PLC Diagnostics and Fault Finding

PLC Diagnostics and Fault Finding

Course ID: 120    Duration: 3 Days

ABOUT THIS COURSE

PLCs are now commonplace industry. This is an excellent practical introduction to PLCs aimed primarily at technicians involved in the maintenance of systems that incorporate them. This course includes instruction in safety, programming, fault finding, editing and on-line control. Instruction takes place both in the classroom and in Seta’s state-of-the-art workshop facilities.

This course is ideally suited to those with little or no PLC experience.

CONTENT

  • Safety relevant to the use of Programmable Logic Control: general electrical safety; use of master control relay; fail-safe circuits
  • Advantages over hard-wired systems
  • Physical capabilities of PLCs: program format; internal functions; input/output capacities; symbols; logic
  • Determining programming requirements: determining correct sequence of operations; identifying and assigning required inputs/outputs
  • Programming: Instruction in hand held and PC methods using Windows based programmes for a variety of common PLCs including:  Mitsubishi; Omron; Siemens; Allen Bradley
  • Diagnostics and fault finding
  • Editing programs: instruction and practice in editing PLC programs to include inserting and deleting instructions and altering timer and counter values
  • On-line control: monitoring simple logic programs; forcing external input/output addresses

QUALIFICATION GAINED

This course is not externally accredited. Delegates will receive a Seta Certificate of Successful Completion.

REQUIREMENTS

Delegates should ideally have a working knowledge and understanding of electrical principles.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

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