Gain an understanding and overview of programmable logic controllers (PLC), in this hybrid class that combines online learning and hands-on live labs. This introductory course provides an understanding of PLC’s and step-by-step demonstrations of LogixPro 500 PLC simulator programming software by using ladder logic diagrams in our labs. Apply knowledge and understanding of the following topics: PLC processors, timer/counter instructions, program control instructions, data manipulation, math functions, shift registers/ sequencers, analog I/O, and networks. An Idaho SkillStack® Badge certificate will be awarded upon completion of the technical skills assessment exam. This course is also approved for Idaho Electrical Journeyman CE of eight hours.