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industrial wiring certificate

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    Program Number: 97-413-2
    School Year: 2019-2020
    Certificate
    Campus: West Bend
    This program is NOT eligible for financial aid

    Program Description

    Introduces students with little or no background to the fundamentals of electrical motor control components, circuits and systems found in industrial and manufacturing settings. Topics include electrical control symbols, ladder diagrams, power distribution, control transformers, relays, motor starters, limit switches, pushbuttons, selector switches, timers, ac motor principles, proximity sensors, photo eyes and basic troubleshooting of power and control circuits. The certificate prepares students to design PLC circuits, address inputs (contacts) and outputs (coils), work with PLC numbering system, timers, counters, math functions, analog input/outputs, and PLC wiring.

    Courses are directly transferable to Moraine Park’s Electricity technical diploma if students wish to further their education in this field.

    Approximate Costs

    • $136.50 per credit (resident)
    • $204.75 per credit (out-of-state resident)
    • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
    • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.

    Career Opportunities

    • Apprentice Industrial Electrician
    • Electrical Control Technician
    • Electrical Maintenance Technician

    Admission Process

    Visit the Admissions Page for details

    Courses

    Number Title Crs
    Semester 1
    413-365 Basic Motor Controls 3
    413-380 Industrial Wiring Concepts 3
    Total 6
     

    Program Guide

    For additional information on program curriculum, prerequisites and general education course options, please contact your advisor.

    Transfer Opportunities

    Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.

    Additional Information

    *Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

    For co-curricular activities and opportunities related to this program/certificate, click here.