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HESCO offers specialized courses at our Training Center in Rocky Hill, CT. Learn what you need to grow your skill set from the industry’s most knowledgeable trainers.

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NOTE: HESCO course registration is open until the day before the start date, but Rockwell Automation trainings require 21 calendar days registration notice.


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PLC and HMI Seminar Level 1

The Level 1 seminar includes a complete demo module in a fully functional configuration mounted on a convenient plexiglass stand. The entire demo module has over $1,500 worth of equipment, yours to keep and included at no extra charge as part of the cost of attendance. In the course, you’ll receive hands-on training on how to set up and program an Allen-Bradley Micro 800 PLC and PanelView HMI. This is a full day course with lunch provided.

PLC topics include:
• Intro to Micro 800 PLC product line.
• Specific advantages of the Micro 820 model PLC.
• How to launch CCW v10.
• How to create a new project with a M820.
• How to create a program (Ladder Logic).
• Entering of a program for a push button & light.
• Entering of a program for timing.
• Download to controller.
• View program online with controller.

HMI topics include:
• Intro to PanelView 800 product line.
• Adding 4" PanelView to existing program.
• How to do basic configuration.
• How to add HMI tags & link to controller PLC tags.
• How to add screen and build graphics.
• Program a real world "soft" push button to control options.
• Program display of timer.
• Download to HMI.


Start: 01/16/2019 8:30 AM
End: 01/16/2019 4:30 PM
Remaining Seats: 5

Your Cost: $595

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PLC and HMI Seminar Level 2

In our PLC & HMI Level 2 course, you’ll receive hands-on training on some advance topics for the Allen-Bradley Micro 800 PLC and PanelView 800 HMI. This is a half-day course with lunch provided. Note: the Level 2 seminar doesn’t include hardware; participants who have taken Level 1 course should bring back that hardware for this course. If you don’t have the Level 1 hardware, you can purchase a kit for $695.

Topics include:
• Connected Components Workbench: developer edition vs standard edition.
• Structured text programming.
• FBD and UDF/UDFB programming.
• HMI recipes.
• Advance features of the PanelView 800 product.
• Connected Components Accelerator Toolkit.
• Integration of motion and drives into Connected Components Workbench.


Start: 01/17/2019 8:30 AM
End: 01/17/2019 3:30 PM
Remaining Seats: 5

Your Cost: $495

Register Now

CCP 299 Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 1: ControlLogix Fundamentals and Troubleshooting

Learn to troubleshoot a previously operational ControlLogix system and restore normal operation. All Logix5000 systems use the same control engine; therefore, tasks are similar. This is a five-day course with lunch provided.

You will have the opportunity to develop and practice these skills by:
• Learning basic concepts and terminology used with ControlLogix system hardware and the Studio 5000 Logix Designer application.
• Practicing a systematic strategy for diagnosing and troubleshooting problems like configuration issues, electrical noise, faulty/malfunctioning field devices, and controller, I/O, or other hardware issues.
• Performing hands-on exercises.

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Start: 02/04/2019 8:00 AM
End: 02/08/2019 5:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 9

Your Cost: $2,930

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Basic Industrial Ethernet

Participants who attend our one-day Basic Industrial Ethernet course will walk away with the confidence and knowledge to design a simple Ethernet network and implement it in their facility. Our courses are taught by instructors who have a background in the industrial world which allows them to offer perspectives unique to challenges that controls engineers and technicians face on a day-to-day basis. This is a full day course with lunch provided. Note: Get a $100 discount when you register for both the Basic and Advanced trainings.

Topics include:
• Physical cabling – Students will learn the basics of copper and fiber cabling, TIA standards, and structured cabling implementation.
• Open Systems Interconnect (OSI) Model – How it applies to networking and guides manufacturers of networking technology.
• Switch theory – How switches function and what role they serve in a network topology.
• VLANS – Configuration and implementation.
• IP Addressing – What is an IP address and how it is derived.
• Subnetting – What is subnetting and considerations around subnetting.
• Industrial Protocols – Basics of industrial protocols and their history.


Start: 02/13/2019 8:30 AM
End: 02/13/2019 4:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $499

Register Now

Advanced Industrial Ethernet

Participants who attend our one-day Advanced Industrial Ethernet course will walk away with the foundation to deploy a complex and distributed Ethernet network in their facility. This course is taught by instructors who have a background in the industrial world which allows them to offer perspectives unique to challenges that controls engineers and technicians face on a day-to-day basis. This is a full-day course with lunch provided. Note: Get a $100 discount when you register for both the Basic and Advanced trainings.

Topics include:
• Spanning Tree Protocol – Basics of the IEEE 802.1D standard as well as differences between Cisco Per-VLAN Spanning Tree (PVST) and Multiple Spanning Tree (MST).
• Inter-VLAN Routing – Use cases for applying inter-VLAN routing.
• Dynamic Host Control Protocol (DHCP) – How to effectively use DHCP on the plant floor.
• Multicast – Why do we use multicast and what are its advantages/disadvantages.
• Redundancy protocols – Resilient Ethernet Protocol, EtherChannel, and Flex Links.
• Network Address Translation (NAT) – Overview of the versions of NAT and their implementation.
• Security – Access Control Lists (ACLs), port security, and concept of least privilege.


Start: 02/14/2019 8:30 AM
End: 02/14/2019 4:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $499

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FND035 Electrical Safety for Qualified Personnel

This is an in-depth electrical safety course that covers electrical safety including LOTO and arc flash that meets the training requirements specified in OSHA 1910 and NFPA 70E. Upon completion of this course, the participants will be able describe general safety hazards and precautions associated with electrical systems, electrical tool and equipment safety, electrical system lockout/tagout requirements, switchgear and circuit breakers, fuses, batteries and DC systems, and the proper use of electrical protective rubber goods. This is a two-day course with lunch provided. Click here to learn more from Rockwell Automation.

Start: 02/26/2019 8:00 AM
End: 02/27/2019 5:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 12

Your Cost: $1,725

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CCA 101 AC/DC Motors and Drives Fundamentals

This course is a skill-building course that provides you with a basic understanding of AC and DC motor and drive concepts and terminology. You will gain the hands-on skills required to build a miniature DC motor and investigate how a variable-speed drive controls the speed and direction of an attached motor. You will also become familiar with the drive’s Human Interface Module (HIM), which allows programmers, maintainers, and troubleshooters access to information stored within the drive. This is a two-day course with lunch provided. Click here to learn more from Rockwell Automation.

Start: 03/05/2019 8:00 AM
End: 03/06/2019 5:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 12

Your Cost: $1,725

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PLC and HMI Seminar Level 1

The Level 1 seminar includes a complete demo module in a fully functional configuration mounted on a convenient plexiglass stand. The entire demo module has over $1,500 worth of equipment, yours to keep and included at no extra charge as part of the cost of attendance. In the course, you’ll receive hands-on training on how to set up and program an Allen-Bradley Micro 800 PLC and PanelView HMI. This is a full day course with lunch provided.

PLC topics include:
• Intro to Micro 800 PLC product line.
• Specific advantages of the Micro 820 model PLC.
• How to launch CCW v10.
• How to create a new project with a M820.
• How to create a program (Ladder Logic).
• Entering of a program for a push button & light.
• Entering of a program for timing.
• Download to controller.
• View program online with controller.

HMI topics include:
• Intro to PanelView 800 product line.
• Adding 4" PanelView to existing program.
• How to do basic configuration.
• How to add HMI tags & link to controller PLC tags.
• How to add screen and build graphics.
• Program a real world "soft" push button to control options.
• Program display of timer.
• Download to HMI.


Start: 03/13/2019 8:30 AM
End: 03/13/2019 4:30 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $595

Register Now

PLC and HMI Seminar Level 2

In our PLC & HMI Level 2 course, you’ll receive hands-on training on some advance topics for the Allen-Bradley Micro 800 PLC and PanelView 800 HMI. This is a half-day course with lunch provided. Note: the Level 2 seminar doesn’t include hardware; participants who have taken Level 1 course should bring back that hardware for this course. If you don’t have the Level 1 hardware, you can purchase a kit for $695.

Topics include:
• Connected Components Workbench: developer edition vs standard edition.
• Structured text programming.
• FBD and UDF/UDFB programming.
• HMI recipes.
• Advance features of the PanelView 800 product.
• Connected Components Accelerator Toolkit.
• Integration of motion and drives into Connected Components Workbench.


Start: 03/14/2019 8:30 AM
End: 03/14/2019 3:30 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $495

Register Now

CCP 154 RSLogix 5000 Level 4: Structured Text/Sequential Function Chart Programming

Building on your project development skills, such as creating tags and programming control code, this course provides the skills and knowledge to program using the structured text and sequential function chart programming languages. You will learn how to select instructions, expressions and constructs and then enter these elements and more into a routine. You will have an opportunity to translate a functional specification in to a sequential function chart. This is a two-day course with lunch provided. Click here to learn more from Rockwell Automation.

Start: 03/19/2019 8:00 AM
End: 03/20/2019 5:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 20

Your Cost: $1,725

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Drives Seminar Level 1

Join the HESCO team for an introduction to the PowerFlex 525. You will be introduced to basic wiring, standalone programing, and configuration with the assistance of a connected computer. You will walk away with a basic understanding of drive configuration and a personal desktop drive kit. This is a full day course with lunch provided.

Topics include:
• Introduction to the PowerFlex 520 Series Drives.
• Overview of wiring and I/O.
• Programming options.
• Basic drive set-up.
• Setting IP address for network use.
• Overview of Connected Components Workbench (CCW).
• Programming basics with CCW.
• Introduction to advanced features.


Start: 03/21/2019 9:00 AM
End: 03/21/2019 3:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $749

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CCP153 ControlLogix/Studio 5000: Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 2: ControlLogix Maintenance and Troubleshooting

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to troubleshoot a previously operational ControlLogix system and restore normal operation. This course adds to your skill set by introducing new tasks such as connecting to a network, interpreting project execution, editing ladder logic online, and more. You will then be presented with a systematic strategy for diagnosing and troubleshooting a variety of common system errors including controller, I/O, and other hardware problems, noise-related problems, and software configuration problems. This is a four-day course with lunch provided. Click here to learn more from Rockwell Automation.

Start: 03/26/2019 8:00 AM
End: 03/29/2019 5:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 12

Your Cost: $2,295

Register Now

Basic Industrial Ethernet

Participants who attend our one-day Basic Industrial Ethernet course will walk away with the confidence and knowledge to design a simple Ethernet network and implement it in their facility. Our courses are taught by instructors who have a background in the industrial world which allows them to offer perspectives unique to challenges that controls engineers and technicians face on a day-to-day basis. This is a full day course with lunch provided. Note: Get a $100 discount when you register for both the Basic and Advanced trainings.

Topics include:
• Physical cabling – Students will learn the basics of copper and fiber cabling, TIA standards, and structured cabling implementation.
• Open Systems Interconnect (OSI) Model – How it applies to networking and guides manufacturers of networking technology.
• Switch theory – How switches function and what role they serve in a network topology.
• VLANS – Configuration and implementation.
• IP Addressing – What is an IP address and how it is derived.
• Subnetting – What is subnetting and considerations around subnetting.
• Industrial Protocols – Basics of industrial protocols and their history.


Start: 04/03/2019 8:30 AM
End: 04/03/2019 4:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $499

Register Now

Advanced Industrial Ethernet

Participants who attend our one-day Advanced Industrial Ethernet course will walk away with the foundation to deploy a complex and distributed Ethernet network in their facility. This course is taught by instructors who have a background in the industrial world which allows them to offer perspectives unique to challenges that controls engineers and technicians face on a day-to-day basis. This is a full-day course with lunch provided. Note: Get a $100 discount when you register for both the Basic and Advanced trainings.

Topics include:
• Spanning Tree Protocol – Basics of the IEEE 802.1D standard as well as differences between Cisco Per-VLAN Spanning Tree (PVST) and Multiple Spanning Tree (MST).
• Inter-VLAN Routing – Use cases for applying inter-VLAN routing.
• Dynamic Host Control Protocol (DHCP) – How to effectively use DHCP on the plant floor.
• Multicast – Why do we use multicast and what are its advantages/disadvantages.
• Redundancy protocols – Resilient Ethernet Protocol, EtherChannel, and Flex Links.
• Network Address Translation (NAT) – Overview of the versions of NAT and their implementation.
• Security – Access Control Lists (ACLs), port security, and concept of least privilege.


Start: 04/04/2019 8:30 AM
End: 04/04/2019 4:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $499

Register Now

CCP 299 Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 1: ControlLogix Fundamentals and Troubleshooting

Learn to troubleshoot a previously operational ControlLogix system and restore normal operation. All Logix5000 systems use the same control engine; therefore, tasks are similar. This is a five-day course with lunch provided.

You will have the opportunity to develop and practice these skills by:
• Learning basic concepts and terminology used with ControlLogix system hardware and the Studio 5000 Logix Designer application.
• Practicing a systematic strategy for diagnosing and troubleshooting problems like configuration issues, electrical noise, faulty/malfunctioning field devices, and controller, I/O, or other hardware issues.
• Performing hands-on exercises.

Click here to learn more from Rockwell Automation.

Start: 04/15/2019 8:00 AM
End: 04/19/2019 5:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 12

Your Cost: $2,930

Register Now

Drives Seminar Level 1

Join the HESCO team for an introduction to the PowerFlex 525. You will be introduced to basic wiring, standalone programing, and configuration with the assistance of a connected computer. You will walk away with a basic understanding of drive configuration and a personal desktop drive kit. This is a full day course with lunch provided.

Topics include:
• Introduction to the PowerFlex 520 Series Drives.
• Overview of wiring and I/O.
• Programming options.
• Basic drive set-up.
• Setting IP address for network use.
• Overview of Connected Components Workbench (CCW).
• Programming basics with CCW.
• Introduction to advanced features.


Start: 04/30/2019 9:00 AM
End: 04/30/2019 3:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $749

Register Now

Remote Access and Network Security

Join the HESCO team for an introduction to implementing a firewall on the plant floor. You will be introduced to the basics of network security and why maintaining your own firewall is essential to the integrity and safety of your network. You will walk away with a basic understanding of how to implement a network security policy at your facility and your very own firewall. This is a full day course with lunch provided.

Topics include:
• Basic network security concepts.
• Network attack vectors and threats.
• A history of stateful firewalls.
• Implementing an effective Defense-in-Depth strategy.
• Ubiquiti Security Gateway (USG) overview.
• Configuring advanced firewall features and Deep Packet Inspection (USG).
• Configuring secure remote access (USG).
• Basic network forensics and threat identification.


Start: 05/02/2019 8:30 AM
End: 05/02/2019 4:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $599

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CCA182 PowerFlex 750-Series Configuration and Startup

Upon completion of this course, given a wired PowerFlex® 750-Series drive (PowerFlex 753 or PowerFlex 755) and AC motor, you will be able to properly install the drive, start up the drive, and configure drive parameters to meet application-specific needs.

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Start: 05/07/2019 8:00 AM
End: 05/08/2019 5:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $1,725

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CCA 183 PowerFlex 750 Series Maintenance and Troubleshooting

This skill-building course introduces concepts and techniques that will assist you in successfully maintaining and troubleshooting a PowerFlex® 750-Series (PowerFlex 753 or PowerFlex 755) drive. You will learn how to recognize PowerFlex 750-Series drive hardware and properly wire the drive. You will also learn to diagnose specific faults. This is a two-day course with lunch provided.

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Start: 05/09/2019 8:00 AM
End: 05/10/2019 5:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $1,725

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PLC and HMI Seminar Level 1

The Level 1 seminar includes a complete demo module in a fully functional configuration mounted on a convenient plexiglass stand. The entire demo module has over $1,500 worth of equipment, yours to keep and included at no extra charge as part of the cost of attendance. In the course, you’ll receive hands-on training on how to set up and program an Allen-Bradley Micro 800 PLC and PanelView HMI. This is a full day course with lunch provided.

PLC topics include:
• Intro to Micro 800 PLC product line.
• Specific advantages of the Micro 820 model PLC.
• How to launch CCW v10.
• How to create a new project with a M820.
• How to create a program (Ladder Logic).
• Entering of a program for a push button & light.
• Entering of a program for timing.
• Download to controller.
• View program online with controller.

HMI topics include:
• Intro to PanelView 800 product line.
• Adding 4" PanelView to existing program.
• How to do basic configuration.
• How to add HMI tags & link to controller PLC tags.
• How to add screen and build graphics.
• Program a real world "soft" push button to control options.
• Program display of timer.
• Download to HMI.


Start: 05/15/2019 8:30 AM
End: 05/15/2019 4:30 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $595

Register Now

PLC and HMI Seminar Level 2

In our PLC & HMI Level 2 course, you’ll receive hands-on training on some advance topics for the Allen-Bradley Micro 800 PLC and PanelView 800 HMI. This is a half-day course with lunch provided. Note: the Level 2 seminar doesn’t include hardware; participants who have taken Level 1 course should bring back that hardware for this course. If you don’t have the Level 1 hardware, you can purchase a kit for $695.

Topics include:
• Connected Components Workbench: developer edition vs standard edition.
• Structured text programming.
• FBD and UDF/UDFB programming.
• HMI recipes.
• Advance features of the PanelView 800 product.
• Connected Components Accelerator Toolkit.
• Integration of motion and drives into Connected Components Workbench.


Start: 05/16/2019 8:30 AM
End: 05/16/2019 3:30 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $495

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CCN 130 Motion Control Fundamentals

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to demonstrate fundamental motion control concepts common to all Rockwell Automation ControlLogix motion control systems. This course is designed to provide you with an understanding of the concepts, terminology, functionality and applications of motion control. In addition, you will also learn how motion control applications function using the concepts and principles discussed in each lesson. This course will allow you to establish the strong essential foundation you need before learning the skills necessary to maintain and program motion control systems. This is a two-day course with lunch provided.

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Start: 05/22/2019 8:00 AM
End: 05/23/2019 5:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 7

Your Cost: $1,725

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Drives Seminar Level 1

Join the HESCO team for an introduction to the PowerFlex 525. You will be introduced to basic wiring, standalone programing, and configuration with the assistance of a connected computer. You will walk away with a basic understanding of drive configuration and a personal desktop drive kit. This is a full day course with lunch provided.

Topics include:
• Introduction to the PowerFlex 520 Series Drives.
• Overview of wiring and I/O.
• Programming options.
• Basic drive set-up.
• Setting IP address for network use.
• Overview of Connected Components Workbench (CCW).
• Programming basics with CCW.
• Introduction to advanced features.


Start: 05/27/2019 9:00 AM
End: 05/27/2019 3:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $749

Register Now

IMINS Managing Industrial Networks with Cisco Networking Technologies

This course is job-role specific and enables you to achieve competency and skills to configure, maintain, and troubleshoot industrial network systems while helping to ensure network availability, reliability, and Internet security throughout your company. Students will be exposed to multiple industrial network technologies as well as products from Cisco and other industrial suppliers including Rockwell Automation. This is a five-day course with lunch provided.

Click here to learn more from Rockwell Automation.

Start: 06/03/2019 8:00 AM
End: 06/07/2019 5:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $4,280

Register Now

Basic Industrial Ethernet

Participants who attend our one-day Basic Industrial Ethernet course will walk away with the confidence and knowledge to design a simple Ethernet network and implement it in their facility. Our courses are taught by instructors who have a background in the industrial world which allows them to offer perspectives unique to challenges that controls engineers and technicians face on a day-to-day basis. This is a full day course with lunch provided. Note: Get a $100 discount when you register for both the Basic and Advanced trainings.

Topics include:
• Physical cabling – Students will learn the basics of copper and fiber cabling, TIA standards, and structured cabling implementation.
• Open Systems Interconnect (OSI) Model – How it applies to networking and guides manufacturers of networking technology.
• Switch theory – How switches function and what role they serve in a network topology.
• VLANS – Configuration and implementation.
• IP Addressing – What is an IP address and how it is derived.
• Subnetting – What is subnetting and considerations around subnetting.
• Industrial Protocols – Basics of industrial protocols and their history.


Start: 06/12/2019 8:30 AM
End: 06/12/2019 4:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $499

Register Now

Advanced Industrial Ethernet

Participants who attend our one-day Advanced Industrial Ethernet course will walk away with the foundation to deploy a complex and distributed Ethernet network in their facility. This course is taught by instructors who have a background in the industrial world which allows them to offer perspectives unique to challenges that controls engineers and technicians face on a day-to-day basis. This is a full-day course with lunch provided. Note: Get a $100 discount when you register for both the Basic and Advanced trainings.

Topics include:
• Spanning Tree Protocol – Basics of the IEEE 802.1D standard as well as differences between Cisco Per-VLAN Spanning Tree (PVST) and Multiple Spanning Tree (MST).
• Inter-VLAN Routing – Use cases for applying inter-VLAN routing.
• Dynamic Host Control Protocol (DHCP) – How to effectively use DHCP on the plant floor.
• Multicast – Why do we use multicast and what are its advantages/disadvantages.
• Redundancy protocols – Resilient Ethernet Protocol, EtherChannel, and Flex Links.
• Network Address Translation (NAT) – Overview of the versions of NAT and their implementation.
• Security – Access Control Lists (ACLs), port security, and concept of least privilege.


Start: 06/13/2019 8:30 AM
End: 06/13/2019 4:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $499

Register Now

CCP 299 Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 1: ControlLogix Fundamentals and Troubleshooting

Learn to troubleshoot a previously operational ControlLogix system and restore normal operation. All Logix5000 systems use the same control engine; therefore, tasks are similar. This is a five-day course with lunch provided.

You will have the opportunity to develop and practice these skills by:
• Learning basic concepts and terminology used with ControlLogix system hardware and the Studio 5000 Logix Designer application.
• Practicing a systematic strategy for diagnosing and troubleshooting problems like configuration issues, electrical noise, faulty/malfunctioning field devices, and controller, I/O, or other hardware issues.
• Performing hands-on exercises.

Click here to learn more from Rockwell Automation.

Start: 07/08/2019 8:00 AM
End: 07/12/2019 5:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 12

Your Cost: $2,930

Register Now

PLC and HMI Seminar Level 1

The Level 1 seminar includes a complete demo module in a fully functional configuration mounted on a convenient plexiglass stand. The entire demo module has over $1,500 worth of equipment, yours to keep and included at no extra charge as part of the cost of attendance. In the course, you’ll receive hands-on training on how to set up and program an Allen-Bradley Micro 800 PLC and PanelView HMI. This is a full day course with lunch provided.

PLC topics include:
• Intro to Micro 800 PLC product line.
• Specific advantages of the Micro 820 model PLC.
• How to launch CCW v10.
• How to create a new project with a M820.
• How to create a program (Ladder Logic).
• Entering of a program for a push button & light.
• Entering of a program for timing.
• Download to controller.
• View program online with controller.

HMI topics include:
• Intro to PanelView 800 product line.
• Adding 4" PanelView to existing program.
• How to do basic configuration.
• How to add HMI tags & link to controller PLC tags.
• How to add screen and build graphics.
• Program a real world "soft" push button to control options.
• Program display of timer.
• Download to HMI.


Start: 07/17/2019 8:30 AM
End: 07/17/2019 4:30 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $595

Register Now

PLC and HMI Seminar Level 2

In our PLC & HMI Level 2 course, you’ll receive hands-on training on some advance topics for the Allen-Bradley Micro 800 PLC and PanelView 800 HMI. This is a half-day course with lunch provided. Note: the Level 2 seminar doesn’t include hardware; participants who have taken Level 1 course should bring back that hardware for this course. If you don’t have the Level 1 hardware, you can purchase a kit for $695.

Topics include:
• Connected Components Workbench: developer edition vs standard edition.
• Structured text programming.
• FBD and UDF/UDFB programming.
• HMI recipes.
• Advance features of the PanelView 800 product.
• Connected Components Accelerator Toolkit.
• Integration of motion and drives into Connected Components Workbench.


Start: 07/18/2019 8:30 AM
End: 07/18/2019 3:30 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $495

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CCP 152 Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 4: Function Block Programming

This course is a skill-building programming course that provides you with an understanding of Studio 5000 Logix Designer® function block diagrams and terminology. This course also provides you with the resources and hands-on practice required to efficiently program a Logix5000™ controller using function block diagrams. You will have an opportunity to use Logix Designer application and perform software tasks to meet the requirements of a given functional specification. In addition to using function blocks, you will perform parameter modifications to individual function block instructions, as well as create and develop function block diagram programs and routines. You will also gain experience with a variety of function block instructions, including PIDE and add-on instructions. This is a two-day course with lunch provided.

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Start: 07/23/2019 8:00 AM
End: 07/24/2019 5:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $1,725

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Remote Access and Network Security

Join the HESCO team for an introduction to implementing a firewall on the plant floor. You will be introduced to the basics of network security and why maintaining your own firewall is essential to the integrity and safety of your network. You will walk away with a basic understanding of how to implement a network security policy at your facility and your very own firewall. This is a full day course with lunch provided.

Topics include:
• Basic network security concepts.
• Network attack vectors and threats.
• A history of stateful firewalls.
• Implementing an effective Defense-in-Depth strategy.
• Ubiquiti Security Gateway (USG) overview.
• Configuring advanced firewall features and Deep Packet Inspection (USG).
• Configuring secure remote access (USG).
• Basic network forensics and threat identification.


Start: 07/30/2019 8:30 AM
End: 07/30/2019 4:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $599

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IMINS2 Managing Industrial Networks for Manufacturing with Cisco Technologies

This course is job and role-specific, enabling students to achieve competency and skills to configure, maintain, and troubleshoot industry standard network protocols as well as wireless and security technologies. Learn how to make full use of current infrastructures while developing a converged platform for flexibility to support future business outcomes. IMINS2 exposes students to multiple industrial network technologies in addition to products from Cisco and other industrial suppliers, including Rockwell Automation. This is a five-day course with lunch provided.

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Start: 08/05/2019 8:00 AM
End: 08/09/2019 5:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $4,280

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Drives Seminar Level 1

Join the HESCO team for an introduction to the PowerFlex 525. You will be introduced to basic wiring, standalone programing, and configuration with the assistance of a connected computer. You will walk away with a basic understanding of drive configuration and a personal desktop drive kit. This is a full day course with lunch provided.

Topics include:
• Introduction to the PowerFlex 520 Series Drives.
• Overview of wiring and I/O.
• Programming options.
• Basic drive set-up.
• Setting IP address for network use.
• Overview of Connected Components Workbench (CCW).
• Programming basics with CCW.
• Introduction to advanced features.


Start: 08/14/2019 9:00 AM
End: 08/14/2019 3:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $749

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Basic Industrial Ethernet

Participants who attend our one-day Basic Industrial Ethernet course will walk away with the confidence and knowledge to design a simple Ethernet network and implement it in their facility. Our courses are taught by instructors who have a background in the industrial world which allows them to offer perspectives unique to challenges that controls engineers and technicians face on a day-to-day basis. This is a full day course with lunch provided. Note: Get a $100 discount when you register for both the Basic and Advanced trainings.

Topics include:
• Physical cabling – Students will learn the basics of copper and fiber cabling, TIA standards, and structured cabling implementation.
• Open Systems Interconnect (OSI) Model – How it applies to networking and guides manufacturers of networking technology.
• Switch theory – How switches function and what role they serve in a network topology.
• VLANS – Configuration and implementation.
• IP Addressing – What is an IP address and how it is derived.
• Subnetting – What is subnetting and considerations around subnetting.
• Industrial Protocols – Basics of industrial protocols and their history.


Start: 08/20/2019 8:30 AM
End: 08/20/2019 4:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $499

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Advanced Industrial Ethernet

Participants who attend our one-day Advanced Industrial Ethernet course will walk away with the foundation to deploy a complex and distributed Ethernet network in their facility. This course is taught by instructors who have a background in the industrial world which allows them to offer perspectives unique to challenges that controls engineers and technicians face on a day-to-day basis. This is a full-day course with lunch provided. Note: Get a $100 discount when you register for both the Basic and Advanced trainings.

Topics include:
• Spanning Tree Protocol – Basics of the IEEE 802.1D standard as well as differences between Cisco Per-VLAN Spanning Tree (PVST) and Multiple Spanning Tree (MST).
• Inter-VLAN Routing – Use cases for applying inter-VLAN routing.
• Dynamic Host Control Protocol (DHCP) – How to effectively use DHCP on the plant floor.
• Multicast – Why do we use multicast and what are its advantages/disadvantages.
• Redundancy protocols – Resilient Ethernet Protocol, EtherChannel, and Flex Links.
• Network Address Translation (NAT) – Overview of the versions of NAT and their implementation.
• Security – Access Control Lists (ACLs), port security, and concept of least privilege.


Start: 08/21/2019 8:30 AM
End: 08/21/2019 4:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $499

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MFG 213 Industrial Electrical Controls Fundamentals

This course is designed to provide knowledge and skills required to install, maintain, and troubleshoot machine controls. At the completion of this course, you will be able to define the safety considerations that must be observed when installing, checking, or locking out electrical equipment, define uses and functions of input and output devices, relays, and motors, and demonstrate the reading of schematic diagrams and logic plus much more. This is a four-day course with lunch provided.

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Start: 08/27/2019 8:00 AM
End: 08/30/2019 5:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $2,295

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CCP 299 Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 1: ControlLogix Fundamentals and Troubleshooting

Learn to troubleshoot a previously operational ControlLogix system and restore normal operation. All Logix5000 systems use the same control engine; therefore, tasks are similar. This is a five-day course with lunch provided.

You will have the opportunity to develop and practice these skills by:
• Learning basic concepts and terminology used with ControlLogix system hardware and the Studio 5000 Logix Designer application.
• Practicing a systematic strategy for diagnosing and troubleshooting problems like configuration issues, electrical noise, faulty/malfunctioning field devices, and controller, I/O, or other hardware issues.
• Performing hands-on exercises.

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Start: 09/09/2019 8:00 AM
End: 09/13/2019 5:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 12

Your Cost: $2,930

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PLC and HMI Seminar Level 1

The Level 1 seminar includes a complete demo module in a fully functional configuration mounted on a convenient plexiglass stand. The entire demo module has over $1,500 worth of equipment, yours to keep and included at no extra charge as part of the cost of attendance. In the course, you’ll receive hands-on training on how to set up and program an Allen-Bradley Micro 800 PLC and PanelView HMI. This is a full day course with lunch provided.

PLC topics include:
• Intro to Micro 800 PLC product line.
• Specific advantages of the Micro 820 model PLC.
• How to launch CCW v10.
• How to create a new project with a M820.
• How to create a program (Ladder Logic).
• Entering of a program for a push button & light.
• Entering of a program for timing.
• Download to controller.
• View program online with controller.

HMI topics include:
• Intro to PanelView 800 product line.
• Adding 4" PanelView to existing program.
• How to do basic configuration.
• How to add HMI tags & link to controller PLC tags.
• How to add screen and build graphics.
• Program a real world "soft" push button to control options.
• Program display of timer.
• Download to HMI.


Start: 09/18/2019 8:30 AM
End: 09/18/2019 4:30 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $595

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PLC and HMI Seminar Level 2

In our PLC & HMI Level 2 course, you’ll receive hands-on training on some advance topics for the Allen-Bradley Micro 800 PLC and PanelView 800 HMI. This is a half-day course with lunch provided. Note: the Level 2 seminar doesn’t include hardware; participants who have taken Level 1 course should bring back that hardware for this course. If you don’t have the Level 1 hardware, you can purchase a kit for $695.

Topics include:
• Connected Components Workbench: developer edition vs standard edition.
• Structured text programming.
• FBD and UDF/UDFB programming.
• HMI recipes.
• Advance features of the PanelView 800 product.
• Connected Components Accelerator Toolkit.
• Integration of motion and drives into Connected Components Workbench.


Start: 09/19/2019 8:30 AM
End: 09/19/2019 3:30 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $495

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CCP 154 RSLogix 5000 Level 4: Structured Text/Sequential Function Chart Programming

Building on your project development skills, such as creating tags and programming control code, this course provides the skills and knowledge to program using the structured text and sequential function chart programming languages. You will learn how to select instructions, expressions and constructs and then enter these elements and more into a routine. You will have an opportunity to translate a functional specification in to a sequential function chart. This is a two-day course with lunch provided. Click here to learn more from Rockwell Automation.

Start: 09/24/2019 8:00 AM
End: 09/25/2019 5:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 20

Your Cost: $1,725

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Remote Access and Network Security

Join the HESCO team for an introduction to implementing a firewall on the plant floor. You will be introduced to the basics of network security and why maintaining your own firewall is essential to the integrity and safety of your network. You will walk away with a basic understanding of how to implement a network security policy at your facility and your very own firewall. This is a full day course with lunch provided.

Topics include:
• Basic network security concepts.
• Network attack vectors and threats.
• A history of stateful firewalls.
• Implementing an effective Defense-in-Depth strategy.
• Ubiquiti Security Gateway (USG) overview.
• Configuring advanced firewall features and Deep Packet Inspection (USG).
• Configuring secure remote access (USG).
• Basic network forensics and threat identification.


Start: 09/27/2019 8:30 AM
End: 09/27/2019 4:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $599

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Basic Industrial Ethernet

Participants who attend our one-day Basic Industrial Ethernet course will walk away with the confidence and knowledge to design a simple Ethernet network and implement it in their facility. Our courses are taught by instructors who have a background in the industrial world which allows them to offer perspectives unique to challenges that controls engineers and technicians face on a day-to-day basis. This is a full day course with lunch provided. Note: Get a $100 discount when you register for both the Basic and Advanced trainings.

Topics include:
• Physical cabling – Students will learn the basics of copper and fiber cabling, TIA standards, and structured cabling implementation.
• Open Systems Interconnect (OSI) Model – How it applies to networking and guides manufacturers of networking technology.
• Switch theory – How switches function and what role they serve in a network topology.
• VLANS – Configuration and implementation.
• IP Addressing – What is an IP address and how it is derived.
• Subnetting – What is subnetting and considerations around subnetting.
• Industrial Protocols – Basics of industrial protocols and their history.


Start: 10/09/2019 8:30 AM
End: 10/09/2019 4:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $499

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Advanced Industrial Ethernet

Participants who attend our one-day Advanced Industrial Ethernet course will walk away with the foundation to deploy a complex and distributed Ethernet network in their facility. This course is taught by instructors who have a background in the industrial world which allows them to offer perspectives unique to challenges that controls engineers and technicians face on a day-to-day basis. This is a full-day course with lunch provided. Note: Get a $100 discount when you register for both the Basic and Advanced trainings.

Topics include:
• Spanning Tree Protocol – Basics of the IEEE 802.1D standard as well as differences between Cisco Per-VLAN Spanning Tree (PVST) and Multiple Spanning Tree (MST).
• Inter-VLAN Routing – Use cases for applying inter-VLAN routing.
• Dynamic Host Control Protocol (DHCP) – How to effectively use DHCP on the plant floor.
• Multicast – Why do we use multicast and what are its advantages/disadvantages.
• Redundancy protocols – Resilient Ethernet Protocol, EtherChannel, and Flex Links.
• Network Address Translation (NAT) – Overview of the versions of NAT and their implementation.
• Security – Access Control Lists (ACLs), port security, and concept of least privilege.


Start: 10/10/2019 8:30 AM
End: 10/10/2019 4:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $499

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Drives Seminar Level 1

Join the HESCO team for an introduction to the PowerFlex 525. You will be introduced to basic wiring, standalone programing, and configuration with the assistance of a connected computer. You will walk away with a basic understanding of drive configuration and a personal desktop drive kit. This is a full day course with lunch provided.

Topics include:
• Introduction to the PowerFlex 520 Series Drives.
• Overview of wiring and I/O.
• Programming options.
• Basic drive set-up.
• Setting IP address for network use.
• Overview of Connected Components Workbench (CCW).
• Programming basics with CCW.
• Introduction to advanced features.


Start: 10/24/2019 9:00 AM
End: 10/24/2019 3:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $749

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Remote Access and Network Security

Join the HESCO team for an introduction to implementing a firewall on the plant floor. You will be introduced to the basics of network security and why maintaining your own firewall is essential to the integrity and safety of your network. You will walk away with a basic understanding of how to implement a network security policy at your facility and your very own firewall. This is a full day course with lunch provided.

Topics include:
• Basic network security concepts.
• Network attack vectors and threats.
• A history of stateful firewalls.
• Implementing an effective Defense-in-Depth strategy.
• Ubiquiti Security Gateway (USG) overview.
• Configuring advanced firewall features and Deep Packet Inspection (USG).
• Configuring secure remote access (USG).
• Basic network forensics and threat identification.


Start: 11/05/2019 8:30 AM
End: 11/05/2019 4:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $599

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PLC and HMI Seminar Level 1

The Level 1 seminar includes a complete demo module in a fully functional configuration mounted on a convenient plexiglass stand. The entire demo module has over $1,500 worth of equipment, yours to keep and included at no extra charge as part of the cost of attendance. In the course, you’ll receive hands-on training on how to set up and program an Allen-Bradley Micro 800 PLC and PanelView HMI. This is a full day course with lunch provided.

PLC topics include:
• Intro to Micro 800 PLC product line.
• Specific advantages of the Micro 820 model PLC.
• How to launch CCW v10.
• How to create a new project with a M820.
• How to create a program (Ladder Logic).
• Entering of a program for a push button & light.
• Entering of a program for timing.
• Download to controller.
• View program online with controller.

HMI topics include:
• Intro to PanelView 800 product line.
• Adding 4" PanelView to existing program.
• How to do basic configuration.
• How to add HMI tags & link to controller PLC tags.
• How to add screen and build graphics.
• Program a real world "soft" push button to control options.
• Program display of timer.
• Download to HMI.


Start: 11/07/2019 8:30 AM
End: 11/07/2019 4:30 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $595

Register Now

PLC and HMI Seminar Level 2

In our PLC & HMI Level 2 course, you’ll receive hands-on training on some advance topics for the Allen-Bradley Micro 800 PLC and PanelView 800 HMI. This is a half-day course with lunch provided. Note: the Level 2 seminar doesn’t include hardware; participants who have taken Level 1 course should bring back that hardware for this course. If you don’t have the Level 1 hardware, you can purchase a kit for $695.

Topics include:
• Connected Components Workbench: developer edition vs standard edition.
• Structured text programming.
• FBD and UDF/UDFB programming.
• HMI recipes.
• Advance features of the PanelView 800 product.
• Connected Components Accelerator Toolkit.
• Integration of motion and drives into Connected Components Workbench.


Start: 11/08/2019 8:30 AM
End: 11/08/2019 3:30 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $495

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Drives Seminar Level 1

Join the HESCO team for an introduction to the PowerFlex 525. You will be introduced to basic wiring, standalone programing, and configuration with the assistance of a connected computer. You will walk away with a basic understanding of drive configuration and a personal desktop drive kit. This is a full day course with lunch provided.

Topics include:
• Introduction to the PowerFlex 520 Series Drives.
• Overview of wiring and I/O.
• Programming options.
• Basic drive set-up.
• Setting IP address for network use.
• Overview of Connected Components Workbench (CCW).
• Programming basics with CCW.
• Introduction to advanced features.


Start: 12/03/2019 9:00 AM
End: 12/03/2019 3:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $749

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Basic Industrial Ethernet

Participants who attend our one-day Basic Industrial Ethernet course will walk away with the confidence and knowledge to design a simple Ethernet network and implement it in their facility. Our courses are taught by instructors who have a background in the industrial world which allows them to offer perspectives unique to challenges that controls engineers and technicians face on a day-to-day basis. This is a full day course with lunch provided. Note: Get a $100 discount when you register for both the Basic and Advanced trainings.

Topics include:
• Physical cabling – Students will learn the basics of copper and fiber cabling, TIA standards, and structured cabling implementation.
• Open Systems Interconnect (OSI) Model – How it applies to networking and guides manufacturers of networking technology.
• Switch theory – How switches function and what role they serve in a network topology.
• VLANS – Configuration and implementation.
• IP Addressing – What is an IP address and how it is derived.
• Subnetting – What is subnetting and considerations around subnetting.
• Industrial Protocols – Basics of industrial protocols and their history.


Start: 12/05/2019 8:30 AM
End: 12/05/2019 4:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $499

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Advanced Industrial Ethernet

Participants who attend our one-day Advanced Industrial Ethernet course will walk away with the foundation to deploy a complex and distributed Ethernet network in their facility. This course is taught by instructors who have a background in the industrial world which allows them to offer perspectives unique to challenges that controls engineers and technicians face on a day-to-day basis. This is a full-day course with lunch provided. Note: Get a $100 discount when you register for both the Basic and Advanced trainings.

Topics include:
• Spanning Tree Protocol – Basics of the IEEE 802.1D standard as well as differences between Cisco Per-VLAN Spanning Tree (PVST) and Multiple Spanning Tree (MST).
• Inter-VLAN Routing – Use cases for applying inter-VLAN routing.
• Dynamic Host Control Protocol (DHCP) – How to effectively use DHCP on the plant floor.
• Multicast – Why do we use multicast and what are its advantages/disadvantages.
• Redundancy protocols – Resilient Ethernet Protocol, EtherChannel, and Flex Links.
• Network Address Translation (NAT) – Overview of the versions of NAT and their implementation.
• Security – Access Control Lists (ACLs), port security, and concept of least privilege.


Start: 12/06/2019 8:30 AM
End: 12/06/2019 4:00 PM
Remaining Seats: 8

Your Cost: $499

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