Introduction to Programmable Logic Controls


 Self Paced Self Paced    

Introduction to Programmable Logic Controls, Self Paced

41 hours |  Entry Level | Included eBook

Purpose

Foundational Skills

Description

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) are used extensively in the automotive industry, material handling warehouses, food processing plants and amusement parks, to name just a few applications. Maintenance individuals need a working knowledge of these systems. Introduction to Programmable Logic Controls will cover the history and development of PLCs, the main parts of a PLC system (how a PLC works, installation wiring diagrams, basic programming symbols and logic) and basic troubleshooting.

Audience

For individuals who are in the skilled trades, manufacturing or maintenance fields, but are not familiar with PLC or have limited experience with PLCs.

Objectives
  • Explore how and why PLCs were developed
  • Know how PLCs work
  • Understand where PLC systems are used
  • Read PLC installation (hardwire) diagrams
  • Analyze the main parts of a PLC system
  • Learn basic PLC programming symbols
  • Use basic PLC programming Logic
  • Understand troubleshooting basics

Instructor Led Instructor Led

Introduction to Programmable Logic Controls, Instructor Led

25 hours |  Entry Level | eBook Available

Purpose

Foundational Skills

Description

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) are used extensively in the automotive industry, material handling warehouses, food processing plants and amusement parks, to name just a few applications. Maintenance individuals need a working knowledge of these systems. Introduction to Programmable Logic Controls will cover the history and development of PLCs, the main parts of a PLC system (how a PLC works, installation wiring diagrams, basic programming symbols and logic) and basic troubleshooting.

Audience

For individuals who are in the skilled trades, manufacturing or maintenance fields, but are not familiar with PLC or have limited experience with PLCs.

Objectives
  • Explore how and why PLCs were developed
  • Know how PLCs work
  • Understand where PLC systems are used
  • Read PLC installation (hardwire) diagrams
  • Analyze the main parts of a PLC system
  • Learn basic PLC programming symbols
  • Use basic PLC programming Logic
  • Understand troubleshooting basics