E-Learning PLC & SCADA Courses

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"... I would highly recommend Scantime for future training on PLCs and encourage our other facilities in the Toyota network to also consider them." Daniel E. | Toyota

As Provided to TyneMet College

The new Partnership with TyneMet College brings together the expertise of both organisations.

TyneMet College is well known for its leading engineering provision and outstanding industry partnerships, and are now offering our e-Learning courses to provide the skills that the Industry requires.

Free Programming Software

Practice with real industrial programming software used on the shop-floor.

You'll be able to access and run professional programming software relevant to your course, such as Syswin34, STEP7, RSLogix 500 and MX4, to use or to practice with, gain recognised skills with real programming software.

Free Course Tutor Assistance

We're here to help.

Work with a Scantime Engineer who'll be your point of contact throughout your course. If you have any questions or if you have an exercise or program that you'd like marked, contact your Course Tutor, free of charge.

24/7 Access From Any Device.

Once enrolled, access your course at any time, anywhere.

As soon as you have completed your purchase, your course will be added to your MyScantime account allowing you to begin when you want.

"I have just done the PLC Programming course with yourselves. Thought I would write to say how much of a help your tutor Kevin Means was, he was prompt in replying and wrote huge emails to help me with issues I had especially in Module 3. Kevin was awesome and deserves the praise, level of service was well above what I expected for the cost of course." - Stuart Davis | View more testimonials

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The new partnership between Scantime and TyneMet brings together the expertise of both organisations to produce an exciting new route into industry for the region’s budding engineers. It’s also great news for local businesses who are a struggling to provide their staff with the skills and qualifications to ensure the productivity and safety of their automated systems - Read More.

PLC Programming Courses

PLC Programming Courses

Main Objectives: Based on Ladder Programming using the Omron PLC and Programmer because of its easy to use environment which is perfect for beginners, we will walk you through the foundations of PLC Programming which is universal to all PLCs (Omron, Siemens, Allen Bradley, Mitsubishi etc.). We will look at common programming instructions that are used throughout programs on the shop-floor and with the use of programming software, you will also learn to read industrial programs and incorporate instructions into Networks and Blocks. Fault Finding methods and techniques are covered in Module 3 to help you in becoming more comfortable and confident in working with PLCs.


Learning Outcomes: At the end of our PLC Programming e-learning courses, you are expected to have a detailed understanding of the most used instructions and routines in programming, as well as being confident in working with PLCs and developing your own ladder programs.


Includes free tutor assistance.

If you struggling with a topic or just want to ask a question, you can contact your tutor at any time, we're here to help.

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Siemens Programming Courses

Siemens Programming Courses

Main Objectives: Based around STEP7 Professional, we will walk through the S7 hardware and software including the majority of its available programming instructions that are used throughout programs on the shop-floor. You will learn how to read industrial programs and incorporate instructions into Organizational Blocks, Function Blocks and Functions. You’ll also have access to STEP7 Professional, this is to ensure that you fully understand how to work with the software as well as being able to demonstrate how to design routines and programs in the STEP7 Professional environment.


Learning Outcomes: At the end of the course, you’re expected to have a detailed understanding of the most used instructions and routines in programming, as well as being confident in approaching and working with Siemens S7 PLC’s.


Includes free tutor assistance.

If you struggling with a topic or just want to ask a question, you can contact your tutor at any time, we're here to help.

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Allen Bradley Programming Courses

Allen Bradley Programming Courses

Main Objectives: Based around RSLogix 500, we will walk through the MicroLogix hardware and software including the majority of its available programming instructions that are most used throughout programs on the shop-floor. You will learn how to read industrial programs and incorporate instructions into Blocks and Sub-Routines. You’ll also have access to RSLogix 500, this is to ensure that you fully understand how to work with the software as well as being able to demonstrate how to design routines and programs in the RSLogix 500 environment.


Learning Outcomes: At the end of the course, you’re expected to have a detailed understanding of the most used instructions and routines in programming, as well as being confident in approaching and working with Allen Bradley MicroLogix PLC’s.


Includes free tutor assistance.

If you struggling with a topic or just want to ask a question, you can contact your tutor at any time, we're here to help.

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SCADA Programming Courses

SCADA Programming Courses

Main Objectives: Based around Citect MX4, you will learn SCADA programming as undertaken when designing manufacturing processes and data acquisition for any type of SCADA system. You will learn the fundamentals of SCADA and how to create screens following layout convention including developing dynamic content such as bar graphs, sliders, 3D effects, indicators, buttons and more.


Learning Outcomes: At the end of the course, you’re expected to have a detailed understanding of SCADA systems and how to develop these from initial concept to installation.


Includes free tutor assistance.

If you struggling with a topic or just want to ask a question, you can contact your tutor at any time, we're here to help.

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