A-5000: ALLEN-BRADLEY SLC-500 Programmable Controllers/Level One
This 32 hour, 4 day training program provides students to gain hands-on experience in the troubleshooting and
maintenance of the Allen-Bradley SLC-500 programmable controller. Hardware and software troubleshooting
techniques are heavily emphasized throughout the course. The instructor will use example of actual
troubleshooting experiences to enhance the learning process.
Introduction to Programmable Controllers
Hardware Description/Configuration: CPU Processor Module & Input/Output Modules
Programming Terminal Operation
Program Entry and Interpretation: Ladder Diagram Instructions, Timers and Counters, Data Manipulation Instructions & Program Control Instructions
Use of Software Utilities in Troubleshooting (Force, Search, Histograms)
Troubleshooting: Software & Hardware Components Including Processor and I/O
Peripheral Operations: Program Loading & Program Printing
Persons successfully completing this course will be able to:
Identify the hardware components of the SLC-500 programmable controller.
Configure and install a SLC-500 programmable controller system.
Develop and interpret simple programs utilizing a programming terminal.
Troubleshoot programs and isolate faults within the SLC-500 system.
Properly use peripheral devices to store, copy and print programs.
Training is available utilizing Rockwell RSLogix500 software.
This course is designed to meet the needs of both plant maintenance and engineering personnel. Students should
be familiar with relay ladder logic.