Programmable Controller (PLC)

Programmable Controller (PLC)

Northwest State Community College - Archbold, OH

  • Certificate

A Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Certii cate prepares the individual to install, maintain and troubleshoot industrial grade Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) systems. Typically these technicians will work closely with maintenance supervisors and electrical engineers, sometimes receiving objectives and technical advice from them. Technicians conduct extensive self study (reading, research and practice) to improve and maintain technical proi ciency, due to new and improved electrical control devices. Typically technicians work on assignments and tasks with minimum supervision and guidance, often requiring the technician to interface and pass down information between cross function personnel of incoming and outgoing shifts. It is expected by employers that technicians demonstrate excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Coursework (100 level or higher) completed in this certii cate directly applies toward the associate degree in Automation and Controls.

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