Electrical with PLC

Electrical with PLC

Future Start DateJanuary 08




12 months
Following the curricular sequence

This Electrical Diploma Program prepares the student with technical skills and practical knowledge to perform installation tasks, services, and repairs in the electrical trade specializing in PLC (Programmable Logic Controller). Graduates from this program will be able to fill positions as electrician helpers for service and construction firms in residential, commercial, and industrial businesses associated with the electrical trade industry.

Diploma     Construction Trade      English     Hybrid

Outstanding Courses

  • Safety and Craft Skills
  • Introduction to Electrical Trades
  • Raceway Systems & Electrical Construction Drawings
  • AC & DC Motor Control
  • Circuit Breaks & Branch Circuits
  • Electrical Services & Transformers
  • Overcurrent Protection & Electrical Calculations
  • Electrical System Calculations
  • Fundamentals of Emergency & Renewable Energy Systems
  • Digital Electronics
  •  Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)
  • Programmable Logic Controller Units: Lab

Possible Employment Opportunities

  • Electrician’s helper/Electrician’s Assistant (residential, commercial, and industrial electrical systems)
  • Maintenance and Repair Workers
  • Electrical Service Technician

License or related certification

Students are eligible to take the following certification tests:
OSHA 10 Safety
NCCER Core Curriculum
NCCER Electrical Level 1, 2, 3

Admission requirements

  • High School Diploma or a recognized equivalent

*These examples are intended to serve only as a general guide of possible employment opportunities. There are many factors that determine the job an individual may obtain and Florida Technical College cannot guarantee its graduates any particular job. Some positions may require a license, degree, experience or other industry certifications. We encourage you to research the requirements for the particular position you desire. Program availability varies by campus.