Programmable Logic Controllers I
PLC I converts the seemingly complex world of Automation and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) into practical lessons the average maintenance person can understand. Information from manufacturers’ technical manuals (Allen Bradley, GE, Siemens, etc.), have been combined with over 35+ years of experience and a practical real world philosophy to provide you simple, clear, and concise solutions to your PLC problems.
This course is perfect for multi-craft maintenance technicians, electricians, or other non-programmers who need a general understanding of PLCs. It is designed to have an immediate impact by reducing equipment downtime and saving maintenance dollars on costly repairs and service calls today!
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE?
This course is designed specifically for:
Maintenance Personnel in:
- Manufacturing Plants
- Commercial Buildings
- Hospitals & Schools
- Waste Water Facilities
- Government Buildings
- Research Facilities
- Shopping Centers
Anyone needing a basic PLC course:
- Apprentice & Experienced Electricians
- Instrumentation Technicians
- Multi-Craft Technicians
- Building Maintenance Personnel
- Plant & Facility Technicians
- Building Engineers/Building Managers
- Superintendents, Plant & Facility Managers
You will benefit from this class as long as you have an interest in learning to troubleshoot and repair your PLCs.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN?
Attendees will learn:
- Fundamental Parts of PLC System
- Modular Versus Fixed System
- Common I/O Modules in Industrial Applications
- Basics of PLC Programming
- Common PLC Instructions
- Importance of System Components Relating toSystem Design
- How to Troubleshoot PLC Programs in Real WorldSituations
- Common Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
WHAT YOU WILL DO
- Use Simulation Software to Practice Programming and Utilize Skills
- Gain Valuable Knowledge and Skills Increasing EquipmentReliability and Product Quality
WHAT YOU WILL TAKE HOME
- Personalized Programmable Logic Controllers ( PLCs ) for Non-Programmers Training Certificate with CEUs.
- Programmable Logic Controllers Textbook ($168 value)
- LogixPro PLC Lab Manual w/CD-Rom, ($95 value)
SPEAKING THE LANGUAGE OF PLCs
- Hardware Focus
- How PLCs Work
- PLC Terminology
- Parts of a PLC
- System Configurations
READING PLC LADDER LOGIC
- Organization and Function of Ladder Logic
- Ladder Logic Data Table Organization
- Introduction to Programming
- Common PLC Instructions
- Relating the PLC to “Real World Applications
TROUBLESHOOT PLC SYSTEMS & COMPONENTS
- Forcing of Input Data Table & Output Devices
- Identifying I/O Field Device Faults
- Identifying I/O Module Faults
- Identifying System Faults
- Using the Data Monitor Screen
- Using the Processor Status and I/O Status Screen
RESOLVE THE MOST COMMON PLC PROBLEMS
- Using Troubleshooting Tools
- Using Software Tools
- “Real World” Case Studies
Tuesdays and Thursdays, August 1-31, 2017
6:00pm – 10:00pm
GTCC’s Cameron Campus, Room 220
7908 Leabourne Rd.
There is no charge for tuition for this class. Students will be required to purchase a textbook (available from the GTCC Bookstore).
Limit 2 people from each company.
336-334-4822 Ext 57008
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7908 Leabourne Road
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