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ABB IRC5 Basic Programming I

Course Description

Course TypeThis is an instructor led course. Approximately 75% of the time is used for hands-on labs and exercises.Course GoalThe goal of this course is to teach students the basics in programming industry robots with IRC5 controller. Main Topics Basics in robot programming Sructured programming Conditional control Digital I/O signals Communication with operator Define and use tools Define and use work objects Create/define offset Event log • Backup and restore

Course Objective

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Practice all areas of safety as it pertains to the robot.
  • Properly start-up, operate, and shut down the robot.
  • Properly identify and recover from robot errors.
  • Perform program storage and retrieval.
  • Manual and program control of inputs and outputs.
  • Define tools and work objects.
  • Edit programmed positions.
  • Create a program with subroutine structure.
  • Program instructions, such as, output control, decision-making, operator dialog, and clock.
  • Name I/O and data with proper names.
  • Use Module programming techniques.


Previous experience working with the robot is helpful, along with understanding of Windows or computer programming.
Recommended previous courses: IRC5 Operating (R100) and/or IRC5 Upgrade from S4Cplus (R101).

  • Course Length
    4 days/32 hours
  • Max Attendee
    6 max class size
  • Who May Attend?
    robot programmers and service engineers that need to modify robot programs.
  • Pass/Fail Required?
  • Certification Offered?

Alabama Robotic Technology Park

The Alabama Robotics Technology Park is designed to close the skills gap within the robotics industry, while also ensuring that students obtain training on the latest robotic technology in the industry.

6505 U.S. Hwy 31, Tanner, AL 35671

Phone: 256-642-2600



Upcoming Classes

Nov 30, 2022

Dec 5, 2022 - Dec 8, 2022

Dec 5, 2022 - Dec 8, 2022

Dec 12, 2022 - Dec 15, 2022

Dec 12, 2022

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