PLC Programming and Applications

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2 days
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Course description

PLC Programming and Applications

This PLC Programming and Applications training course has been designed to provide students with the confidence and ability to edit or create new PLC solutions for their specific work applications. This course will aid students in translating vendor-specific PLC programming manuals into understandable material. 

Additionally, any specific need or concern of the student may be addressed during this course so they can successfully return to their place of work and immediately apply their knowledge.

Would you like to take this class from home or your worksite? TPC Training offers this course as a Virtual Instructor-Led. A Virtual Instructor-Led is a course format that allows you to interact with a live instructor.

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In light of COVID-19, this provider is now delivering some or all of their courses online. Contact them for more information!

Who should attend?

This training course is aimed at those who have already taken PLCs for Non-Programmers, or have a similar background and experience working with PLCs. Additionally, this course is suitable for maintenance technicians, electricians and others seeking to modify and write common PLC programs on their own.

Training content

The content of this training course is structured as follows:

Day 1

  • PLC Quick Review
    • PLC Block Diagram and Major Components
    • Inputs and Outputs and Sequence of Operation
    • Types of PLC’s and Associated Software
    • Numbering Systems
    • PLC Basic Instructions
  • Design and Program Selected Exercises Using Logixpro-500 Simulator
    • Introductory Exercise: Relay Logic
    • Applying Relay Logic: Door Simulation
    • Applying Relay Logic to a Process: Silo Simulator
    • Introductory Exercise: PLC Timers
    • Applying Cascading TON Timers: Traffic Control
    • Introductory Exercise: Word Compare
    • Applying Word Compare Instructions: Traffic Control
    • Introductory Exercise: PLC Counters
    • Applying PLC Counter Instructions: Batch Mixing
    • Dual Compressor Exercise: Sharing the Workload
    • Advanced Batch Mixing Exercise: Your choice of instructions
    • Applying Bit Shift Instructions: Bottle Line Simulation
    • Multi Floor Elevator Control: Which Way to Go?
    • Interfacing to 7-Segment Displays: Includes Bottle Line Wiring Details

Day 2

  • Additional Programming Applications
    • Student Exercises: DirectSoft
    • Discussion of commonly used PLC’s and Programming Applications
  • Function Block Diagram (FBD) and Programming Exercises
    • Function Block Diagrams Overview: Advantages and Usage
    • FBD Construction
    • Understanding Structured Text and FBD’s
    • Student Exercise: Write FBD Programs Advanced Concepts
    • Scripting
    • Mnemonic Programming Code
    • Smart Relays
    • Pico Controller
  • Advanced Concepts
    • Scripting
    • Mnemonic Programming Code
    • Smart Relays
    • Pico Controller


The cost of this PLC Programming and Applications training course is $1,195.

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TPC Training - The leader in live, instructor led maintenance training

TPC Training is the leader in maintenance, repair, and operator training, with complete solutions for a 21st century workforce to acquire, apply, and adapt essential technical and safety skills. With 2000+ classes annually, including 100+ cities, on-site at customer facilities, and online anywhere,...

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