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5-days training iSMA Products powered by Niagara


iSMA Products powered by Niagara is advanced training dedicated to everyone who successfully completed the three-day iSMA Products powered by Sedona (iSMA-B-TC-SVM) training course. The training is directed to systems integrators, distributors and other business partners interested in the full portfolio of iSMA and ISMA-PbN (Powered by Niagara) products. During the training you will both gain the knowledge of iSMA-PbN software and controllers and acquire new skills in Niagara N4 environment programming.

Organizational conditions

iSMA Products powered by Niagara (iSMA-B-TC-N4-ADV) 5-day training at GC5 headquarters. There is a possibility of training in the place indicated by the participant (minimum of 4 participants) or on-line. GC5 provides fully equipped training case (iSMA-B-DEMO-N4-KIT) and PC with an essential software. In case of the on-line training the training kit should be purchased by the participant. The remote class lab should meet all requirements described in “GC5 on-line training guide“. iSMA Products Powered by Niagara ends with compulsory certification exam on the 5th day of the training After the training each participant receives the certificate of completion.

Training plan

Day 1

9:00 - 17:00

(45 minute lunch break included)

  • Introduction to Niagara Framework and iSMA-B-MAC36NL
  • Starting WorkPlace, creating new station
  • Basic components and priority
  • Tagging
  • Modbus protocol, add points from AAC20, MIX18IP, MINI-4I4O devices
  • Alarms, state monitoring
  • Histories
  • Schedules

Day 2

9:00 - 17:00

(45 minute lunch break included)

  • iSMA-B-MAC36NL Commissioning
  • iSMA-B-MAC36NL Connecting HDMI Panel
  • iSMA-B-MAC36NL Local IO
  • BACnet protocol, adding data point, histories, alarm events and schedules from remote device
  • Creating user palette
  • Tagging and application template
  • Hierarchy
  • Entity relationships

Day 3

9:00 - 17:00

(45 minute lunch break included)

  • Niagara Graphics – Basic
  • Creating included PX view
  • Main page Home, repeatable graphics
  • Dashboards
  • Navigation file
  • Categories
  • Users and roles
  • Creating station template

Day 4

9:00 - 17:00

(45 minute lunch break included)

  • iSMA Supervisor
  • Training overview – small project

Day 5

9:00 - 17:00

(45 minute lunch break included)

  • Technical Certification Program – Final Exam

Main rules of the on-line training process:

Basic requirements

The training is organised on a prior order only and consists of 2 parts:

  • iSMA Products powered by Sedona (iSMA-B-TC-SVM) – 3day training
  • iSMA Products powered by Niagara (iSMA-B-TC-N4-ADV) – 5day training

To participate in the second step training the first step training must be completed.
All participants must be provided with training cases.
The connection, hardware and software tests have to be performed at least 5 days before the training.

The remote laboratory must meet the following requirements:

Internet connection

Good internet connection, at least 4 Mbps/2 Mbps [download/upload]

Operation system

A computer with a freshly installed operating system (the training is supported by Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, 2012 R2 Standard)

Two monitors

Each computer should have 2 monitors or a separate computer should be used to display the instructor window

TeamViewer program

TeamViewer software should be installed on the Workstation computer (computer with Niagara Supervisor software)

External camera

At least one external camera per student should be used, with two cameras recommended (two external or one external and one built-in)

Same network

All students must be in the same place. Their computers and training kits should be connected to the same network (the same switch; the switch is not included in the training kit)

Network

All computers should be connected to the Internet - it is recommended that computers have two interfaces: - Ethernet for training networks and a second Ethernet or WiFi for internet connection.