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Arduino Workshop: Get up and running with Arduino FAST

03 November 2018 Pretoria South Africa
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What will you learn?

We will cover some theory on Arduino by dissecting the whole board explaining what each of the components do as well as what you can do with a micro controller. We keep it short so we can get into building stuff, that is the best way to learn!

Below is just a couple of things you will learn:

The software

You will be able to install, understand and use the software.For newcomers, this can look daunting but we will get you to quickly get the hang of it, it’s easy….. once you know how.

Development and electronics

When we work with electronic components you need to know how to use a breadboard, jumpers and so on. We will teach you that as well as how to use some basic components like LED’s and resistors. You will be able to quickly assemble electronics without having to use a soldering iron.

Uploading your instructions

Arduino will obey all your instructions. We will teach you how to upload these instructions to the microcontroller and the common pitfalls you can run into so you don’t have to try figuring this out for hours.

Reading values from sensors

A microcontroller like Arduino can read values from almost anything including light sensors, temperature sensors and a bunch of other components and sensors. We will teach you how to do that. At this stage, you will already have enough training to use a sensor like a light sensor to switch lights on and off. We will use a potentiometer to mimic any analog sensor.

Turning things on and off

We will turn a LED on and off. The thing is if you know how to turn a led on or off you will also know how to turn a relay on or of that, in turn, will switch lights etc. You will learn how to turn anything on or off with your Arduino.

Reading stuff from your Arduino on your PC screen

We will teach you how to read messages, sensor values like temperatures and so forth from your Arduino on your PC screen. This is important to do but extremely easy, you will know at all times what your Arduino and sensors are up to.


It’s also an ideal opportunity to get your Arduino questions answered. Hope we will see you on this upcoming course. It will save you days of frustration and have you up and running super fast with Arduino.

Course details


Who should attend:

The Arduino workshop is for ages 13 to 70+ or anybody interested in modern electronics and building awesome projects. We assume that you have no prior electronics nor programming experience at all.  All you need is an interest in electronics!

When & where is it:

Saturday 03 November 2018 In Pretoria Gauteng. The course will run from 9H00 – 13H00

Refreshments: Only tea and coffee will be supplied but you are welcome to bring snacks.

What will it cost and what must I bring along?

Cost is R620.00 per person We can supply you with an Arduino Uno while on course, you can bring your own, or buy one from us that we will bring along for you on the day of the course. We created a special pack that includes the Arduino Uno, jumper cables, breadboard, LED’s, resistors and a potentiometer for the course, available for R355.00. The best kit to buy is the Monster kit available on our site that includes free online training and all the components for more than 25 projects and online training to take you to the “next level” in your training.

How do I book?

Simply fill in the registration form below. You will receive a proforma invoice by email with banking details. Once we received your payment you are booked and your seat is guaranteed.

What to bring along?

You will need to bring a laptop or PC along for the course.


Workshop Registration