DE5402 – PLC Programming 1

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Module code
DE5402
Module title
PLC Programming 1
Prescription
To develop understanding and application skills for the programming of PLCs in solving simple industrial problems
Programmes
  • EN1603
  • EN1803
  • EN7000
  • SC1101
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Not Web enabled
Learning hours
Directed hours
90
Self directed hours
60
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1.Demonstrate knowledge of programmable logic controller hardware concepts.
2.Demonstrate and apply knowledge of programmable logic controller software concepts.
3.Demonstrate knowledge of systems associated with PLCs.
4.Demonstrate and apply to a real world problem any three of 6 IEC61131 programming languages, but typically - ladder, function block, and SFC.
Content
Power supply, processor, I/O modules, backplane, programming facilities, memory, scan cycle
Hardwiring to PLC (power supply, earthing, discrete and analogue I/O modules, source circuits, sink circuits)
Ladder logic programming
Simple application programs using discreet I/O
Counters, timers, shift registers, sequencers, simple arithmetic
Comparison of programming languages in IEC 61131-3
PLC systems
Assessment Criteria
Power supply, processor, I/O modules, backplane, programming facilities, memory, scan cycle
Hardwiring to PLC (power supply, earthing, discrete and analogue I/O modules, source circuits, sink circuits)
Ladder logic programming
Simple application programs using discreet I/O
Counters, timers, shift registers, sequencers, simple arithmetic
Comparison of programming languages in IEC 61131-3
PLC systems