Advanced Manufacturing Maintenance: PLC Specialty

Advanced Manufacturing Maintenance: PLC Specialty

       Taylor Reames, AMM Program, September 2017 Cohort 

Local Employers Need Skilled Maintenance Technicians

This entry-level training program provides hands-on experience working with robotics and PLC programming. Successful completers of the program will learn skills designed to meet the needs of employers in the local and regional job market.

Program Modules

Blueprint Reading/Schematics
Basic Industrial Electricity
Electrical Troubleshooting
Introduction to Lathes and Mills
Machine Controls
Mathematics for Technicians
Motors and Controllers
OSHA 30 - General Industry and Safety
Power Transmission
Programmable Logic Controls 1
Programmable Logic Controls 2
Programmable Logic Controls 3
Programmable Logic Controls 4
Programmable Logic Controls 5
Welding: GMAW/GTAW
Professional Development

Start Dates

DateDaysTimeHours /CostSite
April 1, 2020
M/T/W/Th5:30 - 9:30pm600 Hrs / $8,345*ATC/MB
September 2020M/T/W/Th5:30 - 9:30pm600 Hrs / $8,345*
*Cost includes books, testing fees, tool kit, and lab fees.

Enrollment Options

Enroll in the full-time 600-hour program or take a 36-hour module listed under Program Course Topics. This can be a great option for companies hoping to advance the credentials of an existing work force or for individuals who require specific updates to enhance their current skills.

Enrollment Process  

1. Click Here to request information online or call Student Services at 937.778.1980

2. Visit the following link to schedule the pre-entrance assessment, WorkKeys.

3. Visit the following link to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, FAFSA. The Career Center's school code is 014058. 


Employment Opportunities

The Advanced Manufacturing Maintenance: PLC Specialty program prepares students for entry-level employment in technical fields that require hands-on skills in advanced industrial electrical and machine repair occupations. Students learn a variety of skills needed in the manufacture, troubleshooting, and/or maintenance of equipment and components used in an advanced manufacturing facility.

Graduation and Employment Rates based on ACCSC's Annual Report for 2017

Advanced Manufacturing Maintenance: PLC Specialty (Information represents the following Cohorts: September 2015 and February 2016)

11 Graduates/85% Graduation Rate

11 Graduates Employed In Field/100% Employment Placement in Field



Wendell Meyers
Industrial Training Coordinator
937.778.1980 x307

Adult Technology Center
8901 Looney Road  |  Piqua, Ohio


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All applicants of the Advanced Manufacturing Maintenance program are required to take the WorkKeys assessment and score a Level 4 or above to be considered for admission. This exam measures Reading, Locating Information and Mathematics skills. Click here to see sample test questions.

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