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PSS 4000 - Programming Course


The aim of the course is to equip delegates with the skills required to configure and programme Pilz Programmable Safety Systems.


  • The structure and variations of the PSS family of controllers
  • Identification of correct installation methods particularly with regard to levels of safety integrity
  • The Importance of correctly installing network cabling
  • Use of  the menu driven software functions of the PAS software, in both the ST (standard) and FS (failsafe) sections of the controller
  • Correct configuration of a PSS system
  • Configuration of a PSS SafetyNET p system and appreciation of the influence of cable length and number of subscribers
  • The role and importance of ISO 13849
  • Correct application of a structured programme
  • Correct application of the Modular Block System (MBS) software
  • Differentiation between errors reported by the operating system and errors reported by the application (MBS blocks)
  • Effective use of the powerful diagnostic tools which are inherent components of the PSS controller

Target group

  • Planners
  • Programmers
  • Project Managers


  • Delegates should preferably have a general understanding of PLC Systems



A Member of the Services Team

Corby, Northants

Order numbers 900110
Duration 3 Day Course: 9:00 - 17:00
Maximum number of delegates 8
Price £900 per person plus VAT
Further informations
Dates and Application
On request

In-house Training

Order numbers 900110
Duration 3 Day Course: 9:00 - 17:00
Maximum number of delegates 6 (dependant on facilities)
Price £900 per person plus travel expenses and VAT
Further informations A minimum charge of 5 delegates is required, plus travel expenses and VAT. The price per person is as above.
Dates and Application
On request

Pilz Automation Ltd
Pilz House, Little Colliers Field
Corby, Northants, NN18 8TJ
United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 1536 460766
E-Mail: sales@pilz.co.uk