S7-300 & S7-400 PLC Training using Simatic Manager Software

The key focus of our adapted training is to improve the confidence, troubleshooting & diagnostic skills of front line electrical / mechanical engineers & support staff.

Siemens S7-300 and S7-400 controllers

Intended Audience

This course is for Technicians & Engineers who are responsible for installing, maintaining & fault-finding industrial automation plant systems which uses Siemens S7-300 PLCs & STEP 7 SIMATIC Manager.

Software Used

Programming: Siemens STEP 7 SIMATIC Manager
PLC Hardware: Siemens S7-300 PLC

Course Outline

This course introduces the Siemens STEP 7 SIMATIC Manager Programming Software. A system overview of the Siemens S7-300 PLC, which includes hardware & software components, plus system configuration issues.

The course concentrates on the Siemens S7-300 PLC hardware, & troubleshooting. STEP 7 SIMATIC Manager software diagnostic tools & programming instructions are introduced in the course to guide the delegate through the management of a realistic application.

The course format is a combination of instruction & hands-on exercises. Demonstration exercises are included & allow delegates to practice tasks such as testing, debugging & using diagnostic tools.

Course Objectives

The course consists of instructor-led tuition & discussions which focuses heavily on examples from the delegates own applications, backed up by practical hands-on sessions. Demonstration exercises are included & allow delegates to practice tasks such as testing, debugging & fault finding using diagnostic tools. Programming theory is kept to a minimum, the course is hands on with great emphasis on the practical aspects of Programmable Logic Controller application.

The course is based around the Siemens S7-300 PLC.


Brief Description

  • Identify the components & performance characteristics of the SIMATIC S7-300 (Classic) PLCs.
  • Install a PLC system, including the communication cabling & wiring of I/O.
  • Operate the Siemens STEP 7 software to make it perform certain tasks.
  • Perform system diagnostics when a problem occurs.
  • Debug hardware problems.
  • Document, test, & troubleshoot an application program.
  • Replace Siemens S7 PLC hardware & modules when a fault occurs.
  • Understand basic instruction set & be able to make minor modifications to software.
  • Backup & restore a PLC program when required.
  • Utilise binary operations, timers, counters, comparators, & arithmetic operations for modifications.

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