Basic PLC - Programming Troubleshooting & maintenance-(Siemens S7 - 300 & 400)

The main aim of this course is to provide the participants with basic knowledge about Siemens PLC Programming, to create or to modify Step 7 PLC programs and to find PLC program faults.

The course objectives are to provide the participants with the knowledge and skills to enable them to work with Siemens S7 (300 / 400 Series)

On completion of this course the participant will be able to:

  • Identify the components and performance characteristics of the SIMATIC S7-300/400 PLC
  • Install a PLC system, including the communication cabling and wiring of I/O.
  • Use the various address types to edit, reload, structure and run a program. Document, test, and basically troubleshoot the control system and its program.
  • Diagnose and repair simple hardware problems.
  • Utilize binary operations, timers, counters, comparators, and arithmetic operations for program modifications.
  • Integrate and troubleshoot an HMI and Drive system within the control system.
  • Configure and troubleshoot Profibus DP nodes
  • Write simple programs and diagnose errors using S7 software package on S7-300/400 PLC’s
  • Introduction to the S7 family of controllers.
    • CPU S7-300 / 400 Portfolio
    • ET200 Families
    • IO modules
    • Function Modules
  • Installation and maintenance of a PLC
  • The SlMATIC Manager software package
  • Hardware configuration
  • Hardware commissioning
  • Block architecture and Program Editors
  • Symbols
  • Binary Operations
  • Digital Operations
  • Introduction to HMI and Profibus DP
  • Rewiring
  • Introduction to Drive Systems
  • Program documenting, saving and archiving
  • Basic Troubleshooting
  • Each of the above topic areas will be tested through practical exercises using simulator / system model.
  • Open Discussion.

The course is hands on with great emphasis on the practical aspects of Programmable Logic Controller applications. The course is based around Siemens S7-300 / 400 range of PLCs using SIMATIC Manager.

  • D.McKINSEY AND ASSOCIATES Ltd Certificate of Completion for individuals who attend and completes’ Basic PLC – Programming Troubleshooting & maintenance-(Siemens S7 – 300 & 400) course.
  • Candidates who desire International Certifications shall be registered through our platform for such an examination.

5 DAY

D.Mckinsey is licensed to train and issue certificates by the following bodies;

–           Nigerian Council for Management Education, (CMD).

–           OGTAN (Oil and Gas Trainers Association of NIGERIA).

Kindly confirm space availability by calling +234 (0) 8023192104 or +234 (0) 9062386530 or send an email to info@dmckinseyandassociates.com, dmckinseytraining@gmail.com.   For In-House training programs / on request, please contact us using above contact details.

MAR 4-8

NOV 11-15

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