We are excited to announce the addition of PLC training to our curriculum thanks to a partnership with the Automation Group.
Programmable Logic Controllers, or PLCs are small computers in industrial environments that control everything from motors to pumps to fans. Almost every production line uses PLCs whether the company produces wine, tomatoes, nuts or the packages they are sold in.
This new training here at VOLT Institute is a valuable addition to our robust, hands on maintenance mechanic program.
PLCs are an essential part of the job of a maintenance mechanic and the importance of PLCs are growing in our local manufacturing industry. By offering this new training. We will prepare VOLT Institute students to maintain the investments of employers in automation and efficiency.
This foundational course is a requirement for VOLT’s Industrial Maintenance Mechanic course. In just nine short weeks students will learn soft skills required for employment including:
• Conflict Resolution
• Decision Making
• Public Speaking
Additional instruction is provided in LEAN principles including:
• Supply Chain Management
• Continuous Improvement
• Project Management
• Safety Procedures
• Environmental Procedures
Enrollment Requirements: Must be 18+ years of age at time of enrollment, have a High School Diploma or G.E.D and complete the WorkKeys Assessment with minimum scores of 4 in Applied Math; Graphic Literacy; and Workplace Documents.
VOLT’s Industrial Maintenance Mechanic program is designed to provide hands-on training on industrial systems and equipment. The curriculum guides students through the basics and proper installation repair, and maintenance of:
• Print Reading
• Machine Tools
• Mechanical Drives
• Pneumatic Systems
• Hydraulic Systems
• Safe Welding
• Torching Techniques
• Electrical Theory
VOLT’s Industrial Maintenance Mechanic course is offered in two class times; 12 pm to 4 pm or 5 pm to 9 pm. This self-paced program can be completed in 6 to 8 months.
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