Factory Automation 

Learn S7-1200 PLC and HMI

Lessons on PLC Programming, IO-Link Interface, RFID, Smart Light & HMI Script
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    Learn Siemens S7-1200 and KTP 400 HMI

    This course is advanced version for Learn Siemens S7-1200 and HMI (Basic).

    In this course you will primarily learn:

    - How to structure the PLC program using Struct and UDT
    - How to interface RFID via IO-Link master
    - How to interface SmartLight via IO-Link master
    - How to read PROFINET device status and use Siemens web-server
    - How to use high speed counter instruction for Encoder
    - How to use layout and scripts in HMI and login to HMI via RFID tags

    The course is explained via real hardware and devices.

    A certificate will be provided after course completion
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    #1 Understanding Structures in TIA Portal

    In this lesson, you will understand how to organize the PLC program using structures
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    #2 How to interface RFID with IO-Link

    In this lesson, you will understand how to interface RFID read/write head via IO-Link to S7-1200 PLC
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    #3 PLC to PLC Communication 

    In this lesson, you will understand how two PLC can share data over S7 Connection using Put_Get
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    #4 Understanding Scripts in HMI 

    In this lesson, you will understand how we can write scripts in HMI to automate simple tasks

    Course Lessons

    Bad programmers worry about the code and good programmers worry about the data structures and their relationship

    Learn how to program and structure the S7-1200 PLC program

    Frequently asked questions

    Can I get a refund if I'm unhappy with my purchase?

    If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, reach out to us within next 3 days of enrollment to see if your purchase is eligible for a refund.

    When does the course start and finish?

    The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

    How long do I have access to the course?

    How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

    Do I get a certificate after course completion?

    Yes, as soon as you finished 100% of the course, a downloadable certificate of completion will be issued. 

    What software do I need to practice the course?

    You should have at least TIA Portal v13 installed in your computer to practice this course. The software is available for free from Siemens website. You can use this software for the trial period of 21 days.

    What hardware do I need to practice the course?

    We are using Siemens S7-1200 PLC AC/DC/Relay, KTP 400 HMI, IO-Link master, SmartLight, RFID and encoders in this course. You can do most of the self-learning using PLCSIM but not the IO-Link part. Having these hardware would be perfect but not necessary to learn this course.