The FINstitute from J2 Innovations offers a range of training courses for those working with FIN Framework technology.

We offer both face-to-face and virtual training classes, delivered by our experienced and dedicated training team. 

Explore the online FIN training options below or visit the FINstitute to find and enroll in a course, view upcoming class dates, and review training modules.

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FINstitute classes

Take FIN for a Spin

Instructor: Scott Muench

Are you new to FIN Framework? This free course is for you! Whether a building operator, owner, potential distributor or system integrator, this course offers hands-on experience with FIN Framework.

What will you learn?

Delegates will learn how to integrate data, model the data using the Haystack tagging method, creating, engineering, and programing a complete project from start to finish.

FIN Technician (Free preview)

Instructor: Self-directed

Free preview of the FIN Technician class intended for FIN Framework installers and designers, including OEMs, distributors, and system integrators. It would also be beneficial to building owners who have FIN installed in their facility.

What will you learn?

Some sample lessons from the class including modules on BACnet integration and data modeling, global data and batch editing, plus graphics.

FIN Technician

Instructor: Gerard Huff

This class is intended for FIN Framework installers and designers, including OEMs, distributors, and system integrators. It would also be beneficial to building ownners who have FIN installed in their facility.

What will you learn?

Delegates will learn how to build a complete FIN Framework project. Topics include installing, licencing, data integration, creating user views and much more.

FIN 5.1 New Features

Instructor: Self-directed

For students who have taken the FIN Technician course prior to the release of FIN 5.1, this free course provides an update on the exciting new applications and capabilities.

What will you learn?

Topics include FIN Network, the dashboard builder app, DB purge / sync, user security updates, and new BACnet 5.1

FIN Edge2Cloud

Instructor: Various

For students who need to be up to speed with FIN Framework's Edge2Cloud technology, allowing secure remote access to FIN-based sites from anywhere.

What will you learn?

How to get started with Edge2Cloud including information on portal administration.

FIN Advanced Technician

Instructor: Various

For students who have taken the FIN Technician course, this class is a continuation of learning for more advanced technicians.

What will you learn?

This training will further and deepen your knowledge of the FIN Framework. Multiple modules cover topics beyond the basics and learn to take advantage of all the FIN tools and best practices.

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FIN Fast Track- Accelerating your learning curve

The FIN Fast Track program is designed for companies implementing one of their first FIN projects to help accelerate you through the familiarity learning curve. Fast Track is available to both OEM and FIN Stack partners.

What our students say

“Gerard was awesome and this class was very well put together. I appreciated Gerard taking the extra time to help me out with some struggles on my Practical Application Lab. I would recommend this class to others!”

FIN Technician, April 2022

“Thank you for a very informative course.
Looking forward to getting started using the platform.”

FIN Technician, March 2022

“Great course, very informative. Gerard did a very good job presenting the information in a manner that was easily followed. Thanks Gerard!”

FIN Technician, February 2022

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