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Programmable Logic Controllers Fundamentals

COURSE NO: E01-008
Programmable Logic Controllers Fundamentals
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides the basic terminology and functionality of a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC).  PLC's are integral parts of most modern automation systems and have been since their development in the late 1960's.


This 1 PDH online course is applicable to engineers interested in being introduced to the basic components and terminology of Programmable Logic Controllers.  No previous knowledge of PLC's or electronic controls is needed for this course.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Learning about the components and terminology of a PLC
  • Understanding the basic functionality and operations of a PLC
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course you will need to review the course document tilted, "PLC Fundamentals". 

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Programmable Logic Controllers Fundamentals (649 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete this course review you will need to take a multiple choice quiz of ten (10) questions to earn 1 PDH credit.  The quiz will be based on the document.


The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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