Automation And Controls Basics: PLC and HMI Integration

This 24-hour course is designed to give trainees an introduction to Human Machine Interface (HMI) programming using FactoryTalk View Studio and understand how HMIs and PLCs integrate in a control system. After completing this course, trainees will be able to establish communication between a PanelView HMI and a CompactLogix PLC, design an HMI interface and make that interface work with a PLC ladder logic program.

Topics Covered:

  • Basic functions and components of a PLC and HMI control system
  • Brief intro/refresher on ladder logic
  • Getting online with a PLC via Ethernet
  • Writing a ladder logic program
  • Setting up a PanelView for communication
  • Establishing communication between our CompactLogix and PanelView
  • Tag connections
  • Creating an interface

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Additional information

Dates & Times

  • July 22 – August 7, 2024
    • Mondays & Wednesdays
    • 4:00 – 8:00 pm each day
    • Deadline to register: July 15, 2024


$325 ETP Price*
$875 Non-ETP Price

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Regional Training Center
Sorma USA
231 S Kelsey St
Visalia, CA 93291

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Bryan Medina


Phone: 559.688.3130