Live-Lecture Training Tutorials

New Offering

Interconnecting Automation is now offering PLC training classes you can attend from the comfort of your own desk!

We have developed Live online lecture training to better serve you in the corona environment, no need to travel, get the same high quality training direct from your home or office.

These PLC Tutorial Modules are live online lectures with:


  • PLC Training now available within the comfort and safety of your own location
  • Limited number of attendees per session, with plenty of opportunities to ask questions during and after the session
  • No special hardware required and no prerequisites to attend.  Material covered will be applicable to Directlogic, CLICK, Do-More - BRX, and Productivity PLC families. - attendees determine what families are covered
  • Modules start at 10:00 AM Central Time, and are three hours long with one 15-minute break
  • Train as often as you want on 7 key areas of PLC programming
  • Access a recording of your session after it is over for future review

Reserve Your Seat Now - start time 10AM central!

Once signed up, you will receive an email with a link to the online meeting room, instructions, and any supplemental files needed.

Afterwards you will have access to a recording of the session for future reference.

Click the headers below for more information on the syllabus for each module.

Module 1 – PLC overview – starting out – Basic understanding

  • What is a PLC?
  • Where did it come from?
  • What is an input?
  • What is an output?
  • What is a CPU?
  • Wiring the CPU
  • Wiring the inputs
  • Wiring the outputs
  • Wiring Analog input output cards

Module 2 – tables, scan, creating link, PLC differences

  • The memory tables in a PLC
  • Addressing different types
  • Tag based
  • Differences between PLC models
  • Scan time
  • Linking up
  • Getting online

Module 3 – Basics of programming

  • Different Editors
  • Boolean
  • Relay Ladder Logic
  • Documenting the program
  • N.O. contact
  • N.C. contact
  • Internal Bits
  • Retentive Issues
  • Multiple views
  • OUT
  • SET
  • Latching circuits
  • Nickname – Tag names

Module 4 – timers and counters, move presets, data view

  • Timers – different types and their behaviors
  • Counters – different types and their behaviors
  • Memory
  • Datatypes
  • Using memory for presets – through touch screens

Module 5 – One Shot, math, drum trouble shooting

  • One Shot
  • Math – different types depending on model of PLC
  • Drum Sequencer – sequential processes
  • Debugging, troubleshooting, figuring out what’s wrong – if there is something wrong with the PLC

Module 6 – Analog

  • Analog in
  • Analog out
  • Numbering systems
  • Different types of signals
  • The A to D and D to A
  • Applying analog

Module 7 – Networking

  • Serial communications
  • RS-232
  • RS-485
  • Master-Slave
  • Ethernet
  • Protocols like - Modbus