Industrial Automation Training (PGDIA)

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Zenith Automation, PGDIA is job oriented training programs for the fresh instrumentation, electrical and electronics engineers who are looking for the jobs in industrial automation segment.

Zenith Automation only training company provides automation training on widest range of products that include programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), Drives, Instrumentation and Distributed Control Systems (DCS).

Our Programs Focus on Practice Sessions, hands on experience on latest automation systems and troubleshooting apart from
fundamental aspects. The courses cover most widely used automation systems which include PLCs such as Allen Bradley, Siemens and Modicon; Emerson precess Control's “Delta” “V” DCS, Wonderware In touch SCADA Software, Leading brands of drives and instrumentation.

Programmable Logic Controllers – PLC

(Allen Bradley, Siemens, Modicon, GE Fanuc & Mitsubishi)

Introduction to PLC


  • Introduction to PLC hardware and role in automation
  • Architectural Evolution of PLC
  • Introduction to the field devices attached to PLC
  • PLC Fundamentals - (Block diagram of PLC's)
  • Detail information about PLC components
  • Power supply, CPU, I/Os, Communication bus
  • Various ranges available in PLC's
  • Types of Inputs & outputs / Source Sink Concepts
  • Wiring of the I/O devices
  • Concept of flags
  • Scan cycle execution

Programming of PLC & Troubleshooting


  • Introduction to PLC programming software
  • Addressing concepts
  • Introduction to bit, byte & word concepts
  • Programming instructions arithmetic and logical
  • Load /and /or/out / and Read / Write
  • Compare / Add / Sub /And /Or – Blocks
  • Leading edge / trailing edge instructions
  • MOVE block application
  • Timer and Counter Blocks programming
  • Advanced instructions
  • File handling
  • Comment functions
  • Master control /set /reset function
  • Upload, download, Monitoring of programs
  • Monitoring / Modifying data table values
  • Standard procedure to be followed in wiring / writing ladder etc
  • Communication protocol
  • Troubleshooting and fault diagnostics of PLC
  • Documenting the project


Operation and Maintenance of PLC


  • Setting up PLC's / Connecting CPU, I/O modules,Rack, Back plane and Communication bus
  • Connecting Field devices to PLC's I/Os
  • Installing and to starting the programming terminals
  • Identifying the status of PLC and communication bus
  • Fault detection and error handling
  • Forcing of the I/O's
  • Back up of the programs and reloading
  • CPU, I/O module replacements


Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Software (SCADA) WonderWare InTouch

    • Applications of SCADA software
    • Different packages available with I/O structure
    • Features of SCADA software
    • Creating a new SCADA application
    • Creating Database of Tags
      • Creating & Editing graphic display with animation
      • Data Entry / Start Stop command
      • Analog entry
      • Sizing, Movement, Blinking, Visibility, Filling
    • Trending
      • Creating & Accessing Real-time and Historical Trends
    • Creating Alarms & Events
    • Writing logic through script
      • Connectivity with the different hardware
      • Communication protocols
      • Communication with PLC
      • Communication with Data Acquisition System
    • Connectivity between software
    • Concept of DDE, DLL, OPC drivers
    • Commissioning the network nodes
    • Troubleshooting the application
      • Fault diagnostics and error handling
      • Sorting communication problems


(Allen Bradley Power Flex)

AC Drives

  • Introduction to AC Drives
  • Selection criteria of the drives for particular application
    • Speed /Torque Characteristic
    • Frequency converter techniques.
    • Control techniques of AC drives
  • Configuration of different motor parameter for drives alarm and Process History
    • Speed and torque control
    • Types of braking
    • Ramp selection
    • Jog/inch selection
    • Flux optimization
    • Load equalization
    • Selection of slip & skip frequencies
    • Preset speed selection
    • RPM etc.
  • Remote and Local operation of Variable Speed Drives
  • Communication with PLCs
    • Study of different operational methods
    • PWM method
    • Flux vector control
    • Vector voltage control
  • Direct torque control etc.
  • Troubleshooting
  • Case study and different applications of Drives in the industry


Distributed Control Systems (DCS)

  • Introduction to various control systems used
    • Applications of DCS system
    • Architectural evolution for DCS
    • Hardware architecture of DCS
    • Processor
    • Power supply
    • I/O modules
    • Communication bus
    • Operator and Engineering station
    • Redundancy
  • Comparison between the hardware PLC & DCS
  • Practical exposure on DCS system
  • Overview of the system components and topologies
  • Detailed information on
    • Controllers
    • I/O cards
    • Carriers
    • System power suppliers
  • Control networks
  • Designing DCS based automation solution for the application
  • Setting up DCS system with PS, Controllers, I/Os with communication bus system
  • Connecting field devises to DCS


electrical systems
    • Configuring engineering and operator stations
    • Application development in DCS system
      • Graphical User Interface Development
      • Control Modules
      • Workspace
    • Alarm and Process History
    • Sequential Function Charts
    • Display Scripting
    • Users and Securities
    • Custom Faceplates
    • Custom Dynamos
    • Scripting and programming languages
    • Configuring nodes on networks
    • Networking technologies in DCS systems
    • Redundancy systems available in DCS
    • Troubleshooting
    • DCS troubleshooting techniques
      • Distinguish between hardware problems, software problems, and field problems
    • Reading the Error status bits
    • Replacing the faulty modules
      • CPU, I/O Modules / Power supply
    • Fault diagnostics and error handling
    • Backup & Restore Procedures and Techniques


Electrical Systems

Electrical Systems


  • Concepts of Generation and Distribution of Electricity
  • Properties of Resistance, Inductance and Capacitance
  • AC and DC principles
  • Conductors and Insulators
  • Abnormal conditions in the system
  • Calculation of Short circuit current
  • Selection of equipments for Panel
  • General assembly of Panels(LT & HT)


L. V. Switchgear


  • Knowledge on Oil Circuit Breaker,SF6 CB.,VCB Miscellaneous Subjects
  • Earthing
  • Ingress protection (IP)
  • Electrical Safety
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Using measuring instruments like Multimeter, Meger Earth resistance meter


Human Machine Interface


  • Introduction to HMI
  • Interfacing with PLC
  • Creating Screen
  • Creating Tag Database
  • Navigation Between Screens
  • User Output / Input Display
  • Function Key
  •  Downloading Application
  • Troubleshooting / Maint.

Panel Designing


  • Preparing General Arrangement Diagram
  • Load Calculation
  • Panel Wiring


Hydraulic & Pneumatic Systems

Fundamentals of hydraulics: Basics of water and oil hydraulics


  • Hydraulic system accessories: Reservoirs, filters, coolers, Instrumentation and accumulators
  • Principle construction and working of components
  • Hydraulic pumps: Pump basics, centrifugal & positive displacement pumps
  • Pressure control: relief, reducing, regulating valves
  • Flow control: FCV, Flow dividers, non-return valves
  • Actuators: Linear actuators, hydraulic motors, Hydraulic drives.
  • Direction control valves: Direct operated, pilot operated
  • ISO symbol, circuit design and hydraulic circuit reading
  • Performance evaluation and testing of Hydraulic pumps, Relief & DC valves
  • Principle of solenoid valves
  • Working principles of proportional valves and servo valves
  • Introduction of cartridge valves (if required)
  • Interpretation and discussions of electro-hydraulic circuits in plant machinery
  • Mill hydraulic systems
  • Material handling system
  • Proportional variable pump control system
  • Hydraulic drives & controls
  • General troubleshooting and maintenance
  • Fault-finding & trouble shooting of compressed air control circuits
  • Guidelines for industrial safety


  • Purpose of instrumentation
  • Basic Measurement Concepts
  • Flow Measurement
  • Temperature measurements
  • Pressure measurements
  • Level Measurement
  • Vibration monitoring system
  • Measurement of pH
  • Conductivity Measurement
  • Smart Transmitters
  • HART Communication
  • Field bus technology
  • Control Valves
  • Closed Loop Controls
  • AMS Concepts & Overview

Industrial Networking

  • Introduction to protocols, RS232, RS485 & Ethernet
  • Features of RS232, RS485 & Ethernet
  • Addressing format of RS485
  • Addressing format of Ethernet Interfacing PLC with SCADA on RS232
  • Interfacing PLC with HMI on RS232
  • Interfacing PLC with SCADA on Ethernet
  • Interfacing PLC with HMI on Ethernet
  • Third party connection & wiring practical
  • Protocol convertors wiring & data transfers



  • Introduction to AUTOCAD electrical designing software
  • Practical hands on different drawing tools of AUTOCAD
  • Designing control circuits of DOL, RDOL and Star Delta starters
  • Designing power circuits of DOL, RDOL and Star Delta
  • Creating BOM for project management in the software
  • Drawing GA diagrams of control panel in the software
  • Convert AUTOCAD files into PDF format for exporting



  • Introduction to EPLAN Electrical design software with all features
  • Understanding of electrical switchgear layout
  • Creating a new project in EPLAN P8 software
  • Creating project hierarchy for a plant project
  • Creating project page for control circuit
  • Creating project page for power circuit
  • Creating part data for the selection of switchgear


Gorai Address & Contact

Plot no. 355-375, opp. Mumbai Bank, Next to shivneri bus stop, Road no. RSC-37 & Gorai Road, Borivali West, Mumbai - 400092.

Phone: +91 9920397835

Borivali Address & Contact


Phone: +91 9920397835

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