Technical Skills Workshops | Bismarck State College

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Technical Skills Workshops

plc_trainer.jpgWorkshops available beginning May 14.  Call 701-224-5651 to schedule a company sponsored session.

Basic Hydraulics
Climb Rescue Training
Mechanical Drives
Motor Control
PLC Basics
PLC Programming

Enhance technical and troubleshooting skills and create more efficient and economical methods in the workplace

Taught by industry experts, these hands-on training workshop utilize industry-approved equipment and trainers to teach techniques in an interactive environment.  The workshops will enhance participants' skills by creating workplace scenarios in a safe setting.

Basic Hydraulics (2 - 4 days)
Introduction to the laws of hydraulics, hydraulic components, electrical hydraulics and basic troubleshooting techniques used for hydraulic circuits.
Climb Rescue Training (2 - 4 days)
Perform safe, organized, systematic rescues from a nacelle tower.  Learn the procedures required for stabilizing and lowering participants and practice skills in simulated rescue situations.
Mechanical Drives (2 - 4 days)
Introduction to basic mechanical systems including belt drives, chain drives, gear drives, motor set up and shaft alignment.
Motor Control (2 - 4 days)
Hands-on training covering AC motors, motor controls, setup, and troubleshooting, as well as three phase power systems used for motor control.  Variable speed drives systems, setup, and troubleshooting are also introduced.
PLC Basics (2 days)
Introduction to programmable logic controllers, controller set up and basic program instructions and basic motor control.
PLC Programming (2 days)
Builds on PLC Basics to cover PLC timers, counters, application development, event sequencing and math functions.

  • New and Seasoned Technicians
  • Training Coordinators
  • Supervisors

Workshops are held at Bismarck State College from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM CT
Workshops can be combined and customized to meet your needs.
Workshops are limited to the first 8 registrants.

Workshop Fee
Two day workshops- $800/person/workshop + food (billed actual)
Four day workshops- $1600/person/workshop + food (billed actual)
Lodging and transportation are not included.

Need more information? Contact: or 701-224-5651 or 1-800-852-5685.