CiSCO Training Services

In depth training is integral to ensuring that your CEMS is running smoothly with minimal downtime or maintenance and that emission data is being accurately recorded and reported. Our experienced staff offers training on a variety of CEMS topics including:

  • Gas Analyzer
  • CEMS Software
  • Regulatory Requirements
  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control
  • CEMS Hardware
  • CEMS Maintenance

Training courses are available in a variety of delivery formats from our CEMS experts, including classroom, hands-on, and web-based training and are available at your site or ours. Topics can be combined and customized to select to meet the training needs of your staff.  See the table below for all our training courses and select courses that are right for you.

CiSCO Training Summary

Training CourseCourse DescriptionDelivery FormatLogistics
Gas Analyzer Training
(at your site)
Classroom portion includes analyzer theory and familiarization with onscreen diagnostics. Hands on includes common problems and trouble shooting.
Also includes a review of normal maintenance items.
Classroom with materials and hands on with site analyzers or ship the CiSCO training analyzers.1 to 2-day course depending on types of analyzers and number of people.
Gas Analyzer Training
(at CiSCO)
Classroom portion includes analyzer theory and familiarization with onscreen diagnostics. Hands on includes common problems and trouble shooting.
Also includes a review of normal maintenance items.
Classroom with materials and hands on with the CiSCO training analyzers or site spare analyzers that are shipped to CiSCO.2-day course. Limited to six people to give opportunity for hands on training.
CeDAR Software Training
(at your site)
Classroom portion includes analyzer theory and familiarization with onscreen diagnostics. Hands on includes common problems and trouble shooting.
Also includes a review of normal maintenance items.

Classroom using visual aids and user manuals. Includes Q&A. Can be split into different topic groups to accommodate scheduling at your site.
1.5 to 2-day course. Class size your choice. Standard business days. No lab exercises or testing unless arranged. Can be stand alone or combined with breez75X/40CFR75 Training.
CeDAR Software Training
(at CiSCO)
Topics include:
• Regulatory and reporting requirements
• Viewing emission data and alarms in the CeDAR Data Monitor
Hands-on includes:
• Entering reason/action codes for CEMS downtimes and excess emissions in the Data Editor
• Viewing and interpreting CeDAR Reports
Includes RealView if applicable.

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Classroom using visual aids and user manuals. Hands-on experience using CiSCO lab computers. Includes Q&A. Lunches provided.2-day course. Up to 10 class participants.

Can be stand alone or combined with breez75X/40CFR75 Training Lab computers provided.

Each quarter, we offer software training at our office just south of Denver, CO. See the schedule.
breez75X/40CFR75 Training
(at your site)
Topics include:
• 40CFR75 regulatory and reporting requirements
• Resolving data issues in breez75X
• Creating QA and emission XML files for submittal
• An overview of the 40CFR75 monitoring plan
• Importing, exporting, and evaluating XML files in the ECMPS Client Tool
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Classroom using visual aids and user manuals. Includes Q&A. 1 to 1.5-day course. Class size your choice. Standard business days. No lab exercises or testing unless arranged.
Can be stand alone or combined with CeDAR Software Training.
breez75X/40CFR75 Training
(at CiSCO)
Classroom topics include:
• 40CFR75 regulatory and reporting requirements
• Overview of the 40CFR75 monitoring plan
Hands on includes:
• Resolving data issues in breez75X
• Creating QA and emission XML files for submittal
• Importing, exporting, and evaluating XML files in the ECMPS Client Tool
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Classroom using visual aids and user manuals. Hands-on experience using CiSCO lab computers. Includes Q&A. Lunches provided.1.5-day course. Up to 10 class participants.

Lab computers provided.
Can be stand alone or combined with CeDAR Software Training. Lab computers provided.

We hold software training quarterly at our office just south of Denver, CO.

See the schedule.
Combined CeDAR and breez75X/40CFR75 Training
(at your site)
Topics include:
• Regulatory and reporting requirements for your facility
• Viewing emission data and alarms in the CeDAR Data Monitor
• Entering reason/action codes for CEMS downtimes and excess emissions in the Data Editor
• Viewing and interpreting CeDAR Reports
• Resolving data issues in breez75X
• Creating QA and emission XML files for submittal
• 40CFR75 monitoring plan overview
• Importing, exporting, and evaluating XML files in the ECMPS Client Tool
Includes RealView if applicable.
Classroom using visual aids and user manuals. Includes Q&A.
Can be split into different topic groups to accommodate scheduling at your site.
Two-day CeDAR and 1.5-day breez75x/EDR. Class size your choice. Standard business days. No lab exercises or testing unless arranged.
Combined CeDAR and breez75X/40CFR75 Training
(at CiSCO)
Classroom topics include:
• 40CFR60 and 40CFR75 regulatory and reporting requirements
• Overview of the 40CFR75 monitoring plan
Hands on includes:
• Entering reason/action codes for CEMS downtimes and excess emissions in the Data Editor
• Viewing and interpreting CeDAR Reports
• Resolving data issues in breez75X
• Creating QA and emission XML files for submittal
• Importing, exporting, and evaluating XML files in the ECMPS Client Tool
Get more information.
Classroom using visual aids and user manuals. Hands-on experience using CiSCO lab computers. Includes Q&A. Lunches provided.2-day CeDAR and 1.5-day breez75x/40CFR75. Up to 10 class participants.

Lab computers provided.

We hold software training quarterly at our office just south of Denver, CO.

See the schedule.
Customized Video Conference Training Draft outline of class content and provide for customer approval. Provide the training durations and times as agreed upon. Audio-visual remote training on a variety of topics applicable to customer’s operating environment.Class sizes may impact WebEx cost and may inhibit instructor’s ability to complete syllabus, depending on audience questions.
CiSCO CEMS Online Training CenterAccess to over 100 four to seven-minute videos, applicable to the daily operation and reporting issues.
Topics include: 40CFR60 and 40CFR75 regulatory requirements, and CeDAR, breez75X and RealView Software.
Also features tools to assist with daily calibration checks, CGA/linearity check requirements, a comprehensive glossary, and other tools.
On-line, Web Based Training. Access to short videos to expand your knowledge base on operational, technical, environmental and regulatory essentials available 24x7x365. Customizable competency measurement and reporting available. Subscription required for access.
QA/QC Training
(at CiSCO)
Discuss importance of QA/QC manual, explore QA Cert events, and review of daily, quarterly, and annual QA tests.Classroom setting with materials. Includes Q&A. Lunches provided.1-day course without CEMS software review. 2-day course with CEMS software review.
QA/QC Training
(at your site)
Includes a review of site QA/QC manual, discussion of QA Cert events, and review of daily, quarterly, and annual QA tests.QA/QC Training (at your site) Includes a review of site QA/QC manual, discussion of QA Cert events, and review of daily, quarterly, and annual QA tests. Classroom setting with materials. Includes review of site QA/QC manual with suggestions for updates. 1-day course without CEMS software review. 2-day course with CEMS software review.1-day course without CEMS software review. 2-day course with CEMS software review.
Customized CEMS Hardware Training
(at your site)
Classroom portion includes system drawings with discussion. Hands on includes reviewing and/or performing QA checks, daily calibration checks and CGA/linearity checks. Common problems, troubleshooting, and system failures are also covered.Subject matter experts deliver course content on a variety of CEMS topics. Some classroom but mostly hands on in the CEMS shelter. 1 to 2-day training. Due to the size of CEMS shelter, smaller groups are encouraged to allow for hands on.
Complete CEM System Training
(at CiSCO)
Classroom portion includes system drawings with discussion. Hands on includes reviewing and/or performing QA checks, daily calibration checks and CGA/linearity checks. Common problems, troubleshooting, and system failures are also covered.Subject matter experts deliver course content on a variety of CEMS topics. Some classroom but mostly hands on in the CEMS shelter. 2-day training. Due to the size of CEMS shelter, smaller groups are encouraged to allow for hands on.

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