XELC 0670

Programmable Logic Controllers Level 1

Course Details

Institution:Thompson Rivers University

Length of the program:30 (hrs)

With the growing demand for automation processes, the need for knowledgeable and experienced programmable logic controller professionals is more apparent than ever. PLCs are used in many industries to monitor and control production processes and building systems. This 30-hour course introduces electricians, as well as those who are familiar with conventional motor control theory, to the basic operating principles and various field applications of Programmable Logic Controllers. The course will be based on Allen Bradley systems but will also include a discussion of Siemens systems. PLC software training will include a hands-on project to operate a lumber J-bar sorter. Programming instructions will include timers and counters, as well as several more advanced instructions. Required Materials: 2 GB Flash Drive.

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