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Programmable Logic Controllers ACIM 5010

Automated Controls Installation & Maintenance Part-time Studies 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

$1,052.54 - $1,074.84 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below is one offering of ACIM 5010 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 65373

Duration

Tue Aug 02 - Thu Sep 15 (7 weeks)

  • 7 weeks
  • CRN 65373
  • $1052.54
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Aug 02 - Sep 15 Tue, Thu 17:00 - 20:15 Burnaby SE01 Rm. 116
Instructor

Allen Song

Course outline

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Cost

$1052.54

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 three 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

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Fall 2022

Below are three offerings of ACIM 5010 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 44997

Duration

Mon Sep 19 - Fri Sep 23 (5 days)

  • 5 days
  • CRN 44997
  • $1074.84
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 19 - Sep 23 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 44998

Duration

Sat Sep 24 - Sat Nov 05 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 44998
  • $1074.84
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 24 - Nov 05 Sat 07:30 - 16:00 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 October 8, 2022 (Thanksgiving 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 44996

Duration

Tue Oct 11 - Thu Nov 24 (7 weeks)

  • 7 weeks
  • CRN 44996
  • $1074.84
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 11 - Nov 24 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

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

Related Programs

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

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Automated Controls Installation and Maintenance
    Advanced Certificate Part-time
  2. Renewable Energy Electrical Systems Installation & Maintenance
    Advanced Certificate Part-time

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