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Fieldbus Center at Lee College

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Fieldbus Center
at Lee College
200 Lee Dr
Baytown, Texas 77520-4703

Phone: 832.556.4446
Fax: 832.556.4448

www.lee.edu/workforce/workforce/fieldbus

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Course Schedule Course DescriptionsRegistration FormMap & Directions

About Lee College

Lee College is the premiere educational center for emerging technologies in the field of control systems. The center:

  • Designs systems for teaching fieldbus and process control systems
  • Creates and maintains an applied research center
  • Develops multi-craft curriculum for fieldbus and industrial networking technologies
  • All courses can be customized to meet the needs of a group or company and are available off-site or in house.

The Facility

The facilities of Lee College include a multi-million dollar pilot plant and several state-of-the-art MicroPlants that allow students to build fieldbus segments, configure devices and develop control strategies.

The Philosophy

Our philosophy is based on the tenet that people learn best by seeing and doing. To achieve this end, the curriculum is weighted heavily in hands-on training and set in a realistic industrial environment.

The Instructors

All Lee College courses are taught by senior instrumentation professionals with an advanced specialization in fieldbus technologies.

2015 Fieldbus Courses

Foundation Certified Professional — This INTENSE, hands-on, 10 day course is designed for engineers, engineer technologists, system integrators and other personnel who need to be fully certified in every aspect of Foundation™ Fieldbus.

Foundation Certified Technical Specialist — This hands-on 5 day training course is designed for people wanting to gain the competence to install, maintain, repair/replace and troubleshoot FOUNDATION fieldbus systems.

Foundation Certified Support Specialist — This two-day course is designed for people who are FOUNDATION fieldbus generalists able to communicate intelligently about the technology, but do not need the depth of knowledge required for other certificates. This typically includes salespeople and management.



Fieldbus Center at Lee College

Training Dates for 2015

Course Name Date Registration
Deadline
Price*
FOUNDATION Certified Technical Specialist February 23-27, 2015 call $3,020.00
FOUNDATION Certified Professional
May 11-22, 2015 call
$6,040.00
FOUNDATION Certified Technical Specialist July 8-12, 2015 call $3,020.00
FOUNDATION Certified Professional July 13-24, 2015 call $6,040.00
FOUNDATION Certified Technical Specialist August 3-7, 2015 call $3,020.00

*Call for Fieldbus Foundation member discount.

Course Descriptions

Foundation Certified Professional

This INTENSE, hands-on, 10 day course is designed for engineers, engineer technologists, system integrators and other personnel who need to be fully certified in every aspect of Foundation™ Fieldbus. The course covers all aspects of fieldbus operations from design and maintenance to installation and configuration.

 

Who should attend:

 

Engineers, engineering technologists, system integrators technologists, Main Instrumentation Controls Contractors/Main Automation Contractors (MAC), Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) professionals, Contract Administrators/Estimators, Certified Fieldbus Instructors Programmers, Startup and Commissioning Specialists, Designers and System Analysts.

Course topics include:

  • Introductions to Fieldbus
  • Device Installation Planning
  • Tagging Devices
  • Fieldbus Maintenance
  • Fieldbus Wiring and Cabling
  • Installing a Fieldbus Segment
  • Network and Device Configuration
  • Testing and Troubleshooting
  • Certification and Testing
  • Hands on Fieldbus Lab

The only prerequisite is current instrument field experience.

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Foundation Certified Technical Specialist

This hands-on 5 day training course is designed for people wanting to gain the competence to install, maintain, repair/replace and troubleshoot FOUNDATION fieldbus systems.

 

Who should attend: 

 

Maintenance Technicians, Network Technicians, Vendor/Contract Service Specialists, Maintenance and Contract Maintenance Supervisors, Control Automation Instructors and In-house Trainers 

Course topics include:

  • What is Fieldbus
  • Installing Fieldbus Devices
  • Fieldbus Components and Wiring
  • Fieldbus Lab Demonstration
  • Fieldbus versus Traditional Instrumentation Systems

There is no prerequisite for this class.

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Foundation Certified Support Specialist

This two-day course is designed for people who are FOUNDATION fieldbus generalists able to communicate intelligently about the technology, but do not need the depth of knowledge required for other certificates.

 

Who should attend:

 

Salespeople, End User Management, Estimators, Operations Staff, Quality Control Specialists and Reliability Analysts

Course topics include:

  • Design of Fieldbus Systems
  • Selecting and Installing Fieldbus Devices
  • Fieldbus Protocols
  • Fieldbus Segments and Networks
  • Digital Communications

Course 101 or 102 is recommended as a prerequisite.


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Fieldbus Center at Lee College Registration Form

Registration instructions - Please complete and Fax this form to the Fieldbus Center at Lee College at 832.556.4448. You will receive an email confirming your registration. One form is required for each person attending the workshop. Please verify that you understand the cancellation policy and payment options by placing your signature on the line at the end of this form. The registration will not be accepted without your signature. If you have any additional questions please contact the Fieldbus Center at Lee College at 832.556.4446. Make Checks payable to: Fieldbus Center at Lee College. 


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Registration Form

Map & Directions

Area Map (Houston-Baytown) Campus MapWritten DirectionsPDF


The Fieldbus Center is located at the main campus in Baytown (not at the San Jacinto Mall location).


Written Directions

From North Houston &
Bush Intercontinental Airport

  1. From Bush Intercontinental Airport go South on JFK Blvd to Sam Houston Tollway (Beltway 8 South).
  2. Go left (East) on Sam Houston tollway to Interstate 10 (about 20 miles).
  3. Go East on Interstate 10 about 8 miles to Baytown exit #788, (Highway Spur 330/Decker Drive).
  4. Go South on Decker Drive about 5 miles. At this point, Decker Drive ends and becomes Market Street veering slightly to the right (W).
  5. Cross Texas Avenue staying on Market and immediately get into left turn lane. You will see the Lee College campus directly in front of you
  6. Turn left (South) onto Lee Drive. Then make another immediate left on Gulf Street.
  7. Remain on Gulf Street for 2 ½ blocks. You will see a circular driveway and a house on your left. The Fieldbus Center is located in that house.

From William P. Hobby Airport

  1. Start by going Southeast on Airport Boulevard toward Hinman Street.
  2. Turn left onto Monroe Street
  3. Turn left (Northwest) onto I-45 (Gulf Freeway)
  4. Merge onto I-45 North via the ramp on the left
  5. Merge onto I-610 East via exit number 40B toward TX-225/Pasadena
  6. Merge onto Pasadena Freeway, TX-225 East, via exit number 30B toward Pasadena/La Porte.
  7. Go left (North) on Highway 146 over the Ship Channel at La Porte (Fred Hartman Bridge) and proceed on the main Highway 146 (not 146 business route) to Texas Avenue/Decker Drive exit.
  8. Exit at Texas Avenue/Decker Drive and turn right (East) on Texas Avenue continue to Decker Drive. (You will see Lee College on your right.)
  9. Turn right onto Decker and immediately get in left hand turn lane. (Decker becomes Market Street.)
  10. Turn left (South) onto Lee Drive. Then make another immediate left on Gulf Street.
  11. Remain on Gulf Street for 2 ½ blocks. You will see a circular driveway and a house on your left. The Fieldbus Center is located in that house.

Lee College Map & Directions PDF

Click on the link to the right to download and print out the map & directions to the Fieldbus Center at Lee College.


Lee College Map & Directions

 

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