Course Outline

Introduction to Programmable Controllers

Hardware Description/ Configuration

  • Central processing unit
  • Input/output system
  • Programming device

Safety Considerations

Hand Held Terminal Operation (when applicable)

Personal Computer

Program Entry and Interpretation

  • Ladder diagram
  • Timers & counters
  • Data manipulation
  • Program control

Program Editing


  • Hardware
  • Software

Peripheral Operations

  • Program loading
  • Program printing



Maintenance & Troubleshooting of the Allen-Bradley SLC-500

Instructor-led Training Course
Delivered at Your Location can now bring high quality instructor-led training to your facility to help your staff more effectively maintain and troubleshooting Allen-Bradley SLC-500 PLCs.

     This course can be tailored to address specific plant needs.

     In this hands-on course you'll learn how to:

  • Identify the hardware components of the SLC-500 PLC

  • Configure and install a SLC-500 PLC

  • Develop and interpret simple programs utilizing all instructions available

  • Troubleshoot programs and isolate system faults within the SLC-500 system

  • Properly use peripheral devices to store, copy, and print programs

Who Should Attend: Individuals engaged in the installation, programming and maintenance of the SLC-500 system.
Length: 36 hours.

Prerequisites: Students should have a working knowledge of electromechanical control devices and be familiar with relay ladder logic.
Class Size: Up to 10.

CEU's Awarded: 3.15

Format: Hands-on workshop.  One lab station for every two participants.  Software training is available utilizing Allen-Bradley APS, ICOM, Taylor software, and other software products.
Course Customization: Call 1-800-777-0753 for a detailed outline or for information about tailoring this course to your specific needs.  

Pricing: Dependent on total number of training days delivered.

Course Location: Your site.

This course is delivered at your location.  For pricing information and to schedule your on-site sessions please contact a Sales Representative for our delivery partner, Learn Maintenance, at 1-800-777-0753.



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