Allen Bradley PLC Maintenance and Fault Finding


5 days

Certification / CPD:

Certificate of Achievement plus 35 CPD Hours

Course Date(s):

Course can be delivered on your premises for a group

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Course Content

Course Content:

  • Locating hardware system components
  • Logix designer software overview
  • Communication between the PC and PLC
  • Upload/Download project files
  • Input/Output addressing, tags and data formats
  • Logix Designer Project Organization and Execution
  • Ladder Logic Structure in a Logix Designer Routine
  • Locating and Editing Tag Values in a Logix Designer Project
  • Basic Ladder Logic instructions
  • Other frequently used ladder logic instructions
  • Troubleshooting techniques using the searching and cross-reference functions
  • Use of the force function on I/O modules.
  • Advanced data formats, arrays and user defined data formats
  • Configuring and troubleshooting I/O modules
  • Troubleshooting power supply and controller faults
  • Editing ladder logic routines
  • Using the Trend function
  • Documenting and managing project files.

About this course

Course Dates:  Course can be delivered on your premises

Instructor led Classroom course is intended for individuals who need to maintain and troubleshoot an Allen-Bradley Logix5000 based Programmable Logic Controller (ControlLogix, CompactLogix) – but may have little current working experience with Allen-Bradley systems. Throughout this course you will have the opportunity to practice the skills you have learned through a variety of hands-on exercises.

Training Approach and Method

All AB PLC Training Kits

All AB Software

All Laptops along with

A set of notes provided for this practical hands-on course

Course Objectives

The basic skills taught during the course apply to all Logix5000 platforms so you can then apply what you have learned to the specific platform that you use in your plant.

On completion of this course the participant will be able to:

  • Identify hardware and understand the LED indicators
  • Use Logix Designer to go online and monitor routines
  • Upload/download project files
  • I/O fault finding
  • Understand basic ladder logic and project structure.
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