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Programming Level 1 – 4 Day Class


This course covers the fundamentals of “PLC” programming logic. The focus is on how PLC’s work and Control Logix 5000 instruction set and the diagnostic tools used in troubleshooting todays manufacturing systems. This class will prepare you for employment as a PLC technician/programmer.

It is intended for anyone who has an interest in programmable logic controllers “PLC”. Students who have little or no experience will benefit from this class. In addition, you will be working with Control Logix5000 simulators and Studio5000 applications.

Class Details:

  • Simulator PLC hardware and I/O module configuration
  • Program entry and editing principles
  • Creating a New Project/Perform Offline and Online edits
  • Upload/Download programs to RSLogix 5000 controller
  • Basic data types/write ladder logic using symbolic tag names
  • Programming Basic Relay Instructions
  • Timer/Counter Instructions
  • Application programming, creating Motors Run Logic
  • Compare/Math instructions
  • Data Handling Instructions/Program Control Instructions
  • File Arithmatic Move/Shift Register and FIFO Load Instructions
  • Ethernet Communications
  • I/O Forcing/Bit Toggle/Search Functions/Trends
SKU: CL200 ControlLogix5000 Programming Level 1


Controllogix5000 Programming Level 1 Class Description

After completing this class, you will have an understanding of Programmable Logic Controllers and how they work. This class is intended to teach you the hardware concepts and terminology of a Controllogix5000 system. This class will provide you with the knowledge and understanding of the most commonly used instructions found in a machine or process control application.

At Control Logic Training we will engage you each and every day using a Controllogix5000 simulator and Studio 5000 program documentation software.

You will have the opportunity to perform hands on labs to enter and edit programming instructions both online and offline exercises, followed up with practice troubleshooting problems and the use of, Trends, I/O Forcing, Search functions and Bit Toggle.

Class Agenda


  • Understanding Controllogix5000 system components / Hardware review
  • Create a new Controller project and configure simulator I/O modules, manual and online discover method.
  • Configure an Ethernet communications driver using RSLinks
  • Connect your computer to a Network
  • Upload/Download programs to a Contrologix5000 controller
  • Understanding common data types
  • Creating I/O Tags and Monitor data
  • Creating a new project/perform Offline and Online edits
  • Understanding edit principles
  • Program Basic Relay Instructions.


  • Programming Timer
  • Programming Counter Instructions
  • Application practice programing conveyor motors logic.
  • Programming Understanding Compare Instructions
  • Handling Expression in a Controllogix5000 system
  • Programming/Understanding Math Instructions


  • Creating a Periodic Task
  • Creating an Event Task
  • Programming /Understanding Data Handling Instructions
  • Programming/Understanding Program Control Instructions
  • Programming File Arithmetic and Move Instructions


  • Programming File Arithmetic and Move Instructions
  • Documenting and Searching Ladder Logic
  • Troubleshooting / I/O Forcing / Bit Toggle / Trends
  • Programming File Search and Compare Instructions


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