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Industrial Maintenance Certificate

Certificate Number 904621

Courses are designed for maintenance technicians providing skills and understanding of the preliminary fundamentals of PLC’s, motors and drives, pneumatics, hydraulics and mechanics.

Certificate Completers will be able to

Troubleshoot industrial machinery utilizing basic skills in PLC’s, drives, motors, hydraulics, pneumatics and mechanics.

Completers will be able to apply credits toward the following programs:

. 106641, Automation Engineering Technology
. 106201, Electro Mechanical Technology

Curriculum

Catalog No. Description Credits

10-664-100 Automation 1: Control Logic
1
10-664-101 Automation 2: Motor Control
1
10-664-102 Automation 3: PLC
1
10-664-103 Automation 4: PLC
1
10-664-104 Automation 5: PLC
1
10-664-105 Automation 6: PLC
1
10-620-100 Fluids 1: Basic Pneumatics
1
10-620-101 Fluids 2: Basic Hydraulics
1
10-620-140 Machine Wiring and Safety
1
10-620-121 Mechanics 1: Basic
1
10-620-122 Mechanics 2: Intermediate
1
10-620-161 Power Electricity 1: Motors
1
10-605-158 Power Electronics 2: Drives
1
10-620-105 Rigging Systems 1
1

Certificate Total
14

Course Descriptions

10-664-100 Automation 1: Control Logic...electric motor control components such as switches, relays, starters, transformers; and safely mount and install motor and motor control components and perform related wiring and troubleshooting of motor control circuits.

10-664-101 Automation 2: Motor Control...electric motor control components such as sensors, timers and counters. (Corequisite: 10-664-100, Automation 1: Control Logic)

10-664-102 Automation 3: PLC...basic programmable logic controller programming and troubleshooting.

10-664-103 Automation 4: PLC...troubleshooting a PLC system, applying Event Sequencing, developing PLC applications, applying timer instructions and counter instructions. (Corequisite: 10-664-102, Automation 3: PLC)

10-664-104 Automation 5: PLC...application, troubleshooting, and implementation of program control, math and data move instructions, analog I/O modules, and producing a PLC program from specification. (Corequisite: 10-664-103, Automation 4: PLC)

10-664-105 Automation 6: PLC...programming a PLC system to operate a discrete and analog process adhering to a functional specification or timing diagram. (Prerequisite: 10-664-104, Automation 5: PLC)

10-620-100 Fluids 1: Basic Pneumatics...what fluid power is, differentiate between hydraulics and pneumatics, implement basic pneumatic circuits, utilize schematics, apply Pascal's Law, define properties of fluids, implement airflow control and hydraulics cylinder circuits.

10-620-101 Fluids 2: Basic Hydraulics...hydraulic pumps, basic hydraulics actuator circuits, hydraulic schematics, apply Pascal's Law, summarize the effects of fluids friction, define properties of hydraulic energy, design hydraulic circuits with directional control valves. (Corequisite: 10-620-100, Fluids 1: Basic Pneumatics)

10-620-140 Machine Wiring and Safety...introduction to machine wiring, including basic documentation, labeling, and wiring practices; an overview of NFPA 70 machinery, safety and installation standards.

10-620-121 Mechanics 1: Basic...mechanical drive system components related to V-belt drives, chain drives, and gear drives.

10-620-122 Mechanics 2: Intermediate...mechanical drive system components related to multiple shaft drives, heavy-duty V-belt drives, synchronous belt drives, lubrication, and alignment. (Corequisite: 10-620-121, Mechanics 1: Basic)

10-620-161 Power Electricity 1: Motors...DC motors and generator configuration, shunt, compound, and permanent magnet DC motor performance and characteristics.

10-605-158 Power Electronics 2: Drives...power circuitry of AC and DC drives and basic setup and application of an industrial DC and AC drives to DC and AC motors.

10-620-105 Rigging Systems 1...the basic skills of rigging, employment of hoists, slings, lifts, wire rope, and chain slings as part of rigging system.

For more information, please contact: The Trades & Engineering Technologies Department,(920) 498-5461 or (800) 422-NWTC, extension 5461,or contact Enrollment Services at 888-385-NWTC.