Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

Course Overview

This one day course is designed to inform candidates of the meaning of Programmable Logic Controllers their purpose within an engineering context typical applications and the benefits they can bring. 

What You Study

  •   Introduction to Siemens PLC architecture and applications using TIA  portal
  •   Basic input and output control
  •   Timers
  •   Counters
  •   Memory locations
  •   Writing of code to control traffic light systems
  •   Demonstration of a working assembly system

Duration and Attendance

One Day

Time: 9.00am – 4.30pm

This course is delivered subject to demand. To find out more, please contact

Entry Requirements

Engineering industry experience would be advantageous.


Potential to study a single SQA unit Applications of Programmable Logic Controllers SCQF Level 7

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