone involved.

Location: Fostoria Learning Center

Date: April 8, 2021

Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Cost: $129 per person, individual course ( $100 per course FEDC/Chamber Member Discount)

Full Series Discount Price: (must be same registered participant) $599.00 / $499.00 FEDC/Chamber Member Discount

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Refund/Cancellation Policy: You can withdraw from any class up to 3 days before its start.

No refunds are issued for no-shows

Supervising Others

Supervising Others

The Supervising Others workshop will help supervisors become more efficient and proficient, with information on delegating, managing time, setting goals and expectations (for themselves and others), providing feedback, resolving conflict, and administering discipline.

Location: Fostoria Learning Center

Date: April 22, 2021

Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Cost: $129 per person, individual course ( $100 per course FEDC/Chamber Member Discount)

Full Series Discount Price: (must be same registered participant) $599.00 / $499.00 FEDC/Chamber Member Discount

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Refund/Cancellation Policy: You can withdraw from any class up to 3 days before its start.

No refunds are issued for no-shows

Creative Problem Solving

Creative Problem Solving

The Creative Problem Solving workshop will give participants an overview of the entire creative problem solving process, as well as key problem solving  tools that they can use every day. Skills such as brainstorming, information gathering, analyzing data, and identifying resources will be covered throughout the workshop.

Location: Fostoria Learning Center

Date: May 6, 2021

Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Cost: $129 per person, individual course ( $100 per course FEDC/Chamber Member Discount)

Full Series Discount Price: (must be same registered participant) $599.00 / $499.00 FEDC/Chamber Member Discount

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Refund/Cancellation Policy: You can withdraw from any class up to 3 days before its start.

No refunds are issued for no-shows