FREE TRIAL Principles of Control Systems
Principles of Control Systems is a self-paced online course for learners who are interested in a career in control systems within the field of advanced manufacturing. A control systems technician, specialist, or leader is a highly-trained individual with knowledge, skills, and experience in a wide range of technical areas as well as good leadership and communication skills. A control systems technician has the ability to connect, commission, troubleshoot, and service control systems.
This course is aligned to SACA certification and the coursework for numerous SACA micro-credentials as well as the majority of the coursework for two SACA macro-credentials.
The course takes approximately 80 hours to complete, and learners can work at their own pace. A learner who spends 8 hours a week on this course will complete the course in approximately 10 weeks.
This free trial includes video content and two learning modules. You have a 14-day window from the time of enrollment to complete this free trial course, after which access to the course material will expire. For further information about the course, or any Unmudl course, please contact Unmudl Learner Support.
Principles of Control Systems
● Electrical Systems
● Electric Motor Control
● Sensor Logic
● Programmable Controller Systems and Troubleshooting
● Pneumatic Systems
● Ethernet Communications
● Smart Sensor and Identification Systems
● Smart Factory Systems
● Working with AS-I and PROFIBUS Networks
● Leadership and Communication
- 2+ years of experience with Motor Controls (motor starts, variable frequency drives, DC drives, and standard electrical components) as well as troubleshooting/programming, including HMI components, Programmable Logic Controls (PLC) programs, and industrial electrical hands-on experience and troubleshooting.
- 1+ year of experience with repair of control network components.
- Some experience with robotic systems maintenance, including robot, tool, hydraulic systems, and teach pendant.
- SACA certification in a relevant area can be used as a substitute for some experience.