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Automation Fundamentals - Certificate

This certificate provides a hands-on introduction to automation devices and PLC programming. Students learn how to read electrical schematics and basic device wiring. Students will learn both hardware and programming for AB ControlLogix PLCs.

Program Code: 906641 New at NWTC
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Delivery

  • Day
  • Online: Watch recorded lectures anywhere and attend in person labs (staffed with instructors) days, nights, or Saturdays in our Engineering Technology Center.
  • Part-time

How do I get started in this program?

Requirements for Certificate Entry

  • Apply at www.nwtc.edu/apply.
  • Enroll in classes.

What will I learn?

Online

Classes wherever you have an internet connection. 

  • An in-person career experience, such as an internship, practicum, or credit for prior learning, may be required.
  • Some online courses may be held at specific dates/times.
Day
Classes between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Evening
Classes between the hours of 5:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
Weekend
A combination of online classes and Saturday and/or Sunday classes.
Full-time
12 or more credits per term.
Part-time
Fewer than 12 credits per term.