Topic outline

  • Duration

    Duration

    Hours

    80

    Lessons hours: 40

    Self-study hours: 20

    Hands-on hours: 3

    Other (please specify): web academ: 15

    Assessment hours: 2


    • Editing programs for industrial robots

      The learners will be able to read, understand and safely edit programs used to control an industrial robot

      Competencies

      • Describe the H&S aspects of industrial robots.
      • Apply the generic structure and functions of an industrial robot.
      • Demonstrate competently manipulate of an industrial robot.
      • Analyse how to interpret a typical program used to control a modern industrial robot
      • Develop and safely modify a given program to achieve a specific task, test, and upload this program to a robot and demonstrate its function.

      Knowledge

      • To understand the risks associated with industrial robots
      • To possess a knowledge of the structure and function of a robot system
      • To understand robot co-ordinate systems
      • To understand the structure of a robot program
      • To understand basic instructions/commands

      Skills

      • Demonstrate adherence to H&S requirements for industrial robots
      • Competently operate an industrial robot
      • Be able to modify an existing program and test against a defined specification
      • To be able to archive/restore programs

      • Creating software to safely operate an industrial robot

        Learners will be able to create new software to safely operate an industrial robot.

        Competencies

        • Describe the H&S aspects of industrial robots.
        • Describe the generic structure and functions of an industrial robot.
        • Demonstrate Competently manipulate of an industrial robot.
        • Interpret a typical program used to control a modern industrial robot
        • Develop and safely modify a given program to achieve a specific task, test, and upload this program to a robot and demonstrate its function.
        • To create robot programs to perform different tasks.
        • Demonstrate knowledge of robot logic and interfaces.
        • Describe the communication equipment and protocols used.
        • Identify data types and system parameters/configurations.

        Knowledge

        • Understand the risks associated with industrial robots
        • To possess a knowledge of the structure and function of a robot system
        • To understand robot co-ordinate systems
        • To understand robot tool, base and load calibration
        • To understand the structure of a robot program
        • To understand logical instructions & commands
        • To understand system variables and parameters

        Skills

        • Demonstrate adherence to H&S requirements for industrial robots
        • Competently operate an industrial robot
        • Calibrate tool, load and base systems
        • Be able to modify an existing program and test against a defined specification
        • To be able to create new programs and test against a defined specification
        • To be able to archive/restore programs