We offer SETA approved courses for:

Simatic S5-115U,Simatic S5-135U &Simatic S5-155U

Basic Course

1. Introducing PLC Simatic Family
2. Programming language PLC Step5 in LAD(ladder diagram), CSF(Control System Flowchart), and STL(Statement List)
3. Basic Logic Operation AND, OR, XOR and their combinations in LAD, CSF, & STL
4. Basic Programming PLC Step5
5. System Addressing I/O
6. Program Structure Step
7. Programming Steps
8. Block Operations (Transfer, Compare, Delete)
9. Testing and Monitoring program
10. Logic Operation RS Flip flop(Set Reset Priority)
11. Timer Operation
12. Counter Operation
13. Comparison Operation
14. Basic Trouble shooting

Advanced Course

1. Function Block Programming
2. Data Block Programming
3. Trouble Shooting
  • Using Status Variable and Force Variable
  • Applying Force Output
  • Cross Reference List (X-RF)
  • Restart CPU
  • Reset CPU (Normal reset and Overall Reset)
  • Handling CPU Error (ISTACK)
  • 4. EPROMS Programming
    5. Analog Signal Processing
    6. Documentation
  • Creating Symbol Table (Assignment List)
  • Print Out PLC Program
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    Simatic S7-300 & Simatic S7-400

    Basic Course

    1. Introduction
    2. System Overview
    3. Step 7 Software
    4. Setting the PG I/F
    5. Configuring Hardware
    6. Module Status
    7. Memory Layout
    8. Symbols
    9. VAT Table
    10. Bit Logic Instructions
    11. Numbering Systems
    12. Load and Transfer Instructions
    13. Timers
    14. Counters
    15. Data Blocks
    16. Clock Byte


    1. Math Operations
    2. Functions
    3. Compare Operations
    4. Function Blocks
    5. Monitor With Path
    6. Jump Instruction
    7. Analog I/O
    8. Profibus DP
    9. Reference Data
    10. Compare Blocks
    11. Forcing
    12. Troubleshooting
    13. Common Tasks

    Advanced Course

    1. Functions
    2. Data Blocks
    3. Function Blocks
    4. Copy Functions
    5. Memory Concepts
    6. Shift and Rotate Instructions
    7. Multiple Instances
    8. Word Logic Instructions
    9. Clock Functions
    10. Introduction to SCL
    11. SCL Program Structure
    12. SCL Program Statements
    13. Debugging
    14. PID Control
    15. SFC Fundamentals
    16. Simatic S7-GRAPH Programming


    X5/X7 CPU

    Advanced Course

    1. MigrationSimatic S5 / X5 example
    2. Link the X5 to Industrial Ethernet
    3. Programming techniques
    4. What has to be taken into account with different CPU types?
    5. What has to be taken into account with indirect addressing?
    6. Upgrade from X5 to X7
    7. S5 becomes a Simatic S7
    8. Which steps have to be taken?
    9. X7 in the Step 7 project
    10. Analysis of a runningSimatic S5 program



    PROFIBUS parameterization, Diagnostics and Troubleshooting

    1. Planning
    2. Error prevention,
    3. Fault diagnosis and troubleshooting.
    4. Presentation of diagnostic facilities (including appropriate tools)
    5. Interpretation / evaluation of error images (fault localization)
    6. Measures to deal with identified errors
    7. Types of Profibus (FMS, PA, DP)
    8. Bus topologies, cable length, drop lines
    9. System components (PG / PC, PLC, Repeaters, DP-DP coupler)
    10. Configuration of a Profibus DP system (Master, Slave, Token Ring, Baud rate, addresses)
    11. GSD file
    12. Building / wiring of a Profibus DP network
    13. Hardware parameterization of a Master
    14. Hardware parameterization of a Slave
    15. Connection parameterization for the data acquisition
    16. Connection parameterization between Master and Slave
    17. Typical errors in the parameterization
    18. Search for cabling error
    19. Detection of hardware faults
    20. Errors during Bus extension
    21. Diagnostic possibilities with Step 7
    22. Possibilities for error prevention



    1. Introduction to OPC
    2. OLE for Process Control
    3. OPC Foundation, OPC Europe, activities
    4. Basics OPC
    5. Overview OPC specifications
    6. Data Access 2.05/3.0
    7. Alarm & Event
    8. Historical batch data
    9. Forecast: OPC and XML
    10. OPC in network
    11. DCOM configuration
    12. Data transfer via OPC and Ethernet
    13. Data transfer via OPC and Modbus/TCP
    14. Data transfer via OPC and MPI
    15. Forecast: OPC and XML
    16. OPC communication with Simatic S7 /Simatic S5 PLCs
    17. Design in principle
    18. Communication blocks in the PLC
    19. Optimization of OPC communication in PLC programm
    20. Overview: Clients on the market
    21. Configuration of typical Clients (IFIX, Intouch, WinCC...)
    22. Introduction to development of a simple OPC Client for connectingwith data bases and for visualization with Visual Basic based on OPC Data Access
    23. Error classification
    24. Error handling
    25. Troubleshooting


    Simatic WinCC
    1. Graphical displays
    2. Standard and graphics objects,
    3. Buttons and sliders
    4. Check and radio boxes
    5. Display and application windows
    6. OLE objects ActiveX Controls (e.g. to display Trend and f(x) curves)
    7. Input and output fields
    8. Text lists
    9. Bar charts
    10. Status displays
    11. Collective displays
    12. Develop an understanding of drivers and data transfers between Simatic S7 andSimatic S5.
    13. Adding and amending alarms including creation Storage and archive
    14. Message structure and Message text
    15. Adding and amending real Time Trending and displaying archiving
    16. Reporting - archived data can be reported to paper
    17. Introduction to VBA to customise the project.


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