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KUKA Canada is once again offering its KUKA Canada College in 2017. Courses will be offered in January, February and March.

"Around the globe, our KUKA Colleges provide seminar participants with practical technical knowledge in the fields of robotics and software. At every location, we provide course participants with professional training that meets global standards," says Gerhard Müller, director of training and information services at KUKA Roboter GmbH.

KUKA Canada College's training programs are as follows:

January 9: Robot programming

February 13: Robot programming

February 21: Basic robot programming

March 6: Robot programming

March 20: Retrain robot programmer.

KUKA says additional dates will be added in 2017 and interested participants can contact the company directly for classes for teams of four to 12 students.

KUKA Colleges offer each participant a custom-tailored concept. You thus achieve maximum training success – as a robot operator, robot maintenance technician, robot programmer or robotic cell planner.

During the professional training at a KUKA College, attendees benefit from courses with a sound methodical and didactical structure, practical knowledge for everyday use, robot cells developed specially for KUKA College, current robot technologies, modern training facilities, and globally certified training standards.

To enroll and obtain more information, visit KUKA College online. 

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