Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 1: ControlLogix Fundamentals and Troubleshooting

Course Purpose:

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to troubleshoot a previously operational ControlLogix® system and restore normal operation.

You will have the opportunity to develop and practice these skills by:

  • Learning basic concepts and terminology used with: - ControlLogix system hardware
    - Studio 5000 Logix Designer®application

  • Practicing a systematic strategy for diagnosing and troubleshooting problems: - Configuration issues
    - Electrical noise
    - Faulty/ malfunctioning field devices
    - Controller I/O, or other hardware issues

  • Performing hands-on exercises

    All Logix5000 TM systems use the same control engine; therefore, tasks are similar. You will see applicable references for other systems.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for individuals who need to maintain and troubleshoot a ControlLogix system – but have no current working experience with ControlLogix systems.

Curriculum Note: This course contains many of the lessons in courses CCP146 and CCP153 – in a consolidated four and a half-day format. Do not take all three courses.


To successfully complete this course, the following prerequisites are required:

  • Ability to perform basic Microsoft Windows tasks
  • Previous experience with common industrial control system concepts

Course Agenda

  • Locating ControlLogix Components

  • Navigating through the Studio 5000 Logix Designer Application

  • Connecting a Computer to a Communications Network

  • Downloading and Going Online

  • Locating I/O Tags and Devices

  • Interpreting Studio 5000 Logix Designer Project Organization and Execution

  • Interpreting Ladder Logic Structure

  • Locating and Editing Tag Values

  • Interpreting Bit Instructions

  • Interpreting Frequently Used Instructions

  • Interpreting Arrays

  • Interpreting Tags of User-Defined Data Types

  • Searching for Project Components

  • Integrated Practice - Interpreting a Basic Project

  • Forcing I/O and Toggling Bits

  • Troubleshooting Digital I/O Problems

  • Troubleshooting Analog I/O Problems

  • Troubleshooting Remote I/O Problems

  • Updating Logix5000 Firmware

  • Troubleshooting Controller Problems

  • Troubleshooting Power Supply Problems

  • Analyzing and Troubleshooting a System Using a Trend Chart

  • Integrated Practice-Troubleshooting Basic Projects

  • Editing Ladder Logic Online

  • Managing Studio 5000 Logix Designer Project Files

  • Documenting and Printing Components

  • Troubleshooting Noise-Related Problems

Kirby Risk Training Cancellation Policy

If you cannot attend the above class as scheduled, notify your Kirby Risk sales representative or Sophie Dillman at as soon as possible. If the enrollment is cancelled more than 16 days before the scheduled start of the event, 100% of the tuition will be refunded. If cancelled 16 to 8 days before the scheduled start of the event, 50% of the full tuition amount will be billed for standard enrollments. Cancellations received 7 days before the start of the event will be charged the full tuition. If a student fails to appear for a scheduled class, full tuition will be charged.


Training Pre-Enrollment Form


Please complete and submit the form below to pre-enroll in the course indicated. A Kirby Risk representative will contact you to finalize the enrollment and payment process.

For any additional questions regarding the training or enrollment process, please contact your local Kirby Risk Sales Representative or Sophie Dillman at

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