Intro to Motor Controls

Mechanical and electromagnetic control systems for both AC and DC systems will be studied. Ladder logic diagrams, starting and relay equipment used in control systems will be introduced.
Primary Material Type:
Mitchell Technical Institute
Project Name:
South Dakota Green Energy Consortium
Funding Source:
mechanical control systems, electromagnetic control systems, Ladder Logic diagrams

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Trail King - input into curriculum, on advisory board, hire some graduates, send some employees to these trainings through corporate education
Industry Sector:
Other Services (except Public Administration) -- Repair and Maintenance -- Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance (8113)
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations -- Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment (49-2094)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians (47)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
45 hrs
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation
Quality Rubric:
Quality Note:
customized quality rubric designed in conjunction with third party evaluation team
Course Note:
Industrial Controls


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