PLC Program from SCRATCH in Under 1 Hour!

Perfect for beginners, those with absolutely no experience, and those who simply wants to get started on PLC Programming
Clear beginners' doubts on PLC programming
Purpose of PLC programming
Hardware configuration
Programming using Ladder language
Function call


  • Hardware - Computer (e.g. Desktop or Laptop)
  • Software Simatic Manager - Step 7


This FREE course teaches you how to build (AND TEST!!) a simple shutter program from scratch, starting from hardware configuration, to building your first rung of logic, to completing a basic shutter with manual open and close control, to verifying and validating your logic with the built-in simulator. 

You shall also learn to enhance the logic through self-holding and timer delaying actions.

What's more?  You will also learn to use Function Calls to create an additional shutter control!!

Find out if PLC programming is for you!

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone interested in PLC programming
  • Automation students
  • Anyone planning to set foot in the industrial automation field
  • Any instructor looking for tutoring material

Course content

5 sections7 lectures53m total length
  • Introduction


Chartered Engineering with Decades of PLC Experience
Alex Chan
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I am a Chartered Engineer with 20+ years of PLC programming experience in the automation industry. I worked on building services, tunnels, station based control systems, baggage systems.... That's all, that's all you need to know about me. Remember this course is about you, not me.  Please keep learning and enjoy the journey!