SIMATIC S7 PLC Programming - Advanced Level based on S7-300/400 Training Courses - Dubai | Meirc
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SIMATIC S7 PLC Programming - Advanced Level based on S7-300/400

Why Attend

The main aim of this course is to provide the participants with basic knowledge about Siemens PLC Programming, to create or to modify Step 7 PLC programs and to find PLC program faults.

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This course is facilitated by a SIEMENS Expert Trainer from
Dubai Engineering Co.(DECO group)

Course Methodology

<p>The course is hands on with great emphasis on the practical aspects of Programmable Logic Controller applications. The course is based around Siemens S7-300 / 400 range of PLCs using SIMATIC Manager.</p>

Course Objectives

The course objectives are to provide the participants with the knowledge and skills to enable them to work with Siemens S7 (300 / 400 Series)

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

  • Be familiar with ways you can use different block types (FC, FB, OB, and DB).
  • Become familiar with the principles of analogue value processing
  • Eliminate software errors that lead to a CPU stop.
  • Eliminate logical software errors, such as multiple assignments.
  • Save and document program changes that have been made.
  • Access and use the processed analog values.
  • Write advanced programs, use program breakpoints to test the operation of the program and diagnose errors using the Step7 V5.5 software package on S7-300 or S7-400 PLC's

Target Audience

Electrical and instrumentation technicians and engineers

Target Clients

  • Oil & Gas
  • Food & Beverage
  • Cement
  • Chemical Industry
  • Mining
  • Fertilizers
  • Pharmaceutical Factories.
  • Water and Waste Water station
  • Customers who already have in their plants S7-300 / 400


  • The ability to use a MS Windows PC, keyboard and mouse to include opening and closing programs, locating files, copy and paste objects /data (text, etc). Drag and drop files, objects/data (text, etc). Use of menus and multi-menus, manipulation of windows within a multi-window environment. Use of MS Windows Help.
  • Must have attended the SIMATIC S7 PLC Basic Course.

This course involves practical and hands-on training on real PLC stands.

  • Quick Revision on Basic Course
  • Hardware and Software Commissioning - review
  • Installation and maintenance of a PLC
  • Data Storage in Blocks
  • Functions and function blocks
  • Organization Blocks
  • Analogue processing and programming
  • Troubleshooting using:
  • Module Datasheet
  • Hardware Configuration Tool
  • CPU Messages
  • System information
  • MPI Network Commissioning
  • MPI Global Data Communications
  • Tags and HMI Messages
  • Drive to PLC Configuration
  • Each of the above topic areas will be tested through practical exercises using simulator / system model.
  • Open-loop control and closed loop control
  • PID control algorithm with flow and level control applications
  • Open Discussion…

Meirc Professional Certificate (MPC)

MPC certified courses by Meirc Training and Consulting are designed for those willing to challenge themselves and go the extra distance. Participants who fully attend an MPC course and successfully complete the test on the last day, will receive a Meirc Professional Certificate (MPC), in addition to the one they receive for attendance. MPC certificates are regionally recognized and can be quite valuable when applying for more senior roles within the organization or outside.

Per participant - 2019

USD 3,800

Per participant

USD 3,800

Fees + VAT as applicable

Tax Registration Number : 100239834300003

(including coffee breaks and a buffet lunch daily)

2021 - Location & Date

30 May - 3 Jun, 2021
12 - 16 Dec, 2021
Meirc reserves the right to alter dates, content, venue and trainer.

This course is currently unscheduled in Virtual Learning.

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