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SITRAIN - Trainings for SIMATIC PCS 7

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SITRAIN offers for SIMATIC PCS 7 a variety of training courses: Basic and advanced courses for different target groups such as beginners, engineering, commission and project personnel, as well as upgrade workshops for experienced users.


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The following courses will all take place in Germany.
There are also SITRAIN Training Centers in other countries. A description on "How to find SITRAIN courses in your country" can be found at the end of this entry. 


System Overview
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Our recommendation for planner:
SIMATIC PCS 7 System Overview

 
This course provides you with a sound overview of the SIMATIC PCS 7 process control system.

We present you a precise and comprehensive information package. Using typical practical applications and central configuring steps we explain the process control functions and central system aspects like modularity, scalability and integration. 

 


Planning and engineering

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Our recommendation:
SIMATIC PCS 7 System Course 

 
In this course you will learn how to implement the diversity of engineering possibilities in a structured and efficient way with the SIMATIC PCS 7 process control system. By doing exercises on original SIMATIC PCS 7 training units, you will implement software for the process automation of a plant right up to the HMI level. Features of SIMATIC PCS 7 such as integration of all subsystems, plant-oriented engineering, data management and project management are supplemented by advanced functions that enable efficient and cost-effective engineering.
 

 
As SIMATIC PCS 7 engineer you will learn in this course the potential of the SIMATIC PCS 7-process control software with focus on AS-engineering.

The focus of this course will be on important topics for advanced SIMATIC PCS 7 engineers such as the integration of PROFINET in SIMATIC PCS 7 the Advanced Process Library (APL), the configuration of SFC-Types, as well as Type-Instance conceptions supporting an efficient AS-engineering are in the center of the course.

You will put your newly acquired knowledge of the theory to use in practical exercises on the training equipment wich you will wirk on as if you were in a real plant. This will increase your learning success.
 

 
As SIMATIC PCS 7 engineer you will learn in this course the potential of the SIMATIC PCS 7-process control software with focus on OS configuration.

You will put your newly acquired knowledge of the theory to use in practical exercises on the training equipment which you will work on as if your were in a real plant. This will increase your learning success.
  

Introduction of the technologic libraries in SIMATIC PCS 7  

 
As a user of SIMATIC PCS 7, you will learn how to use the current versions of Advanced Process Libary (APL) and Industry Libary (IL) and learn about the advantages of these technology libraries as you do so. 
 

SIMATIC PCS 7 Block programming in conformance with APL  
This course is intended for SIMATIC PCS 7 configuring engineers who need to create user-specific blocks with AS and OS components for integration in a SIMATIC PCS 7 environment with the new Advanced Process Library (APL).

The creation of own blocks is carried out in accordance with the new styleguide for the APL.

  


Certification exams for planning and engineering

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Siemens SIMATIC PCS 7 Basic Engineer

 
The Siemens SIMATIC PCS 7 Basic Engineer exam is held in a regional Training Center.

In a theoretical exam your PCS 7 Basic Engineering knowledge is tested.

On passing the exam, you will receive a certificate. This qualification is a positive verification of your ability and it enhances your chances in the job market. 
 

Siemens Certified SIMATIC PCS 7 Engineer

 
The Siemens Certified SIMATIC PCS 7 Engineer exam is held in a regional Training Center.

In a theoretical and practical exam your advanced SIMATIC PCS 7 knowledge is tested.

On passing the exam, you will receive a certificate. This qualification is a positive verification of your ability and it enhances your chances in the job market. 
 


E-Learnings für SIMATIC PCS 7

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Process control engineer for beginner 
 
Once you have worked through the WBT, you will be well prepared for the SIMATIC PCS 7 system course.


Open-loop and control processes can be found everywhere in process automation nowadays; it is the task of the process control system to manage these processes and to make them transparent.

But how do they work? What makes a good process control system? You will find answers to these and many other questions in the interactive learning program which provides the general basics from the world of process control technology on the basis of SIMATIC PCS 7.

Depending on your level of knowledge the time required for the tutorial will be 30-45 minutes.
  

 

Service and Maintenance for SIMATIC PCS 7 plants

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Our recommendation for service staff:
SIMATIC PCS 7 Service 1

 
The course is designed for personnel whose main area of activity is the care, servicing and maintenance of existing installations with SIMATIC PCS 7 control systems.

The focus is on typical servicing skills such as replacing wear parts and obtaining diagnostics data.

The course provides you with basic knowledge of the SIMATIC PCS 7 process control system and an introduction to the processes of SIMATIC PCS 7 Asset Management.
   

SIMATIC PCS 7 Service 2 

 
The course is designed for personnel whose main area of activity is the maintenance and expansion of existing installations with SIMATIC PCS 7 control systems.

The focus is on handling of field devices in a PCS 7 plant using the tool SIMATIC Process Device Manager (SIMATIC PDM), furthermore on elimination of configuration errors and simple functional extensions of existing plants.

 


Extensions and technology

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Introduction of the technologic libaries in SIMIATIC PCS 7  

 
As a user of SIMATIC PCS 7, you will learn how to use the current versions of Advanced Process Library (APL) and Industry Library (IL) and learn about the advantages of these technology libraries as you do so.
 

SIMATIC PCS 7 Block programming in confirmance with APL

 
This course is intended for SIMATIC PCS 7 configuring engineers who need to create user-specific blocks with AS and OS components for integration in a SIMATIC PCS 7 environment with the new Advanced Process Library (APL).

The creation of own blocks is carried out in accordance with the new styleguide for the APL.
 

SIMATIC PCS 7, SIMATIC BATCH

 
Target group are project managers and assistants, configuring engineers and users of PCS 7 configurations in batch processes. They learn about batch basics and the SIMATIC BATCH interfaces to the automation systems and their administration.
 

PROFINET and H-Systems in the Process Automation

 
Learn from Siemens how you can implement process automation at the field level with the future-oriented PROFINET as open Industrial Ethernet standard.

Using new SIMATIC PCS 7 components, you will learn how to quickly and effectively plan the fieldbus with PROFINET, assign parameters to it, commission it and eliminate faults.

Discover how you can make existing I/O future-proof using the PROFINET blueprints.

In addition, learn about handling, configuration, commissioning, diagnostics and troubleshooting of the high availability SIMATIC S7-400H system in the process automation environment with SIMATIC PCS 7.
 

SIMATIC PCS 7 Plant Automation Accelerator Workshop for beginners

 
This course will give you an overview of the different applications and functions of the SIMATIC PCS 7 Plant Automation Accelerator (PAA).

The objective is to plan automation functions from the hardware to the software so that they can then be efficiently imported into SIMATIC PCS 7.

In this way, you will be able to create top-quality plant automation from the beginning and implement new projects much faster.
 

SIMIT for Beginner

 
This course provides you with a summary of the functions and libraries of the simulation software SIMIT.

By practical exercises you will learn about the design of simulations / simulation models for testing the PCS 7 automation software.

The perfect interplay of all components integrated in SIMIT enables you to enhance productivity in the highest quality permanently and to establish new products on the market considerably faster.
 


Digitalization in the process automation

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SIMATIC PCS 7 Integrated Engineering and Simulation

 
This course will give you an overview of the integrated engineering products and applications for planning, automating, and simulating process plants in the process industry.

You will be introduced to the usage and interaction of the Siemens COMOS, SIMATIC PCS 7, and SIMIT Simulation Framework software products.

Using practical examples, you will learn how to exchange data from an existing COMOS project with SIMIT and with the SIMATIC PCS 7.

In this way, we will show you how to sustainably participate in the market faster and with higher quality in the planning and implementation engineering phases of plant automation.
 

SIMATIC PCS 7 Plant Automation Accelerator Workshop for beginners

 
This course will give you an overview of the different applications and functions of the SIMATIC PCS 7 Plant Automation Accelerator (PAA).

The objective is to plan automation functions from the hardware to the software so that they can then be efficiently imported into SIMATIC PCS 7.

In this way, you will be able to create top-quality plant automation from the beginning and implement new projects much faster.
 

SIMIT for Beginner 

 
This course provides you with a summary of the functions and libraries of the simulation software SIMIT.

By practical exercises you will learn about the design of simulations / simulation models for testing the PCS 7 automation software.

The perfect interplay of all components integrated in SIMIT enables you to enhance productivity in the highest quality permanently and to establish new products on the market considerably faster.
 

Basic of Industrial Security for the process industries  

 
The training is designed to deliver an overview of the secure operation of plants.

Participants are introduced to the dangers for industrial plants, analysis of potential weaknesses, evaluation of risks, and how to protect plants in the process industry from attack.

 

 
SIMATIC PCS 7 Process Safety

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SIMATIC PCS 7 Process Safety

 

In this course you learn how to generate a PCS 7 conform and failsafe application with CFC and Safety Matrix.

The theoretical parts of the training are backed up with practical exercises. These exercises are done with failsafe CPU 410-5H with failsafe signal modules connected via PROFIBUS and PROFISAFE.

After the course you will be able to evaluate safety functions and adjust security relevant times.
 

IEC 61511 - Functional Safety for the process industry

 
In various process applications, more and more components and systems have to fulfil safety related tasks. Safe functioning of measurement and control technology is often essential for the safety of operating personnel and the environment.

Therefore it is essential to know the international standards for Functional Safety and how to apply these correctly and intelligently.

The workshop offers an insight into the standards that relate to Functional Safety and describes, by use of examples, the architectural possibilities for solutions to safety relevant tasks.

All aspects which need to be considered for the design of a hardware and software system in order to meet the requirements for Functional Safety to a given safety integrity level will be discussed in this workshop. Furthermore references to practical applications are shown and reviewed.
 

IEC 61511 - Practical use

 
This workshop is focussed on the practical use of the IEC61511, whereas the workshop “IEC 61511 Functional safety for the Process Industry” is more theoretically covering the subject.
 


Course booking options

Germany: You will find the entire SITRAIN offer for Germany at www.siemens.de/sitrain  

International: SITRAIN is represented in 61 countries worldwide. You will find your contact person and the online offer at www.siemens.com/sitrain  


Course booking options for SITRAIN

Directly online in the Course Information www.siemens.de/sitrain

Through your nerest SITRAIN customer advisor:


How to find SITRAIN courses in your country

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