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Control System - Mark VIe: Control System - Mark VIe Troubleshooting (Advanced Level Course)


Location :  Birr, Switzerland

Start Date
BLCNovember 25,26,27,28,29 (2024)

Location :  Houston, TX

Start Date
TXSeptember 23,24,25,26,27 (2024)
TXDecember 16,17,18,19,20 (2024)

Course Description



Mark Advanced Troubleshooting HMI Screen


Course Description

This course is designed to test and sharpen troubleshooting & operations skills for the purpose of trip reduction & recovery, maintaining optimum performance and availability.  Participants of this course will gain the fundamental skills of a competent Control Room Operator and those skills of an experienced Mark™ VIe technician, including how to properly start and stop a unit and how to respond to different levels of alarms throughout operation. Follow an alarm through software using ToolboxST™ to the singular field device that caused the alarm and much more.

This course is designed to give participants the knowledge and confidence to perform their job responsibilities to their fullest potential. Participants will find themselves facing extreme operating conditions with 100% hands-on training that is realistic and practical.  GE Documentation will be taught and used throughout the course, the same way your unit is designed to be operated & maintained.

This course is intended for industrial gas and steam turbine users and NOT for customers with Aeroderivative applications.

Please note: This course is instructed with a generic Gas or Steam Turbine HMI and 7FA control simulation.


5 Days

Target Audience

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  • Supervisors
  • Electrical Maintenance
  • Instrumentation & Controls


  • Instruction is given in English, therefore a reasonable ability to read and understand spoken English is required
  • Fundamental operational and controls skills, with a moderate level of computer literacy are recommended
  • Open to all GE Mark™ VIe Control owners

Attended the following course(s):

  • Mark™ VIe Familiarization
  • Mark™ VIe Intermediate
  • Or possesses significant experience and knowledge using a Mark™ VIe control system, including experience with ToolboxST™

Class Size

Maximum number of students: 12

Learning Objectives

This course will provide basic knowledge on the following:

  • Sharpen troubleshooting & operation skills for the purpose of trip reduction, maintaining optimum performance and availability
  • Learn how to properly start and stop a unit
  • Learn how to respond to various levels of alarms throughout operation
  • Learn how to follow an alarm through software using ToolboxST™ to the singular field device that caused the alarm
  • Learn how to use the advanced high-speed data collection utilities and the analysis of that data, ie., Trigged Trends, DDRs and Trip Logs


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