Hardware, Architecture, and System Troubleshooting

Hardware, Architecture, and System Troubleshooting

This course covers system architecture as well as capabilities of system hardware components including the following: control modules, I/O modules, system network components, servers and clients. The student will learn how to use appropriate tools to diagnose system faults and to backup and restore controller configurations. Additional time will be taken to cover the potential migration paths available for the students system.


2.5 Days


Technicians, Site Engineers,and Integration Engineers should attend this course. This course is the entry-level course for all training paths.


  • Ability to navigate through programs in the Microsoft Windows operating system.
  • Fundamental knowledge of PC operation.


Each student receives a copy of the Hardware, Architecture and Troubleshooting training manual and workbook as well as the APACS (System Documentation) CD for post-class reference and review.


  • Describe the architecture and hardware components used in the student's system
  • Move and connect field I/O points.
  • Perform preventative maintenance.
  • Troubleshoot a problem and identify the system component that has failed.
  • Shutdown and restart a system as required or after a power failure.
  • Select appropriate hardware elements for system expansion and migration.


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#206, 2914 Kingsview Blvd. SE
Airdrie, Alberta,T4A 0E1

Phone: (403) 945-0800
Fax: (403) 945-1888

Total Control Solutions Group

Total Control Solutions Group is a full service control systems integration company located in Airdrie, Alberta, Canada. We offer complete instrumentation, electrical, and automation services. We are vendor neutral and have a strong emphasis on finding solutions that fit our customers needs.