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FleX-Net -New Technician Training

July 28 @ 8:00 am - July 30 @ 5:00 pm

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Start:
July 28 @ 8:00 am
End:
July 30 @ 5:00 pm
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Mircom™ is pleased to offer our FleX-Net™  New Technician Training Course to be held Online via Google Classroom.  The registration fee includes online class interaction with the instructor, practical exercises with heavy reference to product manuals/programming software, and detailed technical presentations.  After the conclusion of the course, attendees who have successfully passed the course will receive a training certificate by email and will have their FleX-Net programming key activated for 2 years of use in the field.

Online classroom interaction will occur twice per day with one session in the morning and one session in the afternoon. Class sessions length will vary between 1.5 hours -2.5 hours.  Start times are to be determined by the instructor and will take into account Time Zone constraints affecting attendees. An email with exact class session start times and Google Classroom access details will be sent by the instructor after training registration is complete.

We HIGHLY recommend a second monitor in order to follow along with the instructor during streaming sessions.

Cut off Date for registering and completing payment for the July 28-30th session is July 14, 2020.  Please register before July 14th to ensure a spot in the course.  Additionally it is advised that registration be completed as soon as possible to ensure that Flex-Net programming keys are shipped to your employer’s office location before Stage 2 training begins.

 

Course Outline

Once the customer has paid for the course, they will receive a link to join the class on Google Classroom. An overview of the class curriculum will be available as well as the class calendar for the live stream event times.  The maximum permitted class size will be 6 technicians.  

There are 2 stages of this course. The first stage is self-guided with material assignments and short quizzes. The link to the self-guided curriculum will be made available of Thursday July 16 to attendees who have been confirmed. Completion of Stage 1 is mandatory.

Stage 1 Course Instruction:

The first stage is self-guided with material assignments and short quizzes. The link to the self-guided curriculum will be made available of Thursday July 16 to attendees who have been confirmed. Completion of Stage 1 is MANDATORYThose attendees that are unable to complete Stage 1 of the FleX-Net course will not proceed to attend Stage 2.

1. Sign in and join the Mircom online classroom (Google Classroom)
2. Follow the self-guided assignments and complete Modules 1, 2 and 3
3. Codemeter key is not required for this Stage
4. This will take 8 hours to complete, please plan accordingly
5. All quizzes and assignments are tracked and recorded
6. Due Date for quizzes and assignments will be Monday, July 27th at 5:00 pm

Stage 2 – Course Instruction:

The instructor led live stream classroom environment will be conducted on Tuesday, July 21 and Wednesday, July 22. The live stream will use Microsoft Teams Meeting.  A Microsoft Office 365 account is not required to join a meeting as a guest. Click the following link below to see how this is done:

How to join meetings in Microsoft Teams as a guest

The remote classroom live sessions will be presented over 2 days with a morning session and an afternoon session each day. Assignments will be graded and there will be a pass/fail grade given.

Day 1 – July 28, 2020

Morning Session (Tuesday) (1.5 hours)
1. Live Stream Classroom using Microsoft Teams.

a. Introduction
b. Expectations, questions etc.
c. Review of self-guided work (answer questions)

2. Configuration Software (Codemeter key is required)

a. Adding CPU’s (Loop Adders and Remote Annunciators

3. Project Assignment (Bigger Job)

Afternoon Session (Tuesday) (2.5 hours)
1. Live Stream Classroom using Microsoft Teams.

a. Adding Audio (Configuration Software)
b. Configurator – audio job walkthrough

2. Assignment – Create database projects that relate to the day 1 material and submit for grading.

Day 2 – July 29

Morning Session (Wednesday) (2.5 Hours)
1. Live Stream Classroom using Microsoft Teams.

a. Review the previous day’s work and feedback.
b. Network and Node Grouping

i. Network types (Highrise, Podium, Campus)
ii. Proper node grouping setup

c. Advanced Logic Presentation

2. Quiz related to material presented during the live stream.

Afternoon Session (Wednesday) (2.5 hours)
1. Live Stream Classroom using Microsoft Teams.

a. Advanced Logic editor

i. Working with the editor
ii. Work through various logic scenarios

b. Review sample job databases that use Advanced Logic

2. Assignments for final grading

a. Basic Single node Advanced Logic database
b. Networked Systems Advanced logic database
c. Complex multi-node system with network grouping functions and advanced logic/timer functions.

Day 3 – July 30

Thursday

No live sessions

  1. All assignments due by midday

 

Class Enrollment Options and Course Pricing

Below are two training options that are available for ESDs when registering for Flex-Net In-Class Training.

Kindly read over the following ESD categories and choose your options carefully when registering. Should you have any questions feel free to ask our training team.

Option 1: New FleX-Net Technician – One attendee, one key, and one cable kit

  • $2195 + tax per person
  • For new technicians that have no prior FleX-Net Training and do not have a programming key or cable.

*Please note that the prices listed above do not include local state taxes which will be applied once an invoice has been sent to your employer.*

FleX-Net Activation Keys and MGC Cable Kits

Mircom will provide FleX-Net programming keys and cable kits to registered technicians for the purposes of facilitating training instruction.  Kindly note the FleX-Net programming keys will shipped out directly to the offices of the registered ESD.

Mircom will do its best to provide technicians with FleX-Net keys and MGC Cable kits in advance of the first day of instructor led class instruction.  If due to unforeseen shipping delays keys are not delivered on time to the registered technician, we ask that arrangements be made by the ESD to reserve an existing FleX-Net programming key to be used in the field.

Preparation Before Attending Class

Attendees are encouraged to bring a laptop computer with the following recommended specifications:

  • 1.33GHz CPU or better with at least 2 GB RAM
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Two PC Monitors (to facilitate live streaming while participating in program coding assignments)
  • 2 USB ports for a WIBU CodeMeter security key and for connecting, uploading and downloading firmware

 

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Note: This course is for US customers only. Non-US applications will be ignored.

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  • 1GHz CPU or better with at least 512 MB RAM
  • 600 MB of available disk space
  • Microsoft Windows XP SP3 or newer
  • Available USB port for a WIBU CodeMeter security key
  • Available COM port or USB adapter for uploading and downloading

A remote mouse is HIGHLY recommended.


Training Payment Policy 

*Within 48 hours of registration for in-class training, a sales confirmation order with the owed course enrollment fees will be emailed to the registering technician and company.*

Mircom has a mandatory “immediate payment policy” where the course enrollment fees must be paid in full prior to the start date of the course.  Failure to make full payments before class start date will result in the forfeiting of your reserved spot in class, as reservations are made on a first come first serve basis.  Any enrollment fees owing will also result in the delayed issuing of ordered materials including; FleX-Net programming key, MGC Cable Kit, and Training Certificate.

Credit Card Payment

Payment for the enrollment fee can be made via credit card by downloading and completing the Credit Card Authorization Form at the following link below:

Credit Card Authorization Form

Once the form has been completed kindly email it to AccountsReceivable@mircomgroup.com and jyuen@mircomgroup.com

In your email please include the following information.

Customer Account #
Amount Being Sent
Date of the Training Session attended

ATTN: Accounts Receivable

Training Cancellation Policy 

All Mircom Technologies Ltd. and MGC Systems Corp. (“Mircom”) training sessions will be subject to the following cancellation policy, which Mircom may change from time to time in its discretion without provision of notice to any person, whatsoever.

If the registrant in unable to attend, the following options are available to them:

  1. Substitute someone else to attend in their place on the condition that Mircom is notified of the substitution and provided with the requisite identification information for the substitute attendee, at least one (1) business day before the event;
  2. Have 100% of the fee paid refunded by cheque, irrespective of method of payment, or be left with Mircom as credit towards future training events (at the registrant’s option) on the condition that Mircom receives written notice of registrant’s inability to attend before the deadline for registration for the event, as published by Mircom; or
  3. Have 85% of the fee paid refunded by cheque, irrespective of method of payment, or be left with Mircom as credit towards future training events (at the registrant’s option) if Mircom receives written notice of registrant’s inability to attend after the deadline for registration for the event, as published by Mircom. The remaining portion of the fee will be retained by Mircom as a pre-estimate of the administration cost, and not as penalty.

For clarity, if Mircom does not receive notice, as stated above, substitutions will not be allowed and 100% of the fee will be non-refundable and retained by Mircom as a pre-estimate of the administration costs, and not as a penalty, without responsibility to registrant or others.

Mircom may cancel the event if it deems appropriate to do so, including due to not achieving minimum attendance deemed appropriate by Mircom for the specific event, unexpected illness or other reason for unavailability of trainers, or other extraordinary or force majeure reasons. In the event of such cancellation by Mircom, at the registrant’s option, the fee paid to Mircom will be refunded by cheque, irrespective of method of payment, or be left with Mircom as credit towards future training events.

Contact Information

We will confirm your seat in the class by email once your registration is processed and your attendance is confirmed with our sales team.

Should you have any further questions feel free to reach out to Mircom’s Corporate Training and Development Team.

Jonathan Yuen
Trainer and Development Coordinator
Vaughan, Ontario, L4K 5W3, Canada
Telephone: 905-660-4655 ext: 2145
Email: jyuen@mircomgroup.com

Geoff Ruscoe
USA Trainer
Email: gruscoe@mircomgroup.com

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