PLCopen Part 4 - Coordinated Motion

Class Name/Number: PLCopen Part 4 - Coordinated Motion / TRM010-MPiec-PLCopenPart4

Class Location: Web

Class Cost: $0

Duration: 3-5 hours


This self-guided video training tutorial series is available at no charge and can be taken any time without enrollment.

Just install MotionWorks IEC Pro Version 3.2 or higher, download the class project, and follow along with the how-to videos on YouTube or download.

Request access to the remote demo system by emailing Technical Training Services:

Submit the certification test to to receive CEU credit.

Class Topics:

PLCopen Part 4 – Coordinated Motion teaches the basics of this multi-axis programming standard within Yaskawa’s MotionWorks IEC Pro programming environment. This class is designed for individuals that have completed both “MotionWorks IEC Basics” and “PLCopen Basics” training classes. Tutorial videos provide both flexibility and depth of training. Remote connection to Yaskawa training demo units and live video feed is accomplished using an industrial-grade remote connection system provided by Secomea.


  1. Remote Demo Connection
  2. Class Project
  3. Group Configuration
  4. Programming Linear Moves
  5. Blending Linear Moves

Class Materials:

Please download the training class guide PDF and class project.


To take this class, you will need:

Prerequisite #1: IEC 61131-3 Basic Training
IEC 61131-3 Basics with MotionWorks IEC (TRM011 MotionWorks IEC-Basic). This video tutorial series is available at any time.

Prerequisite #2: PLCopen Basic Training
PLCopen Basics with MPiec Controllers (TRM010-PLCopen-Basic). The video tutorial series is available at any time.

To take this class, you will need Windows 7 or 10 PC which meets these requirements:

  • Audio playback capability
  • Two (2) monitors configured for dual screen display
    • One screen for software
    • One screen for Video Tutorial
  • Reliable high-speed internet connection
  • Current version of MotionWorks IEC – Pro version 3.2 or higher software installed. For instructions, refer to installation guide (Doc# PN.MCD.09.027)
  • Ability to install the Secomea Link Manager software. Installation link is also provided when you request access to the demo system by email to

If you’re not sure if this class is right for you, call the Technical Training Services at 1-800-YASKAWA (927-5292) dial 4.

Class Format:

This class is delivered online using pre-recorded tutorial videos (100%). This arrangement allows the student flexibility in scheduling and work pace, while eliminating travel expenses. Since the student is not away from the normal workplace, please take measures necessary to minimize interruptions.

Total play duration of all videos is about 1 hour, but the programming exercises also take some time. Allow a total of 5 hours to complete the training course, depending on prior programming experience.

If you need additional days of demo access, please contact Yaskawa. Demo access may be limited based on availability.

To receive CEU credit, download the Certification Test and email the answer sheet to

Continuing Education Units:

Continuing Education Units will be awarded to those students that attend this training class in its entirety and pass the certification test with a score of 85% or better. Yaskawa does not provide partial CEU credits for less than 100% attendance. As an IACET Accredited Provider, Yaskawa America Inc. offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard. Yaskawa America, Inc. is accredited by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.

To Enroll:

To enroll in any class, call Technical Training Services at 1-800-YASKAWA (927-5292) dial 4 or email Remote demo access can be limited, so call early to reserve your seat.