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Siemens Sitrain S7 TIA PORTAL Introduction to PLCs

  • Date(s)
    Tuesday, 5 November - Wednesday, 6 November 2019
  • Time(s)
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Venue
    Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
  • Fee

    Member: €575.00
    Non-Member: €650.00

    NOTE: You can only book online using credit or debit card details.  If your preferred method of payment is by invoice / purchase order / bank transfer / other, please contact the CPD Training Team on 01-6651305, or email to secure a place.

  • CPD Credit
    13 hours   C1



The course is aimed at personnel in all areas, who are interested in any of the following, but have no knowledge of TIA Portal and wish to be able to solve simple tasks using TIA Portal:

  • Using TIA Portal to learn about the principles of operation and application of programmable controllers

Course Aim

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

  • Recognise where a PLC may be used in their workplace, and know the benefits of implementing a solution with a Siemens TIA Portal PLC.
  • Knowledge of the Siemens project structure and introduction  to the different aspects of the TIA Portal Software


  • The wiring of I/O cards and the properties of CPUs.
  • IO addressing
  • PG/PC INTERFACE (how the programming device is connected)
  • Ethernet ports
  • Getting started with the Programming Software (TIA Portal)
  • Portal and Project views
  • Devices and Networks configuration
  • Code Editor, ( LADDER LOGIC)
  • Step 7 instructions and structure of code
  • Inputs, Outputs Memory and Data areas
  • Different Code Blocks and Code structures
  • Documenting the code, use of symbols and documentation
  • Timers and counters
  • Comparing code
  • Analogue vs Digital processing, the differences between them.
  • Using Watchtables to check the installation of a process
  • Overview of Networking options
  • SCADA interface to PLCs. ( example of same)


  • The ability to use a PC Keyboard and Mouse to open and close programs.
  • Basic knowledge of logic (AND, OR etc).


This hands on course will be delivered by a SITRAIN (Siemens Training Worldwide) accredited trainer. 

For more information about SITRAIN and other courses including drives, WinCC, networking, process control and safety; visit the SITRAIN website



Make a Booking

5 November 2019



Cancellation requests must be made in writing. The following charges will apply:

0-15 working days 100%, 16-25 working days 50%. 

No fees will be charged where more than 25 working days written notice is received.

Notice period commences from the time Siemens plc, Industry Training Administration receives written confirmation. Substitutions will be accepted at any time for confirmed course places at no additional charge.

Siemens plc reserves the right to cancel a course, subject to written notice to confirmed participants not later than 10 working days prior to the course start date. In such event a full refund of fees already paid will be made. Siemens plc further reserves the right to cancel a course at any time where circumstances beyond its reasonable control make this necessary. When a course cannot be held or completed due to reasons beyond Siemens reasonable control, Siemens plc will endeavour to reschedule or complete the course within a reasonable period. In the event of this not being possible a full refund of fees already paid will be made. Siemens plc shall not be liable for any loss of any nature suffered or incurred by the customer or its trainees as a result of course cancellation.