V2.3 Basic

Overview and Dates

The two-and-a-half day training is intended to familiarize the participant with CODESYS V2.3 programming tool. The training targets project leaders, project engineers, programmers, and service technicians who program with CODESYS version 2.3. Please note: this training is only available for groups!

Date: On Request
Languages: German, English
Location: 3S-Smart Software Solutions GmbH
Number of participiants:
1.300 ,- € per Person
max. 10
Patrick Rohloff, Ralph Holz
A member of the CODESYS Group
Memminger Str. 151
87439 Kempten
First day: 8:30-16:30
Second day: 8:30-16:30
Third day: 8:30-12:30

Course Contents

Please note: this training is only available for groups!

Throughout the training, theoretical parts are followed by practical exercises to facilitate knowledge transfer. Use cases are explored to demonstrate how the tool can be applied.

The training is an introduction to the IEC 61131-3 standard and the participant will become familiar with the following features:

  • Data declaration
  • Rules for programming
  • Program structure

The participants will be introduced to syntax and semantics of the five IEC programming languages:

  • Instruction List (IL)
  • Structured Text (ST)
  • Ladder Diagram (LD)
  • Function Block Diagram (FBD)
  • Sequential Function Chart (SFC)
  • Continuous Function Chart (CFC)

The training provides an introduction to predefined POUs (libraries). The participant will be introduced to different data types:

  • Standard data types
  • Defined data types (arrays, structures, enumeration types, etc.)
  • I/O configuration


The training includes the following features of visualization:

  • Basic elements
  • Placeholder concept
  • Available visualization clients

The training provides an overview of the CODESYS functions:

  • Task configuration
  • Trace configuration
  • Online functionality (breakpoints, forcing values)
  • Administration of multiple watch lists and recipes

The training provides an overview of the CODESYS operators:

  • Assignments
  • Boolean and bit string logic
  • Comparisons
  • Elections
  • REAL operators

The training introduces the participant to the IEC standard library (string functions, triggers, counters, timers) and creation of customized internal libraries. 

The training can also be customized to focus on imparting deeper knowledge of specific areas of CODESYS V2.3 programming as required by the customer.

For further information and quotation, please contact sales@codesys.com





David Freiberg

Trainer, CODESYS Group

David Freiberg knows the demands of automation engineering from his many years of development work at various companies. Many years of customer service in the support team at 3S-Smart Software Solutions form the foundation for a deep understanding of the needs and questions from end users regarding a modern IEC 61131-3 development system. With his diverse professional experience, David Freiberg is a valuable contact person for both PLC developers and device manufacturers.

Ralph Holz

Trainer, CODESYS Group

Since 2006, Ralph Holz has been responsible for trainings at 3S-Smart Software Solutions, covering every aspect of CODESYS. With his many years of professional experience, Ralph Holz possesses profound technical expertise of both CODESYS and numerous application possibilities. His CODESYS seminars are distinguished by their practical relevance and numerous project examples that he uses to illustrate points to his training participants.

Patrick Rohloff

Trainer, CODESYS Group

Patrick Rohloff has over 10 years of experience as a trainer with a primary focus on automation. Since 2008, he has been responsible for designing and performing CODESYS trainings at 3S-Smart Software Solutions. Customers benefit from his comprehensive technical knowledge and his innovative approaches to solving problems, which he also enjoys developing individually with his training participants.


3S-Smart Software Solutions GmbH
A member of the CODESYS Group
Memminger Str. 151
87439 Kempten

Tel.: +49-831-54031-0