Motor Controls and PLCs (In-Depth)

MCPLC-G1This is a 48 hour class that provides in-depth coverage of the practical and theory aspects of basic motor controls and programmable logic controllers. Some of the items covered are how do motor controls and plcs work together? motor control schematics, wiring diagrams, solid state schematics, understanding binary, decimal, hexadecimal numbers, Boolean math, digital logic, algebra terms, external inputs, external outputs, internal relays, timers, counters, control circuitry, schematic design, ladder diagrams, hardwire devices such as stop buttons, start buttons, overload contacts, starter contactors, other make and break devices and understanding how to bring it all together and program it in a PLC Logic Ladder Diagram. Considerations for physical installation of pipe, wire, and devices are also covered.

Whether you have experience with motor controls and programmable controllers or are almost completely new to the concept, this class will take your knowledge and skills to the next level.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn Programmable Controls from ETC Master Instructor Bob Foster!


If you are a JW, CE, CW, Apprentice, or Contractor Employee affiliated with Atlanta Electrical Contractors Association and IBEW Local 613, click “REGISTER NOW” below. Clicking this link allows you to pay online and reserve your slot.

All sessions begin at 5pm in Electrical Training Center Lab D


14MCPLC Group 1 class meets as follows:

START: Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Wednesday, May 14

Wednesday May 21

***Wednesday, May 28 – CLASS DOES NOT MEET ***

Wednesday, June 4

Wednesday, June 11

Wednesday, June 18

Wednesday, June 25

***Wednesday,  July 2  – CLASS DOES NOT MEET ***

Wednesday, July 9

Wednesday, July 16

Wednesday, July 23

***Wednesday,  July 30  – CLASS DOES NOT MEET ***

Wednesday, August 6

Wednesday, August 13

Wednesday, August 20

ENDS: Wednesday, August 27

Cost: $130.00



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