PLC Programming Workshop: From Introduction to Application

TPC Training
Training overview
Professional Course
Classroom, Webinar
4 days
From 2,390 USD

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2,390 USD

2,390 USD

San Jose
2,390 USD

2,390 USD

Course description

PLC Programming Workshop: From Introduction to Application

This two-day “Hands-On” PLC Programming & Applications course provides a greater depth of PLC knowledge for those who have already taken TPC Training’s introductory course, “PLCs for Non-Programmers,” or have some background and experience working with PLCs. It is designed to help maintenance technicians, electricians and others modify and write common PLC programs on their own. It will provide students the comfort and confidence they need to edit or create new PLC solutions for their specific work applications. It will make vendor-specific PLC programming manuals understandable. Students’ specific needs and concerns are also addressed during the class, so that they can go back to their workplace and immediately apply what they’ve learned.e most common PLC problems on their own.

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Training content

  • Five Parts of a PLC
  • PLC System Sequence of Operation
  • Input and Output Date Table
  • Program Scan
  • Relay Type Instructions
  • Input and Output
  • Addressing
  • Hardware (Rack/Slot/Screw)
  • Software (File/Word/Bit)
  • Allen Bradley SLC 500, PLC5, and RSLogix
  • 5000 / Studio
  • Siemens Simatic Step 7 (S7)
  • Modicon
  • Logic Gates
  • Application of Bit Type I/O Instructions
  • LogixPro Garage Door Simulation
  • Motor Control Circuit
  • Latching Outputs
  • Troubleshooting Logic
  • Copy and Paste Errors
  • Incorrect Addressing
  • Duplicate Destructive Bits
  • Converting Hardwired Systems to PLC Control
  • Series Circuit vs. AND Statement
  • Parallel Circuit vs. OR Statement
  • Schematic Exercises
  • Timer Parameters & Control Bits
  • Timer On and Timer Off Delay
  • Retentive, Cascading, and Self Resetting
  • Timers
  • Application of Timer Control Bits
  • LogixPro Traffic Light Simulation
  • Compare Instruction
  • Binary Decimal System
  • Programmer & Processor Memory
  • Program Control Instructions
  • Compute Instructions
  • Introduction to Source and Destination
  • Add, Subtract, Multiply, Divide, SQR, Clear and Trig
  • Convert to BCD (TOD) and Compute (CPT)
  • Transfer Instructions
  • Counters
  • Count Up, Down, and Reset
  • Application of Counter Control Bits
  • LogixPro Batch Simulation

Course delivery details

Available in both virtual and in-person, instructor-led formats, this PLC Programming Workshop: From Introduction to Application combines our introductory PLC course with our programming and applications course to provide the student a complete PLC education from a basic introduction on how PLCs work to providing them the knowledge, confidence and ability to modify or create their own PLC programs.

The training in this class is practical and geared to cover most of the PLC situations students will run across in the field. The training presented is not manufacturer specific but uses LogixPro 500 simulators so that students can explore the variety of PLC software platforms that they will encounter in their jobs.


This 4 day workshop is $2,390.

Certification / Credits

  • Five Parts of a PLC
  • PLC System Sequence of Operation
  • Relay Type Instructions
  • Addressing
  • Logic Gates
  • Application of Bit Type I/O Instructions
  • Troubleshooting Logic
  • Converting Hardwired Systems to PLC Control
  • Timer Parameters and Control Bits
  • Application of Timer Control Bits
  • Compare Instruction
  • Binary Decimal System
  • Programmer and Processor Memory
  • Program Control Instructions

Continuing studies

Upon completion of this seminar, the student will receive a certification of completion with 8 classroom hours (.8 TPC Training CEUs) per day attended.

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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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