Training description | GC5
Date of training 20-22 May 2019 (iSMA)
17-19 June 2019 (iSMA)

Purpose of the training:

First step training for everyone who’s stepping in to the iSMA products world. During the training you will get the knowledge about iSMA products range and how use them the most efficiently. You will find out how the Sedona environment works and acquire your Sedona Framework programming skills. After the training you will be able to take full advantage of the AAC20 and FCU controllers.

Organizational terms:

iSMA-B-TC-SVM – 3day training at GC5 headquarters or on-line: introduction to the Sedona Framework environment. Programming and kit development for AAC20 & FCU controllers range. GC5 provides fully equipped training case (iSMA-B-DEMO-SVM-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 “. When the training is complete, each participant receives the certificate of completion.

3 day training

Day 19:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m. (45 min lunch break included)Day 29:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m. (45 min lunch break included)Day 39:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m. (45 min lunch break included)
  • Introduction to IO module
  • Installing Sedona Environment
  • Sedona Updater
  • Kit Manager
  • AAC20 Local IO
  • AAC20 iSMA Modbus Async Network and iSMA Modules
  • AAC20 NV components
  • AAC20 Schedules
  • AAC20 LCD build-in display
  • AAC20 One Wire
  • AAC20 Modbus Tcp Network
  • AAC20 iSMA Modbus Tcp Slave Network
  • AAC20 iSMA BACnet
  • AAC20 iSMA BACnet Remote IP
  • Sedona Tools – Backup and Application Manager
  • Sedona Kits Programing
  • FCU Configuration
  • FCU Programing app, Local IO and NV network components
  • FCU Modbus Async Network
  • FCU application

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 (iSMA-B-TC-SVM) – 3day training
  • iSMA 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 class lab must meet the following requirements:

  • Good internet connection, at least 4 Mbps/2 Mbps [download/upload]
  • PC with clean operating system (the training supports Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, 2012 R2 Standard)
  • Each PC should have 2 monitors or the individual PC should be used to the instructor screen
  • The TeamViewer software should be installed on Workstation (PC with Niagara Supervisor software)
  • There schould be at least one external camera per student, it is recommended to use two cameras (2 external or one external and one built-in)
  • All students have to be at the same location. Their PCs and training kits should be connected to the same network (the same switch; switch is not included in the training kit)
  • All PCs should have internet connection – it is recommended that PCs should be equipped with two interfaces: – ethernet for training network and for second ethernet or WiFi for internet connection
Date of training 3-7 June 2019 (Niagara)


Purpose of the training:

This advanced training is dedicated to everyone who successfully completed the three-day 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 terms:

iSMA-B-TC-N4-ADV – iSMA Powered by Niagara Certification Training. 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 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.

5 day training

Day 1 9:00 a.m.–5 p.m.
(45 min lunch break included)
Day 2 9:00 a.m.–5 p.m.
(45 min lunch break included)
Day 3 9:00 a.m.–5 p.m.
(45 min lunch break included)
Day 4 9:00 a.m.–5 p.m.
(45 min lunch break included)
Day 5 9:00 a.m.–5 p.m.
(45 min lunch break included)
  • Introduction to Niagara Framework
  • About training project
  • Starting WorkPlace, creating new station
  • Basic components and priority
  • Tagging
  • Modbus protocol, add points from AAC20, MIX18IP, MINI-4U4O devices
  • Alarms, state monitoring
  • Histories
  • Creating application KitControl palette
  • Schedules
  • Customising – using Palettes and shortcuts
  • Creating Logic – Loop Control
  • Tagging and application template
  • Hierarchy
  • Entity relationships
  • JACE commissioning
  • Project check
  • BACnet protocol, adding data point, histories, alarm events and schedules from remote device
  • Niagara Graphics – Basic
  • Creating included PX view
  • Main page Home, repeatable graphics
  • Dashboards
  • Navigation file
  • Categories
  • Users and roles
  • Creating station template
  • iSMA Supervisor
  • Station – overview
  • Platform – overview
  • WorkPlace – overview
  • Training overview – small project
  • 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 (iSMA-B-TC-SVM) – 3day training
  • iSMA 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 class lab must meet the following requirements:

  • Good internet connection, at least 4Mbps/2Mbps [download/upload]
  • PC with clean operating system (the training supports Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, 2012 R2 Standard)
  • Each PC should have 2 monitors or the individual PC should be used to the instructor screen
  • The TeamViewer software should be installed on Workstation (PC with Niagara Supervisor software)
  • There schould be at least one external camera per student, it is recommended to use two cameras (2 external or one external and one built-in)
  • All students have to be at the same location. Their PCs and training kits should be connected to the same network (the same switch; switch is not included in the training kit)
  • All PCs should have internet connection – it is recommended that PCs should be equipped with two interfaces: – ethernet for training network and for second ethernet or WiFi for internet connection

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