Principles of Control SystemsIn 10 weeks or less, build job-ready skills for a new career with Amazon! Developed in conjunction with Amazon.
Launch your career as a Control Systems Technician or Control Systems Lead. Build job-ready skills for an in-demand career with Amazon and earn a certificate. Experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.
This is an 80-hour, self-paced online course that helps prepare learners for a career in control systems, for example as a Control Systems Technician or a Control Systems Lead, in the field of mechatronics. Through this course, learners will develop their skills through formal learning and hands-on work with virtual simulations. The course gives a strong foundation in technical skills, industrial communication networks, and leadership and communication skills. Through this course, learners will also have completed a significant portion of the coursework for the SACA micro-credential, Certified Industry 4.0 Automation Systems Specialist.
In this course you will learn how to connect, upload, download, troubleshoot and replace motor controls and networks, and develop troubleshooting skills to ensure motor controls are working properly. In addition, this course focuses on tips and techniques for leading and communicating with teams.
- 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.