Two sessions are planned, one for Oct. 12-14, 2018, and the other for Jan. 4-6, 2019. The sessions will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, and run through 12:00 p.m. on Sunday. Also, the original Boot Camp geared toward sales and marketing teams will be held on Jan. 7-11, 2019.
The 2-1/2-day program for service technicians will be held at Pittsburg State University and will cover the following topics:
- Basic Electricity
- Schematics: Circuit Devices and Symbols
- Schematics: Understanding Schematics
- Relays, Contractors, and Motor Starters
- Circuit Protection
- Troubleshooting 101
- Electric Power
- Induction Motors
- Introduction to PLCs
- HMI and SCADA Interfacing
- DC, Servo, and Stepper Motors
- Industrial Networks
- Power Quality
- Variable Frequency Drives
Additionally, the Boot Camp will cover some customer service- and safety-related issues as well.
The Boot Camp for Service Technicians will cost $1400 for WMIA members and $1750 for nonmembers. This cost includes a two-night hotel stay; daily transportation from hotel to the university; breakfast, lunches, and classroom snacks (dinners are excluded); a resource book; and laboratory supplies.
To reserve any number of spots, an email should be sent to Doug Hague at email@example.com
(with a cc to Larry Hoffer at firstname.lastname@example.org
). Indicate which individual(s) the spot(s) would be reserved and for which session. Hague should then respond with an invoice.