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VM-OPEL based on SICAR@TIA with DiagAddon (VM-SICARDG)

Short Description

  • This course is aimed at employees who use the automation concept OPEL based on SICAR@TIA with DiagAddOn, and the practical use of the standard within the automotive industry.


  • On completion of the course participants will have an understanding of working with OPEL SICAR@TIA and DiagAddOn.
Type Face-to-face training
Duration 3 days
Language en

Target Group

  • Programmer
  • Commissioning
  • Maintenance


  • Overview OPEL SICAR@TIA with DiagAddOn
  • Hardware and Software installation based on SICAR@TIA with DiagAddOn demo project
  • Introduction program structure and PLC project
  • Introduction visualization HMI project
  • Software:
  • Parameterization of operation modes and the HMI
  • Setup of the communication between the PLC and HMI
  • Introduction of sequence programming and message blocks
  • Programming automatic and manual steps for a sequence
  • Generation of diagnosis data for HMI
  • Overview functionality of diagnosis screen on HMI
  • Overview diagnosis entry in message history
  • Overview movement screens for manual mode
  • Overview user guideline
  • Overview production data
  • All topics are accompanied by practical exercises with PLC, HMI and the virtual demo model.


  • SIMATIC S7 knowledge corresponding to TIA-PRO2 or TIA-SYSUP and practical PLC experience.
  • Knowledge of automation concepts
  • Basic knowledge of the sequencer


  • This training is conducted with SIMATIC S7-1500 and Software SIMATIC STEP 7 based on TIA Portal V15.1, Safety Advanced and WinCC Advanced each with Update 4.
  • Participants must bring their own laptop with the correctly installed versions of the TIA software.
  • The Safety Program structure will only be briefly explained.