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Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

Programmable Logic Controllers are the brains of automated systems. These micro computers allow for precise control and safety needed in today's complex production, processing and manufacturing environments. 

The skills required in this certificate prepare the student for an entry-level career in Program Logic Control (PLC) Certification. 

Programmable Logic Controllers - CE Fall 2015
  Title Day Time Dates Hours Price
PLC I Introduction to PLC Fri/Sat Fri 5p–9p
Sat 8a–12p
Aug 7–Sept 5 40 $875
PLC II Introduction to PLC
Fri/Sat Fri 5p–9p
Sat 8a–12p
Sept 11–Oct 24 56 $875
  Pre-requisite: PLC I
PLC III Advanced PLC
Fri/Sat Fri 5p–9p
Sat 8a–12p
Oct 30–Dec 12 56 $875
  Pre-requisite: PLC II


PLC I - Programmable Logic Controllers 

An introduction to programmable logic controllers as used in industrial environments including basic concepts, programming, applications, troubleshooting of ladder logic, and interfacing of equipment. Basic fundamentals of the PLC to include basic instructions, parameter settings, hardware components, circuit creation, sequential flow control, and function block programming.

PLC II - Programmable Logic Controllers 

A continuation of concepts discussed PLC I, this course introduces the Allen-Bradley 5000 PLC to include RSLinx, basic configuration, tags, Panel View, communication, ControlNet, DeviceNet, and Industry Programming Standards. Prerequisites: ELMT 1001 PLC 1 - Programmable Logic Controllers.

PLC III - Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers 

Advanced applications of programmable logic controllers as used in industrial environments including concepts of programming, industrial applications, troubleshooting ladder logic, and interfacing to equipment.