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Automation Sales conducts Siemens training courses

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Automation Sales  now runs Siemens training courses in Brisbane every two months. These courses are certified and licensed by Siemens Germany.

S7-PROG1 – PROGRAMMING AND TROUBLESHOOTING COURSE:

The course begins with basic program structure and emphasis is given to practical exercises covering digital and analogue programming, troubleshooting and monitoring.

Course description:

  • Duration 4-days
  • S7 System overview and installation of STEP7 Software
  • Program structure, basic principles of STEP7 Software
  • STEP7 Software tools for testing, error detection and troubleshooting
  • Program archiving and memory card operations.

Course objectives:

  • Identify and configure the hardware components and performance characteristics of SIMATIC S7
  • Make use of the various types of addressing and understand program structure
  • Create, document, and test, simple program structure
  • Understand the nature of minor program modifications to identify and overcome operational problems and conduct monitoring and test functions.

Pre-requisite knowledge:

  • Pre-requisite knowledge assumes a basic knowledge of control and PLC concepts
  • PC and Window experience is essential.

S7-PLANT – PLANT MAINTENANCE COURSE:

The S7-Plant course focuses on hardware and software fault finding together with a practical hands-on introduction to Totally Integrated Automation (TIA) concepts.

Course description:

  • Duration 4-days
  • The course covers the integration of HMI devices, VF drive components on both MPI and PROFIBUS DP Networks
  • All topics are illustrated through simulator using the SIMATIC ET200S distributed peripheral, TP170B Touch Panel and the MM420 VF Drive.

Course outcomes:

On completion of the course you will be able to:

  • Recognise and evaluate hardware faults in a TIA system
  • Apply various block types (FC, FB, OB and DB) to your project
  • Understand the principles of analogue processing
  • Use SIMATIC software to recognise and reduce errors that can cause system shutdowns and logical software errors
  • Troubleshoot an MPI network
  • Integrate devices on a PROFIBUS DP network
  • Use SIMATIC Protocol to reconfigure HMI devices
  • Understand the basic operation of SIMATIC Drives ES software for drive configuration.

Pre-requisite knowledge:

  • Pre-requisite knowledge assumes a basic knowledge of control and PLC concepts
  • PC and Windows experience is essential
  • An understanding and experience with STEP7 software; or
  • Completion of the S7-PROG1 programming and troubleshooting course.

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