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  1. Online-Training
  2. Process Control Systems
  3. ST-PCS7SAF - Description

Online-Training - SIMATIC PCS 7 Process Safety (ST-PCS7SAF)

  • In this online training you will learn how to generate a PCS 7 conform and failsafe application with CFC and Safety Matrix.


  • The theoretical parts of the training are backed up with practical exercises. These exercises are done with failsafe CPU 410-5H with failsafe signal modules connected via PROFIBUS and PROFIsafe. After the course you will be able to engineer safety functions and adjust safety relevant times.
Type Online-Training
Duration 4 days
Language en

Target Group

    • Sales employees
    • Project managers, project staff
    • Programmer
    • Commissioning engineers, configuration engineers


    • Functional safety
    • Basics from IEC 61508 and IEC 61511
    • LOPA (Layer of Protection Analysis) and Risk graph by means of a safety instrumented function
    • Explanation of SIF (Safety Instrumented Function)
    • System architecture and diagnostics in safety components (Hardware, Software, Communication)
    • Overview about F-Hardware
    • Parameter in HW-Configuration (safety mode, sensor evaluation, addressing, monitoring time, H-parameter, Wiring and Voting)
    • Safety program (Acknowledgement, voting blocks, block types, Secure Write Command++, communication)
    • Safety mechanisms (F-Shutdown, Partial Shutdown Groups, passivation, reintegration, block type)
    • Safety Matrix
    • Calculate and adjust F-times using S7ftime.xlsm (reaction-, monitoring times)


    • General basic knowledge of process automation
    • Basic knowledge operation and monitoring with SIMATIC PCS 7 OS
    • Good experience in AS configuration with SIMATIC PCS 7

  • Alternatively, we recommend attending the basic training course for SIMATIC PCS 7 "ST-PCS7SYS".

  • In order to be able to take part in this course, you must install the Real VNC Viewer on your PC and the firewall used must not block the communication.


    • Course language is English


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