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Programmable Logic Controllers ACIM 5010

Automated Controls Installation & Maintenance Course

Course details

Two essential parts of automated control systems installations are measurement and control. This course will introduce various transducers that are encountered in automated control systems as this foundation is necessary for the installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of analogue devices and programmable devices. Students will make power, signal, and communication connections for the programmable relay and interpret and write programs. Numerous troubleshooting exercises will be completed. Topics covered include installation, interfacing, closed loop control, trouble-shooting and testing, safety, and an introduction to monitoring.

Prerequisite(s)

  • TELC 0130 Basic Motor Control and/or successful completion of Electrical Apprenticeship Level 2 or 3 or 4 program within the last 5 years. Electrical Journeyperson Certificate, Electrical Engineering Degree and/or Electrical Engineer Practitioner are also acceptable.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$1,074.84

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below are six offerings of ACIM 5010 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 86239

Duration

Mon Jan 09 - Fri Jan 13 (5 days)

  • 5 days
  • CRN 86239
  • $1074.84
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Jan 13 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 15:30 Burnaby SE01 Rm. 116
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$1074.84

Important information
  1. This is a condensed version of the course. Registration is processed on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED basis. Late registration is not permitted. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. Ensure your contact information (e.g. personal email address) is current. In the event of cancellation, student will be notified five business days prior to the course start date. Please send your inquiries to BCIT_ACIM@bcit.ca
Status

CRN 85242

Duration

Tue Jan 10 - Thu Feb 23 (7 weeks)

  • 7 weeks
  • CRN 85242
  • $1074.84
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Feb 23 Tue, Thu 17:00 - 20:15 Burnaby SE01 Rm. 116
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$1074.84

Important information
  1. Registration is processed on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED basis. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of cancellation, student will be notified five business days prior to the course start date. Ensure your contact information (e.g. personal email address) is current. Please send your inquiries to BCIT_ACIM@bcit.ca
Status

CRN 85642

Duration

Mon Feb 06 - Fri Feb 10 (5 days)

  • 5 days
  • CRN 85642
  • $1074.84
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 06 - Feb 10 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 15:30 Burnaby SE01 Rm. 116
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$1074.84

Important information
  1. This is a condensed version of the course. Registration is processed on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED basis. Late registration is not permitted. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. Ensure your contact information (e.g. personal email address) is current. In the event of cancellation, student will be notified five business days prior to the course start date. Please send your inquiries to BCIT_ACIM@bcit.ca
Status

CRN 85241

Duration

Tue Feb 28 - Thu Apr 13 (7 weeks)

  • 7 weeks
  • CRN 85241
  • $1074.84
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 28 - Apr 13 Tue, Thu 17:00 - 20:15 Burnaby SE01 Rm. 115
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$1074.84

Important information
  1. Registration is processed on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED basis. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of cancellation, student will be notified five business days prior to the course start date. Ensure your contact information (e.g. personal email address) is current. Please send your inquiries to BCIT_ACIM@bcit.ca
Status

CRN 85240

Duration

Sat Mar 04 - Sat Apr 15 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 85240
  • $1074.84
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 04 - Apr 15 Sat 07:30 - 15:30 Burnaby SE01 Rm. 116
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$1074.84

Important information
  1. No class April 8, 2023 (Easter weekend). Registration is processed on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED basis. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of cancellation, student will be notified five business days prior to the course start date. Ensure your contact information (e.g. personal email address) is current. Please send your inquiries to BCIT_ACIM@bcit.ca
Status

CRN 86241

Duration

Mon Mar 06 - Fri Mar 10 (5 days)

  • 5 days
  • CRN 86241
  • $1074.84
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 06 - Mar 10 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 15:30 Burnaby SE01 Rm. 116
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$1074.84

Important information
  1. This is a condensed version of the course. Registration is processed on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED basis. Late registration is not permitted. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. Ensure your contact information (e.g. personal email address) is current. In the event of cancellation, student will be notified five business days prior to the course start date. Please send your inquiries to BCIT_ACIM@bcit.ca
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Select, install, connect, maintain and troubleshoot basic functions of PLCs.
  • Configure PLC programming and operating Software.
  • Create ladder and function block programs and test them in simulation and connected to lab peripherals.
  • Set up communication between a PLC and a PC locally.
  • Install, connect, maintain, repair, and troubleshoot Sensors and Transducers in Automated Control systems.
  • Install, connect, maintain, repair, and troubleshoot common feedback and communication systems in basic Automated Control Open and Closed Loop Systems.

Effective as of Winter 2018

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Programmable Logic Controllers (ACIM 5010) is offered as a part of the following programs:

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    Advanced Certificate Part-time

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