MG6019 – PLC Programming 2

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Module code
MG6019
Module title
PLC Programming 2
Prescription
To enable students to extend their knowledge and programming skills for PLCs, using advanced PLC control techniques and to learn the concepts of automation, networking and network programming.
Programmes
  • EN1801
  • SC1001
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
60
Self directed hours
90
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1.Apply advanced PLC programming techniques.
2.Apply PID (Proportional, Integral, and Derivative) control.
3.Apply data communication concepts to a range of fieldbus systems.
4.Integrate commonly used sensors and Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) to a PLC
Content
Data types and tags.
Indirect addressing, step control, array manipulation and testing.
Maths functions.
Data communication protocols.
Function Charts to IEC 848 Standard.
PID function block control and trending.
Data communication systems for simple fieldbus systems.
Commonly used sensors and their interfacing.
Touch screens and their interfacing.
Assessment Criteria
Assessment 1Assignment20
Assessment 2Test40
Assessment 3Examination40