MG6019 – PLC Programming 2

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Module code
MG6019
Module title
PLC Programming 2
Prescription
To develop an understanding of, and an advanced knowledge of PLC systems, applications, and programming methods.
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
On successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:
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 IEC848 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.