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Training

Industrial Network Systems’ technical instructors have extensive knowledge of GE Intelligent Platforms products. Our world-class, factory-trained technical instructors stand ready to provide training for maintenance and engineering personnel on GE Intelligent Platforms HMI/SCADA, Operations Management and PLC products and systems. Whether you are an OEM, end user, or distributor of GE Intelligent Platforms Controls, we can assist you with all your GE Intelligent Platforms training needs, in the format, location and pace that works best for you and your team.
 

Proficy HMI/SCADA iFIX Fundamentals

The Proficy iFIX Fundamentals course is designed to provide a good working knowledge of iFIX. All major features are covered, from project configuration to data acquisition and visualization. Valuable hands-on lab exercises are provided to guide students through the building and modification of an HMI/SCADA application from top to bottom.

Who should attend?
This course is designed for process, automation or instrumentation engineers and system integrators who will be developing, configuring and using applications on an iFIX system.

Are there any prerequisites?
Participants should have a working knowledge of Windows operating systems. Control system exposure and experience is recommended.

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of this Course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand communication between iFIX SCADA Servers and iFIX iClient nodes.
  • Configure iFIX nodes using the System Configuration Utility.
  • Configure I/O Drivers to communicate with iFIX.
  • Create and modify standard Process Database tags.
  • Create graphic screens (pictures) using a wide variety of object types and animations.
  • Design and build a picture navigation strategy.
  • Create basic scripts using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA).
  • Configure alarming and create screens to monitor and acknowledge alarms.
  • Use trending to monitor both real-time and historical data.
  • Design and build a system-wide security strategy.
  • Use a variety of iFIX Utilities and Operating System administrative options to troubleshoot project or system process faults.

Proficy HMI/SCADA iFIX Advanced

Location: Arlington Heights, IL | Cost: $2495.00

Course Description:
The Proficy HMI/SCADA iFIX Advanced course is designed to pick up where the iFIX Fundamentals course ends. The course is intended to provide the student a base level of proficiency using some of the product’s more advanced features. The student will become familiar with some of the tools and concepts available for optimizing and troubleshooting iFIX.

Who should attend?
This course is principally designed for process, automation, or instrumentation engineers and system integrators who will be developing, configuring, and using applications created with iFIX.

Are there any prerequisites?
Completion of Proficy HMI/SCADA iFIX Fundamentals course (44A728312-154) is a must! Participants should have a working knowledge of Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8 and/or Windows 10 operating systems. Familiarity with relational databases and VBA would be helpful, but not required.

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of this Course, the student will be able to:

  • Integrate iFIX with OPC servers and Clients
  • Advanced configuration with Database Blocks
  • Integrate iFIX with Proficy Historian
  • Integrate iFIX with Relational Databases (RDBs)
  • Use VisiconX to build graphical RDB tools for users
  • Extend iFIX Alarm systems to RDBs and Proficy Historian
  • Work with Charts and Chart Groups
  • Master Dynamo creation and maintenance
  • Work with ActiveX components
  • Develop schedules to automate workflows and processes
  • Drive reports with iFIX
  • Configure Server Fail-over and Redundancy
  • Prepare iFIX for use with Terminal Server

Proficy Historian Fundamentals

VBA Foundation for Proficy iFix

Location: Arlington Heights, IL | Cost: $2495.00

Course Description: 
The VBA Foundation for Proficy iFix course is designed to provide the student with the knowledge to program in Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), with a focus on iFix Workspace as a host. We aim to teach you how to do that by using practical examples as well as building the foundation of knowledge you’ll need to make the most of VBA in your applications. When you’ve completed this course, you will understand the fundamentals of VBA programming, and you’ll be able to use VBA to create business solutions that enhance the functionality of iFix and the other applications you’re already familiar with.

Who should attend?
This course is designed for users of Proficy iFix who want to take full advantage of the powerful scripting language of VBA.

Are there any prerequisites?
Completion of Proficy HMI/SCADA iFIX Fundamentals course (44A728312-154) is a must!
 Participants should have a working knowledge of Windows operating systems. 

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of this Course, the student will be able to:

The VBA class covers in detail the VBE (Visual Basic Editor), Variables, Procedures (Subs / Functions), Control Structures (If, While, Do..), Forms, Events, Objects, Error Handling, Debug tools & tips, Arrays, Collections, iFIX Object Model, iFIX Global Projects, iFIX Objects, Dynamos, Automation by setting references to another application (Excel for Example), Variable Scope & lifetime, Windows API (Declare, user defined data types, and ADO (ActiveX Data Objects).

Proficy Plant Applications Fundamentals

Dream Report Fundamentals

Location: Arlington Heights, IL | Cost: $1500.00

Course Description:
The Dream Report Fundamentals course is a 2.5 day training course with hands-on instruction designed to provide a fundamental understanding of extracting data from almost any control system (PLC, HMI, standard protocols), process Historian, and open databases, to automatically provide provide reports to anyone, anywhere.

Who should attend?
This course is designed for end-users, system integrators, engineers, and technical professionals.

Are there any prerequisites?
Participants should have basic PC literacy and a working knowledge of Windows operating systems.

C
ourse Objectives:

Upon completion of this Course, the student will be able to:

  • Configure the Dream Report to extract data from almost any data source
  • Design and create reports
  • Automatically generate and distribute the reports
  • Utilize Dream Report’s productivity and data archiving tools
  • Interact with the reports through the DRWeb portal