API PRO ACADEMY

We strive to provide superior value for our customers. We do this by not only developing an advanced and efficient maintenance tool, but also by providing the best possible training for the users.

The API PRO Academy takes training used throughout our system to a new level. The different courses offered allows users to obtain certifications to fulfill different roles in each organization. It also ensures that everyone has the required knowledge and tools to perform their best!

COURSES

Based on what role you have in your company, you can choose through a variety of API PRO training courses. Once these courses are completed the customer will be a certified professional of API PRO.
The API PRO academy course schedule has been designed to make it easy for you to find the right course level. The academy courses serve as a tool when planning your API PRO training.

Level 1 – Basic Courses

This course provides a beginner user with an overview of the API PRO system and essential prerequisite knowledge for higher level courses. This course is designed for routine users of the API PRO system.

Level 2 – Detailed Courses

This courses gives an in-depth look at business processes and functionality and shows how to use API PRO software in a more detailed way. This course is designed for key users in maintenance, stock and purchase areas.

Level 3 – Advanced Courses

This course focuses on providing expert level information about the API PRO system. This course is designed for target groups who are super users of the system and supervisors.

LEARNING LIFECYCLE

API PRO academy acknowledges that your needs vary during different phases of your API PRO lifecycle. Whether implementing, optimizing, or extending your API PRO software, our learning strategy helps you gain API PRO proficiency. Through working knowledge API Maintenance Systems want to help you get the most out of your investment.
Our learning solutions are focused on getting technical and functional users during the implementation phase. With training delivered onsite or in API PRO training centers, your project team will be able to get API PRO software configured and running at a quick rate.
As you extend your solution by upgrading API PRO or adding on new functionality, API PRO academy is there. We offer learning options that allow you to focus on what’s new so you don’t have to waste time.

Certification Program

API PRO academy provides a step-by-step training program that allows users to become an API PRO Certified User, Certified Professional and Certified Expert. API PRO academy courses pave the way to becoming certified in the various API PRO roles. To achieve certification, you must pass an exam. This exam will test you on the knowledge gained throughout the training curriculum. In order to get the most out of the training, you will need to follow the designated path to gain the necessary knowledge to pass the exam.

Academy courses

Please use the subscription button to register for one of our courses. To get a detailed description of the course you are interested in, please click on the course number.

ACADEMY COURSES IN FRENCH

Please note that the following courses are in French.

If you want a course in another language, select the language from the top menu.

Please make sure to select product interest API PRO and the course you want to attend (will appear in a dropdown).

API 101 – Bases | 09 octobre 2018 | Bureau Optiware, Vilvoorde, Belgium
Course ID: API101
Course length: 1 day (Max. 10 participants)
Price before 04/22/2018: 430 €
Price after 04/22/2018: 475 €
API PRO Academy level: 1
Modules included:

2.1 Asset Information
3.1 Job Ordering
3.4 Document Management
3.20 Graphical Navigator

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Windows

Intended audience: All potential users of API PRO

Course Description:

The course provides participants with conceptual knowledge of the API PRO Maintenance System. Focus on the following functions:

  • Screen/program handling
  • Navigation
  • “Point and shoot” and screen functions
  • Setup of basic data
  • Plant structure
  • Equipment information

Expected Outcome:

The aim of the course is to give the participants knowledge of the basic functions in the API PRO system partly by showing it live and partly by exercises so that they will be able to carry out primary tasks in connection with setup of basic data when building and maintaining the plant structure.

Format:

The course is a combination of instructor-led and hands-on exercises to maximize the learning outcome.

API 102 – Maintenance 1 | 10 octobre 2018 | Bureau Optiware, Vilvoorde, Belgium
Course ID: API102
Course length:  1 day (Max. 10 participants)
Price before 04/22/2018: 430 €
Price after 04/22/2018: 475 €
API PRO Academy level: 1
Modules included:

2.2 Maintenance/Workorders

Prerequisites:

Basic knowledge of Windows
API101: API PRO Basics

Intended audience:

Those individuals responsible for operating or maintaining equipment planning.

Course Description:

The API PRO Maintenance Overview course provides participants with an understanding of the Work Order module and the basic building blocks involved in the management of maintenance work system. Focus on the following functions:

  • Purpose with maintenance management
  • The maintenance process in a maintenance system
  • Different ways of creating work orders
  • Feedback of work orders
  • Planning of work orders
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Job order history
  • Job ordering (Work Request)
  • The job monitor
  • Start/feedback of jobs from the job monitor

Expected Outcome:

The aim of the course is to give the participants a knowledge of the basic functions in the maintenance modules by means of live demo and exercises so that they will be able to carry out the basic tasks for both work order and inspections and to activate analysis possibilities in these.

Format:

The course is a combination of instructor-led and hands-on exercises to maximize the learning outcome.

API 200 – Fondamentaux | 17 octobre 2018 | Bureau Optiware, Vilvoorde, Belgium
Course ID: API200
Course length: 1 day (Max. 10 participants)
Price before 04/22/2018: 430 €
Price after 04/22/2018: 475 €
API PRO Academy level: 1
Modules included:

2.0 Gui : Basics concerning user interface, search and personalization
2.1 Asset Information

  • Build tree structure
  • Object group / Object type
  • Technical family

2.2 Articles (articles, stock records)
2.3 Workorders (create and manage)
2.4 Document Management

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Windows

API101

Intended audience: 

All potential users of API PRO

Course Description:

The course provides participants with conceptual knowledge of the API PRO Maintenance System. Focus on the following functions:

  • Work with technical data
  • Use the Visual Navigation
  • Shift logbook
  • Financial masterdata (cost place, cost sort, ….)
  • Transaction types
  • Alimentation flow
  • Documents management (advanced)
  • Message module

Expected Outcome:

The aim of the course is to give the participants knowledge of the basic functions in the API PRO system partly by showing it live and partly by exercises so that they will be able to carry out primary tasks in connection with setup of basic data when building and maintaining the plant structure.

Format:

The course is a combination of instructor-led and hands-on exercises to maximize the learning outcome.

API 201 – Maintenance 2 - Avancée| 11 octobre 2018 | Bureau Optiware, Vilvoorde, Belgium
Course ID: API201
Course length: 1 day (Max. 10 participants)
Price before 04/22/2018: 430 €
Price after 04/22/2018: 475 €
API PRO Academy level:  2
Modules included:

2.1 Asset Information
2.2 Maintenance/Workorders
2.3 Inspections

Prerequisites: 

Basic knowledge of Windows
API101: API PRO Basics
API102: API PRO Maintenance 1

Intended audience:

Those individuals responsible for planning or scheduling work, monitoring equipment performance and availability, asset management, or maintenance engineering.

Course Description:

The course provides participants with an understanding of the API PRO tools used to review planned work from the many triggers in API PRO such as calendar-based, condition-based, planned and unplanned maintenance. Participants learn how to balance resource commitments and schedule a final list of work to be accomplished. Focus on the following functions:

  • Setup of inspection rounds
  • Inspection round history

Expected Outcome:

The aim of the course is to give the participants a knowledge of the basic functions in the inspection module and maintenance modules by means of live demo and exercises so that they will be able to carry out the basic work tasks for inspections and to activate the primary analysis possibilities in these.

Format:

The course is a combination of instructor-led and hands-on exercises to maximize the learning outcome.

API 202 – Mobile Maintenance | To be planned
Course ID: API202
Course length: 1 day
Price before 04/22/2018: 430 €
Price after 04/22/2018: 475 €
API PRO Academy level:  2
Modules included:

2.1 Asset Information  
2.2 Maintenance management   
2.3 Inspection   
3.7 Mobile maintenance    

Prerequisites:

Basic knowledge of Windows
API101: API PRO Basic functions
API102: API PRO Maintenance 1 – Overview

Intended audience:

Those individuals responsible for operating or maintaining equipment planning.

Course Description:

Focus on the following functions:

  • How to setup the system for mobile maintenance
  • How to transfer data between the API PRO system and the PDA
  • How to create work orders in the PDA
  • How to work online with work orders

Expected Outcome:

The aim of the course is to give the participants a knowledge of how to handle a PDA in connection with the API PRO system.

Format:

The course is a combination of instructor-led and hands-on exercises to maximize the learning outcome.

API 203 – Calibration | To be planned
Course ID: API203
Course length: 1 day
Price before 04/22/2018: 430 €
Price after 04/22/2018: 475 €

API PRO Academy level:  2
Modules included:

2.1 Asset Information   
2.2 Maintenance management   
3.4 Document management   
3.14 Calibration     

Prerequisites:  

Basic knowledge of Windows   API101: API PRO Basic functions   API102: API PRO Maintenance 1 – Overview    Intended audience: Those individuals that work with calibration of different equipment

Course Description:

The training course will focus on the following functions:

  • Setup of basic calibration data for objects
  • Calibration planning
  • Calibration history
  • Control measurements in addition to calibration
  • Calibration documents  

Expected Outcome:

The aim of the course is to give the participants a knowledge of the functions in the calibration module.

Format:

The course is a combination of instructor-led and hands-on exercises to maximize the learning outcome.

API 204 – Gestion de stock | 12 octobre 2018 | Bureau Optiware, Vilvoorde, Belgium
Course ID: API204
Course length: 1 day
Price before 04/22/2018: 430 €
Price after 04/22/2018: 475 €
API PRO Academy level:  2
Modules included:

2.1 Asset Information
2.3 Stock control
3.8 Barcode & Portable Data loggers

Prerequisites: 

Basic knowledge of Windows
API101: API PRO Basics

Intended audience:      

Personnel working with warehouses for spare parts.

Course Description:

The course focus on stock handling of spare parts. The focus will be on the following functions:

  • Basic stock handling
  • Stock transactions
  • Stock taking
  • Stock reports
  • Pick list
  • Stock categorization
  • Stock optimization

Advanced settings and reports

Expected Outcome:

The aim of the course is to give the participants a knowledge of the basic functions in the stock module by means of live demo and exercises so that they will be able to carry out the basic work tasks for stock handling. There will be a presentation of the most important standard reports and analysis.

Format:

The course is a combination of instructor-led and hands-on exercises to maximize the learning outcome.

API 205 – Gestion d'achat | 15 octobre 2018 | Bureau Optiware, Vilvoorde, Belgium
Course ID: API205
Course length: 1 day
Price before 04/22/2018: 430 €
Price after 04/22/2018: 475 €
API PRO Academy level:  2
Modules included:

2.1 Asset Information
2.5 Purchase management
3.4 Document Management

Prerequisites: 

Basic knowledge of Windows
API101: API PRO Basic functions
API204: API PRO Stock control

Intended audience:

Buyers, procurement people for maintenance related purchase

Course Description:

Basic knowledge about handling purchases with API PRO. Focus on the following functions:

  • Purchase requests
  • Accumulation of purchase needs
  • Purchase ordering
  • Deliveries
  • Basic reports

Expected Outcome:

The aim of the course is to give the participants a knowledge of the basic functions in the purchase module by means of live demo and exercises so that they will be able to carry out the basic work tasks for purchase handling. Furthermore, there will be a presentation of the most important standard reports and analysis.

Format:

The course is a combination of instructor-led and hands-on exercises to maximize the learning outcome.

API 206 – Gestion du système | 16 octobre 2018 | Bureau Optiware, Vilvoorde, Belgium
Course ID: API206
Course length: 1 day
Price before 04/22/2018: 430 €
Price after 04/22/2018: 475 €
API PRO Academy level: 2
Modules included:

1.0   API PRO Foundation
1.1   API PRO Screen Design
1.2   API PRO System security
1.3   API PRO Graphical navigator
1.4   API PRO Dashboard
1.5   Language support
2.1   Asset Information

Prerequisites:

Basic knowledge of Windows
API101: API PRO Basic functions

Intended audience:

System administrators, super users and implementation partners

Course Description:

Focus will be on the following functions:

  • Basic installation
  • Configuration of client
  • Parameter files (pf, ini)
  • Patch/fix package installation
  • User setup/rights
  • Translation tools

Expected Outcome:

The aim of the course is to give the participants a knowledge of how to make a multi user installation of the API PRO system and how to setup/configure users. Furthermore, there will be a presentation of the different parameters with which the system can be setup and the installation of patch/fix packages so that the participant will be able to carry out a normal installation and has a general knowledge of the work tasks in the system.

Format:

The course is a combination of instructor-led and hands-on exercises to maximize the learning outcome.

API 207 – Crystal Reports | To be planned
Course ID: API207
Course length: 2 days
Price before 04/22/2018: 430 €
Price after 04/22/2018: 475 €

API PRO Academy level:  2
Modules included:

1.0 API PRO Foundation
1.1 API PRO Form design
1.7 Crystal Reports
2.1 Asset Information    

Prerequisites:  

Basic knowledge of Windows   
API101: API PRO Basic functions
API207: API PRO External Information 1 – Basic   
API208: API PRO Integration    

Intended audience:

System experts working with advanced printout functions

Course Description:

The course will focus on the following functions:

  • Start up parameters
  • Field formatting
  • Coupling of tables
  • Design possibilities
  • Graphical objects
  • Calculation possibilities
  • Aggregat
  • Advanced setup and reports

Expected Outcome:

The aim of the course is to give the participants a knowledge of the advanced functions in Crystal Reports by means of live demo and exercises so that they will be able to make advanced report with field tables and different calculations.

Format:

The course is a combination of instructor-led and hands-on exercises to maximize the learning outcome.

API 208 – Integration | To be planned
Course ID: API208
Course length: 1 day
Price before 04/22/2018: 430 €
Price after 04/22/2018: 475 €

API PRO Academy level:  2
Modules included:

2.1 Asset Information   
3.16 Interfacing module   

Prerequisites:  

Basic knowledge of Windows   
API101: API PRO Basic functions   
API207: External information 1    

Intended audience:

Those individuals that have needs for more advanced interfacing, like mass import/export of data to/from different data tables in API PRO.

Course Description:

Focus will be on the following functions:

  • Import/export options
  • Control options
  • Field types
  • Export configuration
  • Import configuration

Expected Outcome:

The aim of the course is to give the participants a knowledge of the import/export modules by means of live demo and exercises so that they will be able to carry out a setup of import ICF files and export ECF files and thereby be able to carry out an import of data from another system.

Format:

The course is a combination of instructor-led and hands-on exercises to maximize the learning outcome.

API 301 – Maintenance 3 | 18 octobre 2018 | Bureau Optiware, Vilvoorde, Belgium
Course ID: API301
Course length: 1 day (Max. 10 participants)
Price before 04/22/2018: 430 €
Price after 04/22/2018: 475 €
Modules included: 2.2 Maintenance management
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Windows

API101 – Basics
API102 – Maintenance 1

Intended audience: 

The persons responsible for working with planning of the maintenance of the equipment

Course Description:

The course provides participants with conceptual knowledge of the work order module of API PRO Maintenance System. Focus on the following functions:

  • Shift management
  • Capacity planning
  • Skill Management
  • Other ways to perform work order feedback such as:
      • Feedback by MO
      • Advanced feedback by MO
      • Yearly planning
      • History work orders
      • Work order report

Expected Outcome:

The aim of the course is to give the participants knowledge of the basic functions in the API PRO system partly by showing it live and partly by exercises so that they will be able to carry out primary tasks in connection with setup of basic data when building and maintaining the plant structure.

Format:

The course is a combination of instructor-led and hands-on exercises to maximize the learning outcome.

API 302 – Gestion d'achat 2 | 19 octobre 2018 | Bureau Optiware, Vilvoorde, Belgium
Course ID: API301
Course length: 1 day (Max. 10 participants)
Price before 04/22/2018: 430 €
Price after 04/22/2018: 475 €
Modules included:

2.1 Asset information
2.5 Purchase Management
3.4 Document Management

Prerequisites:

Basic knowledge of Windows
API101 – Basics
API205 – Purchase Management 1

Intended audience:

Purchasers, purchaser who is purchase related to the maintenance

Course Description:

Continuation training of Purchage management in API PRO. Focus on the following functions:

  • Incoming invoice registration
  • Registration of credit notes
  • Proposal management
  • Contract management
  • Report

Expected Outcome:

The aim of the course is to give the participants knowledge of the basic functions in the API PRO system partly by showing it live and partly by exercises so that they will be able to carry out primary tasks in connection with setup of basic data when building and maintaining the plant structure.

Format:

The course is a combination of instructor-led and hands-on exercises to maximize the learning outcome.

API 305 – Project Management | To be planned
Course ID:   API305
Course length: 1 day
Price before 04/22/2018: 430 €
Price after 04/22/2018: 475 €

API PRO Academy level:  3
Modules included:

2.1 Asset Information   
2.2 Maintenance management   
2.4 Stock control   
2.5 Purchase management   
3.4 Document management    
3.13 Project management     

Prerequisites:  

Basic knowledge of Windows   
API101: API PRO Basic functions   
API102: API PRO Maintenance 1 – Overview   
API204: API PRO Stock control   
API205: API PRO Purchase management 1 – Overview    

Intended audience:

People that working with different kind projects, like maintenance projects, new construction projects, rebuilding projects etc.

Course Description:

The training course will focus on how to use the project module in connection with the modules for asset information, maintenance and purchase. Focus on the following functions:

  • Project functionality in general
  • Setup of projects
  • Purchase for projects
  • Detailed budget
  • Project survey
  • Critical conditions
  • Project work orders
  • Project history

Expected Outcome:

The aim of the course is to give the participants a knowledge of the functions in the project module which is a part of the maintenance module by means of live demo and exercises so that they will be able to carry out the work tasks for both work orders and projects.

Format:

The course is a combination of instructor-led and hands-on exercises to maximize the learning outcome.

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