GE Fanuc Launches New Online Institute for Automation Training

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GE Fanuc Automation

eLearning available any time, place and pace for improved education, lower cost

GE Fanuc Automation has launched the new Online Institute for automation training at http://onlineinstitute.gefanuc.com. The Online Institute offers visually engaging, interactive courses with 24/7 availability and self-paced learning modules for users of GE Fanuc automation software and hardware.

With the same content as instructor-led courses and available via the web, the Online Institute features the depth of traditional training but without any travel expense. Each course is geared toward performance-based objectives and provides users with both guided and independent practice of concepts as well as interactive assessments with immediate feedback. Help and support are available "real-time."

According to new Online Institute user Paul Paxson, O&M site mobilization manager for Kinder Morgan Power, the web-based training offered time and cost benefits while meeting his technical requirements. "I didn't have the time to attend a traditional classroom-based training program, and [the GE Fanuc Online Institute] filled the gap in my technical knowledge level," Paxson said. "Without a doubt, I was given the knowledge necessary to complete the scope of our project in a timely manner."

Paxson added, "One of the best features of the training is that it could be conducted at anytime and in any geographical location. All I needed was an internet connection and my laptop."

The Online Institute opens with Introduction to CIMPLICITY® HMI Plant Edition, and PLC Basics and Introduction to CIMPLICITY Machine Edition - PLC Logic Developer to follow. Additionally, users can explore online a free course demonstration.

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