Allen Bradley 800 PLC Training

Learn about PLC’s, How they work and how to troubleshoot them…

What is it?

LearnLab’s Hands-On Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) training system comes with the popular Allen Bradley Micro 820 PLC. This “Real World” unit and curriculum helps you train people how to understand, install, troubleshoot  and fix Programmable Logic Control (PLC) systems and equipment to include programming basics.

What is included?

This Allen Bradley Micro 820 hands-on Programmable Logic Controller training system includes real world components commonly found in the workplace today.

  • 2 Industrial Limit Switches with NO & NC contacts
  • 2 Industrial Pushbutton Switches with 2 sets of NO and NC contacts
  • 1 Alarm buzzer
  • 1 2-position Industrial Selector Switch with 1 set of NO contacts
  • 3 Lights – Red, Blue & Green
  • 2 Standard 8 pin Ice Cube Relays w/sockets
  • 1 IEC Motor Starter
  • 1 IEC Contactor

Training aids?

  • Students Workbook (pdf)
  • PowerPoint Presentation
  • Instructor Guidebook
  • PLC Programming cable (Ethernet)
  • Instructions for a free Allen Bradley Connected Components Software Download

This system is designed to be instructor led, with hours of hands-on labs for students to practice what they have learned in an active learning environment.

Who will benefit?

  • Maintenance Technicians
  • Electricians & Electronic Technicians
  • Engineering Technicians
  • Machine & Process Operators
  • Repair Workers
  • Career & Technical Students

What will they learn?

Each student will spend time learning how the Allen Bradley Micro 820 Programmable Logic Controller is connected in common circuits, and will learn how to wire and troubleshoot inputs and outputs. This training system is great for teaching students automation principles that are used in assembly lines in the automotive industry, manufacturing, commercial buildings, railroad systems, traffic systems, amusement parks, and automatic lighting, just to name a few. PLC technology is used everywhere and every day.

Topics covered:

PLC Hardware:

  • PLC Configurations
  • PLC History
  • Input/Output configurations
  • Physical Addressing
  • Installation

PLC Operation:

  • Sequence of operation
  • Program Scan Cycle
  • Data Tables
  • Addressing examples


  • Wiring and connections
  • Communications setup
  • Programming device connections
  • Programming devices

Program Operation:

  • Basic Instructions
  • Control bits
  • Timers
  • Counters






3 responses to “Allen Bradley 800 PLC Training”

  1. L Fritz Avatar
    L Fritz

    Came fast! I had to set these up and train the next morning. Easy to use, curriculum is great! It’s helping our guys be able to know what they are looking at.

  2. T Allen Avatar
    T Allen

    Love it! Has the connected workbench programming software. Nice training for our engineering guys. We all need it!

  3. M Thomlinson Avatar
    M Thomlinson

    Great! Thanks LearnLab. We’re digging into this stuff and it looks good. We’ll let you know.