Programmable Logic Control and Automation Level 2

Duration

24 hours

Mode

Live delivery

Location

Online

Cost

$720

Next Intake

To be determined

Overview

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

    There are currently no dates scheduled for this course. Please contact us or join our mailing list to express your interest in this course.

    How to enrol

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    Prerequisites

    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.

    Outcome

    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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