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Sunbelt Controls Training Academy

On-site Classes are Temporarily Cancelled

Class attendee and employee health and safety are very important to us at Sunbelt Controls. With the concerns surrounding COVID-19, we are cancelling all on-site classes until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to restarting on-site classes when appropriate.

Factory Certified Live Instructor eLearning 

Sunbelt Controls has developed a first of its kind Factory Certified Training deployed remotely. We are introducing Live Instructor eLearning where courses are conducted live in an instructor-led virtual Zoom classroom. 

Please see our virtual classroom schedule for all eLearning classes through the end of the year.   

2021-Q3 Training Calendar         

2021-Q4 Training Calendar          


Sunbelt Controls is proud to be a part of Automated Logic’s Partners in Training program. Our instructors are Factory Certified at the highest Gold level. Our Gold level classrooms are required to meet the same standard as ALC World Headquarters. We have been affiliated with the ALC training department since 2007.

As an owner/operator you have invested in your WebCTRL system, now invest in your employees. They can earn a certificate for each training class and learn best practices to tune your systems for maximum efficiency. Owner / Operator certification training paths are also available at the Associate, Practitioner and Master levels.

Our program offers 8 hands-on, task-based Factory Certified training courses. We utilize Automated Logic Corporations’ factory-approved software, hardware, and materials. Training locations include: San Francisco (Pleasanton), Sacramento, Los Angeles (Azusa), San Diego and Las Vegas. We can also teach the same factory certified classes at your facility.

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Meet our Instructors

Kirk Strobel

Kirk Strobel has spent the last 20+ years watching the HVAC and Information Technology worlds collide and takes great pride in being able to instruct users on the intricacies of these systems. The last twelve years have been spent in a corporate training position instructing clients as an ALC Factory Certified Instructor in the Los Angeles, San Diego and Las Vegas areas. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management / Computer Science as well as many other IT related industry certifications.

Derick Hopkins

Derick Hopkins is an experienced ALC Factory Certified Instructor with a demonstrated history in the construction field. Over the past 20 years, he has transitioned from a field technician with service, start-up and controls experience, to construction supervisor to corporate instructor. Derick has dedicated the later part of his career to breaking down complicated information into smaller principles that students can relate to. Derick covers the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento and the Pacific Northwest region.

Owner / Operator 1

(OO-1)

Course Description

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to use Automated Logic’s WebCTRL
interface to quickly and efficiently:

• Navigate WebCTRL
• Setup Users and Privileges
• Create Schedules
• Enable Trends
• Configure Alarms and Actions
• Manage Reports
• Read Logic

  
    
Date Location
September 22-23, 2021 (Wed-Thurs) Virtual Classroom
October 27-28, 2021 (Wed-Thurs) Virtual Classroom
November 9-10, 2021 (Tues-Wed) Virtual Classroom
December 1-2, 2021 (Wed-Thurs) Virtual Classroom

Owner / Operator 2

(OO-2)

Course Description

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to use Automated Logic’s WebCTRL suite to quickly and efficiently:

• Engineer a basic Automated Logic WebCTRL system
• Perform essential system and network troubleshooting
• Use the following WebCTRL applications

• EIKON
• ViewBuilder
• SiteBuilder
• EquipmentBuilder

  
    
Date Location
September 28-30, 2021 (CLASS FULL) Virtual Classroom
November 16-18, 2021 (CLASS FULL) Virtual Classroom
December 7-9, 2021 (Tues-Thurs) Virtual Classroom

Owner / Operator 3

(OO-3)

Course Description

For Intermediate Owner/Operators

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to use Automated Logic’s WebCTRL interface to quickly and efficiently use or adjust:

• Navigate the complete WebCTRL interface
• System Settings
• Manual Commands
• Advanced security
• Advanced trending
• Advanced alarming
• Advanced reporting
• Factory supported Add-Ons
• Read Logic

  
    
Date Location
October 5-7, 2021 (Tues-Thurs) Virtual Classroom
December 14-16, 2021 (Tues-Thurs) Virtual Classroom

ViewBuilder 1 (VB-1)

(Formerly ViewBuilder Basic)

Course Description

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to use Automated Logic’s ViewBuilder tool with all the latest features to quickly and efficiently:

 

• Use all the tools within the ViewBuilder interface
• Create basic equipment and area graphics
• Edit existing equipment and area graphics
• Add graphics to an existing WebCTRL system

  
    
Date Location
November 22-23, 2021 (Mon-Tues) Virtual Classroom

Networking 1

(NET-1)

Course Description

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to properly setup and trouble shoot ALC networks.

• ARC156, MS/TP, and IP Basics
• Engineering and editing a SiteBuilder network, source, and custom trees
• Gathering network diagnostic captures
• Discover BACnet networks, controllers, and objects

 

Contact us at 1-888-786-2332 to schedule a class.

  
    

Networking 2

(NET-2)

Course Description

For Owner/Operators and Technicians needing to design complex network systems.

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to setup complex ALC networks, troubleshoot networks, and create a secure WebCTRL site. Focus is on troubleshooting a WebCTRL system by reading a Wireshark capture.

IP Networks

    • Traditional
    • Daisy Chain
    • RSTP

 

Serial Networks

    • ARC156
    • MS/TP
  
    
Date Location
October 19-21, 2021 (CLASS FULL) Virtual Classroom

Eikon 1

(EIK-1)

Course Description

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to use Automated Logic’s EIKON tool to
quickly and efficiently:

  • Describe the different types of microblocks
  • Read a sequence of operations and translate it to a program
  • Simulate a program to find errors
  • Define microblock properties

Contact us at 1-888-786-2332 to schedule a class.

  
    

Eikon 2

(EIK-2)

Course Description

For Intermediate Owner/Operators and technicians who must make elegant programs from scratch.

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to use Automated Logic’s EIKON tool to
quickly and efficiently:

  • Create basic control programs
  • Use programming and naming standards
  • Create a symbol library
  • Commission a control program
  • Use EIKON productivity tools
  • Build a properties page
  • Make major edits to an existing control program
  • Create an advanced control program with a custom sequence of operation
  
    
Date Location
November 2-4, 2021 (CLASS FULL) Virtual Classroom

Sunbelt Controls Guarantee

A one-time refresher course. Students may retake a class, at our Training Academy, at no charge within six months of completing the initial class.

BAS University

BAS University (BASU) is the training arm for Automated Logic.

Sunbelt Controls training center locations and instructors participate in the ALC Factory Partners in Training Program and are recognized as Gold Factory Certified BAS University Training Center locations. The Partners in Training Program makes ALC Factory Certified Classes more accessible to customers and the dealers who support them.

Partners in Training locations meet the ALC Factory Training Departments quality standards including the training environment and classroom materials. Instructors are certified in the Best Practices in Training which allows students to build on their classroom experiences. This method promotes higher comprehension and retention of the materials learned.

IACET - Continuing Education Units

Our BAS University classes include International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) Continuing Education Units (CEUs). BASU is an Accredited CEU Provider.

BAS University offers 1 IACET CEU for every 10 hours of classroom training.

To receive CEU credits, you need:

  • To successfully complete the objectives (tasks) as directed by your facilitator
  • Achieve a 70% or better on the online exam
  • To complete the anonymous feedback survey after the class session

Contact us

Telephone: (888) 786-2332 Press “0” and ask for Training
Email: training@sunbeltcontrols.com

Sunbelt Controls offers 5 training locations:

  • San Francisco (Pleasanton)
  • Sacramento
  • Los Angeles (Azusa)
  • San Diego
  • Las Vegas