•    Systems and the system theory
•    Principles of control and the control theory
•    Hierarchy of the control systems
•    Industrial sensors
•    Actuators
•    Interfaces and signal connections
•    Industrial communication protocols
•    Programmable logic controllers
•    Programming languages for programmable logic controllers
•    Process control: basics, PID controller
•    Modern process control: fuzzy logic, intelligent control
•    Human machine interfaces
•    The OPC standard
•    The purpose and functions of the Management Execution Systems (MES)
•    Safety
•    Documentation