George Brown College offers Online PLC Training
September 11, 2013 - The George Brown College Centre for Continuous Learning announces the Programmable Logics (PLC) Technician II Certificate online technical training program.
The PLC Technician II Certificate is a computer-based home study program that enables students to study at their own pace, remotely from their own homes, using DVD-based curriculum and a PLC simulator to master the technology of PLC’s in the field of industrial manufacturing and production.
This certificate covers PLC programming and applications, providing targeted training for the Rockwell (Allen-Bradley) Logix 5000 PLC, using an advanced simulator called PLCLogix.
With the integration of the PLCLogix simulator, the program provides a comprehensive introduction to the functionality of advanced PLCs based on the Logix 5000 system, emulating its form, function and feel, to provide a comprehensive, “hands-on” training experience in the next generation of PLC control software.
“With the PLC Technician II program, our students will get a new competitive edge that can help open doors and expand employment opportunities. This program will increase knowledge and extend programming skills to the very popular Logix 5000-series of PLCs.” says Colin Simpson, Dean for the Center of Continuous Learning George Brown College
Start anytime enrollment, pay-as-you-learn registration, online exams and telephone/email/forum-based tutorial support provide an adaptable learning environment for people whose busy work and family lives demand a more flexible approach to training than that used in traditional full-time or part-time programs. The average time required to complete the program is approximately 32 weeks of part-time study.
A world-leader in distance education, George Brown offers award-winning online technical training in Electronics, Electromechanical, Programmable Logic Controllers and Robotics. The Centre for Continuous Learning provides distance education- based technical training to over 14,000 registered students, located all around the world.
About George Brown College
Toronto’s George Brown College has established a reputation for equipping students with the skills, industry experience and credentials to pursue the careers of their choice. The college offers programs from its three main campuses located across the downtown core, including its newest location at the Toronto waterfront, which opened in September 2012. George Brown offers 148 full-time and 1,600 continuing education programs across a wide variety of professions to a student body of approximately 64,000 (including those enrolled in full-time, part-time and continuing education programs). Students can earn diplomas, post-graduate certificates, industry accreditations, apprenticeships and four-year bachelor degrees.
MORE TRAINING NEWS
Microscan to host 3-Day Advanced Machine Vision Training Course
The course will be held in Microscan’s Northeast Technology Center in Nashua, New Hampshire, from December 8-10, 2015 at 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily.
Bosch Rexroth offers electric drives and controls training courses
Rexroth experts provide hands-on training for manufacturers and operators, helping them best utilize Rexroth electric drives and control components.
ACM Facility Safety and Endress+Hauser Announce P&ID Interpretation Workshop
This 2-day course gives students the ability to read and understand P&IDs for the analysis of emergency situations; and for safety, environmental...
George Brown College updates PLC Technician II to 3D
PLC Technician II now contains ten 3DWorlds within the PLCLogix software, enabling users to simulate a “hands on” experience using the Logix...
ISA and Beamex to co-host calibration webinar
The free web seminar on 13 November 2014 will discuss the common pitfalls related to calibration system implementation and how to overcome them.
Open Process Automation Movement Taking Form at ExxonMobil's 2nd Industry Day
By Bill Lydon, Automation.com
The event, a follow-on to the successful 1st End User Industry Day event in June, provided the opportunity for more...
Beckhoff opens Texas sales and support facility
The eighth such regional facility in the U.S., the Plano facility includes sales offices, engineering labs and training facilities. This 2,600...
Motion Control and Precision Positioning in Vacuum Environments
By Dr. Jürgen Gallus, PI
Vacuum applications are of growing importance due to technologies that can only be applied in vacuum or cryogenic...
NEMA releases revised version of NEMA MG 1 Motors and Generators guide
NEMA MG 1 addresses new U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) regulations that require motor manufacturers to comply with efficiency targets. The new...
Webinar: Increase Production and Optimize Manufacturing Processes Using Simulation
The webinar will show how engineers, production managers, and decision makers can rapidly assess the options for adapting an existing line to make...