SCE Certificates and Digital Badges

SCE digital badges

Certificate in Automation Fundamentals

SCE USA is proud to announce the Automation Fundamentals Certificate as a way to provide a structured, repeatable method to validate the knowledge of Siemens SIMATIC best practices. The online exam is offered to instructors and students of automation and related fields and can be completed after a recommended training path is satisfied. Student and Instructors can use the online exam to take the 40 question timed test.  A passing score of 70% yields a certificate of completion and knowledge badges from SCE.

Digital Badges

TIA Portal Basics 

  • Description: The TIA Portal Basics Badge is awarded to students who demonstrate an understanding of Siemens TIA Portal Software and S7-1200 PLC foundation topics.  Creating projects, adding hardware, and programing language basic questions make up this test. 
  • Criteria: Pass the SCE Portal Basics Online Exam with a score of 70 or above. The exam is part 1 of the 3 -part exam, SCE Automation Fundamentals Certification Test for Students: PLC

TIA Portal Programmer

  • Description: The TIA Portal Programmer Badge includes questions related to the creation of a PLC program that meets the operation criteria of an industrial customers. By following SIMATIC recommended best practices, the student should demonstrate knowledge of PLC memory, TIA Portal features and tools, utilizing function modules and blocks.
  • Criteria: Pass the SCE Portal Basics Online Exam with a score of 70 or above. The exam is part 2 of the 3 -part exam, SCE Automation Fundamentals Certification Test for Students: PLC

TIA Portal Troubleshooter

  • Description: TIA Portal Troubleshooter acknowledges a student's proficiency in PLC error diagnostics and communication protocols.  Topics include types of errors, block monitoring and understanding the diagnostics buffer. Connection from a computer to the CPU and online access topics are also covered.
  • Criteria: Pass the SCE Portal Basics Online Exam with a score of 70 or above. The exam is part 3 of the 3 -part exam, SCE Automation Fundamentals Certification Test for Students: PLC