Programmable Controls I

The course is a study of the installation, programming and troubleshooting of programmable controlled systems currently used in an industrial environment. The focus will be on Installation, Programming, Engineering and Maintenance tasks performed with PLC systems. The primary PLC used for this class will be the Allen Bradley SLC-500 and CompactLogix, using RSLogix 500, RSLogix5000 and RSLinx software. The topics presented will be learned through Online instructional material, and hands on labs. After completing this course the student will: 1. Explain the function of a PLC in an industrial environment 2. Set up communications between a PLC and a programming panel 3. Configure and program an Allen Bradley SLC-500 system. 4. Install and maintain basic control system based on the SLC-500 5. Troubleshoot an Allen Bradley SLC-500 system. 6. Program an Allen Bradley CompactLogix with RSLogix5000 7. Maintain and troubleshoot an Allen Bradley CompactLogix system 8. Interpret AB PLC-5 hardware addressing & block transfer instructions
Additional Public Access To Materials:
https://moodle.skillscommons.org/course/view.php?id=335
Date:
2016-03
Primary Material Type:
Hybrid/Blended Course
Other Material Types:
Assessment Tool, Assignment, Drill and Practice, Illustration/Graphic, Photographic Image - Instructional, Presentation, Quiz/Test, Syllabus, Workshop and Training Material, Video - Instructional
Institution:
Northwest State Community College
TAACCCT Round:
4
Subjects:
PLC, Allen Bradley SLC-500, CompactLogix, RSLogix5000

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Regional employer partners contributed to the development and review of these courses. Competencies were identified by employer partners, and curriculum was vetted by industry partners.
Industry Sector:
Manufacturing -- Miscellaneous Manufacturing (339)
Occupation:
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations (49-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians (47)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
  • Non-Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
  • Credential
  • Stacked/Latticed Credential Model
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
Language:
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality Assurance Organization:
OMWP Editorial Board
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
  • Conducting an evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
  • Using an approved rubric to conduct the evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
  • SME Quality Report is posted in Skills Commons
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Quality Matters
Course Note:
Industrial Automation Maintenance

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