IMTMA Training Centre

Control System Design for Machine With PLC & SERVO

IMTMA understanding the importance of enhancing the skill set for engineers to adapt themselves for the new challenges in the industries for Machine Automation. The prime objective of the program is to develop the skillset on Control system Design for Machine Automation.

Participants will undergo rigorous hands-on training on all aspects of application and made to work on two real-time

Projects on CNC & PLC based automated machines. Besides, they will be trained on soft skill to develop the personality, work attitude, collaborative working and presentations skills.

The course will surely develop an effective skill set with confidence and make them “INDUSTRY READY for MACHINE AUTOMATION ENGINEER”. This enhances the employability quotient and earn a job in manufacturing industries by their wisdom.

Focus Areas

  • Electrical Engineering fundamentals implementation.
  • Electrical Switchgear elements, Motor circuits, PLC Circuits, Safety Circuits - Hands-on training
  • Components selection for machine control, drives & Motors
  • Electrical switch gear elements
  • Introduction to PLC programming & Ladder diagram
  • Introduction to CNC technology
  • Electrical circuit design
  • E Plan software Training
  • Control system Design for Machine Automation – Real-time projects.
  • Design of Electrical Panel / Cabinet / Operator pendent.
  • Machine Interfacing & Commissioning
  • Industry Visit

Key Take Aways

  • Hands-on experience of control system design for machine
  • Electrical circuit design
  • Selection of Components and Design Documentation
  • Knowledge on PLC Programming
  • Knowledge on Drive Parameterization
  • CNC Machine Programming


  • Comprehensive Knowledge of Machine Design Aspects
  • Hands-on Experience Control System Design
  • Hands-on Experience on Design Documentation
  • Knowledge on PLC Programming
  • Knowledge on CNC Interfacing

Participant Profile

Fresh Graduate Engineers & Diploma engineers in Electrical & Electronics and Mechatronics stream

Fresh Hires from industry with < 2-year experience


Mr. H V Rajashekara, Senior Director, Design institute, IMTMA, he has over 27 years of experience in Machine Tool design and development from HMT Machine Tools, Bangalore.

Mr. L Gopi He has acquired immense experience in Design & Automation Systems for Manufacturing process and machines.

Mrs. Uma H N, served HMT for 25 Years has electrical Engineer at R & D dept, and a consultant for many industries presently

Mr. Shivanand, consultant, Entrepreneur having experience of 35 Years in the field of Manufacturing, Marketing, Design, Production, Project Execution of various Electrical Control Panels, he has Trained more than 6000 Electrical Engineers.

Mr. HariBabu from M/s Mitsubishi India will be addressing on controllers, PLC & Programming.

Mr. Nagesh from TECEL MARKETING will be addressing on CNC systems & Programming

Mr. Bhuvanesh / Mr. Naveen from RITTAL INDIA on E Plan design software & Documentation.

Mr. Anil Purohith from M/s Leonardo Automation who has over 25-years experience in Machine tool electronics and PLC Programming.

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Online Training on Surface Plating and Protection Technology

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Online Training on Light-Weighting of Automobiles

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