PLC & SCADA for Automation and Process Control

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Online - Virtual , 20240716 16 - Jul - 2024 2 Hrs X 8 Sessions $2,100 Register
Dubai - UAE , 20240812 12 - Aug - 2024 5 - Day $4,950 Register
Online - Virtual , 20241008 08 - Oct - 2024 2 Hrs X 8 Sessions $2,100 Register
Dubai - UAE , 20241118 18 - Nov - 2024 5 - Day $4,950 Register


PLCs are programmable devices specifically designed to control machinery and industrial processes. SCADA systems provide supervisory control and data acquisition capabilities for monitoring and controlling distributed processes or facilities. PLCs and SCADA systems are often integrated to provide a comprehensive automation and process control solution. PLC and SCADA systems are indispensable tools in modern industry, enabling automation, efficiency, safety, and flexibility across various sectors, including manufacturing, energy, utilities, transportation, Oil& Gas, and more. PLC and SCADA systems will continue to be indispensable for automation and process control in future industrialization, enabling organizations to embrace digital transformation, improve operational performance, and remain competitive.

This PLC & SCADA for Automation and Process Control course is designed to benefit you with up-to-date information on the application of PLC’s and SCADA to the automation and process control of plants and factories. You will understand the PLC components and programming methods used in modern industries. Installation, code quality, and maintenance topics are extensively covered in the course. You will get a chance to enhance your Advanced Programming, Analog Control & Fault Tolerance skills. You will also learn about Serial Data Communications & Safety Systems and SCADA Hardware & Software.


Upon the successful completion of the PLC & SCADA for Automation and Process Control, each participant will be able to: –

  • Understand the fundamentals of PLC and SCADA Systems
  • Expand the skills in installation, code quality, and maintenance
  • Aquire more knowledge in advanced programming, analog control & fault tolerance
  • Understand Serial Data Communication methods and standards
  • Get in-depth knowledge of SCADA Hardware & Software
  • Lean on how to optimize systems in terms of safety, flexibility, and costs


The PLC & SCADA for Automation and Process Control training course is suitable for a wide range of technical professionals and includes:

  • Instrument and Process Control Engineers and Technicians
  • Design and Electrical Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers and Technicians
  • Operations and Process Engineers
  • Commissioning & Configuring Engineers
  • Maintenance Personnel


This training course will utilise various proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. This includes formal lectures and discussions, active participation through the use of problem-solving exercises, videos, group discussions, analysis of real-life case studies, and industry best practices.

Pre & Post course assessments will be used to measure the effectiveness of this training.


Module 1 - Basics of PLC Components and Programming

  • KeyTopics:

    • Basic Components of PLC
      • Fundamental principles
      • CPU
      • Memory
      • I/O section and addressing
      • Digital I/O modules
      • Analog I/O modules
    • PLC Programming
      • Ladder logic instructions
      • Basic arithmetic instructions
      • Matrix logic
      • File or block manipulation
      • Jump, skips, and subroutines
      • PLC instruction sets
      • Memory organization
      • Input/output addressing
      • Duplicate coils
      • Timers

Module 2 - Installation, Code Quality and Maintenance

  • KeyTopics:

    • Installation Practices
      • Interference or noise reduction
      • Cable spacing and routing
      • Earthing and grounding
      • Safety circuits
      • Control room requirements and Layout
    • Code Quality and Maintenance
      • Program maintenance
      • Change procedures
      • Defect detection
      • Quality measurement and demonstration

Module 3 - Advanced Programming, Analog Control & Fault Tolerance

  • KeyTopics:

    • Advanced Programming
      • Matrix logic
      • Multiplexing
      • Coding/decoding
    • Analog Control
      • Analog inputs
      • Signal filtering
      • Analog control
    •     Fault Tolerance
      • Improving system availability
      • Hot standby systems
      • Cold standby

Module 4 - Serial Data Communications & Safety Systems

  • KeyTopics:

    • Serial Data Communications
      • RS-232/485 Standards
      • Modbus Protocol
      • Local Area Networks
      • Ethernet
      • Token Bus
    • Safety-related systems
      • Safety lifecycle
      • Systematic failures/rates
      • Voting systems
      • Software reliability
      • Field equipment

Module 5 - SCADA Hardware & Software

  • KeyTopics:

    • SCADA Hardware
      • SCADA Hardware
      • Field-level Instrumentation and control
      • Marshaling terminals and RTUs
      • Communication System
      • Master Stations
    • SCADA Software
      • Communications protocol
      • Data objects
      • Interchangeability
      • Proprietary systems

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