Programmable Logic Controllers Technician Program

Our Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) program is meticulously crafted in consultation with industry experts, catering to both youth and adults with a passion for the automation industry.
PLCs have emerged as indispensable devices for automating manufacturing processes across various sectors, including automobile, steel, energy, and chemical industries. These electronic marvels are adept at monitoring, controlling, and managing building systems, production processes, and power in industrial control systems. Designed to be extremely robust, PLCs can withstand extreme vibration, humidity, temperatures, and electrical noise, making them ideal for harsh industrial environments.
The future of British Columbia’s automation industry shines bright. Our students are primed for entry-level positions in designing, building, and implementing real-time operational solutions, where demand is high and earning potential is promising. Employers in the PLC sector benefit from a highly trained and experienced workforce, bolstering British Columbia’s economy.
Automation has been on the rise for decades, particularly in manufacturing sectors. Looking ahead, more advanced robotic and algorithmic systems are expected to accelerate this trend. Studies indicate that a significant portion of activities across various fields are susceptible to automation, underscoring the inevitability of major workplace transformations. However, this doesn’t necessarily mean job displacement; rather, it signifies a shift in tasks and responsibilities, emphasizing the need for a skilled workforce capable of navigating evolving technologies.
Graduates of our program have a myriad of opportunities awaiting them. Whether pursuing further development as a PLC technician or delving into related areas in process and control automation, our program equips them with the essential skills needed to install, commission, repair, and maintain automation equipment. Ideal for learners who thrive on adapting to new technologies and envision a future of positive change, our program places a strong emphasis on hands-on, practical training conducted in our 3200-square-foot workshop, featuring equipment commonly found in the automation and manufacturing industry.
Career Opportunities:
Upon completion of the program, graduates can embark on entry-level roles in process control, PLC programming, maintaining automated systems, component testing, quality control, and system integration. Armed with essential safety certifications and skills training, they are well-equipped to kickstart their careers in the industrial automation sector, contributing meaningfully to various projects under the direct supervision of a licensed technician.
Program Details:

  • Duration: 6 weeks (180 hours total)
  • Credential Awarded: Recognition of Achievement (RoA)

Rest assured, our program is fully approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training, ensuring the highest standards of education and training excellence.
Join us and embark on a journey towards a rewarding career in the dynamic world of automation. Enroll in the Programmable Logic Controller Program today and take the first step towards shaping a brighter future.

To qualify for our programs, applicants must successfully complete the admissions interview and entrance assessments with a minimum score of 50% in both the English Assessment and the Math Assessment.

These assessments ensure that students have a solid foundation in both English and math, which are essential skills for success in our programs.

Our Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) program has been meticulously developed in collaboration with industry experts, catering to both youth and adults with a keen interest in pursuing a career in the automation industry.

PLCs have evolved into indispensable tools for automating manufacturing processes across a wide array of industries, including automotive, steel, energy, and chemicals. These electronic marvels serve a multitude of functions, from monitoring and controlling building systems to managing production processes and power within industrial control systems. Designed to be exceptionally robust, PLCs are engineered to withstand extreme conditions such as vibration, humidity, temperature fluctuations, and electrical noise, making them ideal for the demanding environments of industrial settings.

The rise of automation has been a defining trend for decades, particularly in sectors like manufacturing. Looking ahead, advancements in robotics and algorithms are poised to further accelerate this transformation. Studies indicate that a significant portion of activities across various fields are susceptible to automation, signaling inevitable workplace changes for the majority of businesses. While fewer than 5% of occupations are at risk of full automation, at least one-third of activities in 60% of fields are deemed automatable. This underscores the importance of preparing for the evolving landscape of work, where adaptability and proficiency in emerging technologies are paramount.

Programable Logic Controllers Technician Program

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September 11 – October 20, 2023

Programmable Logic Controller Technician Program

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