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Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers

Cost: £600 plus VAT
Level: Upskilling
Duration: 4 days

Course objective: Delegates will learn about working with a PLC within an engineering and manufacturing environment.

The course will enable non electrical personnel to fault-find on systems incorporating PLCs, with upskilling which will save on down time and reduce unnecessary dependence on electrical staff.

Method of delivery

Delivered in centre at the AMAC Blackburn

Who is this for

Target group: Maintenance personnel and machine and plant operators, who require a basic understanding of PLCs and Input and Output devices.



  • Understand the principles and terminology of PLCs
  • Read simple ladder diagrams
  • Use input and output indicators to assist fault finding
  • Adjust time and counter valves
Date last updated:16 June 2019