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PLC course

Our PLC course is a distance learning program with instructor support, online exams and certificate of a completion. Covers PLC, Servos, Pressure Systems and more!
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$275.00

Learn to Program and Troubleshoot PLCs!

This PLC course is a distance learning certificate progam that includes lessons on Programmable Logic Controllers, Servo Motors, Servomechanisms, PLC programming and PLC troubleshooting.

Our 13 lesson PLC course culminates in a professional certificate of completion from CIE Bookstore in Programmable Controllers. Includes instructor support and graded lessons.

What you will learn:
• An Overview of Industrial Control
• Methods and Operation of the Controller
• DC Motors and Drives
• AC Motors and Drives
• Servo Motors & Servomechanisms
• Pressure Systems and Temperature Control
• Flow Control and Level Control Systems
• Analytical and Industrial Instrumentation
• Detection Sensors
• Programmable Logic Controllers
• PLC Programming, Interfacing and Troubleshooting
• Motion Control
• Functional Systems

PLC Course Description:
This course starts by explaining how a Programmable Controller (PLC) functions in an automated system. Learn about the parts of a PLC which enable it to perform its function.

Look at a typical application and learn how to develop a written program for it. Learn interfacing and troubleshooting techniques. Cover Servo motors and servomechanisms along with motion control.

By the course's end, you will have the necessary knowledge to both understand and work with programmable controllers!

Industry Overview:
A programmable logic controller (PLC) is a computer-based device capable of controlling many types of industrial equipment and entire automated systems.

Emerging capabilities are taking PLCs into new applications while expanding their use in existing ones.

The advent of low cost computers has made the PLC the most common choice for manufacturing controls today. They can be programmed to do a variety of functions through a simple ladder logic program. (valves, relays, motors, lights, etc.) They combine flexibility with high reliability and low cost.

PLCs have a strong presence on the factory floor and will probably remain predominant for some time to come. They are used in just about every industry all across the globe.

There is a high growth potential in this field - that's why this PLC course is the right fit for your specific training needs.

Related Career Paths:
IC Design Engineers, Product/Test Engineers, Product Device Engineers, Reliability Engineers

PLC Course Student Privileges
This PLC course includes all the benefits of being a CIE student - Certificate of Completion from CIE upon completion, Instructor Assistance, and Superior Student Privileges so you never have to study alone!

1. Instructor Assistance:
Use our toll-free Instructor Hot-line to access our faculty and staff if you ever need assistance with your PLC course work. CIE's dedicated staff of instructors do more than just grade your exams; they help guide you, step-by-step, through your studies.

They'll encourage you when you're doing well and give you support when you need it. Most importantly they'll see that every question you have receives careful consideration by one or more members of the staff. You can be sure the response, whether it's a simple explanation or an in-depth theoretical discussion, will be prompt, courteous and thorough.

2. Priority Grading - No waiting
Your submitted exams will be graded and sent back to you within 24 hours. You can be sure that you will get back almost instantaneous feedback from your exams. You can take your exams on-line on our e-grade site or send them in.

3. Professional Certificate of Completion from CIE Bookstore
After finishing this PLC course you'll receive a certificate of completion suitable for framing!

4. Free access to CIE's school paper The Electron.

5. Complete lesson and tuition credit to CIE's nationally accredited Diploma course Industrial Electronics with PLC Technology.

How do I enroll in this PLC Course?

1. You can order online with a credit card or PayPal (click the 'Add to Cart' button).

2. Call us at (800) 321-2155 and ask for course 02-PLC03.

3. You can mail a check or money order for $297.75
(includes $22.75 for shipping/handling) to:

CIE Bookstore
1776 E. 17th Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: PLC Course

4. You can fax your order to us at 216-781-0331.

Foreign shipping expense will be higher. (This course is in stock.)

Earn a professional Certificate of Completion with this PLC course!

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