This test covers advanced principles and applications of programmable logic controllers (PLCs). Among the advanced topics are PLC real time considerations, various levels of PLC networking, alternate programming languages for PLCs, international standards applied to PLCs, integration of logic and motion control in PLCs, integration of process control in PLCs, advanced human / machine interface (HMI) for PLCs, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) with PLCs, alarm management, batch control, power failure strategies, and process safety.
This certification test is aimed at entry level technicians who may be involved in the assembly, test, startup, troubleshooting, maintenance, repair or upgrade of basic packaging machinery modules.
Individuals who have experience working with PLCs on packaging equipment. Also, students who have completed the course work the competencies cover on the test.
Approximately 2 ¾ Hours
You must complete your test within 6 months of completing your purchase. After 6 months, you will no longer have access to your test.
You will have only one attempt at passing the test per purchase.