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PLC Specialist

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Schedule Full time
Category Technology
Accreditation Diploma
Duration 39 Weeks

Campuses Offered

Scarborough 416-383-1608

Program Overview
The PLC Specialist Diploma program is designed to provide our students with the knowledge and tools required to work in the field of industrial automation and control.Supported by computers to interface with the systems and equipment, students are introduced to the Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) of OMRON, Allen Bradley and SIEMENS programming systems, and Robotics hardware. Upon graduation, the student will be able to read blueprints and circuit diagrams, design,install, program and maintain electronic equipment used in modern industrial processes, and work on every type of programming system, from the simplest fuses and motors to sophisticated electronic computer interface boards, motor drives, programmable logic controllers, solid-state devices and robotics.

  • Allen Bradley SLC 500 
  • Allen Bradley HMI Panelview
  • Allen BradleyFactorytalk View
  • Allen Bradley Controllogix
  • Allen Bradley VFD
  • Allen Bradley Servo & Motion Control
  • Allen Bradley PLC 51
  • Siemens S7-200
  • Siemens S7-300/400
  • Siemens HMI
  • OMRON PLC Level CP Series5
  • Omron PLC Level CS/CJ Series
  • Robots: Basics of Operation and Programming
  • Robots: Maintenance and Troubleshooting
  • Employment Preparation 

Admission Requirements

  • An Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, or
  • Students are 18 years of age or older and pass the program entrance examination
  • PLC Specialists install, maintain, test, troubleshoot and repair industrial electrical equipment and associated electrical and electronic controls. PLC Specialists also build, program, integrate, service, maintain and operate programmable logic controllers (PLCs) .

    Graduates of the program may apply for may apply for positions as a:

  • PLC Technician
  • Robot Maintenance Technician
  • Industrial Maintenance Technician 
  • Controls Technician
  • PLC Programmer 
  • Automation Technician 
  • Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Technician 

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