Siemens S7 Communications

Siemens S7 Communications Course

  • Course Reference
    Siemens Communications Course
  • Course Duration
    3 Days
  • Documentation
    Siemens S7 Communications Manual.
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The course has been designed to familiarise students with many different communication options, when using S7 controllers.

Each communication option will be explained and demonstrated, then a total network will then be created by the student.

The student will be able investigate the program and hardware for fault finding.

The student must have attended a Siemens S7 Level 1 and 2 course or Higher or have previous S7 experience.


To introduce students to the concepts and operation Siemens S7 Communications options, including the following areas:

  • Structuring programs of the S7 program
  • Profibus communications
  • Ethernet Communications
  • Fault finding
  • Interbus using S7
  • ASI
  • Communications to Variabe Speed drives
  • Communication to other PLC’s
  • HMI networks

Course Content

  • Program Structure for communications.
  • Configuration of Profibus for:
    1. I/O networks
    2. PLC to PLC S7 300/400
    3. PLC to Drives
    4. S7 to other manufactures PLC
  • Ethernet communications for:
    1. PLC to PLC S7 300/400
    2. PLC to HMI
  • ASI I/O communications
  • S7 Interbus communications to I/O and Drives
  • Student project