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I would like to extend our thanks for hosting this and for treating us so well over the 2 days spent in Tewkesbury. Both Geoff and Alex remained patient and helpful throughout.

I'm sure every one of us will appreciate the benefit of this training in the future months and years using your equipment.

Thank you very much again to you and your colleagues.

We offer training courses throughout the year

Please call to arrange a two day course to suit your timetable.

Next UK Training Course: 21 - 22 March

Next USA Training Course: 19 - 20 April

Next China Training Course: TBA

For UK courses, please call Geoff Dixon on +44 (0)1684 292 333
For USA courses, please call Ed Novak on + 1 724-472-4100
For China courses, please call Xiaonan Wang on +86 21 587 976 59
For India courses, please call Upendra Vanarase on +91 827 506 5446

Times: All courses start at 09:00 and finish at 17:00 unless otherwise stated. The courses take place at the four Trio offices world wide. Please click here for Locations

Requirements: If you have your own Laptop Windows PC please bring it with you as this will make life easier this end.

A buffet lunch will be provided. Please advise any special dietary requirements when booking your place.

We are pleased to welcome our distributors from Europe and further afield on our UK courses.

Introductory Level - Example Course Format

Our 2-day introductory courses are designed to provide an overview of the Motion Coordinator product range and to give an introduction to programming using TrioBASIC. The course is based upon practical worked examples of each topic covered to enable the attendees to gain some valuable hands-on experience of using Motion Perfect to develop applications.

Day 1:

Start time: 09:00. Finish time: 17:00

Introduction to Motion

Axis Setup
Tasks and Software architecture
Communication options
System Handling
Datum and working areas


Motion 1

Linear moves


Day 2

Start time: 09:00. Finish time: 17:00

Motion 2

Web Processing
Flying Shear



Why use Trio
Product Range
Feature Codes
Website & Tools



Advanced Training - Example Course Format

For experienced programmers and customers requiring specialised or more advanced training we can tailor a course to suit your specific needs. Our engineers have extensive on-site experience of many varied applications and from this experience they can advise you on the most efficient way to solve your particular application requirements.

EtherCAT and Real-Time-Express Digital drive communications... Hands on course, introduction to the principles and practise of setting up digital drive networks  
Ethernet and Trio PC Hands on course... Introduction to the Trio PC ActiveX component using Visual Basic and VBA for Microsoft Excel... Tips and tricks for setting up Ethernet nodes... Connections using Modbus TCP protocol  

The price of your training course covers the cost of the training day(s), course documentation and a buffet lunch.

Payment will be taken at the time of booking.


UK Costs

USA Costs

Two day course: £140.00 $375.00
One day course: £70.00 $225.00
Trio Distributors: Free Free


Accommodation Should you require hotel accommodation in the UK, we recommend the hotel listed below if you have any problems booking a room please call Sue Freemantle at Trio on +44 (0)1684 292333 and she will try to assist.

GL20 8ND
United Kingdom
Tel: 0871 984 6436

website. This site has directions and maps

200 meters walk to Trio Office


Accommodation Should you require hotel accommodation in the USA, we recommend the hotels listed below if you have any problems booking a room please call Shannon Zema at Trio on + 1 724 540 5018 and she will try to assist.

Spring Hill Marriott:
3015 Pittsburgh Mills Mall
Tarentum, PA 15084
Ph: 724-274-1064

website This site has directions and maps

16 miles South of Trio office (rt28)

Large shopping center:
Super Walmart, Pittsburgh Mills Mall, Lowe’s, Best Buy
Longhorn Steakhouse, Red Robin, Olive Garden, Chili’s, Applebee’s, Smokey Bones, Eat’n Park, Sonics, Five Guys Burgers, Starbucks.


Holiday Inn Express: 
13 Hilltop Plaza
Kittanning, PA  16226
Ph: 724-543-5200

website This site has directions and maps

7 miles North of Trio office (rt28)

Small shopping center:
Walmart, Shop ‘n’ Save, Foodland, Big Lots
Ponderosa, Pizza hut, McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Taco Bell, Long John’s, Chinese, other restaurants within 1-5 miles.