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Training Courses

Advanced Level Courses

Advanced & ALD Training

Advanced-level training courses aimed at experienced equipment engineers seeking to learn or develop their understanding of all aspects of system maintenance.
These courses include full instructions on individual system Preventative Maintenance (PM) programmes and include a PM kit.
One of the objectives of our advanced-level training courses is to help customers bring their maintenance function in-house.

If you wish to book another level of training courses, please visit the Intermediate Level Courses and Basic Training Courses. Additionally, we offer two Standalone Training Modules to learn how to use the Handler and expand your knowledge about the various processes.

PlasmaPro Cobra

Plasma & Ion Beam Advanced Training

The Advanced Training is suitable for those looking to become self-sufficient to maintain their own Plasma or Ion Beam systems and intend to bring yearly preventative maintenance in-house. This course provides comprehensive instruction for maintenance and equipment engineers.

You'll learn:

  • How to benchmark system performance
  • How to disassemble, clean and maintain the system with step-by-step instruction
  • Essential skills (taught in a practical environment)

Included in the training are a full suite of training presentations on system operation, hardware and schematics, and a PM kit for the system.


ALD Training

Examine and explore, in detail, various hardware blocks, software diagnostic options and electrical schematics of your ALD system. Additional units can be added depending on your needs. 

You'll learn:

  • Essential on-tool skills for equipment and maintenance engineers
  • How to identify and rectify hardware issues from commonly-occurring symptoms
  • How to isolate and diagnose faulty components, writing recipes to automate system health checks
  • Basic maintenance procedures 

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