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WinCC Open Architecture Basic Training (ST-WCCOABA)

  • This five day course provides trainees with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully design and build a WinCC OA application. It is aimed at staff getting their first experience of WinCC OA.


  • On completion of this course the trainee will be able to produce a simple application and modify existing applications.
Type Face-to-face training
Duration 5 days
Language en


  • WinCC OA concepts
    • The managers
    • PARA module
    • GEDI module
  • Control programming
  • Animation of graphical objects / scripting
  • References of graphical objects
  • Panel topology
  • User / permission management
  • The alert concept
  • Alert and Eventscreen
  • Datapoint-groups
  • (Power)-configs
  • Complex graphical objects
  • Zooming and (de)cluttering
  • History-DB
  • Archiving and archive compression
  • Linking to the periphery
  • Mass-parameterization, multi language support
  • Variable Trend
  • Working with Scripts and Libs
  • Online-Backup
  • Emergency-Mode
  • Module 1 - Redundant Systems
    • Communication in WinCC OA
    • Requirements for "Hot-Standby" redundancy
    • Redundant WinCC OA-system in detail
    • Redu-switching in detail
    • Redundant LAN-Connections
    • Failure modes at redundant LAN-Connections
    • Priorities for system switching
    • Message logic: peripherals->WinCC OA
  • Module 2 - Distributed Systems


  • Participating trainees should be PC literate, (MS Windows, keyboard and mouse skills) have PLC and network knowledge. A basic knowledge of programming is advantageous. Trainees should bring a suitable laptop or notebook. A training copy of the WinCC OA software will be installed on this PC as part of the training. A minimum specification for this PC is detailed in the note below.


  • Note: The minimum hardware and software requirements for the PC that the trainee should bring to the course is:-
  • Processor Intel Pentium IV, 1,6 GHz (or better)
  • RAM 1GB
  • HDD >1GB free disk space
  • Monitor 1280 x 1024
  • Input Keyboard and mouse
  • Media DVD-ROM
  • Operating system Windows 7 / 8.1 (64 bit)
  • Optional Software Microsoft Excel 2007 / 2010 (32 bit)
  • Other courses that are available can be seen on the

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3,290 GBP


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