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#1 Training Program for Console Operators

Thousands Trained
The TDC3000 Expert-Trainersoftware from ATR has helped companies train and qualify thousands of operating personnel on the operation of Honeywell's TDC3000 control system for over nine years.

Benefits to the Bottom Line
The TDC3000 Expert Trainer software program provides instant benefits by training operators, technicians and engineers on the operations of Honeywell's TDC3000 control system, reducing overtime expenses for training, and maximizing learning retention with its variety of learning approaches. Companies spend millions of dollars for sophisticated control systems - training is essential to ensure these systems are effectively used.

Benefits of TDC3000 Expert-Trainer

  • Learn TDC quickly
  • Low per-user cost
  • Self-paced learning
  • Keep track of learner progress
  • Proven success - 1000s of operators trained
  • Increase comfort level
  • Reduce control system mistakes
Program Highlights
  • Extensive tutorials
  • Flash-based lessons
  • Quizzes
  • TDC keyboard drills
  • TDC display drills
  • Dynamic simulator
  • Training workbook
  • TDC3000 resources

The TDC3000 Expert Trainer
Provides you with the assurance that your employees are trained and qualified for a fraction of the cost in less time! Studies indicate that this important training tool can literally save thousands of dollars per operator over conventional forms of training.

TDC3000 Expert-Trainer Data Sheet

TDC 3000 is a registered trademark of the Honeywell Corporation.

TDC3000 Expert Trainer
TDC3000 Expert Trainer
TDC3000 Lessons


Learning Objectives - Items Covered

TDC Control Fundamentals

  • Process Variables
  • Set points
  • Output
  • Automatic, Manual and Cascade Modes
  • Digital Switches

System Overview

  • The Functions of TDC 3000
  • Local Control Network (LCN)
  • Universal Control Network (UCN)
  • Process Signal Wiring and Field Equipment Overview

Universal Station

  • Identify the Components of the Universal Operator Station
  • Understand the Functions of the Components
  • Become comfortable with the Universal Keyboard Layout and its Key Functions
  • Understand the Use of the Engineering Keyswitch

Global User Station

  • Identify the Components of the Global User Station
  • Understand the Functions of the Components
  • Be comfortable with the Global User Keyboard Layout and its Key Functions
  • Understand the Use of the Engineering Keyswitch

Areas, Units and Points

  • Understand the overall TDC Organization
  • Identify the components of the TDC console
  • Access Console Status
  • Understand Areas, Units and Points
  • Call up an Area, a Unit and a Point Title Display
  • Call up a Unit Point Summary Display

Point Information

  • Identify and manipulate individual points
  • Describe different points and change digital points
  • Search for point attributes
  • Access and modify information on a point using the Organizational Summary Menu
  • Add parameters to a search
  • Clear parameters from a search

Group Displays

  • Use Group Displays
  • Call up Groups
  • Identify major parts of Groups
  • Call up specific points on the Group
  • Locate Groups and specific points
  • Call up a Group's associated and help displays

Detail Displays 

  • Call up Detail Displays
  • Identify the major elements and understand the function of Detail Displays
  • Locate major items and make changes on Detail Displays
  • Call up additional Detail pages

PV Tracking and Initializing

  • Understand PV Tracking and Initialization
  • Recognize whether a point is configured with PV Tracking and/or Initialization
  • Perform "bump-less" mode changes
  • Identify initialized points from the Point Attribute Summary Display

Custom Displays

  • Using and understanding Custom Displays
  • Calling up Custom Displays
  • Identifying the major elements of a Custom Display
  • Selecting specific points
  • Making changes to points using Change Zones
  • Using Smart Targets

Process Alarms

  • Understand the TDC 3000 Alarm System
  • Call up and interpret Alarm Summaries
  • Use of Key Lamps
  • Identify alarm types and priorities
  • Acknowledge and silence alarms
  • Disable, inhibit or enable alarms
  • Understand operator messages

Overview Display

  • Understand functions of Overviews
  • Identify major components of Overviews
  • Understand and identify pre-alarms
  • Call up Overview Display
  • Identify status conditions
  • Call up group displays from Overviews


  • Identify the types and functions of TDC trends available
  • Call up group trends
  • Modify trend  time base and scale values
  • Call up Unit Trend Display
  • Call up Area Trend Display
  • Call up a Group's hourly averages


  • Call up the Report/Log/Trend/Journal Menu
  • Use of report menus
  • Locate major parts of the reports
  • Activate, suspend, print and display menu items
  • Call up the Event History menu
  • Use Process Variable and Event Retrieval Menus
  • Call up the Real Time Journal Assignment menu