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Programming of safety related SIMATIC S7 controller via Distributed Safety (ST-PPDS)

Short Description

  • In this course, you will learn about configuring, programming, starting up, diagnosing and troubleshooting of the fail-safe SIMATIC S7-300 controllers and the fail-safe, distributed ET 200 systems. The course provides an introduction to the creation of safety-related programs in the programming languages FBD and LAD. In practical exercises you will put your theoretical knowledge to use on a training system with the Distributed Safety software.
Type Face-to-face training
Duration 3 days
Language en

Target Group

  • Programmers
  • Commissioning engineers
  • Engineering personnel


  • Overview and guidelines
  • Fail-safe SIMATIC S7-300 controllers (principle, system configuration and I/O)
  • Configuring of the failsafe I/O with Distributed Safety
  • Programming of a safety-related user program
  • Failsafe communication PROFIsafe (CPU-CPU communication)
  • Diagnostics facilities (CPU diagnostics, I/O diagnostics, advanced diagnostics)
  • Exercises for I/O configuration, communication, troubleshooting
  • Programming examples (emergency stop, protective door, safety-related shutdown, passivation, special programming features)
  • Deeper understanding of contents through practical exercises on the fail-safe controller SIMATIC S7-300


  • Basic knowledge of SIMATIC S7 according to the course ST-PRO1 or ST-SERV1.
  • Additionally an online entrance test is available for you. So you may assure that the course of your choice fits to your competences.


  • In this course you will work with the SIMATIC STEP 7 V5.x software.