PLC Programming with Studio 5000 Logix Designer

Start your journey as an automation professional by learning how to write and test your first Logix 5000 project using Studio 5000 Logix Designer and FactoryTalk Emulate.

Become a confident and competent PLC programmer

In PLC Programming Studio 5000 Logix Designer, you will learn:

How to create, navigate and manage projects in Studio 5000 Logix Designer.

How to write Ladder Diagram logic using the most common instructions

How to test a project by monitoring logic and modifying tag values.

Make Learning PLC Programming Easy

Learning PLC programming can be hard - most information is hidden behind paywalls, and the free information is outdated.

PLC Programming with Studio 5000 Logix Designer makes learning PLC programming easy by teaching you the essential skills that you need to program PLCs using Studio 5000 Logix Designer.

PLC Programming with Studio 5000 Logix Designer provides all the knowledge you need to learn PLC programming in one place at your own pace and an affordable price.

Why sign up?

Learn the Essentials

PLC Programming with Studio 5000 Logix Designer teaches you the essential skills that you need to program Logix 5000 PLCs.

Practical Examples

This course teaches you PLC programming while developing a project based on a common industrial automation application.

Certified Course

After completing this course, we'll send you a certificate of completion to prove that you have learned how to program PLCs with Logix Designer.

Plus, you get access to these bonuses for free

Community Support Group

Private group access to ask questions, get updates, discuss programming, get feedback on your progress and more!

Affiliate Links

Affiliate links that let you earn and help your friends and colleagues learn PLC programming.


I am constantly updating this course to keep it relevant and you get lifetime access to all of these updates.

Ala Eddine Sdiri

Perfect for anyone looking to gain hands-on experience with PLC programming. Give it a try 👀!

Dan Malone

The best course I have ever taken on PLC programming. I love the way Ken explains new concepts in an easy-to-understand way.

Mariella Secci

I've had a lot of fun following this course and building projects from scratch. I'm not only learning how to build software, I'm learning how to think like a programmer.

Money-Back Guarantee

Buy Without Concern

I'm so confident that you will learn something in this course that I am offering a 30-Day Money-Back Guarantee.

Here's the deal:

Give the course a try and if you don't like it or don't feel that its right for you, you can request a refund within 30 days of purchase.

What are you waiting for?

This is your chance to:

Learn PLC Programming in a practical way from an industry veteran with over 10 years of experience developing, testing, and commissioning automation projects in a range of industries around the world.

Build a project that proves you are a competent PLC programmer capable of programming Logix 5000 PLCs.

Finally land the high-paying job in industrial automation that you deserve.

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Learn how to write and test your first project in Studio 5000 Logix Designer using Bit Instructions

Enroll for $27
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What's Inside?

Part 1: Introduction
  • Introduction

  • What will you program?

Part 2: Work with Projects
  • Create a Project

  • Explore a Project

Part 3: Work with Tags
  • Declare Controller Tags

Part 4: Work with Basic Bit Instructions
  • Use an Output Energize Instruction

  • Use an Examine On Instruction

  • Program AND Logic

  • Program OR Logic

  • Use Multiple Outputs

Part 5: Work with Output Latch and Unlatch Instructions
  • Use an Output Latch Instruction

  • Use an Output Unlatch Instruction

  • Update Interlock Conditions

  • Output Latch and Unlatch Warning

Part 6: Work with One-Shot Instructions
  • Work with One-Shot Instructions

  • Add Rung Comments

Part 7: Test the Project
  • Work with Studio 5000 Logix Emulate

  • Download the Project

  • Modify Tag Values

  • Monitor Application Logic

Part 8: Next Steps
  • Claim Your Certificate

  • What's Next?

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is this course for?

Anyone who wants to learn PLC programming with Studio 5000 Logix Designer. You don't need previous programming experience to follow this course.

What will I learn in this course?

You will learn how program PLCs and how to think like a PLC programmer. By the end of the course, you will be able to develop a PLC project from scratch based on a set of functional requirements. Basically, you will be a professional PLC programmer.

Why is this course so cheap?

This isn't my primary source of income and my main goal is to give back to the community. I have tried to make this course as affordable as possible so the most people can benefit from it.

Is this course worth the money?

This course is written using my 10+ years of industry experience. In my opinion, it is one of the best resources on the market to learn PLC programming with Studio 5000 Logix Designer.

This is a shortcut to learning PLC programming and landing your dream job for an affordable price.

Who You Will Learn From

This course is brought to you by Ken Bourke, an automation professional based in Ireland.

Ken has over 10 years experience working in industrial automation in various roles.

Ken is a self-taught PLC programmer who has worked in various roles including commissioning engineer, controls project engineer, senior controls project engineer, controls architect, and software consultant in industries including material handling, medical device, and pharmaceutical production.

In these roles, Ken has led teams of up to 25 controls engineers to deliver multi-million dollar projects globally.

Ken is a true expert in his field and is committed to helping you understand PLC programming easily. He is available to answer your questions and guide your learning experience through the forums.

You're in safe hands here.

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Join Today

Learn how to write and test your first project in Studio 5000 Logix Designer using Bit Instructions

Enroll for $27
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