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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

  • WHAT IS VIATA ABOUT?Open or Close

    VIATA is an Industrial Automation training Center, where Automation in the real sense is taught in all seriousness to make the students eligible for a career in the Industrial Automation space.

  • HOW IS VIATA DIFFERENT FROM OTHER TRAINING INSTITUTES?Open or Close

    • All our courses have a segment on Electrical Fundamentals unlike other Institutes, where it is just touched upon.

    • We teach good programming techniques which makes a person’s basics so strong that he/she can confidently try working on any controller. We focus on teaching a few controllers thoroughly so that the student is directly ready for employment, unlike other institutes which claim to teach 5 PLCs in such a short time that the student is practically unable to work on any PLC.

    • Our faculty consists of Project Engineers who have worked in reputed companies whereas in other institutes, typically, the students of the same institute, end up becoming faculty.

    • We provide the students with individual machines with software and make them try out all their work on real PLCs. In other institutes, students have to share machines and controllers.

  • What is industrial Automation?Open or Close

    Industrial Automation means automating machinery and processes in factories with various control systems like mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, electronic devices and computers. Modern factories, typically use all these combined automation techniques to achieve high productivity, quality, flexibility and safety

  • What are the career avenues in industrial automation?Open or Close

    Modern industries can be of two types: 


    Industries that use automation to manufacture their product. 


    Industries that manufacture automated machines or provide solutions to achieve automation.

     
    Type 1 : industries require automation professionals to troubleshoot their automated systems. 


    Type 2 :industries require automation professionals for designing and deploying automated machines and control systems at user industries.

     
    This means, there are ample job opportunities for engineers who have knowledge and skills in automation technologies.

     
    I do not know anything about industrial automation. will I be able to understand? 


    There are 2 types of jobs in industries: Knowledge based jobs and Process based jobs. 


    In process based jobs, one is supposed to follow predefined, predictable tasks. Therefore such jobs are

     
    Insecure: As anybody can replace you because easiness of the job. 


    Boring: Because of repetitiveness 


    Less paid: Because they are less challenging 


    The knowledge based jobs, on the other hands are 


    Secured: Because ample number of job opportunities and unique work experience 


    Prosperous: Because of challenging work 


    Creative: Designing and troubleshooting of machines

  • How will my career grow in this field?Open or Close

    As said earlier, Automation Engineer can start his career either with manufacturer of automation machine called OEMs(Original Equipment Manufacturers) or end user

     of such machines like any automated manufacturing plant. In both the cases, an automation engineer has enough opportunities of growth. Typical career path of an 

    automation engineer can be depicted as follows.

  • Can I learn & understand the subjects of engineering?Open or Close

    An automation engineer is supposed to maintain, troubleshoot, design or install any automated system. For such a job, he is expected to have only application knowledge of all technologies. It means they should be able to understand 

    • Working principles of components

    • Selection criteria

    • Configuration

    • Troubleshooting at system level

    • We ensure you get this application knowledge in CAE course.

  • Why VIATA?Open or Close

    Visionary Industrial Automation Training Academy (VIATA) is India’s leading training institute in the field of Industrial Automation with 9 years of existence. It has trained 1000+ engineering students in industrial automation technology. 

    Industrial Legacy: 

    TAACT enjoys a legacy of Visionary s group that has 9 years of experience in Industrial Automation projects and services. 


    Faculty: 

    VIATA has been successfully ensuring effective transfer of knowledge to fresh engineers through able faculties who have more than 80 years of collective experience

     in industrial automation.

     
    Curriculum: 

    VIATA’s curriculum is the closest one to industry’s expectations. Thanks to the continuous efforts of improvements in curriculum based on proactive, periodical process

     of feedback from industries. 


    Course Materials: 

    Participants are offered unique books with rich contents that spans from basic concepts to practical guidelines about using latest technologies. 


    Infrastructure: Spacious classrooms and labs with advanced automation equipments like switchgears, sensors, PLC, SCADA systems which are latest in industries. 


    Placements:

     VIATA’s most important pillar is its unparalleled placement assistance. VIATA offers support right from preparing resume, finding right job opportunity, generating an 

    interview call and coordinating with industry and candidate till the placement is done. VIATA has a placement record of more than 86%. Thanks to a well defined 

    course and strong industry relations.

  • Will I get help to get accommodation facility from VIATA?Open or Close

    Yes, we can help you to get accommodation in nearby areas of the institute. The overall living cost would approximately range in between Rs.3,000 to Rs.5,000 

    including food. We recommend good places to students where they can meet similar minded students to get to know more opportunities and also to make their stay 

    pleasant and comfortable

  • Why Training from VIATA ?Open or Close

    • Biggest Industrial Automation trainer in the World with more than 75 well equipped training labs with 180 experience trainers. Prolific has more than 400

          employees to support you in various stages of your career. 

    • VIATA’s certification is highly valued in companies across diverse industrial sectors in India and outside India. This is reflected in our corporate clientele and the

          fact that most of our alumni are working with top companies. 

    • I S O 9001 – 2008 Certified company for quality management

    • Large investment in assets that are used in the industry

    • Basic and high end PLCs

    • Instrumentation (All types of sensors)

    • Drives (Delta,ABB)

  • How VIATA HELP FOR THE PLACEMENT?Open or Close

    In CAE, along with training on industrial automation, our placement team also trains you on resume writing, basic communication and interview skills. 

    TAACT’s placement team supports you right from preparing resume, finding right job opportunity, generating an interview call and coordinating with industry and you

     till the placement is done. You can give your location preferences of the job and TAACT will try its best to find the job as per your preferences.

  • WHY IT IS BEST PLACEMENTS?Open or Close

    1. Best Placement Support  


    2. 5000 + companies listed all over India for placement tie?ups & overseas job consultancy 


    3. Dedicated Placement Division for placement tie?ups 


    4. 11 Job Portals for student’s placements 


    5. Direct Approach to HR manager for man power supply

  • How training help in job?Open or Close

    • Bridge for the technical explosure

    • Resume enrichment

    • Additional qualification

    • Career direction

    • Industrial environment

  • HOW CAN I START MY OWN BUSINESS?Open or Close

    Definitely, yes you can start a system integration business after one or two years of experience after completion of CAE course. 

    This is a very wonderful line of business, which is very creative & prosperous. 

    The beauty of this line is that you need not invest in space, equipment & manpower to start with.

  • WHAT ARE THE PROSPECTIVE DOMAINS FOR EMPLOYMENT?Open or Close

    Power, Oil & Natural Gas, Power Transmission, Automobile, Effluent & Water Treatment, Chemical Plants, Cement and Steel, Sugar and Food industry, Brewery and 

    Soft drinks, Railways, Airlines, Shipping, Agriculture and many more. Automation has found its way into all domains & processes.

  • WHAT IS THE CAREER GROWTH POTENTIAL?Open or Close

    The Prime Minister of India’s “Make in India” initiative, has been designed to facilitate investment and innovation in about 25 sectors. This offers enormous 

    potential for employment for skilled Engineers and excellent growth opportunities.

  • . WHY SHOULD I CHOOSE A CAREER IN AUTOMATION OVER IT?Open or Close


    Automation is a field which has found its way in all industries and sectors. It is no more associated only with Manufacturing. It is an interesting space for people who

     like challenging environments. The IT industry offers jobs but does not ensure work for everyone. Many people find themselves “on the bench” for a long time, which

     makes them disillusioned about their own life prospects. The work is hardly challenging and though the initial salary may seem to be very attractive, the growth 

    percentage is very slow. Whereas, in the field of Automation, even though the starting salaries are low, within a few years, the growth is tremendous for skilled 

    engineers

  • WHAT ARE THE ENTRY LEVEL SALARY PROSPECTS AFTER COMPLETION OF THE PROGRAMME?Open or Close

    The entry level salaries for Automation engineers are between Rs. 8000 to 10,000. 2 years of experience fetches between Rs.18,000 to 26,000. After 5 years, the 

    industry is willing to offer salaries between 50,000 and 70,000

  •  IS THERE ANY SHORT-TERM CRASH COURSE OFFERED?Open or Close

    VIATA believe in developing the necessary skills through a short-term or crash course. It is possible to ensure the level of Learning that we want to achieve, in a short 

    term course.

  • WHAT MAKES YOUR CENTER UNIQUE?Open or Close

    We believe that any engineering student has the potential to make it big in the automation industry, if guided properly. This is our primary goal. We are here to impart 

    quality learning in the field of automation. We have strived hard to frame a curriculum that will prepare students for the Industry in the right way. We have brought in 

    systems to ensure that our delivery of teaching lives up to the high standards we have set ourselves. It is for you to make the right decision and utilize the opportunity.

  • WHAT ARE THE ADDITIONAL BENEFITS FOR A PERSON UNDERGOING THIS PROGRAMME?Open or Close

    We have affiliated with NEC of Excellence who bring great value in honing the attitude & skills of students to make them employable in the Industry. They have good 

    contacts in the Industry and by virtue of their vast experience, they have exactly mapped the gap between the capability of the students and the requirements of the 

    Industry. They have designed programs to bridge this gap in a highly beneficial manner for students.

  • DOES VIATA OFFER ACCOMMODATION DURING THE COURSE PERIOD? Open or Close

    VIATA does not offer accommodation during the course period, but all the necessary guidance and information related to mansions and hostel accommodation will be 

    provided.