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Programmable Control Technician, TCC (PC81)  Technical Certificate of Credit


Campus Locations: Valdosta, High School

The Programmable Controller Technician I certificate program offers specialized training in programmable controllers. Topics include motor control fundamentals, and instruction in basic and advanced PLCs.

This program qualifies for the HOPE Career Grant.

Program Outcomes: This program will prepare students for industrial maintenance careers by providing them with essential skills and knowledge. Graduates will learn to inspect, maintain, and repair industrial motor controls and PLCs. They'll also prioritize safety, ensuring a secure working environment in industrial settings. Through hands-on training, graduates will be well-prepared for success in the field.

Careers: Programmable Controller Technician

Length of Program: 1 Term

Admission Requirements:

Curriculum Outline (12 hours)
Occupational Courses 12
IDSY 1110

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 3 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None This course introduces the fundamental concepts, principles, and devices involved in industrial motor controls,theories and applications of single and three-phase motors, wiring motor control circuits, and magnetic starters and braking. Topics include, but are not limited to, motor theory and operating principles, control devices, symbols and schematic diagrams, NEMA standards, Article 430 NEC and preventative maintenance and troubleshooting.

4
IDSY 1120

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 1 Lab 2 - 4 Lab 3 - 3 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None This course introduces the operational theory, systems terminology, PLC installation, and programming procedures for Programmable Logic Controllers. Emphasis is placed on PLC programming, connections, installation, and start-up procedures. Other topics include timers and counters, relay logic instructions, and hardware and software applications.

4
IDSY 1220

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 1 Lab 2 - 4 Lab 3 - 3 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None This course provides for hands on development of operational skills in the maintenance and troubleshooting of industrial control systems and automated equipment. Topics include data manipulation, math instructions, introduction to HMI, analog control, and troubleshooting discrete IO devices.

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Faculty
Advisor

Industrial Systems Technology Instructor
Coffee Campus

Advisor

Electrical/Industrial Systems Technology Program Coordinator
Valdosta Campus

Advisor

Industrial Systems Technology Instructor
Ben Hill-Irwin & Coffee Campuses

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