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STEP 7 Basic Training with S7 for Windows®, 5 Days

Scheduled S7 training classes in English in our training facility in Michelstadt, Germany.

Target Group:

The training is tailored for employees responsible for maintenance of S7 PLC’s on the shop floor. Basic skills in the
STEP® 7 programming language will be taught to enable an employee to analyze and find S7 PLC related problems,
correct existing programs or generate new PLC programs. The participants will learn the layout and function of Simatic
S7 PLC. They will configure and start up an S7 PLC. They will become familiar with the standardized PLC structure and
corresponding programs. They will recognize the differences between the various block types and program designs.
They will be able to diagnosis quickly and implement fixes as needed. All these skills will be reinforced by
programming exercises.


Basic knowledge of a PC and automation systems.

Topics covered:

  •  S7 for Windows® System Overview.
  •  PLC program structure using STEP® 7.
  •  S7 for Windows® Tools to generate, troubleshoot and to test PLC Programs.
  •  S7 for Windows® Online functions.
  •  Local Variables.
  •  Data Blocks and Data Types; Functions and Function Blocks.
  •  Hardware Configuration and setup of modules.
  •  Analog value processing

Exercises to reinforce what is learned will be provided for each subject. Each student is provided with their own training
equipment. The workstations (PC) are equipped with the required software. In addition to the programming software
S7 for Windows® a Software PLC, (compatible to the S7 CPU 416) is installed as a training tool to be programmed
with the STEP® 7 language. To display and manipulate the data from the Software PLC (lights, switches, etc.) the
visualization software “In-Touch® by Wonderware®” is installed.
Extensive course documentation is given out to the participant.


We can train a minimum of 1 up to a maximum of 6 students at our training facility in
Michelstadt, Germany.
Training cost on request.
The Training Class fee must be paid–in–full 15 days prior to your class date.
Additionally we can quote on-site training for companies anywhere in the world.

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