Siemens
The following Siemens courses are available.
 
S5 to S7 Upgrade, S7 200 S7 1200 (TIA)
S5 Intro S5 Basic, S5 Advanced, S5 Maintenance S5 Networking
TIA Upgrade, TIA Basic, TIA Advanced,
S7 Intro S7 Basic, S7 Advanced, S7 Safety, S7 Graph, S7 Maintenance S7 Comms
WinCC, WinCC Flexible, ProTool/Operator Panels
MicroMaster G120 S120
Certified Profibus Training
S5 Basic Duration 5 days
Introduction to PLC's
Basic principles of an PLC including PSU, CPU, digital & analogue I/O.
Siemens Terminology
Description of bits, bytes, words, flags, data blocks, addressing etc.
S5 Hardware
Assembly and testing an S5 systems including PSU, CPU, digital & analogue modules, conveyor and simulator.
Testing hardware with status variable, force variable & force.
The S5 Programming Language
Differences between version 6 and version 7 packages.
Writing, modifying and testing S5 programs in ladder, statement list and function blocks.
Data storage in data blocks and flags.
Operation of the start up organisation blocks.
Using the symbols editor.
Function block programming and the use of function blocks.
Using the basic and supplementary operating sets.
Making backup programs.
 
   
All topics are reinforced with practical exercises throughout the course.
S5 Advanced Duration 5 days
S5 Progamming
Programming in STL, LAD & CSF using the basic instruction set.
Programming in STL using the supplementary instruction set.
Use of "formal operands".
Use of system commands.
Indirect addressing using the "Do" instruction.
Structured programming using organisation blocks, program blocks, function blocks and sequence blocks.
Using DXO and DBI.
Using Start up organisation blocks.
Programming DBI with COMDBI.
Using condition codes and jump instructions in programs.
Using Siemens standard function blocks.
Analogue Processing
Setting up and testing analogue modules.
Using analogue handling blocks in programs.
Diagnostics
Diagnostics using the ISTACK and BSTACK.
Using the diagnostics organisation blocks.
Communication
Installing and testing a Profibus network using an IM308 and COM Profibus.
Using FB192 for Profibus diagnostics.
Introduction to Profibus and Ethernet communication.
Using Siemens handling blocks.
 
   
All topics are reinforced with practical exercises throughout the course.
Siemens S5 Maintenance Duration 3 days
Introduction to PLC's
Basic principles of a PLC including PSU, CPU, digital & analogue I/O.
Siemens Terminology
Description of bits, bytes, words, flags, data blocks, addressing etc.
S5 Hardware
Assembling and testing an S5 system including PSU, CPU, digital & analogue modules, and conveyor simulator.
Testing hardware with the status variable, force variable and force.
The S5 Progamming Language
Over view of structured programs - organisation blocks, program blocks, and function blocks.
Writing, modifying and testing S5 programs in ladder (using OBs and PBs) Introduction to statement list and control system flowchart Timers, counters, flip-flops and comparators.
Diagnostics
Diagnostics using the ISTACK and BSTACK.
Using the diagnostics organisation blocks.
Further programme elements
Data storage in data blocks.
Over view of function block programming and the use of function blocks.
Using the symbols editor.
Making backup programs.
Using cross reference and compare.
 
   
All topics are reinforced with practical exercises throughout the course.