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The more you know, the better you work.

In order to give our customers the know-how to successfully and efficiently implement their projects, we offer trainings, workshops and professional services.

  • Trainings: Teach the basics of zenon and zenon modules. They can be completed with a certification upon request.
  • Workshops: Learning content is based on customer-specific needs and challenges. These can also include current customer projects. 
  • Professional Services: Offer individual, customized support and solutions for specific problems and project planning.

Well structured. COPA-DATA Trainings.

You use zenon or zenon Analyzer or would like to know more about it. It is important for you to build a good foundation of knowledge in order to implement your projects in the best possible way. Book a standardized COPA-DATA training.

Your advantages:

  • Standardized agenda: You will benefit from a globally standardized agenda.
  • Simple introduction: We will also explain challenging topics as simple as possible.
  • Learning by doing: You will get the space and time you need in order to try out what you have learned.

 

Tip: If you already have a lot of previous knowledge and want individual training, we recommend our zenon workshops. These offer a tailor-made training based on your specific application.

zenon Standard Training Courses

zenon Basic Training (3 days)

The zenon Basic Training Course will give you an overview of the essential parts of zenon and its development environment. Working in a small group, you will get to know the basic structures in the zenon Editor and zenon Runtime.

 

Training process:

All training courses are designed to be interactive and guided by a moderator. You will have enough time during the course to apply the theory you have learned in practice. Training courses take place in our training rooms. Alternatively, upon request, one of our trainers can hold a training course at your office.

 

Prerequisites:

  • zenon: no prior knowledge required
  • Windows: basic knowledge is mandatory
  • Automation: basic knowledge is beneficial

 

Content:

The zenon Basic Training Course provides you with basic knowledge of zenon. You will follow a step by step process to learn how to use the zenon Editor and how you use it to build a project. After just a short amount of time, you will be able to start your project in the zenon Runtime. We will introduce you to a range of engineering options in zenon. You will gain in-depth knowledge of zenon and the different ways to apply various modules.

 

Agenda:

Day 1

  • Description of the licensing model
  • Introduction to the development environment
  • Description and operation of zenon Editor and zenon Runtime
  • Basic structure of a project and workspace
  • Configuration of data types, variables, and system functions
  • Explanation of screens, frames, and a range of screen elements and symbols

 

Day 2

  • Detailed presentation of system messages with Chronological Event List
  • Explanation of alarm administration with the Alarm Message List
  • Introduction to various screen types
  • Description of user administration
  • Overview of additional functions in the basic version, such as recipe management, allocations, and time control

 

Day 3

  • Explanation of the zenon network and Remote Transport
  • Configuration of a hierarchical project

zenon Supervisor Training (5 days)

The zenon Supervisor Training Course will give you an overview of the various functions in zenon. Working in a small group, you will get to know the basic structures in zenon.

In addition to the basic functions in zenon, you will also get to know the optional modules in zenon Supervisor and learn how to add these modules to your zenon project with little effort.

 

Training process:

All training courses are designed to be interactive and guided by a moderator. You will have enough time during the course to apply the theory you have learned in practice. Training courses take place in our training rooms. Alternatively, upon request, one of our trainers can hold a training course at your office.

 

Prerequisites:

  • zenon: no prior knowledge required
  • Windows: basic knowledge is mandatory
  • Automation: basic knowledge is beneficial

 

Content:

The zenon Supervisor Training course provides you with basic knowledge of zenon. You will follow a step by step process to learn how to use the zenon Editor and how you use it to build a project. After just a short amount of time, you will be able to start this project in the zenon Runtime. We will introduce you to a range of engineering options in zenon. You will gain in-depth knowledge of zenon and the different ways to apply various modules.

On the last two days of the training course, you will gain an overview of the optional modules of the zenon Supervisor. You will learn about the additional modules of the zenon Supervisor and how to apply them to your project.

 

Agenda:

Day 1 - 3

  • Content of the zenon Basic Training

Days 4 & 5

  • Explanation of the Extended Trend and Recipegroup Manager
  • Overview of the functions in the Historian and the archives in general
  • Configuration of automatic line coloring
  • Description of the Report Viewer and Report Generator
  • Explanation of the Industrial Maintenance Manager (IMM), the Scheduler and time control
  • Overview of VBA/VSTA and zenon Logic

zenon Analyzer Basic Training (2 days)

The zenon Analyzer Basic Training course will provide you with an overview of the basic operations in the zenon Analyzer. Working in a small group, you will learn how the zenon Analyzer works with the zenon. You will gain an overview of the report generation function and the various types of report.

 

Training process:

All training courses are designed to be interactive and guided by a moderator. You will have enough time during the course to apply the theory you have learned in practice. Training courses take place in our training rooms. Alternatively, upon request, one of our trainers can hold a training course at your office.

 

Prerequisites:

  • zenon Basic or Supervisor training is required
  • zenon Analyzer: no prior knowledge required
  • Windows: basic knowledge is mandatory
  • Automation: basic knowledge is beneficial

 

Content:

The zenon Analyzer Basic Training course provides you with basic knowledge of the zenon Analyzer. Following a step by step guide, you will learn how to use the various components and gain an overview of the various types of reports. After just a short amount of time, you will be able to create your own report.

The training course does not require participants to have an in-depth knowledge of zenon. We will explain the functions needed in the zenon Editor and the zenon Runtime for each report. You will gain basic knowledge of the zenon Analyzer and the different ways to apply various reports.

 

Agenda:

 

Day 1

  • General Functionality
  • Components
  • Metadata Synchronizer
  • ZAMS
  • First Reports

 

Day 2

  • More Reports
  • User Administration
  • Scheduled Reports
  • Color Schemes and RDL Templates
  • Access 3rd Party Data
zenon Additional Training Courses

zenon Energy Edition Training (2 days)

The zenon Energy Edition Training course will provide you with an overview of the basic operations in the zenon Energy Edition. Working in a small group, you will learn about the similarities and differences between the Energy and Supervisor Editions.

 

Training process:

All training courses are designed to be interactive and guided by a moderator. You will have enough time during the course to apply the theory you have learned in practice. Training courses take place in our training rooms. Alternatively, upon request, one of our trainers can hold a training course at your office.

 

Prerequisites:

  • zenon Energy Edition: no prior knowledge required
  • zenon Basic, Operator or Supervisor training is required
  • Windows: basic knowledge is mandatory
  • Automation: basic knowledge is beneficial

 

Content:

In the zenon Energy Edition Training course, you will complete a step by step process to learn about zenon Energy Edition: from engineering a colored network topology (ALC) to applying commands and possible protocol specifications. We will show you how to conduct topological troubleshooting with your network topology. You will gain an in-depth knowledge of the zenon Energy Edition and its possible applications in the energy industry.

 

Agenda:

Day 1

  • Using Command Processing including examples with the IEC61850 protocol
  • Explanation of automatic line coloring and topology
  • Overview of symbols for process technology elements

 

Day 2

  • Explanation of topological, user defined and external interlockings
  • Creation of a single line diagram with a simulation of a substation

zenon Pharma Edition Training (2 days)

The zenon Pharma Edition Training course will provide you with an overview of the basic operations of the zenon Pharma Edition. Working in a small group, you will learn about the similarities and differences between the Pharma and Supervisor Editions.

 

Training process:

All training courses are designed to be interactive and guided by a moderator. You will have enough time during the course to apply the theory you have learned in practice. Training courses take place in our training rooms. Alternatively, upon request, one of our trainers can hold a training course at your office.

 

Prerequisites:

  • zenon Pharma Edition: no prior knowledge required
  • zenon Basic, Operator or Supervisor training is required
  • Windows: basic knowledge is mandatory
  • Automation: basic knowledge is beneficial

 

Content:

The zenon Pharma Edition Training course will teach you about the special functions of the zenon Pharma Edition. Following a step by step process, you will learn about how to use these additional options so that you can set up your project for a pharmaceutical environment. We will show you how the Historian and a special reporting tool in the zenon Pharma Edition can help you to successfully implement all the regulations for the pharmaceutical industry. You will gain an in-depth knowledge of the zenon Pharma Edition and its possible applications.

 

Agenda:

Day 1

  • Overview of requirements for the pharmaceutical industry
  • Basic structure of a project with batch archiving, trends and reporting
  • Explanation of SQL exports for archived data and alarms
  • Configuration of the Extended Trend

 

Day 2

  • Explanation of the zenon Batch Control module
  • Configuration of the Recipegroup Manager

zenon Logic Training (2 days)

The zenon Logic Training course will provide you with an overview of the basic operations of zenon Logic. Working in a small group, you will get to know the functions and properties in zenon Logic and find out how they work with the zenon Supervisor.

 

Training process:

All training courses are designed to be interactive and guided by a moderator. You will have enough time during the course to apply the theory you have learned in practice. Training courses take place in our training rooms. Alternatively, upon request, one of our trainers can hold a training course at your office.

 

Prerequisites:

  • zenon Logic: no prior knowledge required
  • zenon Basic, Operator or Supervisor training is required
  • Windows: basic knowledge is mandatory
  • Automation: basic knowledge is beneficial

 

Content:

The zenon Logic Training course provides you with basic knowledge of zenon Logic. Following a step by step process, you will learn how to use the zenon Logic workbench – that’s zenon Logic's development environment – and find out how it communicates with a PLC or the zenon Runtime. After a short amount of time, you will be able to build your own zenon Logic project and test it in the zenon Logic Runtime. You will gain an in-depth knowledge of zenon Logic, its possible applications, and the foundations of programming languages according to IEC 61131-3.

 

Agenda:

Day 1

  • Overview of zenon Logic
  • Explanation of zenon Workbench
  • Communication between zenon Logic, PLC, and zenon Runtime
  • Areas of application for zenon Logic

 

Day 2

  • Exercises in programming languages according to IEC 61131-3
  • Debugging and simulation

zenon Historian Training (1 day)

The zenon Historian Training course will provide you with an overview of the basic operations for the Historian in zenon. Working in a small group, you will learn how to configure and practice this process.

 

Training process:

All training courses are designed to be interactive and guided by a moderator. You will have enough time during the course to apply the theory you have learned in practice. Training courses take place in our training rooms. Alternatively, upon request, one of our trainers can hold a training course at your office.

 

Prerequisites:

  • Historian: no prior knowledge required
  • zenon Basic, Operator or Supervisor training is required
  • Windows: basic knowledge is mandatory
  • Automation: basic knowledge is beneficial

 

Content:

In the zenon Historian Training course, we will show you how to archive data and export archives in zenon. In a step by step process, you will learn how to store the data from your project or equipment in an archive. We will introduce you to the modules “Report Generator”, “Report Viewer”, and “Extended Trend”, and show you how you can use these to process your data. You will gain an in-depth knowledge of the Historian in zenon and its possible applications.

 

Agenda:

  • General description of the Historian
  • Introduction to the time filter settings
  • Creation and configuration of a simple basic archive and a simple aggregated archive
  • Creation of a report using the Report Generator
  • Explanation of archive exports, including all export options
  • Presentation of the “Report Generator”, “Report Viewer”, and “Extended Trend”

zenon Batch Control Training (2 days)

The zenon Batch Control Training course will provide you with an overview of the basic operations of the zenon Batch Control module. Working in a small group, you will learn how to configure and use the module.

 

Training process:

All training courses are designed to be interactive and guided by a moderator. You will have enough time during the course to apply the theory you have learned in practice. Training courses take place in our training rooms. Alternatively, upon request, one of our trainers can hold a training course at your office.

 

Prerequisites:

  • zenon Batch Control module: no prior knowledge required
  • zenon Basic, Operator or Supervisor training is required
  • Windows: basic knowledge is mandatory
  • Automation: basic knowledge is beneficial

 

Content:

In the zenon Batch Control Training course, you will follow a step by step process to learn more about the module: from configuring units to handling communication errors; from creating simple recipes to applying partial recipes and operating characteristics. We will use practical examples to teach you more about this extensive module. There will also be enough opportunities to discuss your own requirements and solutions.

 

Agenda:

Day 1

  • Units and phases
  • TAGs, conditions and reactions
  • Recipe types
  • Commands and states

 

Day 2

  • Batch assignment
  • Automatic execution
  • Reporting
  • Error handling

Know-how at its core. COPA-DATA Workshops.

You are already working with zenon or zenon Analyzer, but now you would like to deepen your understanding and use it more thoroughly at your company and on your projects. Book your individual COPA-DATA workshop.

Your advantages:

  • Free agenda: You determine the topics and content of the workshop.
  • Concrete reference to your company: You work with your own projects.
  • Your needs are our program: You learn how to optimally use zenon and zenon Analyzer for your company.

 

Tip: If you require in-depth implementation assistance, we recommend our Professional Services. These offer you targeted problem solutions to programming and project planning.

Advanced zenon Analyzer Workshop

You know the basics of reporting with zenon Analyzer. In the Advanced Analyzer workshop, you can expand your knowledge and learn to apply it to your specific needs.

We will work closely with you to create your individual program.

  • Analyzer Server in detail
  • Time filter
  • Projected archives
  • Customized report development in Report Builder

 

Prerequisites:

  • zenon Analyzer basic knowledge
  • zenon basic knowledge

Advanced zenon Logic Workshop

You know the basics of functionality of zenon Logic. In the Advanced zenon Logic workshop, you can expand your knowledge and learn to apply it to your specific needs.

We will work closely with you to create your individual program.

We recommend: 

  • Fieldbus configuration and binding
  • Redundant zenon Logic Runtime project
  • PLC diagnosis

 

Prerequisites:

  • zenon Platform basic knowledge
  • zenon Logic basic knowledge

Add-In Framework Workshop

You know the programming interface of zenon and gathered your own experiences. In the Add-In Framework workshop, you can expand your knowledge and learn to apply it to your specific needs.

 

We will work closely with you to create your individual program. We recommend:

  • Detailed explaination of the zenon API
  • Insight in the COM interface
  • Conception of code samples

 

Prerequisites:

  • zenon Platform basic knowledge
  • Programming knowledge in C#