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ABB University Germany

Symphony® Plus with Melody

The training courses are organised into different levels and roles. Select the role(s) that fit(s) your job best. The level then describes what you should be able to do after completing the level.

Engineering
Operation
Maintenance
Course Overview
Basic

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 You understand the
    - Symphony Plus Structure
    - Connection between the HSI and the Melody Controller

  You are able to create or modify:
    - Function Block Diagrams in different languages such as FBD, SFC
    - Controller hardware including IO signals
    - Graphic Displays
    - Trend Displays and History Configuration
    - Alarm Lists and Alarm List Templates
    - Simple Reports
    - Basic security settings
    - Backup an Symphony Plus System (Full and Partial)

In order to complete the basic level, you have to attend T330 or S313 and S301M.
Advanced

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  You have more knowledge of at least two of the following System Extensions:
    -Administration of Users and Security in Active Directory
    - Configuration of Graphic Displays, Faceplates and Workplace Layout
    - New Functions of the latest version
    - Configuration of extended Alarm functions including Alarm Management
    - Operation and Configuration of Batches
    - Configuration of High Integrity Controllers
    - Integration and Configuration of PROFIBUS and HART devices
In order to complete the advance level, you have to attend two of the following courses: DE430, DE432, S314, S302
Basic

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   You are able to:
    -Navigate in a standard Operator Workplace
    - Read and interpret information from different process displays
    - Create operator notes
    - Monitor and control standard process objects such as
motors, valves and PID loops using faceplates
    - Interpret information on interlocks
    - Handle alarm and event lists
    - Acknowledge alarms
    - Operate trend displays and interpret the information
    - Monitor and control sequences based on Sequence Function Charts
    - View and print reports
    - Log in as different users
    - Use some basic system monitoring tools
In order to complete the basic level, you have to attend the S320 course.
Advanced

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   You are able to:
    -  Use advanced operator functions
    - Use advanced diagnostic tools
    - Troubleshoot the Melody hardware
    - Carry out Signal Tracing from faceplate to the IO channel
In order to complete the advance level, you have to attend S301M course
Basic

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  You are able to:
    - Describe the 800xA System Structure
    - Describe the Aspect Object concept
    - Configure the Connection between HSI and the Melody Controller
    - Handle Alarms
    - Troubleshoot and Exchange Melody hardware
    - Signal tracing from Faceplate to IO Channel
    - Change basic configuration of Alarm List, Grafic Displays and Trend Display
    - Backup a System (Full and Partial)
In order to complete the basic level, you have to attend S301M and S331 course.
Advanced

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  You have more knowledge of at least two of the following System Extensions:
    -  Administration of Users and Security in Active Directory
   - Configuration of High Integrity Controllers
   - Integration and Configuration of PROFIBUS and HART devices
In order to complete the advance level, you have to attend two of the following courses: DE430, S302, S314.
 Course Info              Course Desription (PDF)
     T330             AC 870P/Melody Configuration for Process Industries
     S301M             Symphony Plus System Introduction and Engineering Overview_Melody
     S302             Symphony Plus System Administration and Installation
     S313             Symphony Plus Melody - Basic Engineering - Energy
     S314             Symphony Plus Melody - Advanced Engineering PROFIBUS/HART Field Device Management
     S320             Symphony Plus Operations - Operator
     S331             Symphony Plus Melody - Maintenance and Troubleshooting
     DE430             Microsoft Windows® Technology for ABB Industrial IT – Distributed Control System