Essentials of Industrial Automation

Initiative Description

This course is an intensive course for experts who work in industry and need to develop or update their skills in automation. All fundamental concepts of automation are introduced in practical and easy way. Students can apply the learnings quickly in their work because the course provides much hands-on exercises with real industrial automation platforms. Theo course also provides wider-perspective insight because new concepts like Industrial IoT, Data analytics and Industry 4.0 will be provided in the context of Industrial Automation.

Training Objectives

Development and tuning of control systems optimization of processes, students learn to utilize industrial automation platforms in control systems and the course provides a beginner-to-pro fast-track for students who already work in industry.

Training Contents

Applied control theory and control systems, Industrial automation platforms and development of systems in practice, Optimization of industrial systems with automation, Future of automated systems, Industry 4.0

Digital Innovation Hubs

Robocoast DIH


  • Robotics
  • IoT
  • Data analytics


  • Lecture
  • Workshop
  • Webinar
  • Practical exercices
  • Practical session in lab


  • Face to face
  • Blended
  • Online

Technology Absortion Cycle

  • Awareness: supports understand the basic functionality of the technology and its fields of application.
  • Configuration: supports the process of determining how a technology is implemented in a real manufacturing setting. It includes the creation of a business case.
  • Implementation: supports the implementation and installation of the technology in an industrial setting.
  • Updates: Regards any training that provides updates on configuration and operational aspects.

Target Group

  • Plant Manager
  • Engineers
  • Operators

Instruction Level

  • Fundation
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced


  • Construction
  • Energy

Education Level

  • Bachelor
  • Master


  • 5 to 10
  • 10 to 20




Durations: 1-3 days, 3-5 days,



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Countries where training is provided


Cities where training is provided

Pori, Rauma and other cities in Finland

Languages this training can be provided

Finnish, English


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