Live Support
Live Support
Register New User  |  Forgot Password?  |  Contact Us

Please note that Gas Power Customer Training will be temporarily unavailable from Friday, February 16, 2024 4:00 PM  until Sunday, February 18, 2024 8:00 PM, Eastern Time, as we improve the site to make your learning experience better.


**Remote Delivery of certain Instructor-led Open Enrollment and Site Specific courses is now available!**

CLICK HERE to see our upcoming schedule of Open Enrollment courses delivered remotely.
Contact your GE Representative or CLICK HERE to inquire about our remote delivery offerings for Site Specific Training.

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

Course Schedule

Location :  Houston, TX

Start Date
TXNovember 12,13,14,15 (2024)

Course Description



Course Description

This course is for Control Room Operators, Control Technicians and Engineers, and 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™ VI TA.  Participants will find themselves facing every day to extreme operating conditions with 100% hands-on training that is realistic and practical. 

This is the second of five courses offered in our progressive series on the Mark™ VI Control. This series of courses is the perfect progression in learning your Mark™ VI Control giving you the knowledge and confidence each step along the way to perform your job responsibilities to your fullest potential.  GE Documentation will be taught and used throughout the course, the same way your unit is designed to be operated & maintained.

This course is part of a new series of advanced classes that expands on what was formerly Regional Training. This course is intended for industrial gas and steam turbine users and NOT for customers with Aeroderivative applications.



5 Days

Target Audience


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

Have attended the “Mark™ VI Operation” course, or possess equivalent knowledge, including experience with Toolbox

Open to all GE Mark™ VI Control owners

NOTE: Participants will have difficulty participating in this course if they have not attended the prerequisite course.

Class Size

Maximum number of students:  12

Learning Objectives

This course will provide basic knowledge on the following:

  • Test and sharpen participants troubleshooting & operations skills for the purpose of trip reduction & recovery, maintaining optimum performance and availability
  • Learn how to respond to various levels of alarms throughout operation
  • Learn how to follow an alarm through software using Toolbox 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 LogsControl Technicians

Course Content


  1. Documentation -
  1. P&ID’s, Device Summary, M6B
  1.  Unit Operation Fundamentals –
  1. Start, Stop, Sync, Load, Unload
  1.  Control System Software – Introduction
  1. Navigation, Hardware, Blockware
  2. Cimplicity™ Point Name Extraction


  1. Alarm Troubleshooting
  2. Discrete & Analog Blockware Analysis
  3. Alarms traced to field device


  1. Alarm Troubleshooting - Advanced
  2. High Speed Data Collection & Analysis
  3. Triggered Trends, DDR’s, Trip Logs
  4. Events Traced to Field Device


  1. Customer Software
  2. Practical Application of Mark™ VI Troubleshooting Skills Using Customers Own Software


  1. Comprehensive Review

Information Guide to Houston