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Industrial Robotics & PLC Programming Technician (IRPLC.S.STC)

  • Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Department: Automation and Control Technology
This certificate extends the knowledge and skills students learn in the Industrial PLC Programming Technician certificate by teaching students to operate, program, and troubleshoot robotic-cells and control systems used in advanced manufacturing operations, Original Equipment Manufacturer OEMs, logistics/supply chain centers, and automated warehousing operations. This program covers digital fundamentals common to today's computers, basics of automated systems, Robotic Teach Pendant Programming (TPP), Robotic Handling Tool fundamentals, Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) hardware, PLC ladder logic programming, PLC I/O wiring diagrams, PLC communication architecture, networking, Human Machine Interface (HMIs) in a "hands-on" learning environment setting.