Programmable Logic Control and Automation Level 2


24 hours


Live delivery





Next Intake

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This course builds skills in configuring programmable logic controller (PLC) technology and industrial control devices used in automation. PLC 2 introduces design and programming methods for control systems in process sequencing applications. The focus is on building state sequencer function blocks and integrating these into multi-mode process control solutions.

Course content

  • Defining function block interfaces
  • State sequencers
  • String data types
  • Programming in Structured Text and SFC languages
  • HMI panel configuration
  • Configuring basic graphical objects on HMI screens
  • HMI Alarms
  • HMI User administration
  • Online interaction with instance data blocks
  • Monitoring program execution and diagnostics
  • Timetable

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    How to enrol

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    Participants should complete Programmable Logic Control and Automation Short Course 1 or have equivalent experience.

    Materials supplied

    Programming equipment and individual study areas are provided. All relevant course notes are supplied with comprehensive instructions and exercises.

    Materials to bring

    Pen, paper and/or laptop for note taking.

    Suited to

    This course is suitable for varying backgrounds ranging from beginners with basic knowledge of programmable logic controllers (PLCs), to practitioners wanting to extend their experience with sequencing applications.


    At the end of this course, participants will be able to design, create and maintain PLC programs and HMI screens for machine/process applications requiring sequential operation.

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