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ATS CM4D Basic 5 Day Training Course

Target Group

The ATS CM4D Basic Training course is designed for your personnel who are tasked with being the developers/administrators of your CM4D software.

This course is designed to improve the skills of your existing CM4D users, train new personnel, or create a backup CM4D power user within your organization. The five day class also includes the material included in the four day class, plus an additional day for instruction on the configuration and use of the CM4D Enterprise modules. These include Data Smith Batch, CM4D Web, Scheduler and Event Smith.

(Pre) Knowledge

Students are assumed to have an elementary understanding of SPC and dimensional measurement devices. Familiarity with Microsoft Windows is a pre-requisite. Measurement and nominal data will be provided for in the training lab if none is supplied by the customer.

Global Content

The ATS CM4D Basic Training course is a 5 day course designed to provide basic instruction on CM4D data input and Template development. Trainees will learn the basic skills required for using DataSmith translators to load data and CM4D Classic to develop report templates from startup documents. Students will also be instructed on basic data management including Filtering, using DataUtility for data editing and Template Management. There are two versions of the course with the first concentrating on Datasmith and CM4D and the second focusing on the administrative and automation tools available within CM4D Enterprise. The former is a 4 day course and the latter is 1 day.


ATS courses are given by highly qualified trainers, with practical knowledge, in professional ATS training centres or On-Site. Prior to the course an intake conversation can take place to define the participant(s)and the company's requirements. Presentations (theory and examples) as well as practical exercises bring the courses to life. ATS courses are interactive, the trainer will always make sure the training contents link back to your situation.

Specific Contents

Time Applications Skills Taught Recommended Attendees
Day 1 8:00-12:00 DataSmith Understanding data concepts and Datasmith instructions. Developers
12:30-3:00 DataSmith Understanding associations and mangle options.
Day 2 8:00-12:00 Datautility, CM4D Datautility search functions and editing data.
Understanding CM4D Data flow.
Using Datasets, annotations and variables.
Understanding Event triggers.
12:30-3:00 CM4D Conditional Styling.
Scores and Graph styles
Day 3 8:00-12:00 CM4D Datastack functions. Developers
12:30-3:00 CM4D Report layout techniques.
Template Management.
Day 4 8:00-12:00 CM4D Constructed Features and Alignments.
Process baselines.
12:30-3:00 CM4D Review and Q&A.
Day 5 8:00-12:00 Admin Tools Site Manager.
Datasmith Batch.
12:30-3:00 Admin Tools Scheduler.
CM4D Web.


A minimum of 3 students will be required for the class to be scheduled.


We will offer an additional 10% discount for users who send two or more students.



ATS CM4D Basic 5 Day Training Course: Price

3,250 / 2,250 for users with an active SMA (USD excl. VAT / per person)

More information

Our open training continues as soon as there is a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 8 participants. If you would like to register for one of our open trainings, select ‘register’ next to the desired date and location to fill in the registration form. You can contact us if you have any questions concerning the schedule.

If you would like to have an in-company training, or if you have other questions, you can

ATS CM4D Basic 5 Day Training Course: Training Seats - USA

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