Course Information

SCADA Systems


Certification Only:No


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Upcoming course dates:
September 27-29 in Gainesville
December 6-8 in Gainesville


This program is designed to provide utility staff with a deeper understanding of SCADA, control systems, their essential components, as well as keeping an eye trained on safety. It will provide water and wastewater utility staff with“ need to know” about the fundamentals of SCADA. Students will learn about SCADA, SCADA controls, and safety issues to better understand how such systems can be used to increase system performance. Topics also covered in this course included in this course: system maintenance needs, remote monitoring of systems, process control adjustments, maintenance management, and report generation, applications, and operating platforms is necessary if managers and staff are to use them to their best advantage. 



Current operators and managers of  SCADA systems. Those who have purchased or who are considering purchasing advanced controls will have an opportunity to note the function, advantages, and disadvantages of current SCADA programs used in the water and wastewater industry.


"This course gave me a better understanding of how PLCs, VFDs, PIDs and SCADA work and are tied together."

"This course seemed to beneft "New-to SCADA" people like me,as wll as the experienced."

"The content will help with my understanding of SCADA plant operations and how to better understand programmer and how it relates to process issues.  Refreshing the importance of safety."



Data Flow Systems

Fred Toone has worked with Data Flow Systems for a total of 13 years, with 7 years as a SCADA Instructor.  Data Flow Systems leads the industry in SCADA manufacturing and automation solutions for the water and wastewater industry. Fred has earned a Bachelor's Degree in Emergency Management and a Associate's Degree in Ecological Controls.  Fred is also a retired Air Force Veteran with 20 years of experience in Civil Engineering Utility Systems. He has held certifications in Water, Wastewater, and Distribution Operation, and he has previously held a Backflow Prevention Certification and Fire Protection Systems certification.


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*One student per registration fee, CEUS will only be reported for registered students

*Please submit your license type/number before the last day of course instruction