[1 – 2 September 2022] Programming IO-Link Smart Devices (IEC61131-9)

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The road to smart maintenance & cost saving cabling

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IO-Link: The road to smart maintenance & cost saving cabling

Participants will learn how to program IO-Link Smart Devices using IEC61131-9 standard and interface with the IO-Link Master using the Ethercat protocol to retrieve the sensor status and control the actuators.
They will also learn how to program the HMI to do a graphical display of the sensor status and even learn to control the actuators with a click of a button.

Course Schedule

Date: 1 September 2022 – 2 September 2022

(2 Days Course)

Time: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Delivery Mode: Classroom

Venue: Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Application Period: 1 July 2022 onwards

*This course may be conducted online subjected to Covid-19 guidelines.

*Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend the information without prior notice.

Lesson Plan

Introduction to IO-Link Technology (2 hrs)

  • Difference between traditional sensors/actuators vs IO-Link Sensors/actuators
  • Configuration of IO-Link devices on PLC

Communication between the PLC and IO-Link Master (4 hrs)

  • Setup the communication interface between the PLC and IO-Link Master
  • Learn to retrieve the data from the different types of IO-Link sensors and control the actuators

Introduction to HMI programming to interface with the PLC and IO-Link Master (4 hrs)

  • Basics of HMI Programming i.e creating I/O controls and etc and learn to interface with the PLC and IO-Link Master
  • Learn how to create the necessary control of the IO-Link actuators and display of IO-Link sensor values (Process Data) using the HMI
Case studies with assessment (4 hrs)
  • Case Study (work)

Course Fees

Funding period for this course is from 23 Jan 2020 to 30 Sep 2024.

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
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Enhanced training support for SMEs
For enhanced training support for SMEs, enter SME in the promo code during course application.

Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) Holders
Please furnish the following documents to the course administrator to qualify for SSG funding:
Self-sponsored learner (**LTVP+): Copy of your green visit pass card, with the word ‘PLUS’ on the back of the card.
Co-sponsored learner (##LTVP+): Copy of valid and current Letter of Consent (LOC) from MOM

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

(Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.)

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full course fees $642.00
Singaporeans aged below 40, Permanent Residents & **LTVP+ qualified for SkillsFuture Funding $192.60
Singaporeans aged 40 & above qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy $72.60
Singaporeans, Permanent Residents & ##LTVP+ qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs $72.60
Others (and Repeat Students) $642.00


In-class assessments.
A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance and pass all required assessment(s).
A Certificate of Participation will be awarded to participants who meet the 75% attendance requirement but did not pass all required assessment(s).

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