Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) – Fundamentals (A Guide to Industrial Control Systems)

Includes: Virtual Instructor Led Lessons and Simulation Labs
Delivery Methodology:Live Online (VILT) or Classroom ILT- check schedule
Price: 289 USD 229 USD (20% Special discount, Limited time offer!)
Language: English

Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) – Fundamentals

Price: 289 USD $229 USD (20% Special discount, Limited time offer!) Delivery Methodology: Live Online (VILT) or Classroom ILT- check schedule Your Advantage: 

  • Pre- Classroom Preparation Content
  • Lessons: 40 Hrs Training
  • Flexible Training Schedule
  • Training Certificate
  • 100% Money back guarantee, 100% Syllabus covered.
  • Industry Expert Instructors, Regularly Updated content.
  • Training Material availed to students for reference.
  • Practical classroom simulations

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    Master the fundamentals of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)

    Course Overview

    This course is a step-by-step guide to Industrial Control Systems overview. This is a comprehensive course designed to teach the fundamentals of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). The course provides a hands-on approach by introducing students to the basics of programming, troubleshooting, and maintenance of PLC systems. It covers topics such as basic PLC concepts, programming languages, analog/digital inputs and outputs, relay circuits, Ladder Logic and much more. Students will gain the skills necessary to confidently develop, modify and maintain industrial automation systems in a variety of industries. The course can be taken by both technicians and engineers and is ideal for self-study and continuing-education developments.

    Program Outcomes

    PLC Fundamental course aims to provide learners a foundation in industrial control systems. The objectives are to achieve an understanding of the basics of PLC programming, logic diagrams and ladder logic, and the ability to read, write and debug simple programs. Learners will also develop the ability to troubleshoot errors, simulate applications and create more complex programs. Finally, they will also gain knowledge in networking PLCs, using industrial networking equipment and reading from and writing to industrial databases. At the end of the course, learners should be able to apply their skills to implement control systems in any industrial setting.

    What you will get

    • Pre- Classroom Preparation Content.
    • Lessons: 40 Hrs Training.
    • Flexible Training Schedule.
    • Training Certificate issued after course.
    • 100% Money back guarantee, 100% Syllabus covered.
    • Industry Expert Instructors, Regularly Updated content.
    • Training Material availed to students for reference.
    • Practical classroom simulations.
    • 100% Money back guarantee, 100% Syllabus covered.
    • Industry Expert Instructors, Regularly Updated Content.

    You will receive a Certificate like this one on completion of the program.

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    Syllabus – View Detailed Course information here. Module 1: Introduction (1 hour)
    • What is a PLC?
    • History of PLCs.
    • Advantages of using PLCs.
    • Types of PLCs.
    • Safety standards related to PLCs.
    Module 2: PLC Programming Overview (2 hours)
    • Overview of ladder logic.
    • Structure of a program.
    • PLC Programming Languages.
    • Programming software.
    • Program documentation and archiving.
    Module 3: IO (Inputs and Outputs) (3 hours)
    • Understanding digital and analog inputs and outputs.
    • Types of sensors and transmitters.
    • Input/output wiring and addressing.
    • Peripheral devices such as timers, counters, and relays.
    Module 4: Programming Fundamentals (3 hours)
    • Data types and memory organization
    • Arithmetic, comparison, and logic operations
    • Programming common functions
    • Error messages and debugging
    Module 5: Program Setup (2 hours)
    • Configuration of the processor, I/O modules, and communication ports
    • Setting up a new program
    • Organizing programs and subroutines
    • Self-documenting programming techniques
    Module 6: IO Programming (3 hours)
    • Setting up input and output modules
    • Application of I/O instructions
    • Program control structures
    • Using analog, I/O modules 
    Module 7: Process Logic (3 hours)
    • Understanding process control
    • Interpreting and analyzing process flow diagrams
    • Developing controllers for basic industrial processes
    • Process and temperature control 
    Module 8: Alarms and Notifications (2 hours)
    • Setting up alarms and notifications
    • Handling alarms and notifications in a program
    • Troubleshooting alarms and notifications
    Module 9: HMI (Human Machine Interface) (2 hours)
    • Basics of Human-Machine Interface
    • Configuring HMI software
    • Developing HMI screens
    • Communicating with the PLC
    Module 10: Analyzing an Existing PLC Program in Detail (3 hours)
    • Methods for analyzing PLC programs.
    • Code optimization.
    • Program documentation and version control.
    • Troubleshooting an existing program. 
    Module 11: Shakedown / Debugging (2 hours)
      • Testing and verification.
      • Debugging techniques.
      • Troubleshooting common PLC faults.
      • Preparing a program for operational use.
    This course can be customized to fit the specific needs of the attendees and the company or industry they operate in. Get the detailed Course Datasheet here.

    The primary target audience for this PLC programming training is professionals working in industrial settings who are either starting to learn the basics of PLC programming or need a refresher on the subjects. It is ideal for those in the process, control, or manufacturing industries seeking to leverage automated production processes.

    The audience need not be limited to technical professionals, however; the material can also be beneficial to managerial and sales staff who are seeking to gain an understanding of PLC technology from a hi-level perspective. Students with minimal to no knowledge of industrial automation topics and processes will benefit from the simple step-by-step approach of this training, as well as its detailed practical exercises.

    No prerequisites are required to take this course. However, a basic understanding of electricity and electronics will be beneficial. Additionally, some experience with computers and automation systems is helpful. Experience programming PLCs is not necessary.

    No specific exam for this course. Certificate issued on completion of the course.

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