Learn Siemens TIA Portal Programming | Online PLC Training Course

Siemens S7 & TIA Portal Programming | Lifetime Access

  • £194.95
  • £136.46


Siemens PLCs are some of the most popular PLCs worldwide, start learning how to program using Siemens TIA Portal today

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    ✅ 30+ Siemens TIA Portal programming tutorials and videos
    ✅ Real-world exercises
    ✅ Course tutor support
    ✅ Certificate of completion
    ✅ Access to Siemens TIA Portal software
    ✅ Access to a live S7-1200 PLC

Siemens S7 Programmable Logic Controllers are some of the most popular PLCs, worldwide and TIA Portal is the newest software development by Siemens that is used to program the S7-1200 and S7-1500 PLCs alongside some S7-300 & S7-400 PLCs. These PLCs are the cornerstone of the Automation Industry and it's now becoming a necessity for Engineers (Electrical, Mechanical or Maintenance) to have some form of PLC experience. Our self-paced, Siemens TIA Portal Programming eLearning course has been designed by Controls Engineers who actively use Siemens TIA Portal on the shop-floor with live processes to help provide you with the correct experience required for shop-floor Engineers to work with Siemens PLCs in today's industry.

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To get started, select Add to Cart and then go to the Checkout to create your MyScantime student account and enrol today. Once enrolled you will be able to begin your training and further your skill-set to help improve your career opportunities.

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What You'll Learn

  • Upon completion you will have designed multiple PLC programs from scratch using Siemens TIA Portal.
  • You'll understand the basics of the Siemens S7-1200 PLC including its hardware, addressing and wiring.
  • You will be able to have scheduled access to connect to a Siemens S7-1200 PLC, allowing you to download your programs and monitor them live via Siemens TIA portal.
  • You will have created and structured your programs using Networks.
  • You'll have an understanding of the most used instructions in Siemens TIA Portal and how you can incorporate them into your programs.
  • You will have learnt how to create your own Data Blocks, Function Blocks, Functions and Watch Tables.
  • You'll be able to complete Maintenance tasks such as Verifying and Uploading on a Siemens S7-1200 PLC.

By the end of this course you'll understand the basics of Siemens S7 PLCs such as its hardware, wiring and programming components as well as being able to create your own PLC Programs using Siemens Organisational Blocks, Functions, Function Blocks and Data Blocks.

Our Siemens S7 & TIA Portal Programming online course provides you with an understanding of Siemens S7 PLCs and the TIA Portal programming software including the background of the Siemens PLC, how and where they are used in today’s industry as well as setup and programming techniques. You will also gain an understanding of Siemens S7-1200 PLCs and TIA Portal programming software including advanced programming techniques using functions, function blocks, data blocks and how to apply them in programming.

Throughout the course, you’ll have scheduled access to TIA Portal and a Live Siemens S7-1200 PLC Training Station, where you will be able to download, monitor and test your projects, 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 TIA Portal environment.

What will you learn on our Siemens S7 & TIA Portal Programming course?

  • What are Siemens PLCs?
  • The background to the Siemens PLC range
  • Understanding the Siemens CPU
  • Understanding the Siemens PLC Assembly
  • Understanding how to wire a Siemens PLC
  • Understanding Siemens Addressing
  • Understanding how to creating a New Project
  • Understanding how to design basic programming routines with TIA Portal
  • Understanding Siemens Ethernet Communications
  • How to download your Programs to a S7 PLC from TIA Portal
  • Understanding how to use the Live Siemens S7-1200 PLC and TIA Portal
  • How to Archive & Retrieve Simatic Projects
  • Understanding IEC 61131-3 Timers
  • Understanding how to use TON Timers
  • Understanding how to use TOF Timers
  • Understanding how to use TP Timers
  • Understanding how to use TONR Timers
  • Understanding IEC 61131-3 Counters
  • Understanding how to use CTU Counters
  • Understanding how to use CTD Counters
  • Understanding how to use CTUD Counters
  • Understanding how to use One Shot Pulse instructions
  • Understanding how to use Comparators
  • Understanding how to use Set and Reset
  • How to set up and use Retentive Memory
  • How to set up and use Clock Memory
  • How to set up and use System Memory
  • Understanding Shared Data Blocks and how to use them inside of programs
  • Understanding Instance Data Blocks and how to use them alongside Function Blocks
  • Understanding how to design and use Function Blocks
  • Understanding how to design and use Functions
  • Understanding how to design and use Watch Tables
  • Understanding how to Verify program backups are correct
  • Understanding how to Upload programs from the S7 PLC
  • Understanding how to use Cross-references and its benefits

Course Features

This course includes scheduled connection to a Live Siemens S7-1200 PLC via Scantime Servers and TIA Portal software as well as 24/7 unlimited course access, offline course manuals, access to the Scantime Video Library, Industrial Recognised Certification, interactive exercises and Course Tutor assistance.

Access to Siemens TIA Portal Software and a Live Siemens S7-1200 PLC

Access fully-licensed Siemens TIA Portal programming software and a Live Siemens S7-1200 PLC, free with Remote Access and use our 'how-to' guides to create your very own industrial routines and programs in the Siemens environment, once designed, you will then be able to download and test your programs on a Live Siemens S7-1200 PLC which is connected to your server allowing you to gain real experience in working with Siemens Hardware and Software.

Access to the Scantime Siemens TIA Portal Video Library

Gain free access to several hours of videos covering Siemens TIA Portal, including creating New Projects, using Siemens TIA Portal Instructions and Tools as well as setting up Data Blocks, Functions Blocks, Functions, Watch Tables and more.

Interactive Exercises and Assessments with Reporting

Interactive exercises and assessments allow you to engage further with the e-learning courses, making your learning more 'hands-on', upon completion of assessments you will also have the option to print out in-depth reporting highlighting incorrect answers for reference.


By learning with Scantime, you are learning with an Official EAL Recognised Training Supplier (Centre Code: C001368) who have helped train thousands of individuals and Engineers, worldwide from companies such as Jaguar Land Rover, Toyota, Royal Mail, British Engines, Pepsi and many more. Our courses are recongised by industry and are seen as flexible solutions to learning how to work with PLCs professionally to an industrial degree.

This training course includes theoretical and practical assessments for you to complete and send to your Course Tutor, upon completion you will receive an Official Scantime Training Certificate of Completion which includes a unique Student Number which references the Secure Document Locking Foil ensuring your certificate can be matched via our student database, this is for industry as proof on what course and training elements you have completed, these certificates are recognised by companies in industry, worldwide.

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