The program material and PLC simulation software (PLCLogix 5000) used in this program are based on the Rockwell Logix 5000 PLC. PLCLogix 5000 is a Programmable Logic Controller simulator that emulates the operation of a ControlLogix controller and the RSLogix 5000 software. It is an ideal tool for learning the fundamentals of ladder logic programming with tag-based addressing.
This distance education certificate program meets the needs of both employers who require a highly skilled technical workforce and students who require cost-effective, high-quality and accredited technical training.
You complete all the required modules (including lab projects, review exercises and practice exams) from the comfort of your own home using an interactive learning package.
The package consists of a USB drive containing 19 modules, which are delivered using text, audio, 2D and 3D animations, video and hundreds of laboratory projects using the PLCLogix 5000 simulator.
A final exam is taken online (computer-based testing) for each module. You may enrol in this distance education certificate program at any time (open-enrolment) and complete each module at your own pace. A typical completion time for this program is 32 weeks, but there are no time limits.
Ontario Secondary School Diploma (with credits at or above general level) or equivalent or mature student status.