Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 1: ControlLogix System Fundamentals

Course Number - CCP146

Course Number - CCP146

Course Purpose

This course will assist you in developing and building a solid foundation with a fundamental knowledge of ControlLogix® and other Logix5000™ systems. You will be introduced to basic Logix5000 concepts and terminology, and you will be exposed to Logix5000 system hardware, including hands-on experience with the ControlLogix platform. You will also have an opportunity to use Studio 5000™ Logix Designer application to perform basic system configuration tasks.


Who Should Attend

Individuals who have little or no working experience with Logix5000 systems or other programmable controllers should attend this course.



To complete this course successfully, you must be able to perform basic Microsoft Windows tasks, such as:

  • Use a mouse
  • Browse for files
  • Open, close, size and move windows

Technology Requirements

All technology is provided for student use in the classroom by Rockwell Automation. It is not necessary for students to bring any technology with them when attending this course.


Student Materials

To enhance and facilitate your learning experience, the following materials are provided to each student as part of the course package:

  • Student Manual - Contains the topical outlines and exercises. Used to follow presentations, take notes, and work through exercises
  • Logix5000 Documentation Reference Guide - Contains frequently referenced technical documentation. Searchable, electronic resource
  • Kinetix 6000 Multi-Axis Servo Drives User Manual - Provides detailed instructions for mounting, wiring, and troubleshooting your Kinetix 6000 drives.
  • Studio 5000 Logix Designer and Logix5000 Fundamentals Procedures Guide - Provides the steps required to complete basic software tasks that are common to all Logix5000 hardware platforms.

Hands-On Practice

Throughout this course, you will have the opportunity to practice the skills you have learned through a variety of hands-on exercises:

  • Exercises focus on the skills introduced in each lesson.
  • Integrated practices combine and practice several key skills at once.
  • Exercises are performed on a ControlLogix workstation

Next Learning Level

Once you have mastered the fundamental skills this course covers, you will have the knowledge and skills necessary to attend the next level of Logix5000 training. In particular, this course will benefit those students enrolling in the following courses:

  • Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 2: Maintenance and Troubleshooting (Course No. CCP153)
  • Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 3: Basic Ladder Logic Interpretation (Course No. CCCL21)
  • GuardLogix Fundamentals and Troubleshooting (Course No. SAF-LOG103)
  • Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 2: Basic Ladder Logic Programming (Course No. CCP151)
  • Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 3: Project Development (Course No. CCP143)

Course Length

This is a two-day course.

Course Agenda

Day 1

  • Understanding Control Systems
  • Locating ControlLogix System Components
  • Operating the Logix Designer Application
  • Creating and Modifying a Logix Designer Project
  • Selecting and Connecting to Industrial Networks in a Logix5000 System
  • Downloading and Going Online to a Logix5000 Controller


Day 2

  • Locating I/O Tags and Devices in a Logix5000 System
  • Configuring Local 1756-I/O Modules
  • Creating Tags and Monitoring Data in a Logix Designer Project
  • Drafting Basic Ladder Logic for a Logix Designer Routine
  • Selecting Basic Ladder Logic Instructions for a Logix Designer Routine
  • Entering Ladder Logic Components in a Logix Designer Routine
  • Integrated Practice - Creating and Verifying a Logix Designer Project

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