Industrial Electrical and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCS) Technician

Purpose

This program is designed to develop the knowledge and skills used in today's advanced manufacturing facilities. It is designed to prepare students for an entry-level position in this high-demand field.

Program Description

In this 200-hour program, students will learn fundamental knowledge and skills in electrical systems and Programmable Logic Control (PLC) systems. Topics include basic PLC programming, PLC motor control, I/O interfacing, event sequencing, applications, PLC timers, PLC counters, program control instructions, math and data move instructions and PLC troubleshooting. This program includes an online content that is available to the student 24/7. Instructors are available to guide and assist students throughout the course in the lab. Program will be held at North Montco Technical Career Center where students will be provided hands on labs with both theory and practical experiences throughout the course. Job placement assistance is provided.

Primary Goals

Upon successful completion, students will have gained fundamental knowledge and skills to maintain, troubleshoot and repair electrical and PLC systems used in advanced manufacturing. Participants will learn electrical circuits, electrical measurement, transformers, relay controls, electrical motors, motor control, control system wiring, electronic sensors, electro-fluid power, commercial wiring, industrial electrical wiring and industrial power distribution.

Consideration for Industry Certification

Students who successfully complete all modules will qualify for the Industrial Electrical PLC Technician certificate issued by Montgomery County Community College.

Curriculum

Industrial PLC Technician: Course Code: TACT 1005

Prerequisite

Attainment of a level 4 in reading, math and locating information on the KeyTrain assessment exams.

Recognition of Completion

A certificate of program completion will be awarded by the College.

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