Electromechanical PLC Technician

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Electromechanical PLC Technician

The RAMTEC Lab at the Warren County Career Center is one of just 10 advanced manufacturing training centers of their type in Ohio. This training center for area manufacturers and employees ensures that Ohio’s workforce remains on the cutting edge. Students train on Fanuc, Motoman, and other equipment. This lab is an extension of the existing Electromechanical PLC program and will be used for those students as well as for customized training for industry and the WCCC high school Advanced Technologies & Robotics program.

U.S. Manufacturing employs more than 12 million workers directly, according to figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. There remain, however, about 600,000 skilled manufacturing jobs unfilled, as reported by a 2012 study by Deloitte LLP. High-tech factories require a dependable supply of a well-trained, technically adept labor force. One estimate indicates that America will need over 120 million workers with advance skills by 2020. Employment opportunities should be very good for Electromechanical PLC Technician willing to fill these deficits.

This 900-hour program prepares students for entry-level employment in high-demand technical occupations found in advanced manufacturing. Numerous multi-craft technical skills, including industrial electrical, electronic circuits, mechanical, PLC, robotics, CNC Programming, Manufacturing Processes fluid power, and welding disciplines are taught using a largely hands-on approach to skill development. Students learn a variety of skills needed in the manufacture, troubleshooting, and maintenance of complex automation equipment and components used in energy processing, consumer product manufacturing, and the construction of high-tech machinery and durable goods.

This program is articulated with Sinclair Community College for 25 college credit hours toward an Associate of Applied Science in Automation and Control Technology with Robotics.

Admission Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Complete the WorkKeys Assessment
  • Attend Program Orientation with program coordinator
  • Warren County Career Center Program Certification
  • FANUC Robotics Programming and System Integration
  • American Welding Society D1.1 Structural Certification: MIG Processes
  • OSHA 10 Hour General Industry Certification
  • American Heart First Aid/CPR Certification
  • College Credit:
    • See above, and ask the Program Coordinator for details.

Program Costs:

  • Application Fee - $60 (non-refundable)
  • Tuition: $8,500 (includes books and tool kit)
See the "How to Enroll in a Full Time Program" page for more details.

Program Start Dates:
January 17, 2018
Monday thru Thursday 5:30-9:30pm

• Program Length: 900
• Theory Hours: 455
• Lab Hours: 445

Career-Technical Instructional Modules:
MODULE                                                                                   THEORY         LAB
OSHA Safety                                                                                     0              10
Communication and Career Prep                                                10              6
IC3                                                                                                     26              0
First Aid/CPR                                                                                     4               4
Lean Manufacturing                                                                        4               0
Blue Print Reading                                                                           8               6
ARC Welding I                                                                                 18            18
MIG Welding I                                                                                 18            18
Portable Electric Learning Systems                                             14            14
Portable Electric Relay Control Learning System                        8               8
Basic Electric Machines Learning Systems                                 20            20
Electric Motor Control Learning                                                   20            20
Power and Control Electronics Learning System                       24            24
Portable PLC Learning System                                                      26            26
Portable PLC Combine Troubleshooting Learning System      24            24
Portable Pneumatic Learning System                                         18            18
Pneumatic Troubleshooting Learning System                           18            18
Pneumatic Fitting Construction                                                      2               2
Electro-Fluid Power Learning System                                          24             40
Intermediate Hydraulics Learning System                                  10            10
Hydraulic Troubleshooting                                                            20             20
Mechanical Drives I Learning System                                          15             15
Mechanical Drives II Learning System                                         15             15
Mechanical Drives III Learning System                                        15              15
Computer Aided Design I Learning System                                12                4
Portable Precision Gauging Learning System                               6                6
Robotics and Computer Programming                                       20               24
CNC Machine Tool Learning System                                           20               24
Environmental Applications                                                         18               18
Thermal Troubleshooting                                                             18               18

For program information, please call 513.933.3938.
WCCC Adult Technical Center also offers programs in HVAC and Welding in the Advanced Manufacturing field.
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