Course Title: Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4316 Certificate IV in Electrotechnology - Systems Electrician

Course Title: Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: engineering-tafe@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit covers development, installation and testing of programs for programmable controllers (PLC) for a system requiring discrete control functions. It encompasses working safely, applying knowledge of control systems, control system development methods, using ladder diagrams/statement list/function block diagram instruction sets, following written instructions and documenting program development and testing activities

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

UEENEEE101A



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEI150A Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers

Elements:

1. Prepare to develop enter and verify program.
 

2. Develop control system and enter and test program.
 

3. Verify, document and report programming activities.
 


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including practical and theory questions, observations and 3rd party reports. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course