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I want to become a PLC programmer

Basic
TIA Portal
S7-1200
LAD
V20
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399,00 499,00 

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Course leader
Tomasz Gilewski
Duration 28h
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What do you get when you enrol on a PLC programming course?

Don't be afraid that we will charge you with complicated knowledge that you will find difficult to assimilate. Nothing could be further from the truth! The course is designed to familiarise you with the basics of PLC. As part of the training, you will receive carefully selected aids:

More than 28 hours of HD video footage - you can watch the videos indefinitely while consolidating your knowledge or looking for an independent solution to a problem. With the camera positioned over the instructor's shoulder, you can see exactly what he or she is doing and reproduce it in great detail.
Projects in the TIA Portal environment, performed during the course - these will familiarise you with the full functionality of the Tia Portal platform and give you a large dose of solid knowledge of Siemens PLC modules;

I want to become a PLC programmer. Siemens PLC programming course, basic level - TIA Portal software

Simatic PLCs are a staple in any industry where machine automation is used. This course is dedicated to a particularly important family of PLCs - the Simatic S7-1200. In your theoretical classes, you've surely heard that these are extremely flexible controllers that are ideal for handling both simple and complex projects.

Our PLC course will enable you to master the basics of programming Siemens controllers, even if you have not dealt with them before. You will gain practical knowledge that you will use in your daily work.

If you have a technical background and dream of working as an automation engineer but don't know how to get started, you've come to the right place! After our Simatic PLC programming course, you will surprise your employer with your knowledge and out-of-the-box approach.

What is the Siemens Simatic PLC programming course about?

Our PLC programming course is designed to explain the given topic to you from the very beginning to intermediate level. The topics we cover during the course will be useful in any profession where you will be exposed to industrial programming. If you want to learn how to program and supervise machines in a factory, knowing how to program Siemens Simatic PLC logic controllers will help you to better understand the relationships that occur between components.

This PLC training course focuses on one of Siemens' most popular controllers, the S7-1200. In combination with the TIA Portal software, it creates a very powerful development environment. It is now possible to operate the Siemens Simatic S7-1200 controller in up to three languages. Within the scope of our training, you will be introduced to the graphical programming language LAD, popularly known as Ladder. It is extremely accessible to beginners.

The course is taught using the Industry Line app, which will take you into a virtual factory. This will allow you to see how each machine is operated and easily combine theory and practice.

Programming Siemens S7-1200 PLCs is convenient because it does not require you to purchase any additional software or hardware. You will solve all your problems in the TIA Portal v. 14SP1 environment, which is just for controlling Siemens modules. You can download it for free from the manufacturer's website and the software will remain fully functional for 21 days. This is far more than you need to complete the PLC basic course.

Would you like to know that you do not need to wade through thick books written in a complicated language to learn about PLC programming in LAD? Tired of learning the theoretical basics of PLCs after which nothing stays in your head? Then choose our Siemens programming course?

 

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Key information about the course

Additional points of interest

You will find that you are eager to reach for complementary knowledge yourself. On our course, we don't just teach the theoretical basics of programming. We show you concrete solutions, tricks and tricks that PLC professionals use. Believe us that after this training, your employers will be surprised by the level you represent. We will teach you the analytical thinking that every PLC programmer should master.

Preparation for teamwork

Although the work of an automation programmer may be mainly associated with loneliness, in reality it is usually quite the opposite. PLC programmers become part of a team that works together on a single project. No worries! After our course, you will feel like a real professional, discussing the results of your work with managers, investors, teammates. We will show you how to choose optimal solutions that take into account the time and cost required to implement them.

You will learn about the most common mistakes made by programmers

You will also learn how to avoid them and work on your craft. Most PLC courses you will find on the web are limited to imparting theory. We offer you something more - concrete solutions to the pitfalls and problems that beginners encounter while helplessly spreading their hands. We explain how to avoid them and why this is so important.

You will feel like an automation specialist

The virtual factory will show you the typical challenges faced by automation professionals working in industry. You will master the stress of real work. With Factory I/O you will be able to test any solution that comes your way, without the risk of plant delays, breakdowns or causing accidents. With a secure development environment, you learn faster and stress-free.

You learn from the best

With many years of working on large projects, we pass on the best programming practices that you will use in any job. You will meet many other programmers during your career and not all of them will represent a good school of programming. Our aim is to give you the knowledge and skills that distinguish the best. We're not just about teaching you how to program a PLC because that's what you read about in textbooks. By mastering good automation work practices, you will excel with diligence and a creative approach to problem solving.

Why choose our industrial automation course?

You will find many a Simatic PLC tutorial on the market, but our training is a whole different level. What can a really great course look like?

Our course will run on any platform Whether you are using Windows 7, 8.1 or 10, the material provided can be accessed regardless of whether you are using Windows 7, 8.1 or 10. It's a waste of money to get a new computer when your previous one can handle the training perfectly.
You do not need to buy any additional equipment The course is conducted on a simulator that allows visualisation of the various activities.
You don't spend money on software All exercises are based on the TIA Portal platform, which you can download and use free of charge.
You work in peace and quiet You solve the exercises on your own, without the group acting as a distraction, and you sit down to train when you have the time and inclination.
You gain practical knowledge You learn to program with the Siemens S7-1200 PLC, a versatile module that will work well for many simple and complex projects.
You become flexible You learn to program the PLC in the LAD language, which allows you to write code of any level of sophistication.
No time wasted on notes Our course is delivered in a convenient online format, and you gain unlimited access to the learning materials and review them whenever you want. Forget about jotting everything down in a bulky notebook.
You learn how to create layouts in practice During the training course, you will gain specific knowledge about connecting and configuring the HMI.
You work with the application in a "real" factory Software Factory IO takes you into a virtual factory where you test the operation of individual Siemens Simatic s7 PLCs in real time. Test your knowledge in practice using a secure sandbox and feel like a real automation programmer.

Sample lesson / What you will do after the course

What is the Simatic S7-1200 controller programming training in the TIA Portal environment?

Our Siemens Simatic S7-1200 PLC training consists of 5 parts, each of which is dedicated to different blocks of topics. You will learn how to control PLC modules and use them in your daily work to improve the functioning of your project. What information will you find in each part?

After completing all modules, you will have a working knowledge of programming machine controllers that you can use in your everyday duties. Find out that PLCs can be easy to use. Check out the courses on offer today!

Part 1
  • Module 1
    • Installation of TIA Portal v13 SP2 - Windows 7
    • Installation of TIA Portal v13 SP2 PLCSIM - Windows 7
    • Installation of TIA Portal v14 SP1 - Windows 7
    • Installation of TIA Portal v14 SP1 PLCSIM - Windows 7
  • Module 2
    • Installation of TIA Portal v13 SP2 - Windows 10
    • Installation of TIA Portal v14 SP1 - Windows 10
    • Installation of TIA Portal v14 SP1 PLCSIM - Windows 10
  • Module 3
    • TIA Portal v14 SP1 licence
  • Module 4
    • PLC connection
Part 2
  • Module 1 - System overview
    • SIMATIC S7-1200 - for microautomation and beyond
    • SIMATIC HMI Basic Panels - focusing on the basics
    • TIA Portal - Integrated system for PLC and HMI
    • Structure of control systems
    • SIMATIC S7-1200 new modular PLC
    • SIMATIC S7-1200 - CPU
    • SIMATIC S7-1200 - Signal boards
    • SIMATIC S7-1200 - Expansion modules
    • SIMATIC S7-1200 - Expansion modules
    • SIMATICS7-1200 - Accessories
    • SIAMTIC S7-1200 - Working memory
    • SIMATIC memory card
    • Integrated PROFINET interface
    • Point-to-point communication
    • Integrated technology functions
    • CPU Firmware system update new features
    • Communication
    • PROFINET I/O
    • PROFIBUS DP
    • Diagnostic functions
    • Technological features
    • System requirements
    • SIMATIC S7-1200 Summary
  • Module 2 - TIA Portal
    • TIA Portal - a modern engineering tool
    • Portal view
    • Project view
    • Project editor - Project tree
    • Project editor - Project window
    • Project editor - Task sheets
    • Project: Choice of language and storage location
    • Editorial window navigation elements
    • Working in several editorial windows
    • Online tools
    • Project record
    • Help system: Instructions
    • Help system navigation tools
    • Licence
    • Libraries
    • Project libraries
    • Global library
  • Module 3 - Device configuration and connection
    • IP address of the PG/PC programming station
    • Portal view: Facilities available
    • Project view: Available equipment
    • Standard CPU configuration
    • Device and network configuration editor
    • Device and network configuration editor - Functionality
    • Equipment catalogue
    • Storage of unconnected modules
    • PLC characteristics: PROFINET interface
    • PLC characteristics: Digital inputs
    • PLC characteristics: Digital outputs
    • PLC characteristics: Analogue inputs
    • PLC characteristics: High-speed inputs(HSC)
    • PLC characteristics: Start types
    • PLC characteristics: Real-time clock
    • PLC properties: Programme security
    • PLC properties: System and clock byte
    • Adding/deleting/replacing modules
    • Signal board
    • Network view - Device connection
    • Compilation of hardware devices
  • Module 4 - Training kit
    • S7-1200 Training set, addressing
    • S7-1200 Training set, expansion modules
  • Module 5 - PLC variables
    • PLC variables / local variables
    • PLC variables "PLC tags"
    • Creating a group of "PLC tags" variables
    • Option to search for and modify "PLC tags" variables
    • Sorting of variables in the "PLC tags" array
    • Monitoring of the values of "PLC tags" variables
    • PLC tags: Retained memory area
    • PLC tags: properties of variables
    • PLC tags: declaration errors
    • Programme block editor: Show hide symbolic names
    • Programme block editor: Addressing prompts
    • Programme block editor: Renaming a variable
    • Programme block editor: Changing the address of a variable
  • Module 6 - Programmable blocks
    • PLC variables / local variables
    • Types of blocks
    • OB - Organisational block
    • DB - Data Block
    • FC - Functions
    • FB - Function block
    • DB - Instance data blocks
    • DB - Multi-instance data block
    • Programme structure
    • Grouping of programme blocks
    • Addition of a new programme block
    • Features of the block
    • Protection of block content
    • Interface of variable declarations in the FB function
    • Programming instructions
    • Bar of frequently used instructions
    • Posting of comments
    • Expand/hide programme lines
    • Selection of the type of variable for the instruction
    • Block record
    • Calling a block
    • Function block parameters
    • Block update
    • Block compilation
    • Program download to PLC
    • Block monitoring
  • Module 7 - Logical operations
    • Programming instructions
    • Operations on bits: IF instruction
    • Operations on bits: Assignment, Set, Reset
    • Bit operations: RLO/signal edge detection
    • Data transfer operations: MOVE_BLK
    • Data transfer operations: UMOVE_BLK
    • Mathematical operations: LIMIT, MOD
    • Mathematical operations: MIN, MAX
    • Logical operations: DECO, ENCO
    • Logical operations: SEL, MUX
    • Conversion operations: NORM_X, SCALE_X
    • Data comparison operations: IN_RANGE, OUT_RANGE
    • Date and time operations: RD_SYS_T
    • String + Char operations: VAL_STRG
    • Operations on counters: CTU
    • Clock operations: TON
    • Indirect addressing (FieldRead)
    • Indirect addressing (FieldWrite)
Part 3
  • Module 1 - Data blocks
    • Data Blocks (DB)
    • S7 data types
    • Basic data types
    • Complex data types: DTL
    • Complex data types: ARRAY, STRUCT
    • Creating data blocks: DB
    • Editing and monitoring
    • Memory optimisation
    • Area of retained memory
    • FB: Data support
    • FB: Sustaining global memory
    • DB multi instance : Memory backup
    • DB: Symbolic/ absolute access
  • Module 2 - Organisational blocks
    • Organisational Blocks (OB): Basics
    • Organisational Blocks (OB): Properties
    • OB block call events
    • Interruption of a cyclic program (Interrupt)
    • Cyclical Organisational Blocks (OB)
    • Startup organisational blocks (Startup OB)
    • Time delay interrupt support
    • Cyclic interrupts
    • Cyclic interrupts - time shift
    • Hardware interrupts
    • Activation of a hardware interrupt
    • Hardware interrupts - Programme
    • Calling/holding a hardware interrupt using the Attach/ detach function
    • Activation of a diagnostic interrupt
    • Equipment identifier (HW ID)
    • Diagnostic interrupt handling block: OB82
    • CPU cycle error handling block: OB 80
    • Events that do not activate the OB. Interruption handling:
Part 4
  • Module 1 - Programme diagnosis
    • Online mode
    • Switching the PLC between STOP and RUN mode
    • Controller operating status
    • Extension module diagnostics
    • CPU diagnostic buffer
    • Programme control: GetErrorID
    • Online mode: Programme status
    • Online mode: Block removal
    • Monitoring of programme blocks
    • Comparison of programme blocks
    • Block comparison: Detailed comparison
    • Watch tables
    • Monitoring board: Trigger point
    • Monitoring board: Modification of variables
    • Monitoring board: Forcing variables
    • Cross-reference list
    • Block call location
    • Call structure
    • Call structure: Designations
    • Assignment list" editor
    • CPU memory "Resources"
  • Module 2 - Visualisation
    • HMI panels - an introduction to families
    • Device configuration
    • Adding a device to the project
    • HMI variables
    • Visualisation screen editor
    • Basic screen elements
    • Addition of static text
    • IO field - display of variables
    • Uploading the configuration to the HMI
    • Button object - link to variable
    • Switching between screens
28h Knowledge hours
15 Course modules
649 Satisfied students

Software and hardware used

TIA Portal software

Totally integrated automation is a development environment that combines PLC (programming), HMI(visualisation) and startdrive(drive technology).

CPU S7-1200

The new controller, which has been developed as a successor to the S7-200, is characterised by slightly weaker parameters than the S7-300 family. Several CPU versions present in the family allow selection according to project requirements.

What will you be able to do after completing the course?

The effort you put into completing the course will undoubtedly pay off - knowledge of PLC programming will open the door to many jobs. Choose your specialisation according to what you most want to do

Process automation officer With the knowledge of PLC programming gained on the course, you will be able to tackle the design and implementation of industrial automation algorithms from scratch, all without unnecessary theory and complex mathematics.
PLC programmer This is someone from whom the relationships between the individual modules in the control cabinet have no secrets. PLC? A flow meter? An inverter? Whatever it is, after our course you will be able to configure it.
Sales Engineer The knowledge you gain on our course will enable you to find and advise on the best solutions to suit your customers' needs and even configure the technical parameters of PLCs yourself.
Product manager You will learn about the relationships between specific product groups and the basics of programming, and then translate this knowledge effortlessly into the fulfilment of more orders and increasingly better sales results.

Learning based on dry theory is a relic. We offer you the chance to explore practical skills, something that really matters to employers. Our training will enable even someone with no programming experience to receive ready-made solutions that will help them find their way in the job market.

Guarantee
and certificate

If, after 14 days of purchase, you find that it is not for you, I will refund 100% of the course price. Upon completion of the course, you will receive a certificate in two languages - Polish and English.

Frequently asked questions

  • Will I receive a confirmation after my purchase?

    Yes, you receive an email. Sometimes emails end up in SPAM or other folders. Please check your mailbox carefully.

  • Is there a difference between the media on which the course can be ordered?

    No. The material is the same regardless of the type of storage medium. At the time of purchase, you decide which type of data carrier you choose, i.e. onlineDVD or USB.

  • Which PLC programming language should I choose when starting out?

    If you are an electrician then LAD. If there has been any exposure to text-based languages (C, C++, C#, Java, etc) then SCL. If there has been no exposure to any programming at all then the basic course is LAD and SCL (the solution to each task is shown in two languages).

  • Is this course for me if I have never used a PLC?

    Yes. The basic courses are just set up so that people with no exposure to Siemens PLCs can learn such skills. The student is guided step by step (as can also be seen in the course table of contents).

  • What tools are used for consultation?

    Consultations take place via Skype or TeamViever.

  • How do I make an appointment for a consultation?

    Please send an email to biuro@plcspace.pl with your questions (problems) and suggestions for a convenient date for your consultation (via Skype or Teamviever).

  • How long are the consultations valid?

    This is 60 calendar days from the date of purchase.

  • Can I deliver the course on different computers?

    Yes. The course material (videos) can be viewed on any computer.

  • What does the online version of the course look like?

    You receive the course by email, where there are private links to the videos.

  • What if a problem arises during the course?

    Please email me with a description of the problem at: biuro@plcspace.pl.

  • What is the access time for the course?

    No time limits for any medium (i.e. online, DVD or USB version).

  • Do I need to have any experience with programming?

    No. The basic course gives step-by-step all the information needed from 'scratch'.

  • Will I need to purchase a licence for the Factory IO software?

    No. There is information in the course on how to obtain licences to complete the material.

  • Will I need to purchase a licence for the PLC development environment?

    No. There is information in the course on how to obtain licences to complete the material.

  • Is it possible to return the course?

    Yes.

  • Will I need a PLC to deliver the course?

    No. A real controller is not necessary. The course is designed in such a way that it can also be completed on a virtual controller. It all depends on what the trainee has at their disposal.

  • How do I buy a course?

    Just click Add to basket and complete the form and make payment.

  • When does the course start?

    -> Online version - immediately after payment
    -> Physical version - when you receive the package from the carrier.

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Stanislaw

What sets this course apart is the opportunity to acquire practical, concrete knowledge. Everything is clearly explained. Definitely recommended!

Marcel

After going through the course, I know what the components of the programming environment are and what to do step by step. Now I feel confident and know what I am doing

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Course delivered in a very accessible way. Contains a lot of interesting and useful information.

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I want to become a PLC programmer

Tomasz Gilewski
Hello, my name is Tomasz Gilewski. I am the founder of PLCspace, author of books on the S7-1200 controller and HMI panels (i.e. Siemens hardware). I have been programming exclusively on Siemens hardware and engineering tools for several years.
Why Siemens?
- My first project in 2007 was an intersection traffic light based on the LOGO! Programmable Logic Relay. While learning the fundamental principles of the hardware and interface, I noticed the simplicity, intuitiveness and speed of integration for various SIMATIC systems. I noticed deficiencies in the form of functionality when working on controllers from other manufacturers.
- It is well known that Siemens automation equipment is robust and durable. Proof of this can be found in the PLCs of the SIMATIC S5 family from the 1980s, which many factories are still using today. P
 
In my 14 years of work, I have learnt every checkbox and what it is used for.
 STEP5, STEP7, MicroWin, LogoSoft Comfort, Starter, WinCC flexible, TIA Portal were the most popular Siemens software. I have gained experience by taking
- participation as a programmer, or more like a software engineer, in around 50 application projects for industries such as food, construction, automotiv, texyl, among others.
- Some of these applications were prototypes.I had to adapt to constant changes in design assumptions , which is quite a difficult task for a programmer. Another challenge was
- implementation of multiple software modifications to already running applications, i.e. the need to analyse the programme code after another programmer.
- I have spent very many hours looking for solutions to problems, parameterisation of various functionalities
Education itself.
 
New versions of engineering tools, firmware and hardware are released periodically. To keep up to date, I participate
- in on-site training at Siemens and its distribution companies
(a) LOGO!
(b) basic and advanced training in SIMATIC S7-300
(c) basic and advanced training in SIMATIC S7-1200
(d) safety training with SIMATIC S7-1500F
(e) visualisation training
- in numerous on-site and online workshops organised by Siemens related to SIMATIC systems.
- reading manuals
Helping others
I have decided to help and share my knowledge and experience with others , especially with those who are taking their first steps in programming. I want to make it easier for them to get to know this world. That is why
- since 2014, I have been running a blog located at s7-scl.pl where I describe various interesting topics about SIMATIC systems
- in 2015, my first book on the basics of S7-1200 programming in SCL language was published
- In later years I wrote several other books on
a)S7-1200 programming in LAD language
b) visualisation on a SIMATIC HMI panel
Provision of classroom training
I am currently active within the PLCspace company, where, in addition to programming work for new applications or upgrades to existing applications, I am involved in providing classroom training in many cities in Poland (Warsaw, Gdansk, Poznan, Krakow) as well as directly at company headquarters for their employees. Training topics include:
a)programming of SIMATIC S5, S7 systems in any programming language
(b)visualisation, i.e. human-machine interface on HMI basic and comfort panels
(c)diagnostics, i.e. everything maintenance staff need to know to keep machines and lines working properly. If a fault occurs, you will find the cause of the downtime in the shortest possible time
(d) communications, where exercises take place to exchange data over the various communication network standards used in industry
e) safety, which translates as machine and process safety. This training covers the most important standards a programmer should know, as well as the configuration of fail-safe hardware and the exercise of safety functions for handling components (e.g. Safety Mushroom).
f)drive engineering where exercises on parameterisation of frequency converters for motor control are conducted
Training is based on Factory IO
- actual mini lines and have several levels of sophistication.
Video courses
I am the author of several video training courses on:
- s5, s7-300/400 s7-1200/1500 controller programming
- visualisation for the Basic and Comfort panels
- diagnosis of classic systems such as the s7-300/400 and new systems such as the s7-1200/1500
- communication based on the new s7-1200/1500 controllers
- safety using SIMATIC S7-1200F
- Drive technology based on MICROMASTER and SIMATIC V20 frequency converters

TIA Portal software

Totally integrated automation is a development environment that combines PLC (programming), HMI(visualisation) and startdrive(drive technology).

The software comes in two versions:
 
  • basic -> allows programming of S7-1200 family PLCs
  • professional -> allows programming of all CPUs supported by the development environment
It is the successor to the SIMATIC Manager package, which has been well-known since the 1990s.
This allows you to effectively and efficiently create designs for control systems in industrial applications. Key features include:
  • drag & drop functionality for symbols, variables, devices
  • readability and intuitiveness of editors
  • intelligent interface for the automation programmer
  • common symbology and data for each device in the project
  • online diagnostics and testing
It is an intuitive programme, easy to learn and trivial to use while working. It provides the highest level of productivity for the engineer. The TIA Portal tool has been developed by Siemens thanks to its many years of experience in designing industrial automation softwares.

CPU S7-1200

The new controller, which has been developed as a successor to the S7-200, is characterised by slightly weaker parameters than the S7-300 family. Several CPU versions present in the family allow selection according to project requirements.

Key benefits:

  • modular construction The CPU can be expanded with additional I/O, communication and technology modules

  • built-in technological functionsoptimised for regulation, weighing, high-speed counters, telemetry, identification
  • modern programming with new functionalities communication integrated PROFINET (also PROFIsafe version F) and Modbus TCP-IP, PROFIBUS processors, serial (RS232, RS422/485)
  • data security access protection, copy protection, access levels
  • built-in diagnostics diagnostic messages displayed on the TIA Portal, the embedded Web server, the SIMATIC application and the HMI
  • Customer benefits - Proven in many industrial applications- Long-term availability and compatibility- Prepared for use in harsh environments- Modular, easily expandable, scalable
  • Scope of application - Control using central and distributed I/O - Technological tasks

The SIMATIC S7-1200 is a modular microsystem for low and medium performance applications. The central processing unit (CPU) contains the operating system and the user program. The user programme is located in load memory and is immune to power failure. The execution-relevant parts of the user programme in working memory with fast access are processed. The user programme can be transferred to the CPU using a memory card (MC) - as an alternative to transfer via an online connection to the PG programmer. The memory card can also be used as external loading memory or for software (firmware) updates. Connections to the process (object signals) are realised by on-board (built-in) inputs and outputs, the number of which depends on the processor version (the higher the model the more of them there are). The on-board inputs and outputs are specifically designed to support integrated high-speed counters (HSC). The operating system (firmware) additionally includes pulse-width modulated output pulse generators, as well as technology objects for controlling stepper motors. Expansion of the central unit can be realised by means of:

  • signal boards (SB) can be used to extend the built-in inputs and outputs.
  • signal modules (SM), these are available in digital and analogue signal versions.

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