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  1. Human Machine Interface
  2. SIMATIC WinCC V7.x
  3. ST-SIMACE - Description

ANSI-C in the SIMATIC World, Introduction (ST-SIMACE)


  • This course shows you the possible applications of C scripts in the SIMATIC WinCC and SIMATIC PCS 7 automation systems and familiarizes you with the fundamentals of the C programming language in the SIMATIC environment.
  • During the course, you will have plenty time for exercises, providing you with the opportunity of amassing significant practical experience and putting your theoretical knowledge to immediate use.
  • On completion of the course, you will be able to write and understand simple C scripts.
  • You can expand and reinforce the knowledge acquired here in the ST-SIMACA course. On completion of this course, you will be able to handle character strings in C scripts as used in automation engineering in, for example, WinCC.
  • For subsequent expansion and reinforcement of your knowledge, we offer the ST-SIMACA course, on completion of which your skills will include the ability to handle character strings in C scripts as used in automation engineering in, for example, WinCC.
Type Face-to-face training
Duration 5 days
Language en

Target Group

  • Programmers
  • Commissioning engineers, configuring engineers
  • Service personnel
  • Maintenance personnel


  • Using basic data types
  • Formulating expressions
  • Calling fundamental input/output functions
  • Statements
  • Setting/resetting individual bits in a WORD variable - Toggling information displays
  • Defining and calling simple functions
  • Defining and using arrays
  • Elementary applications of pointer types
  • Typedefs (for WinCC-specific designators)
  • Global and local actions in WINCC / PCS7
  • Functions in a C script
  • Selected WinCC demo examples


  • SIMATIC WinCC knowledge according to ST-BWINCCS.