For Operations Professionals, Manufacturing Process Engineers, Maintenance Technicians, and IT Network Engineers looking to gain the knowledge and skills needed to build, manage, and operate your plant network, elliTek University offers the fundamental courses for you.

Request HMI, Robotics, Industrial IoT, or Machine Vision training classes for your facility. 

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Empowering Individuals Through Training

Siemens Automation Training is Now Available at elliTek University

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs, members of the Knoxville Chamber, and members of Siemens Drives & Motion Division were at elliTek to announce that Siemens Automation training is now available for the greater East Tennessee region through elliTek University.

As we work with Siemens on developing classes relevant to this area, what classes or topics would help further your career?

Ribbon cutting announcing Siemens Automation Training at elliTek University

The ribbon decoupling ceremony.

elliTek's interview with Mayor Jacobs.

elliTek University offers PLC courses

Introduction to PLCs

elliTek's Introduction to PLCs course provides you with an understanding of the basic terms and components foundational to support an understanding of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and how they model real-world hardwired electrical circuits.

A basic understanding of wiring tools and the capability of using these tools is required as a prerequisite for attending this class.


SINAMICS G120 - Setup & Maintenance

This 4 1/2 day course is for maintenance and engineering personnel responsible for installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting the SINAMICS G120 series AC drives.

SINAMICS G120, Siemens PG and PLC will be used for hands-on exercises.


SINAMICS family of drives by Siemens

Data Management Basics

elliTek University's Industrial IoT training classes provide Production Engineers with a holistic analysis of the foundational topics, principles, and technologies in IIoT.

Get hands-on experience of real-world, Industry 4.0 solutions from our expert instructors.


elliTek University offers classes in Industrial IoT
Robotics Training at elliTek University

Robotics Courses

Learn the latest automation technologies in industrial robots, robotic work cells, robotic vision, and collaborative robots (cobots).

In addition to a comprehensive overview, our instructor-led courses give students the opportunity to learn in a hands-on environment.

IIoTA and IIoTA MiNi MES Platforms

IIoTA™ MES Appliance Training

Learn how to use the IIoTA™ MES Appliance to securely move data between your plant floor machines (devices) and the enterprise/IT level databases without using a PC.

Receive hands-on training from industry experts.


Machine Vision Training

Vision Courses

For applications such as automatic inspection, process control, and robot guidance, learn the foundational principles of Machine Vision (MV) to combine existing technologies in new ways to solve real-world problems in industrial automation.

Upon successful completion of this class, you will know how to use Machine Vision to improve product quality and consistency, as well as optimize production speed.


HMI Basics

Decrease production downtime and increase production efficiency with elliTek University's HMI (Human Machine Interface) classes. 


The instructor-led classes teach attendees the foundational principles needed for fault diagnostics, troubleshooting, and interfacing with PLCs.


elliTek University offers HMI Human Machine Interface Training
Industrial Networking Training offered by elliTek University

Industrial Networking Basics

Planning and implementing industrial communication networks require specialized knowledge and skills. 


Learn how to plan, implement, and connect wired and wireless networks, as well as how to secure, diagnose, and maximize communication networks.

elliTek University's Industrial Networking Basics class provides beginners with comprehensive, fundamental knowledge of how industrial networks operate.

elliTek Technical Trainig Class testimonial

Great Class!

Will be able to troubleshoot as well as add new commands.

elliTek Technical Trainig Class testimonial

Great Spot! Very neat classroom setup.

Awesome Setting.

elliTek Technical Trainig Class testimonial

Good training. Learned more than I expected as a beginner.


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What Makes elliTek University Different?

How the training is done is where elliTek University stands apart from the rest. Listen to elliTek's podcast, "Industrial Automation - It Doesn't Have To... Be Unsupported", to hear how elliTek's training EMPOWERS the students.



About Our Instructors

Learning about Industrial IoT and Industrial Automation is only helpful when coupled with knowledge of how the technology can fit into the unique requirements of the individual user.  Keeping this in mind, elliTek University classes are taught by engineers with vast experience and comprehensive knowledge of smart factory technology.

Our instructors have been in the trenches and know how to leverage Industrial IoT & motion control to drive manufacturing efficiency. The best interest of our learners is always top-of-mind for our instructors and staff.