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Programmable Logic Control (PLC) offered Sept. 5 – Oct. 17

MARSHALLTOWN – Learn the principles of control circuits in industrial equipment using Allen Bradley SLC 500 through Iowa Valley Continuing Education.

The course includes: PLC hardware, software, PLC trouble-shooting, wire PLC inputs and outputs, create ladder logic programs, interpret ladder diagrams, identify and describe logic symbols, troubleshoot circuits using ladder logic and program PLC’s. Curriculum will be accessed online via internet – students must have access to internet.  First day of class students will meet in Industrial Maintenance Lab for online access instruction. Subsequent meetings with instructor will be in Industrial Maintenance Lab for hands-on equipment sessions.

Class will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3 to 6 pm Sept. 5 – Oct. 17. Cost of the class is $380 and will be held on the Marshalltown Community College, 3700 S. Center St. room 101. Registration deadline August 20 and enrollment is limited so register soon.

Register online at or call IVCE at 641-752-4645 or 800-284-4823.

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