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Siemens Sitrain S7 TIA PORTAL Introduction to PLC's

  • Date(s)
    Wednesday 22 and Thursday 23 May 2019
  • Time(s)
    9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Venue
    Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
  • Fee

    Member: €575.00
    Non-Member: €650.00

    NOTE: You can only book online using credit or debit card details.  If your preferred method of payment is by invoice / purchase order / bank transfer / other, please contact the CPD Training Team on 01-6651305, or email to secure a place.

  • CPD Credit
    13 hours   C1


The course is aimed at personnel in all areas, who are interested in any of the following, but have no knowledge of  TIA Portal and wish to be able to solve simple tasks using TIA Portal:

  • Using TIA Portal  to learn about the principles of operation and application of programmable controllers

Course Aim

On completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • Recognise where  a PLC may be used in their workplace, and know the benefits of implementing a solution with a Siemens TIA Portal PLC.
  • Knowledge of the  Siemens project structure and introduction  to the different aspects of the TIA Portal Software


  • The wiring of I/O cards and the properties of CPUs.
  • IO addressing
  • PG/PC INTERFACE (how the programming device is connected)
  • MPI/Profibus ports
  • Getting started with the Programming Software ( Simatic Manager)
  • Hardware setup.
  • Code Editor,( LADDER LOGIC)
  • Step 7 instructions and structure of code
  • Inputs, Outputs Memory and Data areas.
  • Different Code Blocks and Code structures
  • Documenting the code, use of symbols and documentation
  • Step7 Timers and counters
  • Comparing values
  • Analogue vs Digital processing. , the differences between them.
  • Using Monitor and Modify to check the installation of a process
  • Overview of Networking options
  • Use of specialised cards , communication processors
  • SCADA interface to PLCs. ( example of same)


  • The ability to use a PC Keyboard and Mouse to open and close programs.
  • Basic knowledge of logic (AND, OR etc).


This hands on course will be delivered by a SITRAIN (Siemens Training Worldwide) accredited trainer. 

For more information about SITRAIN and other courses including drives, WinCC, networking, process control and safety; visit the SITRAIN website



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22 May 2019

Terms and Conditions

Confirmation is subject to event fee being finalised. Cancellation fees calculated at 50% of the estimated total bill will be charge for confirmed bookings cancelled less than 5 working days prior to the date of the planned event. A replacement person can attend instead. Cancellations made the day prior to an event will be charged 75% of the total estimated bill. No-shows will be charged the full fee. All cancellations must be confirmed in writing by email. Engineers Ireland will not be liable for any costs in the event of a course being re-scheduled.  This applies, but is not limited, to any travelling, subsistence or consequential expenses incurred by delegates.