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.

  • 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
  • One day
  • Time: 9.00am – 4.30pm
  • This course is delivered subject to demand. To find out more, please contact
  • Engineering industry experience would be advantageous
  • Potential to study a single SQA unit Applications of Programmable Logic Controllers SCQF Level 7