• Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Boot Camp


    For more information on this program, please contact:
    Brian Hannon

    Click to Register   or phone 412-788-7537 Registration for spring is now open. Please check back soon for fall 2018 registration.

     This focused 75-hour PLC Boot Camp is for industrial maintenance technicians with basic electrical and ladder logic experience seeking to increase their skills for promotion and higher wages. Using SLC 5103 controllers and RS Logix 500 software, this 10-day program will develop skills in design, programming, and operation of PLCs to control a number of process applications used by industries all over the world. Classes using hands-on application will be held in the state-of-the-art Industrial Maintenance Training Lab located at our West Hills Center in Oakdale, PA. Upon completion of the program, students will receive a certificate of completion and 7.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

    Some topics covered include:

    • Orientation, operation, and programming
    • Memory organization
    • Program analysis
    • Motor control
    • Discrete I/O interfacing
    • Systems troubleshooting
    • Event sequencing
    • Application development timer instructions
    • Counter instructions

    View the list of skills here: PLC Boot Camp Skills List

    Cohort size is limited so early registration is encouraged. Third party billing agreements are available for participants who will receive tuition assistance or payment from their employer.

    Program Schedule-Current Course Now Full-Sprin, 2018 Registration Open

    The Friday schedule will run from 8:00PM to 4:00PM at the West Hills Center.

    Fridays 8:00AM - 4:00PM,          
    March 23, 2018 to June 1, 2018 (*no class on March 30)

    Register here: PLC Boot Camp