(Modules 1-4)      $2485.00

Duration: 4 days
Audience: Anyone needing to maintain or program an RSLogix 5 project
Prerequisites: Basic computer skills

Course Outline

Module 1

This module provides an overview of the hardware and RSLogix software in the PLC-5 systems. The student will be provided with the tools required to communicate with the system. Students will receive a basic understanding of a PLC-5 project with processor fundamentals and an introductory look at memory layout and structure. There is a specific lesson for LIVE e-Learners. At the end of this module, students will review the operation of the processor status file.


  1. System Overview
  2. RSLogix 5 Overview
  3. RSLinx
  4. Processor Fundamentals
  5. Memory Layout
  6. LIVE e-Learners
  7. Status File

Module 2

In this module, the students will cover ladder logic rules and review the scan sequence for ladder logic. The students will be provided with the tools necessary to edit PLC-5 ladder logic programs in the offline mode. Timers and counters are covered along with the operation of word and file level instructions. To conclude the module, students will learn the techniques involved in documenting a ladder logic program.


  1. Bit Instructions
  2. Editing Logic
  3. Timers and Counters
  4. Move and Logic Instructions
  5. Documentation

Module 3

In this module, students will learn techniques of searching ladder logic to correct / maintain a program followed by the operation of the data monitor function of RSLogix 5 software. The forcing function is reviewed and to finish the module, a logical approach to troubleshooting I/O faults will be presented.


  1. Searching
  2. Data Monitor
  3. Forcing
  4. Troubleshooting

Module 4

In this module, file level instructions are introduced and then the concepts of program flow are discussed. Next, the student will be provided with an overview of the steps involved in establishing peer-to-peer communication using the message instruction in a PLC 5 system. The module concludes with a review of remote I/O communications in the PLC 5 family.


  1. Program Flow Control
  2. File Instructions
  3. Message Instruction
  4. Remote I/O

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