Training Classes

Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Class Fee: $2500.00 

This Five Day Class will be offered in 2016 on:

  • November 14 - 18
  • December 5 - 8

This Five Day Class will be offered in 2017 on:

  • Jaunary 9-13
  • April 17-21
  • June 5-9
  • July 10-14
  • August 14-18
  • September 11-15
  • October 2-6
  • November 27 - December 1
  • December 11-15 

This Five Day Class will be offered in 2018 on:

* Price for 2018 - $2,500 per student
  • January 22-26
  • February 19-23
  • April 30 - May 4
  • June 11-15
  • August 20-24
  • September 17-21
  • October 29 - November 2

Note: Class dates are subject to change. Contact Julia Rudzinski at 248-957-4363 or email her at to verify availability and dates. All training classes held in Farmington Hills, MI at our Corporate Office.

This training class meets the Continuing Education Requirements and offers an attending student a total of 40 Continuous Education Hours (CEH).

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For more information or to have a registration emailed or faxed to you, contact Julia Rudzinski at 248-957-4363 or email her at

This course introduces the S7 product family and provides an overview of the SIMATIC S7-300/400 system. Hardware and software components as well as system configuration issues are discussed. The course uses a realistic conveyor model for demonstrations and exercises. This course concentrates on STEP 7 software, program structuring and the instruction set. STEP 7 software tools and programming instructions are demonstrated to guide the student through the development of a realistic application. Analog processing and alarming are detailed through theory and program examples. The course format consists of instruction and hands-on exercises. Students will use test, debug and diagnostic tools to complete the programming exercises.

Career Classification

This course is for SIMATIC S7-300/400 PLC users involved in developing automation systems and their application programs.

Course Prerequisites

Students are required to have a working knowledge of the Windows Operating System.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Identify the components and performance characteristics of the SIMATIC S7-300 PLC
  • Program, using the multiple address types
  • Use symbolic addressing
  • Create, document, test and troubleshoot an application program
  • Use binary operation, timers, counters, comparators, and arithmetic operations
  • Structure a program that can use a program block multiple times
  • Use the data access functions
  • Program using the processed analog values
  • Generate data blocks
  • Loading, licensing and configuring WinCC Flexible
  • Integrating WinCC Flexible with Step 7
  • CreatingWinCC Flexible tags
  • Creating WinCC Flexible screens
  • Animating WinCC Flexible screens
  • Establishing communications with Siemens Operator Panels
  • Downloading WinCC Flexible programs to Siemens Operator Panels