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We now have online training, in-person training* or a hybrid approach. Keep checking in for more additions this year. Or for more information email info@eplancanada.com. We now offer many different ways for you and your company to become EPLAN experts.
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Over the course of this training program, you will learn how to design in accordance with NFPA standards, learn and apply various design methods, create complex schematic documentation, how to automatically create manufacturing and build documents and the preparation of design data and further processing in third-party systems. Upon completion of this course, you have the option of progressing to Certified Engineer status by completing the EPLAN Certified Engineer (ECE) training program. For further information on this course, please do not hesitate to ask.

  • Design in accordance with NFPA standards
  • Learning and application of various design methods
  • Creation of complex schematic documentation
  • Automatic creation for manufacturing and build documents
  • Preparation of design data and further processing in third-party systems
Duration Dates
Online 5 days (FR) September 27th -October 1st
Online 5 days October 11th - 15th
Online 5 days October 25th - 29th
Online 5 days November 8th - 12th
Online 5 days (FR) November 8th - 12th 
Online 5 days November 29th - December 3rd
Online 5 days December 13th - 17th
Online 5 days (FR) December 13th - 17th

 

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Over the course of this training program, you will learn applications of various design methods, design in accordance with codes & standards, creation of complex schematic documentation, automatic creation for manufacturing and build documents, preparation of design data and further processing in third-party systems, design fundamentals of the 3D mounting layout (working techniques and functionalities), creation of manufacturing drawings on the basis of model views, use of NC data in the 3D mounting layout, creation of high-quality 3D master data.

Prerequisite: Attendance/ completion of a P8 Basic Training

Duration Dates
Online 5 days (FR) October 4th - 8th
Online 5 days October 18th - 22nd
Online 5 days November 1st - 5th
Online 5 days November 15th - 19th
Online 5 days (FR) November 15th - 19th
Online 5 days December 6th - 10th

 

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Efficient and consistent project planning is based on a structured way of working. Create your fluid technology documentation quickly, easily and safely with EPLAN Fluid. Get to know all the basic working methods of the system on the basis of a practice-oriented and integrated project planning task.

'- Adjust the user interface to your working method
-Create projects according to individual factory standards , taking into account the IEC 81346 and ISO 1219 standards
- Graphic and device-oriented creation of fluid circuit diagrams
- Create circuit diagrams using reusable subcircuits (macros)
- Logical and functional review of the circuit diagram documentation
- Parts data Import EPLAN Data Portal
- Automated creation of assembly-compatible production documents
(e.g. parts lists, labeling)
- Cross-references between fluid engineering and electrical engineering
- Convenient creation of mechanical drawings, including dimensions
- Create multilingual projects
- Back up, archive and send projects worldwide

Duration Dates
Online 3 days November 22nd- 24th

 

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The planning of complex technical processes is usually carried out in an interdisciplinary team with different and specialized software tools. With EPLAN Preplanning Professional you can carry out the first planning activities for process automation or automation technology in the engineering process at an early stage in the EPLAN platform. On the basis of this data, the machine / system can later be detailed up to the creation of a circuit diagram in the EPLAN platform. The integration of the pre-planning into the project planning ensures a significantly reduced effort due to the consistency with simultaneously increased project quality and a very simple introduction to the planning methodology based on the EPLAN platform.

'- Defining and describing machine / system areas for division into meaningful structures and units
- Representation of a process engineering design
- Representation of a system overview with associated instrumentation - Creation of the first graphical overviews or P&I diagrams as a general planning basics
- Defining "rough placeholders" for functions or Components that cannot yet be defined in detail at this point in time
- Define and estimate the first quantity structures (drives, sensors, PLC inputs / outputs, etc.)
- Create first graphical overviews (P& I flow chart) as a general planning basics
- Creation of parts lists for price and effort calculation - Support of calculation and recording of long-term runners
- Creation of preplanning macros
- Using drag & drop, create the detailed planning (the circuit diagram) from the preliminary planning

Duration Dates
Online October 4th - 8th

 

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As a professional tool, EPLAN Harness proD 3D combines the data of the mechanical and electrical design in one system and thus enables the efficient development of a cable harness in 3D.
EPLAN Harness proD 3D fits perfectly into the previous work processes. Automated steps from importing the wiring lists to routing the wires and creating the documentation including 2D nail board drawings / 2D cable drawings are the strengths of the system.
Conclusion: Development times are shortened, productivity increases and project quality is sustainably improved.

'- Clear management of all documents and information of a cable harness project
- Individual formboard construction in 3D
- Transfer of 3D data; Interfaces to common MCAD systems and neutral CAD formats
- Individual definition of standard components such as connectors, cables, surface protection, etc.
- Easy definition of cable and harness paths with an intuitive "point-and-click" method in 3-dimensional space
- Fully automatic Routing of wires and cables on previously defined paths
- test functions: control of minimum bending radii , cross-sections (also AWG) and cable harness collisions as well as testing of bundle diameters
- User-defined material and parts lists, cable plans as well as time, cost and weight calculations
- 2D production drawings - from 1: 1 nail boards to handy service documents

Duration Dates
Online October 11th - 15th

 

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The EPLAN Platform 2022 offers you a modern technical basis for a completely new user experience. In our two-day update training, we will familiarize you with important new features and provide you with useful tips and tricks for your daily work in engineering..

New user experience of the EPLAN Platform 2022 

  • Easy and efficient new entry to the EPLAN Platform 2022
  • New 2D graphics engine with strong performance, even when processing large amounts of data in schematic projects
  • Optimization during 3D project planning

Ribbons in EPLAN -Here's how

  • Using ribbon technology effectively in EPLAN
  • Adapting and optimizing the user interface

Insert Center

  • Quickly find and use symbols, macros and devices
  • Create and use functions such as "tags" and "favorites" in the engineering workflow

Backstage view of the EPLAN Platform 2022 

  • Clear display, New workflow for opening and restoring projects
  • Use central import and export functions

New central parts management 

  • Newly organized tabs, customize appearance, apply schema technology
  • New variant management: manage article properties coherently

Features updates, additions through subscription 

  • Efficient use of project options in engineering

Cloud and platform solutions cleverly linked with EPLAN eMANAGE 

  • Direct integration into the EPLAN platform enables convenient upload and download of projects
  • Create project backup for previous platform versions (e.g. 2.9 or 2.8)
Duration Dates
Online 2 Days Available Upon Request
Online 2 Days Available Upon Request
Online 2 Days Available Upon Request
Online 2 Days Available Upon Request

 

 

See below for our list of ADVANCED TRAININGS, their descriptions and the dates available.


Over the course of this training program, you will learn the necessary detailed knowledge for creating your own parts, plot frames and report forms.

Having this advanced knowledge results in a significant reduction in project throughput times, avoiding input errors and increasing product quality by working with standardized parts and master data from libraries.

Master data creation made easy

  • Embed your company logo in default plot frames and other forms
  • Company specific adaptation of existing forms

Basics of symbol creation 

  • Creation of your own symbol libraries
  • Create and manage symbol macros

Professionally create parts data

  • Create parts data
  • Create, manage, and maintain parts accessories

Search and import manufacturer data effectively 

  • Simple maintenance of parts data with the help of the EPLAN Data Portal
  • Intelligent use of parts management interfaces

Prerequisite: Attendance/ completion of a P8 Basic Training

Duration Dates
Online 2 days September 22nd - 23rd
Online 2 days October 4th - 5th
Online 2 days October 13th - 14th


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Over the course of this training program, you will learn the necessary detailed knowledge for platform setup & configuration that meets your company's requirements.

Having this advanced knowledge results in a significantly faster time to achieve the full benefits of the EPLAN Platform, plus see faster ROI and projects to your customers.

Basics for efficient management of subcircuits (macro project)

  • Create your own circuit diagram macros and store them in the library 
  • Use macro boxes for automated macro creation

Create and structure macros for reusability

  • Set up and structure subcircuits modularly 
  • Update subcircuits in circuit diagrams

Create variable macros and assign value sets

  • Create variable partial circuits (Macro Variants)
  • Use value sets to reduce macro amount

Download manufacturer Data from EPLAN Data Portal and manage it centrally

  • Quick search for device or symbol macros from different manufacturers
  • Import manufacturer data

Prerequisite: Attendance/ completion of a P8 Basic Training

Duration Dates
Online 2 days September 27th - 28th
Online 2 days October 6th - 7th
Online 2 days October 18th - 19th 

 

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Over the course of this training program, you will learn the necessary detailed knowledge for platform setup & configuration that meets your company's requirements.

With the introduction of the EPLAN platform, conceptual decisions have to be made in order to further process project planning data in digital workflow. The seminar uses practical examples to convey possible solutions for the automated installation and the administrative provision of construction standards.

Implement the EPLAN platform in the existing IT structure 

  • Standardized installation of the EPLAN Platform
  • Automated installation processes
  • Definition of interfaces to other departments
  • Providing parts and system master data via SQL

Definition of company specific Design standards 

  • Standardized user and program settings
  • Create standardized project templates according to IEC 81346
  • Automated distribution of settings and templates

Setting up the EPLAN Platform individual user and user groups 

  • Define access rights of EPLAN users via rights management

Methods of Providing the EPLAN Data 

  • Document the current status of projects with the revision management 
  • Make the changes available online / offline for all departments

 

Prerequisite: Attendance/ completion of a P8 Basic Training

Duration Dates
Online 2 days September 29th - 30th
Online 2 days October 11th - 12th

 

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Duration Dates
Online 2 days October 20th - 21st
Online 2 days November 8th - 9th

 

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How is engineering possible in a shorter time, at lower costs, and with higher quality?
The structuring of machines and systems form the basics for sustainably projecting products with order-related characteristics in the shortest possible time without compromising quality and at competitive costs. Order-related (new) project planning vs. function-oriented engineering there is potential for savings in function-oriented engineering.

Understanding the standards for structuring technical systems and adapting them to the product and the individual, order-related characteristics are the key.

Methods of product structuring
-Complexity management in engineering
-Product scaling of a machine / system
-Classification product aspects
-Efficient documentation management

Prerequisite: Attendance/ completion of a P8 Basic Training

Duration Dates
Online 2 days October 27th - 28th
Online 2 days November 10th - 11th

 

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The seminar provides the necessary detailed knowledge in the area of ​​project planning for PLC controls and bus systems. Synchronize data across the board with a PLC system. Determine your bus configuration graphically using the single-line representation in the project.
By reusing the hardware and PLC software projects you have created, you standardize your design process, increase the quality of your projects and significantly reduce your project planning effort.

Extended functionalities in the PLC project planning
- Define PLC connections in the circuit diagram
- Select or assign PLC connections - Store property fields on PLC connections and PLC cards
- Graphical determination of the bus configurations

Representation of complex PLC connections
- Analog PLC inputs and outputs in circuit diagram - Channel-oriented processing of PLC connections

Visualize PLC data in the circuit diagram
- Create PLC overviews
- Create report templates for PLC data

Efficient post-processing of PLC data
- Create projects with one and more PLCs (CPUs)
- Data exchange between engineering, planning and PLC programming via assignment lists or hardware configurations
- exchange of different card or PLC manufacturers in an existing project

Prerequisite: Attendance/ completion of a P8 Basic Training

Duration Dates
Online 2 days November 1st - 2nd
Online 2 days November 15th - 16th

 

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Scripts are small executable program codes that are written outside of EPLAN in the programming languages ​​Visual C # or Visual Basic.Net. With the help of scripts, many routine tasks can be conveniently automated and non-existent functions can be easily integrated by yourself.

- Introduction to EPLAN command language scripting
- Structure and structure of a script
- Create menu bars and buttons using a script
- Create script for automatic PDF output
- Automatically transfer data to other programs
- Debug scripts for diagnosing and finding errors

Prerequisite: Attendance/ completion of a P8 Basic Training

Duration Dates
Online 2 days November 3rd - 4th
Online 2 days November 17th - 18th

 

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Over the course of this training program, you will learn how to structuring libraries for extended usage, allocating roles in Designer and Project Builder, Rule set definition in engineering, Creating User interfaces.
Upon completion of this course, you have the option of progressing to Certified Engineer status by completing the EPLAN Certified Engineer (ECE) training program. For further information on this course, please do not hesitate to ask.

Prerequisite: Attendance of a basic or refresh training EPLAN Electric P8.
A valid alternative could be a number of years of design experience with the EPLAN Electric P8 software.

Duration Dates
Online 3 days Available Upon Request

 

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See below for our list of AUTOMOTIVE TRAININGS, their descriptions and the dates available.


As part of the General Motors MEVS Global standards, and together with EPLAN, GM has created an EPLAN environment to aid in the development of EPLAN Projects that meets these standards. The training course content is designed to introduce the student to the use of EPLAN and the custom GM environment and guide them in the production of schematics to these GM global standards

EPLAN Electric P8 Basics for GM

  • General introduction to EPLAN, working with projects & templates, the GM Workspace
  • The creating and modification of EC Schematics, devices, part and functions.
  • The creating and modification of WD schematic using the global standard modules for power, control and networking.
  • Addition of fluid components to a system, the addition of the corresponding electrical components and the cross referencing between the fluid and electric systems.
  • Terminal, terminal strip, Relays, contacts and PLC device in an EC schematic, including the PLC Addressing.
  • Creating7 updating of BOM, Device List, and terminal strip reports, exporting BOM and Device, Wire & Cable labeling to external files (excel)
  • Use of the revision system
  • Exporting completed schematics to DWG & PDF Formats, PDF comments and hyperlinks
Duration Dates
Online 4 days Available Upon Request

 

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As part of the Ford Motor GVOSS standards, and together with EPLAN, Ford has created an EPLAN environment to aid in the development of EPLAN Projects that meets these standards. The training course content is designed to introduce the student to the use of EPLAN and the custom Ford environment and guide them in the production of schematics to these Ford global standards

EPLAN Electric P8 and Fluid for Ford Motor Company

  • General introduction to EPLAN, installation and EPLAN Version, review of the SQL database for parts
  • Explanation of  EPLAN file structure, within the FORD GVOSS environment
  • Creation of a New Project using the FORD GVOSS template and use of the Line Identification
  • Creation of a new Cells and modification of Electrical Schematics, devices, parts and functions.
  • Utilization of exiting FORD GVOSS block property formatting for Device Displays
  • Addition of fluid components to a system,  addition of the corresponding electrical components and cross referencing between the fluid and electric systems.
  • Generation Project Reports using the predefined Project Tem
  • Labeling export of a BOM, Device Tag List, Tag List, Cord Tag List and IP Address List to Excel
  • PDF Export, PDF Redlining and Commenting
  • FORD GVOSS deliverables
  • FORD GVOSS Certification Test (Friday)
Duration Dates
Online 5 days September 27th - October 1st
Online 5 days November 1st - 5th
Online 5 days December 6th - 10th

 

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As part of the global introduction of the EPLAN platform, the Volkswagen Group has developed a project planning standard based on the supplier guidelines. In the training course content is
conveyed that must be observed when designing with EPLAN Electric P8 to implement the VASS V6 standard.

Structure and structure of the project planning guideline in the VASS V6 standard
- Use of the EPLAN data provided by the Volkswagen Group
- Structure of the basic and sample projects
- Provision of data and documents within the engineering process
Structuring of the circuit documents
- Structuring of the projects according to the standard of Volkswagen Group
(IEC 81346 and IEC 61355)
- Use Volkswagen Group systems and location codes
Project processing
- Use of the basic project
- Tips and tricks for using the sample data
- Project and configure PLC stations (e.g. for the TIA Portal)
Quality control
- Check and compare projects using the "EPLAN Project
Reference" module,
make EPLAN settings
- Execute provided schemes, scripts and API add-ons
evaluations - Generate
and update evaluations according to templates
- Generate PROFINET device names and cable names
- Create assignment lists for the Safety
matrix and spare parts lists - Creation of labeling legends for ET 200SP modules.
New features in the EPLAN version
- New functions and extensions of EPLAN

Duration Dates
Online 3 days Available Upon Request

 

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As part of the global implementation of the EPLAN Platform, Daimler AG has developed the "Daimler integra Guideline EPLAN" as a standard design guide. This training course explains what
needs to be observed in the standardized implementation of the "Daimler integra 6th wave" when using EPLAN products.

- Design and structure of the "EPLAN Guideline"
- Use of the data (EDZ) provided by the Daimler AG
- Using default plan templates
- Providing data and documents of the final documentation
- Getting to know numbering ranges and structuring of the documents
- Applying structuring of the function groups and document types
- Use and design of the basic project
- Creating a project, defining a project structure and page structures
- Editing device properties
- Displaying mechanical valve terminals
- Insert pneumatic infeed
- Readdress PLC connection points
- Checking projects by means of error check runs (Daimler add-on)
- Creating function group directory, grounding connections list, loop list
- Generating device label lists, cable label lists

Duration Dates
Online 3 days Available Upon Request

 

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Trainings Built for your project or company needs


We now have online training, in-person training* or a hybrid approach. Keep checking in for more additions this year. Or for more information email info@eplancanada.com.

We now offer many different ways for you and your company to become EPLAN experts.

* In-person trainings will return by each state as their pandemic procures allow. Check in with your EPLAN account manager to discuss.