Programmable Logic Controllers, Maintenance & Troubleshooting (PLCM&T)

Programmable Logic Controllers, Maintenance & Troubleshooting

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course is designed to provide the participant with basic information of programmable logic controllers (PLC), as well as maintenance and troubleshooting techniques necessary to keep equipment on-line.

It is recommended that participants have a good understanding of relay logic and print reading and have attended our Basic Electrical Troubleshooting (BET) and our Motor Controls and Starters, Low Voltage (MCSLV) courses prior to attending.

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NUMBER
268
DURATION
4.5 day
SCHEDULE
8am - 4:30pm
(final day ends at noon)
INVOLVEMENT
Hands-on
 
CREDITS
3.6 CEUs
TUITION
$1,755

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This course provides engineers, electricians, maintenance technicians, etc., with the foundation to program and troubleshoot the PLC system resulting in less downtime and increased uptime.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • Review relay control
  • Understand how peripheral devices are connected to the PLC
  • Interpret Hard Wiring Diagrams connections to input/output (IO) Modules
  • Interpret PLC ladder logic and scan cycle
  • Use software instructions for Programming techniques
  • Correctly and safely use Force commands
  • Modify existing logic including timers, counters, etc.
  • Perform actual wiring of peripheral IO devices to their related modules
  • Establish communications with PLC using RSLinx
  • Troubleshoot software and hardware

REQUIREMENTS

Participants should have a good understanding of relay logic and print reading. It is recommended that participants attend our Basic Electrical Troubleshooting (BET) and our Motor Controls and Starters, Low Voltage (MCSLV) courses prior to attending.

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