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SIMATIC S7 TIA Portal upgrade Course for Maintenance Personnel (TIA-INSTUP)

  • Totally Integrated Automation Portal (TIA Portal) is the work environment for a consistent engineering of all automation devices – controllers, HMIs and drives. In this course you will learn about the main features of SIMATIC S7-1500, the Engineering Tool - SIMATIC TIA Portal (STEP 7, WinCC, Startdrive). You will become familiar with the tools of the SIMATIC S7-1500 automation system with the engineering platform "TIA Portal" for troubleshooting and for testing/debugging.


  • After taking part in the course you will:
    • Be able to use the "TIA Portal" engineering platform efficiently for troubleshooting and for testing
    • Understand simple STEP 7 programs
    • Be able to carry out firmware updates for the components of SIMATIC S7-1500
    • Be able to save/backup and download the data of the CPU, HMI Panel and G120
  • You can deepen your theoretical knowledge with numerous practical exercises on a TIA system model. This consists of a SIMATIC S7-1500 automation system, ET200SP distributed I/O, Touchpanel TP700, drive SINAMICS G120 and a belt model.
Type Face-to-face training
Duration 4 days
Language en

Target Group

  • Maintenance personnel
  • Operators


  • Introduction to Engineering Tools TIA Portal: SIMATIC STEP 7 and SIMATIC WinCC
  • Presentation of the SIMATIC S7-1500 hardware
  • Save/backup, download, archive data from the CPU, the TP und the G120
  • Introduction to PLC programming
  • Commissioning of devices and PROFINET networks of the SIMATIC S7 system family
  • Troubleshooting with TIA Portal tools and the SIMATIC S7-1500 CPU-Display
  • Presentation of the SIMATIC WinCC operating and monitoring system
  • Presentation of the “Startdrive” engineering tool with connection of a SINAMICS G120 drive
  • Deeper understanding of contents through practical exercises on SIMATIC S7-1500 system model


  • STEP7 knowledge equal to ST-SERV1
  • You can make use of the available online entrance test to ensure that the selected course corresponds to your level of competence.
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  • This training course is carried out on the basis of SIMATIC S7-1500.