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H894 - Marine 800xA and AC800M automation training

The goal of this course is to learn how to perform regular maintenance, engineering activities and troubleshooting on 800xA-based automation systems and AC800M connectivity, installed in Cruise applications, O&G installations and Land- Based Factories.

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Understand the philosophy of 800xA-based system.
  • Fully use main 800xA engineering functionalities.
  • Maximize productivity.
  • Troubleshoot common issues.
  • Reducing decision time.
  • Perform engineering activities for runtime operations.
  • Optimize the process.


  • 800xA IAMCS philosophy, products overview.
  • Systems layout and hardware configurations and setup.
  • AC800M PLC programming.
  • S800 I/O modules.
  • Base concepts of CPU programming (libraries, tasks, variables, user-defined programs, I/O).
  • Function Block and Control Modules programming.
  • System maintenance.
  • Shutdown/start-up procedures for board replacement.
  • Engineering, diagnosis and troubleshooting.
  • MMS and ProfiBus connectivity.
  • Application download to AC800M PLCs.
  • 800xA Process Graphics.
  • Trending and historical data.
  • System backup/restore.
  • Specific topics on request (SIL, SOE I/O, Shutdown System, IEC61850, Rex6xx Goose, VICO Libraries).


  • Workshop and Lecture sessions.

Course outline

General Information

Duration: 5 days
Venue: Genoa

Basic knowledge or experience in working with 800xA Systems is advisable

Additional information: Minimum 6, maximum 8 participants
Student profile:

Electrotechnical personnel at support and operational level

Download: Course description as a pdf

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