Logix Basics and Troubleshooting

The Logix Basics and Troubleshooting class is designed for those that need to connect to and troubleshoot a Rockwell Logix 5000 controller in an industrial environment. Electricians responsible for maintaining industrial equipment will gain knowledge of the various methods for connecting to a controller, monitoring data values, editing logic, configuring I/O modules, and using the cross-reference tool to locate the logic related to field devices.

1 Day Duration
7 CEUs Credits
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Upcoming Dates

Date Time Location
August 5, 2022 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Wausau
September 9, 2022 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Appleton
October 14, 2022 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Stevens Point
December 2, 2022 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Appleton

Who Should Attend

Designed for students with little to no  experience with Logix controllers, but some relay logic background. This class will teach the basics of connecting to, monitoring, editing and diagnosing Logix controllers using the ControlLogix PLC. 



Next Learning Level

Logix Foundations

Hands-On Practice

Students will use a laptop to configure Logix controllers and perform troubleshooting techniques using Studio 5000 Logix Designer software. Approximately 2/3 of the class is lab.

Technology Requirements

All materials needed for this class will be supplied by Werner Electric. Training workstation: laptop, ControlLogix, PanelView Plus. Student Manual.

Industrial Automation Product Training Courses

From Logix to networking, EtherNet to PowerFlex or even PanelView classes, Werner Electric Supply has all the automation training you need! We will customize classes to best fit your employee requirements and can train on-site at your company for added convenience. 

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Course Agenda

Day 1

  • Brief hardware System Overview
  • RSLinx and Network basics and USB connections
  • RSLogix 5000 Project structure
  • Local and remote I/O modules and corresponding tags
  • Alias tags
  • Basic ladder logic editing
  • Uploading/Downloading                       
  • Documentation        
  • Task/Program/Routine concepts
  • Tag Monitoring
  • RSLogix 5000 Troubleshooting
  • Search/Find/Replace
  • Cross-referencing
  • Locate Output tags in logic based on wiring diagrams
  • Hypothetical troubleshooting scenarios based on sample ACD files
  • Forcing and toggling
  • Common error codes
  • Module replacement

Contact Information

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