Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 2: ControlLogix Maintenance and Troubleshooting

Course Number - CCP153

Course Number - CCP153

Course Purpose

Upon completing this course, you can troubleshoot a previously operational ControlLogix® system and restore normal operation. This course adds to your skill set by introducing new tasks such as connecting to a network, interpreting project execution, editing ladder logic online, and more. You will then be presented with a systematic strategy for diagnosing and troubleshooting a variety of common system errors:

  • Controller, I/O, and other hardware problems
  • Noise-related problems
  • Software configuration problems

Who Should Attend

Individuals who need to maintain and troubleshoot a ControlLogix or other Logix5000 systems should attend this course.



Completing this course requires the Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 1: ControlLogix System Fundamentals course (Course No. CCP146) or equivalent experience.


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 the student's learning experiences, the following materials are provided as part of the course package:

  • Student Manual - Includes the key concepts, definitions, examples, and activities presented in this course
  • Lab Book - Provides learning activities and hands-on practice. Solutions are included after each exercise for immediate feedback.
  • Studio 5000 Logix Designer and Logix5000 Procedures Guide - Provides the steps required to complete basic software tasks that are common to all Logix5000 hardware platforms.
  • ControlLogix Troubleshooting Guide - Contains a systematic approach to diagnosing and troubleshooting common ControlLogix system problems.

Hands-On Practice

Throughout this course, you will be able to practice the skills you have learned through various hands-on exercises. Exercises focus on the skills introduced in each lesson and are performed on a ControlLogix workstation. Integrated practices combine and practice several key skills at once. The basic skills in this course apply to all Logix5000 platforms; you can apply what you have learned to the platform used in your plant.


Next Learning Level

Once you have mastered the maintenance and troubleshooting skills covered in this course, you may be interested in one or more of the following courses:

  • Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 3: Basic Ladder Logic Interpretation (Course No. CCCL21)
  • DeviceNet and RSNetWorx Configuration and Troubleshooting (Course No. CCP164)
  • ControlNet and RSNetWorx Configuration and Troubleshooting (Course No. CCP174)

Course Length

This is a four-day course.

Course Agenda

Day 1

  • Optional: Locating ControlLogix System Components
  • Connecting a Computer to a Network
  • Interpreting Project Organization and Execution
  • Locating and Editing Tag Values
  • Interpreting Frequently Used Instructions

Day 2

  • 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 Module Problems

Day 3

  • Troubleshooting Analog I/O Module 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

Day 4

  • Integrated Practice-Troubleshooting Basic Projects
  • Editing Ladder Logic Online
  • Optional: Editing FBDs Online
  • Managing Project Files
  • Documenting and Printing Project Components
  • Troubleshooting Noise-Related Problems

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