Educational Training and Events

PCC provides technical educational training and events via a structured classroom setting at our local WI training facilities or on-site at your facility. This training is conducted by PCC’s staff of technical engineers or Siemens Certified Trainers and covers all aspects of automation and control. We have training facilities in Eau Claire, Appleton and Germantown, Wisconsin.

PCC offers custom educational training in addition to our regularly scheduled courses as well as educational Free TechEd seminars and workshops. Contact us at training@pccweb.com today for more information.

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N114 W18770 Clinton Drive
Germantown, WI 53022 United States

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June 2017
Free

How to Ensure Your Factory is Secure

June 20 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
PCC – Germantown, N114 W18770 Clinton Drive
Germantown, WI 53022 United States
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This seminar explores known threats to the Industrial Network environment and how you can improve your plant’s Cyber Security. This course will cover current Cyber Security myths, threats, how to harden remote access and separate networks, firewalling and securing the PLC. Explanations and recommendations presented during this seminar are based on best practice guides and international norms like ISA/IEC-62443 (formerly ISA-99).

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Free

Siemens HMI Tips and Tricks

June 22 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
PCC – Germantown, N114 W18770 Clinton Drive
Germantown, WI 53022 United States
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This free seminar will cover Siemens TIA Portal features that can significantly reduce HMI application development time through faceplates, advanced global editing, design styles/sheets and cross reference tools. Whether you are a current user looking for ways to take greater advantage of the HMI development tools within Siemens TIA Portal or just curious what makes this the fastest growing HMI solution on the market, this is a great opportunity.

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$1300

Siemens S7-1500 Programming with TIA Portal

June 27 @ 8:30 AM - June 29 @ 4:30 PM
PCC – Germantown, N114 W18770 Clinton Drive
Germantown, WI 53022 United States
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This fast paced three day Siemens S7-1500 Programming with TIA Portal training course assumes the student has a basic knowledge of programming PLCs and focuses on how to use TIA Portal Step 7 Professional software to create a complete PLC system. The focus includes configuration of the Siemens S7-1500 PLC hardware, PROFINET configuration, programming using ladder logic and basic diagnostic functions.

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July 2017
Free

PLC Based Motion Control with Siemens

July 11 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
PCC – Germantown, N114 W18770 Clinton Drive
Germantown, WI 53022 United States
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This hands-on class will allow users to configure and commission a motion control application using a Siemens S7-1500 PLC with a Siemens S120 drive.

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Free

How to Monitor, Troubleshoot and Certify Industrial Networks

July 13 @ 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
PCC – Germantown, N114 W18770 Clinton Drive
Germantown, WI 53022 United States
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Experiencing Lack of Bandwidth, Data Collisions, Loss of Data Packets, intermittent communication losses, etc. ?
Join us for a free seminar and discover easy-to-use solutions for permanent monitoring, predictive maintenance, troubleshooting, certification, and acceptance testing of your installed Industrial Networks including Ethernet, PROFINET and PROFIBUS.

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$2495

Siemens Switching and Routing in Industrial Networks

July 17 @ 9:00 AM - July 21 @ 4:00 PM
PCC – Germantown, N114 W18770 Clinton Drive
Germantown, WI 53022 United States
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This course is one of three certification courses offered under the Siemens Certified Engineer for Industrial Networks (CEIN) program. The curriculum covers Network solutions and how they connect to real-time systems in theory and in practice. It also addresses the requirements and fundamental principles of industrial routing solutions. Throughout the course, students will have ample time for practical exercises, diagnostics, and troubleshooting. The course uses a hands-on model for realistic demonstrations. At the end of the course, students are equipped…

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$599

Connected Machine Seminar

July 27 @ 9:00 AM - 4:45 PM
PCC – Germantown, N114 W18770 Clinton Drive
Germantown, WI 53022 United States
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Description Register Join us for a 1 day hands-on session to learn about The Connected Machine and remote connectivity to your automation equipment using an eWON Flexy and Anybus Wireless Bolt. You will learn how to: Remotely access a PLC Setup and receive alarms from your PLC Monitor, troubleshoot and push code changes to PLCs and industrial automation devices. Log data values and send that data into the cloud Create an HTML based…

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August 2017
Free

The Three Dimensions of a General Purpose Drive

August 1 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
PCC – Germantown, N114 W18770 Clinton Drive
Germantown, WI 53022 United States
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Description Register Course description: This seminar will introduce the three dimensions of a general purpose drive. Students will learn about the line side, the drive side, and the motor side of a general purpose drive. Just a few of the topics covered in this class: Impacts of installing VFD’s How to protect VFD’s What is happening inside the drive? How to select the correct VFD How to protect the motor Breakfast & Lunch will…

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$1300

Siemens S7-1500 Programming with TIA Portal

August 8 @ 8:30 AM - August 10 @ 4:30 PM
PCC – Germantown, N114 W18770 Clinton Drive
Germantown, WI 53022 United States
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This fast paced three day Siemens S7-1500 Programming with TIA Portal training course assumes the student has a basic knowledge of programming PLCs and focuses on how to use TIA Portal Step 7 Professional software to create a complete PLC system. The focus includes configuration of the Siemens S7-1500 PLC hardware, PROFINET configuration, programming using ladder logic and basic diagnostic functions.

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Free

Climate Control Made Simple

August 15 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
PCC – Germantown, N114 W18770 Clinton Drive
Germantown, WI 53022 United States
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Description Register There are many different solutions to properly cool your electrical enclosure. This seminar will cover a variety of technologies and cost savings techniques you can apply to your application. Topics covered in this course: Benefits of cooling Concerns without cooling Possible failures without cooling Pros and cons, applications and product specs of: Filter Fans Air Conditioners Air/Air Heat Exchangers Air/Water Heat Exchangers Chillers Sizing Software Demonstration Break/Lunch will be provided …

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$900

Siemens HMI with TIA Portal

August 22 @ 8:30 AM - August 23 @ 4:30 PM
PCC – Germantown, N114 W18770 Clinton Drive
Germantown, WI 53022 United States
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This two day Siemens HMI with TIA Portal training course will provide students the skills necessary to develop and maintain applications with the Siemens TIA Portal WinCC Comfort/Advanced software.

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Free

Drive and Motor Protection Made Simple

August 29 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
PCC – Germantown, N114 W18770 Clinton Drive
Germantown, WI 53022 United States
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Description Register Protecting your variable speed drives and electric motors can help limit expensive down time as well as protect other sensitive equipment. This free seminar will provide an overview of the technology and help you find the best solution for any application. Topics to be covered in this course: Input Filters, Harmonics, Output Filters and Line Reactors Harmonics and potential problems Passive Filters applications and specs Active Filters applications and specs DV/DT…

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September 2017
$475

Siemens S7-1200 Jumpstart with TIA Portal

September 5 @ 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
PCC – Germantown, N114 W18770 Clinton Drive
Germantown, WI 53022 United States
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This one day course is a fast paced jumpstart to programming the S7-1200 PLC with TIA Portal Step 7 Basic software. It is assumed that the student is already familiar with programming PLCs and wants to understand how the TIA Portal Software can be used to program the S7-1200 PLC.

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$1300

Siemens S7-1500 Programming with TIA Portal

September 19 @ 8:30 AM - September 21 @ 4:30 PM
PCC – Germantown, N114 W18770 Clinton Drive
Germantown, WI 53022 United States
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This fast paced three day Siemens S7-1500 Programming with TIA Portal training course assumes the student has a basic knowledge of programming PLCs and focuses on how to use TIA Portal Step 7 Professional software to create a complete PLC system. The focus includes configuration of the Siemens S7-1500 PLC hardware, PROFINET configuration, programming using ladder logic and basic diagnostic functions.

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Free

Siemens HMI Tips and Tricks

September 27 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
PCC – Germantown, N114 W18770 Clinton Drive
Germantown, WI 53022 United States
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This free seminar will cover Siemens TIA Portal features that can significantly reduce HMI application development time through faceplates, advanced global editing, design styles/sheets and cross reference tools.

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October 2017
$1300

Siemens Step 7 Classic for Maintenance Personnel

October 3 @ 8:30 AM - October 5 @ 4:30 PM
PCC – Germantown, N114 W18770 Clinton Drive
Germantown, WI 53022 United States
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This three day Siemens Step 7 Classic for Maintenance Personnel training course assumes the student has a very basic understanding of PLCs and will introduce students to the Step 7 software package, used to program and maintain the S7-300/400 PLC systems. The class focuses on maintaining & troubleshooting the S7 PLC using Step 7. The student will spend the last hour of the class using what was learned to troubleshoot an actual faulted PLC system.

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$599

Connect Machine Seminar

October 17 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
PCC – Germantown, N114 W18770 Clinton Drive
Germantown, WI 53022 United States
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Description Register Join us for a 1 day hands-on session to learn about The Connected Machine and remote connectivity to your automation equipment using an eWON Flexy and Anybus Wireless Bolt. You will learn how to: Remotely access a PLC Setup and receive alarms from your PLC Monitor, troubleshoot and push code changes to PLCs and industrial automation devices. Log data values and send that data into the cloud Create an HTML based…

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November 2017
Free

How to Monitor, Troubleshoot and Certify Industrial Networks

November 2 @ 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
PCC – Germantown, N114 W18770 Clinton Drive
Germantown, WI 53022 United States
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Join us for a free seminar and discover easy-to-use solutions for permanent monitoring, predictive maintenance, troubleshooting, certification, and acceptance testing of your installed Industrial Networks including Ethernet, PROFINET and PROFIBUS.

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Free

The Three Dimensions of a General Purpose Drive

November 9 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
PCC – Germantown, N114 W18770 Clinton Drive
Germantown, WI 53022 United States
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Description Register Course description: This seminar will introduce the three dimensions of a general purpose drive. Students will learn about the line side, the drive side, and the motor side of a general purpose drive. Just a few of the topics covered in this class: Impacts of installing VFD’s How to protect VFD’s What is happening inside the drive? How to select the correct VFD How to protect the motor Breakfast & Lunch will…

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$475

Introduction to Visual Basic Scripting Language (VBScript)

November 14 @ 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
PCC – Germantown, N114 W18770 Clinton Drive
Germantown, WI 53022 United States
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This one day Introduction to Visual Basic Scripting Language course will provide students with an introduction to Visual Basic Scripting Language (VBScript). The focus will be on learning VBScript. VBScript is used in Siemens HMI products as well as many other applications.

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Free

PLC Based Motion Control with Siemens

November 16 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
PCC – Germantown, N114 W18770 Clinton Drive
Germantown, WI 53022 United States
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Description Register Course Description: This hands-on class will allow users to configure and commission a motion control application using a Siemens S7-1500 PLC with a Siemens S120 drive. Topics covered in the class: Overview of PLC based motion Configuration of Servo Drive system for motion control Hardware setup in TIA Portal V14 Configuration of Technology Objects Programming of basic motion control functions Class runs from 9am to noon and is free to attend.…

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$1300

Siemens SCADA with WinCC Professional

November 28 @ 8:30 AM - November 30 @ 4:30 PM
PCC – Germantown, N114 W18770 Clinton Drive
Germantown, WI 53022 United States
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This three day Siemens SCADA with WinCC Professional training course will provide students the skills necessary to develop and maintain applications with the Siemens WinCC Professional SCADA software in TIA Portal.

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December 2017
$900

Siemens HMI with TIA Portal

December 5 @ 8:30 AM - December 6 @ 4:30 PM
PCC – Germantown, N114 W18770 Clinton Drive
Germantown, WI 53022 United States
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This two day Siemens HMI with TIA Portal training course will provide students the skills necessary to develop and maintain applications with the Siemens TIA Portal WinCC Comfort/Advanced software.

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$475

Siemens S7-1200 Jumpstart with TIA Portal

December 7 @ 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
PCC – Germantown, N114 W18770 Clinton Drive
Germantown, WI 53022 United States
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This one day course is a fast paced jumpstart to programming the S7-1200 PLC with TIA Portal Step 7 Basic software. It is assumed that the student is already familiar with programming PLCs and wants to understand how the TIA Portal Software can be used to program the S7-1200 PLC.

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Free

Industrial Ethernet Made Simple

December 13 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
PCC – Germantown, N114 W18770 Clinton Drive
Germantown, WI 53022 United States
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Description Register Course description: Ethernet is quickly emerging as the new de facto standard for the factory floor. However there is still confusion and concerns regarding the benefits, reliability and maintainability of this technology. This seminar will breakdown Industrial Ethernet starting with the basics then builds from there to help simplify this communication technology for the audience. Just a few of the topics covered in this class: Basic Ethernet Terminology Advantages of Ethernet over…

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$1300

Siemens S7-1500 Programming with TIA Portal

December 19 @ 8:30 AM - December 21 @ 4:30 PM
PCC – Germantown, N114 W18770 Clinton Drive
Germantown, WI 53022 United States
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This fast paced three day Siemens S7-1500 Programming with TIA Portal training course assumes the student has a basic knowledge of programming PLCs and focuses on how to use TIA Portal Step 7 Professional software to create a complete PLC system. The focus includes configuration of the Siemens S7-1500 PLC hardware, PROFINET configuration, programming using ladder logic and basic diagnostic functions.

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