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Calendar of Events for 2018

Lakewood Automation hosts many different trainings and seminars during the year. Below is 2018 schedule so far. If you would like to see additional dates or courses, or would like us to host a class at your facilities please let us know. technical@lakewoodautomation.com
Unless otherwise specified, the venue will be our Westlake office.
When attending a class, Administrative rights on your PC will be needed.

Download a pdf version of the class schedule. 2018 Training Brochure.pdf

Sysmac Studio   PLC Maintenance   Basic PLC   Advanced PLC   Function Block  

Please click on one of the calendar dates to sign up for a class.

PLC Classes

 APR 
10

 MAY 
15

 AUG 
14

 OCT 
30
Sysmac Studio Operation
Tuesday April 10th - Thursday April 12th
Tuesday May 15th - Thursday May 17th
Tuesday August 14th - Thursday August 16th
Tuesday October 30th - Thursday November 1st
9am until 4pm Eastern
$300 per person. (Promotional pricing for 2018) See Billing and Cancellation Policy below.

The purpose of the Sysmac Studio Class is to introduce an individual to the basic concepts of Sysmac Studio, troubleshooting, and programming using a mixture of lectures and hands on labs. This course is designed for the individual with little Omron MAC (PLC) programming experience. The topics that are covered in the Sysmac Studio Operation course are as follows: History of PLCs; hardware layout; configuration of the NX1P2 via Sysmac Studio; the Omron I/O tag based addressing scheme; functions; function blocks; variables; arrays; structures; unions; searching; inline structured text; Sysmac Stuidio programming software; entering and debugging of a basic ladder logic program; and basic trouble shooting techniques. The hardware used in the class will be the Omron NX1P2 MAC(PLC). The first two days of the class will be structured towards software navigation & basic online functions. The third day of the class will be structured towards learning how to program.
A good understanding of the Windows operating system will be assumed.
A Laptop computer with Sysmac Studio v1.20 installed and a USB cable is required. Also, you must have administrator privileges to install software, drivers, and change the IP address on your PC.
Sysmac Studio
 MAR 
21

 SEP 
05
Omron PLC Maintenance Class
Wednesday March 21st
Wednesday September 5th
9am until 4pm Eastern
$350 per person. See Billing and Cancellation Policy below.

The purpose of the Omron PLC Maintenance Course is to introduce an individual to the basic concepts of Omron PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) Maintenance and Troubleshooting using a mixture of lectures and hands on labs. This course is designed for the individual with little Omron PLC programming experience. The topics that are covered in the Maintenance training course are as follows: A brief history of the Omron PLC family; Wiring to the PLC; The Omron I/O addressing scheme; Basic functions of an Omron PLC (SCAN); CX-Programmer programming software; On-line editing of programs; Data memories; and Basic trouble shooting techniques. The hardware used in the class will be the Omron CJ2M-CPU31 PLC.
A good understanding of the Windows operating system will be assumed.
A Laptop computer with CX-Programmer V9.12 installed and a USB A to USB B Cable is required. Also, you must have administrator privileges to install software, drivers, and change the IP address on your PC.
Maintenance
 APR 
04

 SEP 
19

Omron Basic PLC Programming Class
Wednesday April 4th and Thursday April 5th
Wednesday September 19th and Thursday September 20th
9am until 4pm Eastern
$700 per person. See Billing and Cancellation Policy below.

The purpose of the Basic Omron PLC Training Course is to introduce an individual to the basic concepts of a PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) using a mixture of lectures and hands on labs. This course is designed for the individual with little or no prior PLC experience. The topics that are covered in the basic PLC training course are as follows: A brief history of the Omron PLC family; Wiring to the PLC; The Omron I/O addressing scheme; Basic functions of an Omron PLC (SCAN); The design; Entering and debugging of a basic ladder logic program; CX-Programmer programming software; On-line editing of timers, counters, and data memories; and Basic trouble shooting techniques. The hardware used in the class will be the Omron CJ2M-CPU31 PLC.
A good understanding of the Windows operating system will be assumed.
A Laptop computer with CX-Programmer V9.12 installed and a 9 pin serial port or convertor is required. Also, you must have administrator privileges to install software, drivers, and change the IP address on your PC.
Basic PLC
 APR 
18

 OCT 
03

Omron Advanced PLC Programming Class
Wednesday April 18th and Thursday April 19th
Wednesday October 3rd and Thursday October 4th
9am until 4pm Eastern
$700 per person. See Billing and Cancellation Policy below.

The purpose of the Advanced Omron PLC Training Course is to introduce an individual to the more advanced concepts of a PLC using a mixture of lectures and hands on labs. This course is designed for the individual who has taken the Basic PLC Training Course and would now like to go on to more advanced concepts. The topics that are covered in the Advanced PLC training course are as follows: BCD, DEC, HEX and Binary conversions; PLC instructions including MOV, ++B, --B, CMP, >, <, SFT, DIFU, KEEP, SET, RSET, +B, -B, +BL, SCL; and indirect addressing. The hardware used in the class will be the Omron CJ2M-CPU31 PLC.
You must have attended the Basic PLC Training Course and have a good understanding of the Windows operating system and the CX-Programmer Software.
A Laptop computer with CX-Programmer V9.12 installed and a USB A to USB B Cable is required. Also, you must have administrator privileges to install software, drivers, and change the IP address on your PC.
Advanced PLC
     
 MAY 
02

 OCT 
17
Omron PLC Function Block Class
Wednesday May 2nd
Wednesday October 17th
9am until 4pm Eastern
$350 per person. See Billing and Cancellation Policy below.

The purpose of the Omron Function Block Training Course is to introduce an individual to the basic concepts of a Function Block (FB) using a mixture of lectures, hands on labs, and simulation software. This course is designed for the individual with little or no prior FB programming experience. The topics that are covered in the FB training course are as follows: Description of a function block; Advantages of using a function block; Different component names within a function block; Ladder function blocks; Structured text function blocks; and Different programming formats.
You must have a good understanding of Omron's CX-Programmer software and the Windows operating system.
A Laptop computer with CX-Programmer V9.12 installed and a USB A to USB B Cable is required. Also, you must have administrator privileges to install software, drivers, and change the IP address on your PC.
Function Block
  • Billing and Cancellation Policy
    Lakewood Automation reserves the right to cancel or change training dates and will not be held liable for any expenses, loss of income, or inconvenience caused.
    All classes will be invoiced or cancelled 7 days before the class begins. If you need to cancel, it must be done before this date.
    All No Charge classes will be billed $200 for a no show or cancelling within 48 hours of the class. If you attend the class there will be no charge.
    Once invoiced the class is not refundable.

 

Other Classes

Lakewood Automation also hosts classes on an as needed bases. Here are some of the other classes we have available. Please contact us for further details.

 GPProEx Basics   GPProEx Intermediate   GPProEx Logic   ProServerEX  

G9SP & NE1A   V1000 VFD   Impact VPM 

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Proface GPProEx Basics Class
No scheduled dates at this time. Available upon request.
9am until 3pm Eastern
$350 per person. See Billing and Cancellation Policy below.

The purpose of the GPProEx Basics class is to introduce an individual to the Proface GPProEx operator interface software. This hands on course is designed for those with little or no prior experience with GPProEx. The topics covered are: Pushbuttons, Lights, Text, Time Display, Graph Display, Switches, Changing Screens, Message Displays, Data Displays and Entries.
A good understanding of the Windows operating system will be assumed.
A Laptop computer with GPProEx V3.5 or later installed is required. Also, you must have administrator privileges to install software, drivers, and change the IP address on your PC.
GPProEx Basics
     
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Proface GPProEx Intermediate Class
No scheduled dates at this time. Available upon request.
9am until 3pm Eastern
$350 per person. See Billing and Cancellation Policy below.

The purpose of the GPProEx Intermediate class is to expand upon the topics covered in the GPProEx Basics Class. This hands on class will cover the following topics: Alarms, Passwords, Recipes, Sampling and Trending.
It is recommended to have attended the GPProEx Basics and a good understanding of the Windows operating system will be assumed.
A Laptop computer with GPProEx V3.5 or later installed is required. Also, you must have administrator privileges to install software, drivers, and change the IP address on your PC.
GPProEx Intermediate
     
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Proface GPProEx Logic Basics Class
No scheduled dates at this time. Available upon request.
9am until 3pm Eastern
$350 per person. See Billing and Cancellation Policy below.

The purpose of the GPProEx Logic Basics class is to introduce an individual to the Proface GPProEx software when working with internal logic and the Controller class of HMI. This hands on course is designed for those with basic experience using the GPProEx software. The topics covered are: Internal ladder logic, Symbol Variables, Setting up and configuring I/O. Emphasis on how GPProEX software allows for seamless flow between the HMI screen and the physical I/O.
It is recommended to have attended the GPProEx Basics and a good understanding of the Windows operating system will be assumed.
A Laptop computer with GPProEx V3.5 or later installed is required. Also, you must have administrator privileges to install software, drivers, and change the IP address on your PC.
GPProEx Logic
     
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Proface ProServerEx Class
No scheduled dates at this time. Available upon request.
9am until 3pm Eastern
$350 per person. See Billing and Cancellation Policy below.

The purpose of the ProServerEx class is to introduce an individual to the Proface ProServerEx Data Management software. This hands on class will cover the following topics: How does ProServerEx Work, Configure Nodes, Symbols, Monitor Live Data, Triggering Actions, DDE link to Excel and Creating an Excel Report.
It is recommended to have attended the GPProEx Basics and Intermediate Class and a good understanding of the Windows operating system will be assumed.
A Laptop computer with GPProEx V3.5, ProServer V1.32 and Microsoft Excel 2003, 2007 or 2010 installed is required. Please also bring your own AGP Screen. Also, you must have administrator privileges to install software, drivers, and change the IP address on your PC.
Proserver
     
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G9SP/NE1A Programmable Safety Controller
No scheduled dates at this time. Available upon request.
9am until 4pm Eastern
$300 per person. See Billing and Cancellation Policy below.
Lakewood Automation and Omron cordially invite you to a safety workshop introducing the G9SP & NE1A Programmable Safety Controller. In this hands-on workshop you will learn how to wire, program and troubleshoot with the G9SP & NE1A Safety Controller. You will also increase your knowledge of the benefits of using a Programmable Safety Controller including:
* Reduced inventory
* Easier troubleshooting
* Increased safety
* And Increased productivity
A Laptop computer with G9SP software & Network Configurator for DeviceNet Safety software are required. Also, you must have administrator privileges to install software, drivers, and change the IP address on your PC.
Sti G9SP
     
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Yaskawa V1000 Class
No scheduled dates at this time. Available upon request.
9am until 4pm Eastern
$300 per person. See Billing and Cancellation Policy below.

The purpose of the V1000 Training Course is to introduce an individual to the basic concepts of a Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) using a mixture of lectures, hands on labs, and simulation software. This course is designed for the individual with little or no prior VFD experience. The topics that are covered in the course are as follows: Drive sizing based upon Horsepower of the motor or Kilowatts of the motor; Installation practices, specifications of the VFD; Electrical installation including wiring, programming of the most common parameters; Troubleshooting; Drive Wizard Industrial software use (free download from Yaskawa's website); and Sample application examples.
A good understanding of the Windows operating system will be assumed.
A Laptop computer with Drive Wizard Industrial installed and a 9 pin serial port or convertor is required. Also, you must have administrator privileges to install software, drivers, and change the IP address on your PC.
Yaskawa V1000
     
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PPT Vision Impact Introduction Seminar
No scheduled dates at this time. Available upon request.
9:00am until 1:30pm Eastern

This seminar will provide you with some background information on PPT Vision, introduce you to the A, C, T & M Series hardware platforms and give you hands on experience with the most commonly used tools available in the Impact Vision Program Manager V10.0 software.
Bring your laptop and we will install the latest version of the Impact software for you to use during the class and to take with you for testing back in your office.
The afternoon is available for applications, so bring along your parts and we would be happy to try them out under the camera. You must have administrator privileges to install software, drivers, and change the IP address on your PC.
PPT Impact VPM