PLC & SCADA Maintenance Level Course



This is a 5 day course Identifying PLC System and Software Components. Communicating with PLC system, Identifying I/O tags. Monitoring and Editing Tag Values, Monitoring and editing basic Ladder Logic Troubleshooting Digital and Analogue I/O Modules, Interpreting Ladder instructions Configuring trends, controller properties, Using the search and cross-reference functions, Forcing I/O and toggling bits


Persons successfully completing this course will be able to:

  • Identify hardware components of a PLC Programmable Controller System.
  • Configure and install a PLC Programmable Controller System.
  • Use a programming terminal for entering, editing and troubleshooting programs.
  • Isolate processor and I/O faults to the module level.
  • Troubleshoot simple programs using ladder instruction of the PLC Programmable Controller.
  • Properly use peripheral devices to store, copy and print programs.
  • Properly connect and establish communications over a DF1/RS-232 cable.


This course is designed for individuals who are responsible for troubleshooting and maintaining a control system using the programmable controller.



  • Overview of the PLC components (fixed/modular)
  • I/O configuration
  • Memory-organisation, file structures e.g.
  • Hardware addressing techniques
  • Remote I/O communication
  • Direct and indexed addressing techniques
  • Relay and word type instructions
  • Data Highway 485 communication
  • Introduction to PLC programming software (A.B RsLogix)

PLC Software

The use of the PLC Programming software package:

  • Installing the software
  • Selecting work program menu
  • Custom made help screens
  • The On- and Off-line Editor Menu, Reporting Menu
  • PLC Link Diagnostics
  • The Program Compare Menu

Introduction to SCADA & Communication

  • Introduction to various SCADA systems used (Wonderware)
  • Creating a new SCADA application
  • Creating Database of Tags
  • Creating & Editing graphic display with animation
  • Data Entry / Start Stop command
  • Analog entry
  • Sizing, Movement, Blinking, Visibility, Filling
  • Connectivity with the different hardware
  • Communication protocols
  • Communication with PLC
  • Communication with Data Acquisition System
  • Connectivity between software
  • Concept of DDE, DLL, OPC drivers
  • Commissioning the network nodes

Wohlstand Training & Consultancy

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