Training & Workshops

Training Classes

Emerson/GE Intelligent Platforms - Controller Maintenance - Logic Developer PLC

Course Description

The Emerson/GE Intelligent Platforms Controller Maintenance - Logic Developer PLC course provides the student with the skills necessary to troubleshoot and repair faults in GE Intelligent Platforms programmable logic controllers (90-30, 90-70, VersaMax, RX7i and RX3i). The class is taught using Logic Developer PLC software, which is part of the Machine Edition family of products. The focus is on interpreting existing ladder logic programs for troubleshooting purposes. Students are also taught how to use the troubleshooting tools within the software to determine where faults have occurred and how to correct them.

Who Should Attend?

This course is intended for anyone who will be troubleshooting Emerson/GE Intelligent Platforms PLC control systems using Proficy Logic Developer PLC software. It is designed for electrical technicians, electricians, and/or engineers beginning to work with Logic Developer PLC, who will be tasked with modifying and maintaining PLC programs and hardware.

Are There Any Prerequisites?

Participants should be comfortable operating in a Microsoft Windows environment. Participants should have a basic understanding of electrical/control fundamentals. Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Participants should have a working knowledge of Windows operating systems. Previous controls and HMI/SCADA experience is an asset.
  • Define the function of each hardware component of Emerson/GE Intelligent Platforms PLC systems
  • Describe the Machine Edition software environment
  • Configure and establish communication to the Emerson/GE Intelligent Platforms PLC hardware
  • Configure Emerson/GE Intelligent Platforms PLC hardware using Logic Developer PLC software
  • Define the instruction set(s) for Emerson/GE Intelligent Platforms PLCs
  • Modify existing ladder logic in Emerson/GE Intelligent Platforms PLCs
  • Interpret existing ladder logic for troubleshooting purposes
  • Research hardware and software information in Infolink
  • Access and interpret controller and I/O fault tables
  • Use troubleshooting tools within Logic Developer PLC software

Class Dates & Location:

June 15-17, 2021 - Richmond, VA 

October 19-21, 2021 - Charlotte, NC 

Class Prices

$1,900.00 per seat


Canceling or rescheduling at least 2 weeks prior to the start of class will allow us to fully refund tuition or apply credit to another class. With less than 2 weeks notice, cancellations are subject to a 75% fee and rescheduling is subject to a 50% fee. Full tuition will be charged for failing to show up for a class without notice or for leaving a class prematurely. Substitutions of one student for another who cannot make the class are accepted at any time, without charge.

Cimtec Automation reserves the right to cancel any course at least 2 weeks prior to the class. In this event, you will be notified and a full refund will be awarded. However, CIMTEC AUTOMATION IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY EXPENSES RELATED TO NON-REFUNDABLE AIRLINE TICKETS OR TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS. Please do not make non-refundable travel arrangements earlier than two weeks before the class start date.