Training Information

Course Information

The tag-based InTouch HMI (Standard Edition) 2017 Update 2 course is a 5-day, instructor-led class that explains how to create and configure a Modern InTouch application. The course provides a fundamental understanding of the Wonderware visualization module and explains how to develop a Human Machine Interface (HMI) system for your specific plant floor. You are guided through setup, layout, best practice concepts, features, and functions of the InTouch software platform. Hands-on labs reinforce concepts and features.

Duration: 5 days

Who should attend?

Individuals who need to configure or modify InTouch HMI applications

Prerequisites:

Knowledge of the following tools, features, and technologies is required:
– Industrial automation software concepts for InTouch HMI
– Microsoft Excel for exporting, modifying, and importing tags with a .csv file

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Create a Modern InTouch Application
  • Build an HMI with Situational Awareness symbols
  • Construct a Key Performance Indicator display
  • Configure an OI Server
  • Establish communications with I/O-aware programs
  • Create, export, and import tags
  • Test and monitor tags
  • Build a custom symbol
  • Visualize and interact with data
  • Configure InTouch alarms
  • Present and manage live and historical alarms
  • Configure security
  • Historize and trend data
  • Display real-time data
  • Back up and restore an InTouch application
  • Distribute an application to a production environment
  • View ArchestrA graphics n a browser using Web Client

The Application Server 2017 course is a 4-day, instructor-led class designed to provide an overview of the features and functionality of Application Server. This course provides lectures and hands-on labs to supply and reinforce the knowledge necessary to use these features and functions for plant modeling.

The class demonstrates how to use Application Server technology to connect to field devices, process data, run scripts, handle alarms, and historize alarms and events. This course also provides a fundamental understanding of application maintenance, real-time alarm recording, and security settings, and describes how to set up redundancy for data acquisition.

Duration: 5 days

Who should attend?

Individuals who need to configure or modify Application Server applications

Prerequisites:

Knowledge of the following tools, features, and technologies is required:
– Industrial automation software concepts

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Create a new application
  • Model the plant floor
  • Employ rapid prototyping using a data simulator
  • Acquire data from field devices
  • Configure data communication redundancy
  • Work with alarm and history configurations in an application
  • Maintain application functionality using import and export
  • Define the security model for the application
  • Implement .NET Scripting to enhance application functionality
  • Back up and restore an application

The InTouch for System Platform 2017 course is a 4-day, instructor-led class designed to provide an overview of the features and functionalities released with InTouch for System Platform. It covers the components and capabilities of the software, as well as topics to help you build and deploy an InTouch for System Platform visualization application. It also introduces tools for creating graphics, visualizing alarms and events, visualizing trends and history, and implementing security in an InTouch for System Platform application. Hands-on labs are provided to reinforce the knowledge necessary to use the InTouch for System Platform software.

Duration: 4 days

Who should attend?

Individuals who need to configure or modify InTouch for System Platform applications

Prerequisites:

Knowledge of the following tools, features, and technologies is required:
– Industrial automation software concepts
From the Application Server software product:
– ArchestrA IDE
– Automation Objects
– Alarms of attributes
– Historization of attributes
– Security
– Deployment model
– Plant model
– QuickScript .NET scripting language

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe InTouch for System Platform visualization components
  • Create and run visualization applications
  • Describe situational awareness concepts
  • Create and use graphics
  • Implement navigation for visualization applications
  • Implement alarm visualization
  • Implement real-time and historical trending
  • Implement visualization application security

The InTouch OMI 2017 for Existing System Platform Users course is a 1-day, instructor-led class designed to provide an overview of the features and functionalities released with InTouch OMI. It covers the components and capabilities of the software, as well as topics to help you build and deploy an InTouch OMI visualization application (ViewApp). Hands-on labs are provided to reinforce the knowledge necessary to use InTouch OMI.

Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
– Describe the visualization components provided with InTouch OMI
– Work with screen profiles, layouts, and panes
– Create and deploy a ViewApp object
– Work with InTouch OMI in runtime
– Work with content types to enhance navigation in a ViewApp
– Use the Faceplate feature in ArchestrA Symbols
– Implement the Historical Playback feature in a ViewApp
– Implement ViewApp security
– Use ArchestrA Apps

Prerequisites

  • Knowledge of using the ArchestrA IDE
  • Familiarity with the Attributes tab in the Object Editor
  • Experience configuring attribute Features
  • Experience using and creating ArchestrA Symbols
  • Knowledge of working with attribute references
  • Experience using and creating Symbol Wizards
  • Basic knowledge of using and creating scripts
  • Familiarity with the Deployment model
  • Familiarity with the Plant model

Audience:

Existing System Platform users who want to learn about InTouch OMI 2017

The Historian Server 2017 Update 2 Instructor-Led Training course is a 2-day, instructor-led class designed to provide a fundamental understanding of the features and functionality of Historian Server for both Application Server and Traditional InTouch tag-based applications. This course provides lectures and hands-on labs to supply and reinforce the knowledge necessary to use Historian Server for SCADA and factory data.
This information includes how to configure, historize, and retrieve historical data; retrieve auto-summary data; implement data replication to a remote historian; insert, update, and import historical data; and employ the Historian Classic Event system.

Duration: 2 days

Who should attend?

Individuals who need to historize, analyze, and maintain data from Application Server or from a Standard (tag-based) InTouch application

Prerequisites:

Knowledge of the following tools, features, and technologies is required:

      • For all students:
        • Industrial automation software concepts
        • Structured query language fundamentals for data retrieval
      • For historizing data from Application Server:
        • ArchestrA IDE
        • Automation Objects
        • Historization of attributes
        • Deployment Model
        • Object Viewer
      • For historizing data from InTouch tags:
        • InTouch tag development

Objectives

  • Start and configure Historian Server
  • Configure and historize Application Server and InTouch data
  • Distinguish between retrieval modes
  • Retrieve data with SQL queries
  • Use time domain extensions in SQL queries
  • Update, insert, and import historical data
  • Create and configure events and retrieve event data
  • Use a Tier-2 Historian for replication and summarization
  • Back up and restore Historian data

The Wonderware Historian Client course is a 2-day, instructor-led class designed to provide a fundamental understanding of the features and functionality of the Wonderware Historian Client software. The course provides lectures and hands-on labs to supply and reinforce the knowledge necessary to use Wonderware Historian Client. The Wonderware Historian Client trending, analysis, and reporting software offers a suite of data analysis and reporting clients that maximize the value of data stored on Wonderware Historian. Wonderware Historian Client enables individuals at all levels of an organization to easily access plant- and process-related data through simple point-and-click dialog boxes.

Duration: 2 days

Who should attend?

Audience for this course includes plant floor operators, managers, and other individuals whose jobs include using Historian Server data for assessment and reporting within production or administrative environments.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Use Wonderware Historian Client Trend to retrieve and represent Historian Server data in graphical and tabular formats
  • Use Wonderware Historian Client Workbook to retrieve historical data in Microsoft Excel
  • Use Wonderware Historian Client Query to build and execute queries against Wonderware Historian Server data and represent them in the desktop utility and in Microsoft Excel
  • Use Wonderware Historian Client Workbook to execute queries from Wonderware Historian Client Query represent them in Microsoft Word

The What’s New in Application Server 2017 course is a 1-day, instructor-led class designed to provide an overview of new features and functionalities provided with Application Server 2017. It covers overall improvements and new features, including Object Wizards, Linked Symbols, and Visual Build. Hands-on labs are provided to reinforce the knowledge necessary to use the new features.

Duration: 1 days

Who should attend?

Existing System Platform users who want to learn about new features in Application Server 2017

Prerequisites:

– Knowledge of using the ArchestrA IDE
– Familiarity with the Attributes tab in the Object Editor
– Experience configuring attribute Features
– Experience using and creating ArchestrA Symbols
– Knowledge of working with attribute references
– Experience using and creating Symbol Wizards
– Basic knowledge of using and creating scripts
– Familiarity with the Deployment model
– Familiarity with the Plant model

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify overall improvements and new features in Application Server
  • Use Visual Build to create instances within the Symbol Editor
  • Use Linked Symbols to add graphics to automation objects
  • Use Object Wizards in derived templates and instances
  • Create Object Wizards

Citect SCADA Configuration:

In this hands-on 4 day course, gain insight into Citect SCADA features and functionalities for your project design and become familiar with an integrated engineering interface called Citect Studio.

In this course you will learn how to design a project from start to finish and configure various features, including equipment hierarchy. This course includes hands-on practice with core plant operations like visualization, alarming, trending, security and reporting.

Who should attend?

People who want to become familiar with Citect SCADA project development techniques
Citect SCADA users, including engineering staff, maintenance staff and plant supervisors
Technical users who maintain and improve their installed Citect SCADA systems
Managers who want more than a basic understanding of Citect SCADA
Citect SCADA System Integrators and Designers

Prerequisites:

Basic understanding of Citect SCADA
Familiar with Microsoft® Windows Operating Systems
Experience in PLC control system design and / or programming is desirable

Objectives:

Ensure that participants are comfortable with running and navigating the Citect development tools including the Citect Studio and Graphics Builder
Show participants how to build a small but complete SCADA system
Ensure that participants can transfer these skills to their workplaces and project

In this hands-on 2-day course, gain advanced networking skills and knowledge in designing your SCADA projects using the Citect SCADA features and functionalities. This course is essential in learning how to commission your project.

In this course you will learn how to design your project’s architecture and network using the Topology and Deployment activities of Citect SCADA. This course also includes hands-on practice with designing a clustered control system, implementing online changes and advanced security options.

Who should attend?

Network administrators who need to understand how Citect SCADA is configured on their network
Engineers who are responsible for the design and maintenance of a Citect SCADA network
Citect SCADA system integrators and designers
Technical users who maintain and improve their installed SCADA and control systems

Prerequisites:

Have attended the Citect SCADA Configuration course or have at least six months’ experience in Citect SCADA design.
Familiar with Microsoft® Windows Operating Systems
Experience in PLC control system design and/or programming is desirable

Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

Ensure that participants are comfortable with configuring a variety of client/server architectures in the Citect SCADA projects
Ensure that participants can transfer these skills to their workplaces and projects

In this hands-on 2-day introduction to programming course, gain skills and knowledge in configuring your SCADA projects using major features of the Cicode™ language.

In this course, you will learn how to apply, formulate and troubleshoot Cicode programming solutions to your SCADA project.

Who should attend?

Programmers and non-programmers who want to become familiar with the Cicode language
Citect SCADA system integrators and designers.
Technical users who maintain and improve their installed SCADA and control systems

Prerequisites:

Have attended the Citect SCADA Configuration course or have at least six months’ experience in Citect SCADA design.
Familiar with Microsoft® Windows Operating Systems
Experience in PLC control system design and/or programming is desirable

Objectives:

Ensure participants understand the syntax and use of Cicode expressions, commands and functions
Give participants sufficient programming skills to apply to their projects

Gain insight into the Workspace feature of Citect  SCADA in this 1-day course, to modernize operations and to simplify the engineering experience.

Learn the latest features such as Context-Aware Workspace, comprehensive Situational Awareness library and enhanced Alarm Management feature.

Who Should Attend?

  • Individuals who want to become familiar with Citect SCADA project development techniques
  • Citect SCADA users including engineering staff, maintenance staff and plant supervisors
  • Technical users who maintain and improve their installed Citect SCADA and control systems
  • Managers who want more than a basic understanding of Citect SCADA
  • Citect SCADA system integrators and designers

Prerequisites:

  • Students must be familiar with Microsoft® Windows operating system
  • It is also recommended that students have attended a Citect SCADA Configuration course or have at least six months experience in Citect SCADA design
  • It is beneficial if students are familiar with Situational Awareness principles and guidelines

Objectives:

  • Create and assign content to SA pages
  • Enable and configure navigation
  • Use of the new SA graphic Library
  • Paste composite genies on SA pages
  • Configure and manage alarms
  • Associate faceplates to equipment
  • Create dashboarding Tools
  • Discover equipment interlock