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S5 System 1 Course (ST-S5SYS1)

  • The course is aimed at personnel in all areas, who are interested in any of the following, but have no knowledge of SIMATIC S5: · Solving simple tasks with SIMATIC S5 controllers · Visiting the follow-on courses ST-S5SYS2 · Using SIMATIC S5 to learn about the principle of operation and application of programmable controllers


  • On completion of this course the student will be able to:-
  • Systematically use the current Siemens programmers as tools for program generation, documentation and troubleshooting
  • Know performance characteristics, component parts and principle of operation of a SIMATIC S5 programmable controllers
  • Fulfil simple logic control tasks, e.g. write programs, start up the PLC and remedy errors
  • Master and use the basic operations of the STEP 5 programming language
  • Know the different starting characteristics of SIMATIC S5 programmable controllers after a stop status
  • Be familiar with typical applications and be able to use them in practice
Type Face-to-face training
Duration 5 days
Language en

Target Group

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  • Powering up and operating the programmer and programmable controller
  • Representation of STEP 5 operations in the form of control system flowchart (CSF), ladder diagram (LAD), or statement list (STL)
  • Logic operations, result of the logic operation, memory functions, counter functions, comparison functions, timer functions, arithmetic operation
  • PG functions for program documentation
  • Absolute and symbolic addressing
  • PG functions for tests, diagnostics and troubleshooting
  • Action in case of faults in the RUN status and faults leading to the stop status
  • Starting characteristics, organisation blocks for cold restart and warm restart
  • Configuration, addressing facilities and performance characteristics of the CPU's
  • Programming of program blocks, function blocks, organisation blocks and data blocks and linking with the program structure
  • The theoretical contents are applied in practice by means of practic-eoriented task and intensive exercises on the programmers and the programmable controller. They are continuously applied and tested on a conveyor model


  • The ability to use a PC Keyboard and Mouse to open and close programs.


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2,670 GBP