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S7-300 / 400 programming

Course type

Siemens STEP7 Classic

Target group

Employees who will program SIMATIC S7 PLCs and / or systematically design programs. For example, beginners among the SIMATIC programmers and installers, as well as service and maintenance staff who are to produce simple programs or program changes.


Module S7-BASIS or equivalent knowledge and experience.


After following this module, the student can:
  • Establish a control concept
  • Systematic design and structured programming
  • Design state diagrams and convert them into S7 programs
  • Program basic functions in blocks
  • Use information from data blocks


  • Determine general introduction to programming, application testing, I / O.
  • Create S7 project and use the STEP7 block editor.
  • Program blocks with STEP7 development software in:
    • Instruction List (STL)
    • Ladder Diagram (KOP)
    • Function Block Diagram (FBD)
  • Design systematically using state diagrams
  • Structural programming
  • Data formats (elementary)
  • Create data blocks / work with information from data blocks
  • Program basic functions
  • Program equations and load / transfer functions
  • Use of libraries and SFCs in STEP7
  • Practical exercises




2 days

Date Location
15/07/2020 Hagen

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