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Online-Training - VASS 6 OEM Workshop for Beginners (CT-VAS6OEE)

  • In order to provide you with the best possible support and training in your personal learning environment (own office/home office), we have implemented selected courses as digital online trainings for you. We provide you with live theory lectures from our experts, which convey the course content described in the learning objectives in a practical and comprehensive manner, utilizing our virtual exercise environment for practical exercises. In our virtual classroom, our expert is also available to you at any time during your individual practical exercises for in-depth questions and technical discussions.


  • Participants will gain proficiency in the VASS standard with emphasis on the following:
    • Installation and configuration of PROFINET and PROFIsafe components
    • Gaining familiarity with the PLC program structure for plant control
    • Operating the visualization and becoming familiar with the alarm system
Type Online-Training
Duration 5 days
Language en

Target Group

  • The workshop is aimed at OEMs and suppliers without VASS-knowledge:
    • Commissioning engineers
    • Configuration engineers
    • Programmers


  • Preparation of the programming device
  • HW requirements and SW used
  • Basic Windows settings
  • Folder structures
  • TIA Portal project procedure
  • Settings in the TIA Portal
  • Device catalog and GSD files
  • Project creation
  • Data provision
  • General approach and configuration steps
  • PROFINET project creation
  • HW configuration
  • Basics of block organization
  • Symbols
  • Basics of program structure
  • ProDiag alarm system
  • Programming a sequential program
  • Robots
  • Function definitions
  • Safety program
  • Large-scale display
  • HMI
  • Conveyor technology with multiple operating stations
  • Central plant supervision


  • The following requirement is essential for participation in the VASS V6 Workshop:
    • SIMATIC TIA Portal S7-1500 – Proficiency in the use and programming of the S7-1500 CPU as well as programming in the Safety Integrated environment. The required knowledge corresponds to the contents of the TIA-PRO1 and TIA-PRO2 or the TIA-SYSUP and TIA-SAFETY courses.
    • Technical requirements > VLab


  • PC:
  • Please bring your own notebook to the workshop. The installation of disk drives C and D is required.
  • Please install the following programs (version) before the workshop
    • SIMATIC STEP 7 Professional (Version 16 Update 2)
    • SIMATIC STEP 7 Safety Advanced (Version 16)
    • SIMATIC WinCC Advanced (Version 16 Update 2)
    • SIMATIC Visualization Architect (Version 16 Update 2)
    • TIA Portal Openness (Version 16 Update 2)
    • SIMATIC WinCC Runtime Advanced, 8192 Power Tags (Version 16 Update 2)
    • SINAMICS Startdrive (Version 16 Update 2)
    • PLCSIM (Version 16 Update 2)