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Training offerings

We offer worldwide training courses for our products and technologies, always concentrating on direct local resources for our customers. The majority of these highly educational training courses are held in the respective national language.

The training courses are usually held in our Beckhoff branch offices, but can also be held at the customer's premises after consultation.

Please note that we offer both traditional classroom and online training courses to best suit your needs.

In addition to the standard training courses, we also offer – among other things – training courses with specialized content, based on your individual needs. The content of these trainings will be discussed directly with you. Please get in touch with your local sales contact for more information.

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TwinCAT Standard Trainings

The Estonian-language trainings are organized in Beckhoff Automation OÜ's training room, where each participant has his or her own PC and a fieldbus I/O connected to it. About 4-5 participants are enrolled on each training course. The training material is mainly in English.

TwinCAT 3 Basic Course

  • Duration: 2 days
  • Target group: Persons with no previous experience of TwinCAT systems.
  • The course covers the use of the tools and features of the TwinCAT 3 system by means of programming exercises.

TwinCAT 3 NC Motion Control Course

  • Duration: 2 days
  • Target group: Persons with a basic knowledge of TwinCAT systems (e.g. TwinCAT 2/3 Basic Course)
  • The course covers the basics of the TwinCAT NC system and the most important features of the AX5000 servo amplifier with the help of programming exercises.

TwinCAT 3 TwinSAFE Course

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Target group: Persons with a basic knowledge of TwinCAT systems (e.g. TwinCAT 2/3 Basic Course)
  • The course covers the basics of the TwinSAFE system by means of programming exercises.

TwinCAT HMI User Interface Course

  • Duration: 2 day
  • Target group: Persons with no previous experience with the TwinCAT HMI system.
  • TwinCAT HMI is an interface system based on web technologies (HTML5, Javascript, CSS).
    The course covers the architecture of the TwinCAT HMI system, as well as the tools and features, through programming exercises.

TwinCAT Special Trainings

We offer the following courses to meet demand.

TwinCAT 3 New Features (TwinCAT 2 - TwinCAT 3 Upgrade)

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Target group: Persons with previous experience in TwinCAT 2 systems and who are transitioning to TwinCAT 3.
  • The course covers the use of TwinCAT 3 tools and new features.

TwinCAT 2 Basic Course

  • Duration: 2 days
  • Target group: Persons with no previous experience of TwinCAT systems.
  • The course covers the use of the tools and features of the TwinCAT 2 system through programming exercises.

TwinCAT ADS: Interfaces with other Software

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Target group: Persons engaged in designing user interfaces or other interfaces to TwinCAT systems.
  • The course covers the basic principles of TwinCAT Ads .NET interface. The course exercises are done using Microsoft Visual Studio (C #)

EtherCAT Fieldbus More in Depth

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Target group: Persons engaged in application development using the TwinCAT system.
  • The course covers the operating principle and diagnostics of the EtherCAT Fieldbus. Exercises include redundant switching, XFC, Hot Connect.

TwinCAT Maintenance Training

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Target group: For example, service technicians or installers who do not do the actual application development, but need the basic knowledge, e.g. for troubleshooting.
  • The course covers the basic principles of the TwinCAT system as well as diagnostics. In practice, the course is a light version of the basic TwinCAT course

TwinCAT 3: Condition Monitoring

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Target group: Persons with a basic knowledge of TwinCAT 3 systems (e.g. TwinCAT 3 Basic Course).
  • The course covers the basics of condition monitoring, the integration of condition monitoring into the TwinCAT system, and the use of the TwinCAT Condition Monitoring Library.

TwinCAT: Hydraulics

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Target group: Persons with a basic knowledge of TwinCAT systems (e.g. TwinCAT 2/3 Basic Course).
  • The course covers the basics of the hydraulic system and, with the help of programming exercises, position and pressure control of hydraulic cylinders.

TwinCAT 3: IoT & Analytics

  • Duration: 2 days
  • Target group: Persons with a basic knowledge of TwinCAT 3 systems (e.g. TwinCAT 3 Basic Course).
  • The course covers the functions of the TwinCAT IoT & Analytics product families by means of programming exercises.

Building Automation and TwinCAT Trainings

We offer the following courses to meet demand.

Building Automation’s TwinCAT Basics

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Target group: Persons with no previous experience of TwinCAT systems.
  • The course covers the use of the tools and features of the TwinCAT 3 system through programming exercises.

Building Automation’s Fieldbuses

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Target group: Persons with a basic knowledge of TwinCAT systems (e.g. TwinCAT Fundamentals of Building Automation course).
  • The course covers the most important fieldbuses in building automation, e.g. Modbus RTU / TCP, M-Bus, MP-Bus, EnOcean, BACnet, Dali.

House Automation

  • Duration: 2 days
  • Target group: The training is aimed at electrical contractors with no previous experience with the Beckhoff system.
  • The course covers the design and implementation of a home control system. In addition, the configuration of the EnOcean and DALI buses will be dealt with.

Lighting Control

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Target group: Persons with a basic knowledge of TwinCAT systems (e.g. TwinCAT Fundamentals of Building Automation course).
  • The course covers the basics of lighting control and the use of TwinCAT Lighting Control Libraries using programming examples. In addition, the course deals with various lighting control paths, e.g. DALI and DMX.

HVAC

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Target group: Persons with a basic knowledge of TwinCAT systems (e.g. TwinCAT Fundamentals of Building Automation course).
  • The course covers the heating, cooling and control of ventilation systems in the building with the TwinCAT system. Test equipment will be used to practice the use of the TwinCAT HVAC Library.

Stage Mechanics

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Target group: Persons with a basic knowledge of TwinCAT systems (e.g. TwinCAT Fundamentals of Building Automation Course)
  • The course covers the basics of the TwinCAT motion control system and the most important features of the AX5000 servo amplifier with the help of programming exercises.

General Stage Lighting

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Target group: Persons with a basic knowledge of TwinCAT systems (e.g. TwinCAT Fundamentals of Building Automation Course)
  • The course covers the programming of a general lighting system and the use of TwinCAT Lighting Control Libraries by means of programming exercises.

Customized Training

We also run customer-specific customized courses where content is customized as needed. Courses can also be arranged at the client's premises.

Training locations

Headquarters Estonia
Beckhoff Automation OÛ

Valukoja 8, Öpiku 2
11415 Tallinn, Estonia