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This Course Includes

  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • 42+ Lessons
  • 5 articles
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Access on mobile
  • Included Software: Siemens TIA Portal & WinCC Professional (21-Days Trial), Kepserver (Free Demo), SQL Server (Free Demo), Factory I/O (30 Days Trial)

What you'll learn

  • Students will learn advanced hardware and communication with Siemens S7-1200 PLC and TIA Portal
  • Siemens S7-1200 PLC to PLC Communication using Profinet Interface
  • IFM IO-Link Communication with Siemens S7-1200 PLC
  • Interfacing OPC Server (Kepserver) with TIA Portal and reading/writing OPC Tags
  • Creating PC Based HMI Runtime using WinCC Advanced
  • Interfacing SQL Database for creating historical log or relational database
  • Students must complete Siemens TIA Portal Level 1 Course and having a physical S7-1200 PLC would help learn hands-on


  • Basic knowledge of Siemens PLC and TIA Portal
  • Siemens S7-1200 PLC & TIA Portal Level-1 Course by Muhammad Awais

Course Description

This course is for the system integrators or automation engineers looking to automate machines, production lines or plant on the shop floor. The content described above will give you the hands on experience on working with multiple PLCs of the same brand, or with different brands using OPC, creating Profinet, Fieldbus and using point to point IO Link devices then centralizing the process using PC Based HMI.

This course is hardware intensive and most tasks are performed using physical PLCs or IO Link devices so it’s for all those who have to deal with lots of hardware or automation on the job or for the client, it's time to step up the game.

Course Content

  • Siemens S7-1200 PLC to PLC Ethernet Communication using Profinet Interface
  • IFM IO-Link Communication with S7-1200 PLC
  • WinCC Advanced HMI (PC Based HMI) and Creating Runtime
  • Understanding and Interfacing OPC Server (Kepserver) with TIA Portal and WinCC Advanced
  • Understanding and Interfacing SQL Database with TIA Portal and WinCC Advanced


  • Siemens TIA Portal and WinCC Advanced (21-Days Trial Version Provided)
  • Kepserver (Free Demo Provided)
  • SQL Server (Free Demo Provided
  • Factory I/O (30-Days Trial Version Provided)


  • Training Lectures
  • Free Software’s – Trial
  • Lifetime Access to the course

Who this course is for:

  • Automation Engineers
  • System Integrators
  • Engineering Students
  • Controls Engineers
  • Plant Engineers
  • Electrical Engineers

Example Curriculum

  Siemens PLC - PLC Communication using Profinet Interface
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  IO-Link Communication with S7-1200 PLC using Profinet
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  PC Based HMI - WinCC Advanced Runtime + Basics
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  OPC Server - Interfacing Kepserver with TIA Portal
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  Historical Log using SQL Database & Excel
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  Create Relational Database with SQL Server and VBScripts
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  Conclusion & What's Next
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Rana Muhamamd Awais

Course Instructor

Rana Muhammad Awais is a Professional Electrical & Automation Engineer with over 06 years of experience in process, manufacturing, RnD and services industries in the fields of Industrial Automation, IIoT, Productivity, Projects and Maintenance.

He has completed over 50 automation projects including major plants and machines automation using PLC / DCS / SCADA and IIoT Systems of different brands such as Siemens, Allen Bradley, ABB, Wonderware, Ignition, Mitsubishi, Delta, Fatek, B&R, IFM and more.

Automation Play is a result of his passion and interest to share his learning’s and experience at one place to the world and equip them with Industry 4.0 and Industrial Automation Skill set.

This course is closed for enrollment.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I buy the course?
Just click on the enroll / buy now button, it will go to the check-out page where you can pay through Credit Card or PayPal. For alternate methods, check out our manual payment options.

How to start the course?
After you buy the course, you will be automatically enrolled. Courses are self paced so you will be able to watch lessons on the curriculum page.

What is the duration of the course?
Courses have life time access are self paced so you flexibility to learn at your own schedule.

How do I get a Certificate?
Once you complete all the lessons, you will automatically get a downloadable certificate which you can share with potential employers or in your network especially LinkedIn.

What If I am not satisfied with the course?
You can get a full refund with 30 days after purchasing the course.

How do I contact you?
You can write to us at [email protected] and for business enquiries you can directly email at [email protected]