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Intermediate PLC

Title Intermediate PLC

Venue KITS

Duration 5 Days


This is an introductory course covering Ladder Diagram programming and PLC basics. The course is for beginners, an integral part of the Certified EAL Level 3 NVQ.

Course Description

The course introduces you to the basics of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and teaches the techniques of writing programs to deal with a wide range of practical problems. You will gain the essential techniques of Ladder Diagram programming through a number of designed practical exercises and projects.

Course Content

  • Recognise hardware and competently replace modules.
  • Operate the software to perform specific tasks.
  • Understand basic instruction set and make minor modifications to software.
  • Backup and restore a PLC program.
  • Perform basic system diagnostics.
  • Use manufacturers and/or distributors literature to select a suitable PLC for a given specified system.
  • Convert numbers between any of the number bases regularly used by PLC systems.
  • Connect correctly, typical examples of input and output devices to a PLC.


Once the five day Intermediate course has been completed delegates can apply to attend the second week of the 10 day Advanced course and sit the exam.

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