FANUC Robot Training: HandlingTool Operation and Programming

FANUC Robot Training: HandlingTool Operation and Programming

Instructor: Darwin Boyd, Ph.D.  
Course Dates: January 8-11, 2024 


For registration questions or assistance, contact Office of Continuing Education,,  330-672-3100

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More About This Program

This course covers the tasks that an operator, technician, engineer, or programmer needs to set up and program a FANUC Robotics HandlingTool Software Package.

Additional course details here

  • Operate the teach pendant
  • Navigate the controller software
  • Power up the robot
  • Jog the robot in different coordinate systems
  • Recover from common program and robot faults
  • Execute production operations
  • Perform frame setup
  • Create, modify, and execute a material handling program
  • Understand programming instructions
  • Understand positional information (CARTESIAN vs. JOINT)
  • Understand motion types (JOINT, LINEAR, CIRCULAR)
  • Create, set up, and execute MACROs
  • Configure, monitor, force, and simulate input and output signals
  • Perform standard backup, and restore programs and files

Course Delivery

Registered students will be provided with online modules up to two weeks prior to the training. In-person, hands-on 32-hour training will consist of 24 laboratory exercises. In addition to lab exercises, a pre-test and post-test are used to measure mastery of objectives. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive the FANUC Robotics CERT I industry credential.

  • Online modules followed by four days of in-person
  • Textbook and laboratory manual provide
  • Instructor: Darwin Boyd, Ph.D. 


Lunch options provided each day. A parking pass next to the Aeronautics and Engineering Building will be emailed to you before the course begins.