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VASS V6 Upgrade Workshop for OEM (CT-VAS6OEM)


  • The workshop covers the relevant programming topics of the VASS V6 standard, especially what's new since the previous version (V05), as preparation for certification by Volkswagen AG.
  • This is a concise expert workshop targeting commissioning engineers of systems in the VASS V6 standard.
Type Face-to-face training
Duration 2 days
Language en

Target Group

  • Commissioning engineers
  • Configuration engineers
  • Programmers


  • Editing projects, country settings, text lists, designations
  • Project creation, safety specifics for FSENDDP FRCVDP
  • Differences in blocks compared with VASS 05:
  • Elimination of bit memory, DB concept
  • Programming rules in LAD and Graph 7
  • Rules for generating the visualization
  • Compiling and error handling
  • Software tools for SIMATIC Openness: OpnsToolSuite, OpenTopology, LibraryCompare
  • PROFINET diagnostics of the VASS standard
  • ProDiag / Alarms
  • Block help
  • Introduction to structure of safety program
  • Generating a safety program
  • HMI: New features in the faceplates
  • Settings in SiVArc
  • Generating a visualization
  • Manual follow-up work


  • The following requirement is essential for participation in the VASS V6 Workshop:
    • SIMATIC TIA Portal S7-1500 – Proficiency in the use and programming of the S7-1500 CPU as well as programming in the Safety Integrated environment. The required knowledge corresponds to the contents of the TIA-PRO1, TIA-PRO2 or the TIA-SYSUP and TIA-SAFETY courses.
    • VASS Standard V05 – Knowledge of the VASS standard and/or project experience in commissioning VASS projects.


  • Notebook:
  • Please bring your own notebook to the workshop. The installation of disk drives C and D is required.
  • Please install the following programs (version) before the workshop
    • SIMATIC STEP 7 Professional (Version 16 Update 2)
    • SIMATIC STEP 7 Safety Advanced (Version 16)
    • SIMATIC WinCC Advanced (Version 16 Update 2)
    • SIMATIC Visualization Architect (Version 16 Update 2)
    • TIA Portal Openness (Version 16 Update 2)
    • SIMATIC WinCC Runtime Advanced, 8192 Power Tags (Version 16 Update 2)
    • SINAMICS Startdrive (Version 16 Update 2)
    • PLCSIM (Version 16 Update 2)