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Online-Training - SIMATIC PCS 7 Advanced Process Functions (ST-PCS7APF)

  • The APF (Advanced Process Functions) from the ST PCS 7 T technology catalog expand the functionality for special automation tasks of the SIMATIC PCS 7 system components. In this online training you will learn how to project and manage material, material lot and parameter set data as well as storages with SIMATIC PCS 7 Advanced Process Functions in a structured and efficient way.


    • In-deep knowledge of APF engineering tool and runtime functionality
    • APF engineering from basic project and communication setup till ready-to-use application
    • Ability to evaluate usability of APF in SIMATIC PCS 7 projects
Type Online-Training
Duration 4 days
Language en

Target Group

    • Project engineers which are active in the process automation environment
    • SIMATIC PCS 7 System integrators
    • Project engineers and programmer


    • Functional overview, incl. introduction APF demo project
    • Basic project setup for APF
    • Basic communication: Read- and Write- Manager
    • Material Management
    • Storage Management
    • Parameter Management
    • Job Management
    • Archiving Management
    • Detailed hands-on-trainings for all components


    • General basic knowledge of process control
    • Good knowledge of SIMATIC PCS 7 ES (Engineering, CFC)
    • Good knowledge of SIMATIC PCS 7 OS (WinCC scripting, HMI)
    • Basic knowledge of databases and MES/ERP requirements


  • Please note that time statements (course start / end) are related to Central European Time (CET), respectively Central European Summer Time (CEST).