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Mechatronics: Fundamentals of PLC

Tuesday, July 9 @ 5:00 PM - Tuesday, August 13 @ 8:00 PM

G3 FastForward This is a G3 FastForward Grant Program: These programs are short-term training courses resulting in industry credentials for high-demand professions in our region. If you have been a Virginia resident for at least the past 12 months, you may be able to take this class for 1/3 of the full cost (FastForward price) or at $0 cost if you qualify for G3. See our G3 Financial Assistance Grant information. Please contact our office via phone (540-868-7021) or email [email protected] prior to registering.

Mechatronics Program Pricing:

  • Regular/Full Price: $1,497
  • FastForward Price: $499
  • FastForward plus G3 Price: $0


Course Description:
This training program allows students to acquire hands-on experience with industrial control equipment. Realistic examples are used to motivate students to gain the skills needs to work with PLC controlled systems. Topics include control relays, basic design, PLC sections, input and output types, memory types, logic processing, numbering systems and basic troubleshooting. Students will work with high-end products from Rockwell Automation/Allen Bradley.

Mechatronics courses require previous experience. If you do not have previous experience with mechatronics or advanced technology, it is strongly recommended that the Fundamental courses are taken in the following order: Electricity, Mechanical Systems, Fluid Power, PLC, and Robotics.


Tuesday, July 9 @ 5:00 PM - Tuesday, August 13 @ 8:00 PM
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Laurel Ridge Middletown Campus
173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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