Further Training in Automation Technology and Electrical Engineering

We offer companies a wide range of opportunities for the further training of professionals in the fields of automation technology and electrical engineering.

We provide state-of-the-art training for employees with technical books and didactic materials, in e-learning and workshops, as well as in virtual reality applications. We can also develop an individual training program according to your requirements.

PLC Technology

In this training course, the participants learn the basics of PLC technology and programming with the SIMATIC STEP 7 programming language in a practical manner in six instructional letters. As part of the course PLC programs for various automation tasks are created and tested with a professional simulation program.

Learning content:

  • Basic structure and functions of modern automation systems
  • Installation steps for configuration and parameterization of software and hardware
  • Well-founded insight into the process-oriented working method and operation of a SIMATIC S7-300
  • Creation of PLC projects and the systematic design of program sequences and program documentation
  • Important programming commands in different programming languages (AWL/KOP/FUP)
  • Program structure with functions, data and function blocks
  • Standard functions, standard function blocks and individual registers in SIMATIC STEP 7 projects
  • Practical exercises on the simulation models are used for commissioning and testing
  • Systematic troubleshooting and error correction

Automation Technology / Industry 4.0

The course deals in detail with the modular Mechatronics System Sorting System Compact 4.0 (mMS SSC 4.0). With the mechatronic system, learning contents of automation technology and mechatronics can be taught from the basics to complex applications of Industry 4.0 in a small space.


Learning content:

  • Fundamentals of mechatronics
  • Basics of industrial system and processes
  • Sensor and actuator technology
  • IO-Link technology
  • PLC and HMI programming in TIA portal
  • Pneumatics and electropneumatics
  • Plant, machinery and operator safety
  • Network technology – wired and wireless
  • IIoT tools like OPC UA, MySQL and MQTT
  • Dashboard designing using Node-RED
  • Data acquisition, data storage and data analysis

Course structure:

Day 1

  • Introduction to SSC 4.0 and various IoT tools used in SSC 4.0
  • Commissioning check of SSC 4.0 Understanding how to make the system ready for operation
  • Manual IO Check. Understanding various sensors and actuators installed in SSC 4.0
  • Automatic operation – How to issue a command from HMI, dashboard or smart devices

Day 2

  • Understanding PLC and HMI programming structure
  • Introduction to IO-Link technology and various IO-Link devices used in SSC 4.0
  • Introduction to OPC UA and learning how to use OPC UA to get the data from the PLC to the visual dashboard
  • Introduction to MQTT and MySQL and how these tools are used in SSC 4.0 for data exchange and logging

Day 3

  • Introduction to Node-RED (graphical development tool) and learning how Node-RED brings all IIoT tools together to display information on a visual dashboard
  • How SSC 4.0 can send data to the cloud. LIVE demonstration of cloud connections.


This course provides basic knowledge of electronics and electrical engineering. Illustrations, circuit diagrams and experiment instructions clearly explain the electrotechnical processes. The balanced relationship between theory and practice gives you the necessary confidence in learning the electronic and electrotechnical basics. Numerous exercises serve to consolidate and check what you have learned.


Learning content:

  • General principles of electrical engineering and electronics
  • The most important terms and units
  • Electronic components in different circuits
  • Structure and function of measuring instruments
  • Meaning and properties of electric and magnetic fields
  • Structure and function of semiconductor components
  • Components of power electronics
  • Amplifier types and their properties
  • Exercises and solutions
  • Professional electronics experiments

Electrician Basics

This module is designed for employees (participants) from the areas of engineering, construction, commissioning and service & maintenance of electrical systems and equipment with electrical engineering training.

Electrical specialists are qualified to carry out, supervise and be responsible for electrotechnical work on equipment, electrical systems and in electrical operating facilities. The module also covers laws, standards and guidelines, electrical components and hazards in electrical engineering.


with switching qualification for switching authorization

The basis of this course is the module “Electrician Basics“. On top of this module the following additional contents will be covered. Electricians are trained to carry out switching work in the medium-voltage grid up to 52 kV.

They are authorised to connect and disconnect electrical operating sites to the distribution network. Electrical installers are responsible for the management of electrical installations and operating sites as plant and/or work supervisors.

Drive Technology

Starting from some general basics, the most important types of drives are introduced one after another in this course. Every electric drive is characterised by its electric motor. The considerations of the drives will therefore always begin with functional descriptions of the type of motor used and will then be extended to the actuators and methods for controlling and regulating the drive.

Drive Technology

Learning content:

  • Basic structure of modern electric drives
  • The structure and main components of DC drives
  • The structure and operation of an asynchronous motor, a frequency converter and a speed-controlled asynchronous motor
  • The differences between V/f control and vector control
  • The application areas and special features of servo drives
  • The control and optimization of servo drives
  • The application areas and special features of stepper drives
  • The classification of electric drive systems in automation solutions
  • Designing solutions for motion control applications
  • Electromagnetic compatibility
  • Practical work with virtual test benches

Pneumatics / Electropneumatics

This course was developed in cooperation with the company SMC, the world’s leading expert for pneumatic solutions. Using practical examples, the course imparts comprehensive knowledge about pneumatic components and systems. Step by step, under professional supervision, you will acquire basic physical knowledge, learn to create and simulate pneumatic plans and gain an insight into electropneumatics.


Learning content:

  • Possible applications and operating conditions of pneumatics
  • Structure of pneumatic systems
  • Physical basics
  • Properties of the transmission medium compressed air
  • Pneumatic drive elements (cylinders, grippers and pneumatic motors)
  • Cylinder designs and mounting options
  • Functionality and types of directional control valves
  • Possible applications of shut-off and flow control valves
  • Circuit diagram creation and extensions
  • Representation with control tasks
  • Function and fields of application of proportional technology
  • Basics of vacuum technology
  • GRAFCET plan representations
  • Basics of electrical engineering and electropneumatics
  • Introduction – electrical control of valves
  • Basic circuits in electrical control systems
  • Sensors in pneumatic systems


This course is suitable for anyone who is encountering the subject of hydraulics for the first time. The focus is on safety, basic physics and the structure of a simple hydraulic system. Furthermore, the function and schematic structure of various components are covered extensively in the course to help participants get started with hydraulics. With the help of various measuring methods, the special features and effects of area ratios are demonstrated in practice, among other things.