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Siemens S7 (3 Day) Training Course

Course Title:Siemens S7 (3 Day) Training Course
Course Delivery:

The Siemens S7 Training Course can be delivered in a hotel, one of our offices, or your premises. The course content can be tailored to meet your requirements. Request a quote for an onsite course.

Course Duration:3 days
Course Overview:

The course aims to provide engineers and technicians with the knowledge and skills to enable them to diagnose, fault-find and maintain Siemens S7 Programmable Logic Controllers, in a safe and competent manner.

The course provides the learners with the skills to write simple software code, configure the hardware and enter comments.  The learners will gain confidence in connecting the programming software to the PLC processor, and monitoring the PLC software using the live software or a table of variables.  The attendees are also instructed in the use of forcing variables.

The Siemens S7 training course enables the learners to download programs to the target hardware and upload programs in a similar manner.  It covers the maintenance of the PLC, changing the battery periodically and ensuring a full copy of the running software is maintained off-line.

Course Content:
  • Hardware architecture of the S7 range of controllers 
  • Siemens S7 system addressing 
  • Data format and blocks 
  • Introduction to blocks; OBs; FBs; FCs; SFCs; SFBs 
  • Introduction to programming formats; LAD; STL; FBD 
  • Project structure 
  • Hardware configuration 
  • Communicating with the PLC 
  • Downloading and uploading PLC programs 
  • Online monitoring PLC programs 
  • Programming using LAD; STL; FBD 
  • Siemens S7 basic instruction set; Relay; compare ; maths; data moves, compare and logic functions 
  • Using and creating program documentation 
  • Copying and backing up folders 
  • Symbolic notation 
  • Diagnostic information and module information used for fault finding 
  • Data monitoring and modifying variables 
  • Communicating with the PLC
    • Other communication methods to the PLC
  • S7 programming
    • Data files (User Defined Data Types)
    • Searching programs
    • Writing of and calling Functions and Function Blocks (FB, FCs)
    • Program fault routine handling (OBs etc)
    • Indirect addressing
    • Assign remote I/O addresses (such as Profibus I/O)
    • Peer-to-peer communications

Open Course Dates:
Siemens S7 (3 Day) Training Course
8 June 2021 - 10 June 2021, Warrington, £1569+VAT per learner.
Siemens S7 (3 Day) Training Course
5 October 2021 - 7 October 2021, Middlesbrough, £1569+VAT per learner.
Siemens S7 (3 Day) Training Course
9 November 2021 - 11 November 2021, Warrington, £1569+VAT per learner.
Onsite Courses:

This course can be delivered to a group of up to 6 delegates at your premises. Request a quote for an onsite course.


“Very informative.”
Hampson Precision Automotive Ltd

“Enjoyed the course. Finally got some structure to the stuff previously self taught.”
Hampson Precision Automotive Ltd

“The course was very helpful and I hope to put into practice what I have learned.”
Hampson Precision Automotive Ltd

“Tutor was very knowledgable and approachable.”

“Relaxed course......Good overview of the subject.”

“Excellent ration of 3:1 - enabled me to ask my own questions. Very knowledgeable instructor with real life examples. Good pace.”

"Good delivery. Right pace for the group."
Open course delegate

"Colin, the course tutor was excellent. The course was very good and gave me a good induction to Siemens PLCs."
Open course delegate

"The course was very well laid out and presented. It was very helpful to my job and what I require. The tutor was very helpful and the pace was very good."
Balcas Timber Ltd

"Very enjoyable."
Scottish & Southern Energy

"The tutor had an excellent style and his depth of knowledge was clearly demonstrated. Overall depth and breadth of coverage was assured."
Open course delegate

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