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Basic PLC


Who should do a PLC course?

PLC programmers usually have a background in computer science, mechanical engineering, or electrical engineering. Most of those looking to make a career in automation and control engineering usually have qualifications in Electrical Engineering or Electrotechnology.

While PLC may be a part of the curriculum in the above-mentioned courses, there are very few options that would help you become a PLC specialist. If you want to specialise in PLC, the best option for you would be to enrol into specialised vocational training such as basic and advanced PLC programming courses.

What does a PLC programmer do?

A PLC programmer is a person who designs programs that control electrical machines and systems. The applications are used across most
industries but are heavily relied on in the manufacturing and mining industries where automation of processes is essential.

The job of a PLC programmer requires development, optimization of automated processes and the subsequent diagnostics required for
maintenance and repair.

A good PLC programmer should be able to think analytically, have basic computer and programming skills.

Duration of the courses: The duration of courses in the PLC category starts from 1 day for Basic PLC to 12 weeks for an all-inclusive internship which will take you from beginner to specialist.