This micro-credential is aimed at trades people and/or engineers who work with Programmable Logic Controllers in an industrial setting. Students will learn the function and application of PLCs in automation processes and will be given the fundamentals and practice of programming PLCs with an understanding of relay logic, control schematics, inputs and outputs and most importantly ladder logic. All courses are delivered in an online format using simulation software to assist in meeting learning outcomes. Students who successfully complete all three courses will receive a Recognition of Professional Development from Conestoga College.
Awarded by the Registrar's Office to those who have successfully completed a defined list of related courses or workshops that focus on a specific discipline. Typically less than 136 hours and may or may not include formal assessment. The criteria are determined by the college.