This course is designed to allow those persons who want to expand their knowledge and skills to understand Programmable Logic Controllers and the ability to programme these units for use in Industry.

Course Duration:

  • 10 Days

A qualified Learner will be able to:

  • Demonstrate and understanding of basic Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Programme Logic Controllers using Ladder Logic principles
  • Trouble shoot on Programmable Logic Controllers


Recommended Entry Criteria

  • 2-year experience in the Electrical Industry.
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Understanding Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC):

  • Different Terminologies used
  • Programming Languages (Ladder, S.F.C. Instruct/list)
  • Analog and digital signals

PLC Hardware:

  • Power Supply
  • Central Processing Unit
  • Different Memories used (RAM, ROM, EPROM & EEPROM)
  • Inputs and Output

PLC Operation:

  • Latches Relays
  • Relays
  • Counters
  • Timers

Programming PLC’s

  • Ladder Logic
  • Function Blocks
  • Simulation Viewing/Monitoring
  • Upload and Downloading programmes from PC to PLC and vice Versa

Fault-finding on the PLC using the Software:

  • Input Faults
  • Output Faults