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Introduction To Plc Programming: City & Guilds Scqf Level 6

Duration 3 days
Time 08:30 - 16:30
Cost £1,245.00 + VAT
Venue Altens Training Centre


Date Time Cost Venue Places  
15 Jul - 17 Jul 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £1,245.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 7
26 Aug - 28 Aug 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £1,245.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 8
30 Sep - 02 Oct 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £1,245.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 8

About this course

Practical Content 80% Theoretical Content 20%

Target Audience

Maintenance and Operations Technician/Engineers who are new to Programmable Logic Controllers utilized in ESD systems, Fire and Gas Systems and Process Control Systems.

Course Aims

To give a practical understanding of PLC systems and programming techniques as used in Oil and Gas Production.

Course Content

  • Converting schematic diagrams into ladder logic to enable effective programming
  • Designing simple ladder logic diagrams for ESD and Process Control Functions, incorporating relays/coils, timers, counters, internal contacts, inputs and outputs
  • Programming a PLC using a laptop/Notebook
  • Designing programmes to operate ESD test rig for typical Oil/Gas Separator
  • Level Control of a typical Knockout Drum
  • Troubleshooting online with working PLC
  • Using and Programming HMI Display Graphics.


The majority of this course is practical hands on training delivered by fully qualified and experienced ex industry personnel using equipment replicated from the onshore and offshore oil and gas working environment. Practical Exercises on ESD Systems and Process control 




City & Guilds SCQF Level 6 Certificate .

Minimum Instructor Qualification/Experience

  • Further Education Qualification A1 or equivalent Workplace Assessor
  • 5 years offshore experience in production operations.

Min/Max Number of Delegates Required per Event


Times of Training

08:30 to 16:30
Course duration and times may vary depending on delegate numbers.

Special Requirements

Delegates are required to supply their own PPE.


ASET International Oil & Gas Training Academy, Aberdeen Altens Campus, Hareness Road, Aberdeen, AB12 3LE.

Great course, valuable lessons learned. The experience and knowledge shared is of great benefit

Alan Maclean
Dolphin Drilling Personnel Pte Ltd

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