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  1. Industrial Communication
  2. Industrial Remote
  3. IK-TC-IEC - Description

Online-Training - IEC 60870-5-101/104 (IK-TC-IEC)


  • Participants will be able to structure, parameterize and start up an IEC 60870-5 RTU based on the SIMATIC S7-PLCs S7-1200, Distributed Controller ET200SP and S7-1500.
Type Online-Training
Duration 1 day
Language en

Target Group

  • Programmers
  • Commissioning Engineers
  • Engineering personnel
  • Maintenance personnel
  • Service personnel


  • What is IEC 60870-5?
  • Introduction in IEC 60870-5 protocol
  • System feature of the PLC based SIMATIC Net IEC 60870-5 RTUs
  • Installation guidelines and configuring aids
  • Startup of IEC devices TIM, CP (TIM1531, CP1542-SP-1 IRC, CP1243-8 IRC) and modems or router
  • Network examples and network configuring
  • Configuration in TIA Portal:
  • Presentation/Demonstration of the configuration of a sample configuration for a PLC-based RTU with S7-1200 and S7-1500 using CP1243-1 and TIM1531.
  • The demonstration includes the following points
    • basic IEC 60870-5 settings of TIM/CP (Device Configuration)
    • configuration of an IEC connection
    • time synchronization in IEC protocol
    • transferring analog values, counter values and Boolean values incl. time stamping and event-buffering
    • Transferring Commands and Setpoint (incl. variations Direct Operate, Select and Operate, Feedback)
    • peer to peer communication (communication between RTUs)
    • IP/Ethernet - based communication (-104) and serial communication (-101)
  • Demonstration of the configuring of the IEC 60870-5 process data communication in DataPoint Editor
  • Presentation of the diagnostic concept and remote programming/remote diagnosis (PG routing)


  • Basic knowledge in dealing with TIA Portal
  • Microsoft Teams


  • We also offer training for the German and American markets.

  • SINAUT ST7 Training (IK-TC-ST7)
  • DNP3 Training (IK-TC-DNP3)