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  • Objectives
    This program is designed to provide students with skills in Multiskill Maintenance which are required by today's lean manufacturing environments. Smaller staffing requires maintenance personnel, including electricians, millwrights and tool and die trades people to have multiskill capabilities. Graduates need multiple skills in a competitive manufacturing environment in order to continue to access manufacturing jobs in today's economic environment. Multiskilling includes electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, PLC, welding, machining and metal forming skills.
  • Entry requirements
    This program is intended for current trades people or those with technical skills, to upgrade and diversify their current skill set.
  • Academic Title
    Multiskill Maintenance Certificate
  • Course description
    Level One
    CNTR1060     ControlLogix I

    Description: Recommended: CNTR1200 Introduction to PLCs or CNTR1100 Programmable Logic Controllers I or equivalent knowledge.
    This hands-on course includes: hardware overview, software overview, communication overview, editing ladder logic basics, adding and addressing I/O, basic instructions, math and comparison instructions, tasks, programs and routines, creating a project, file structure on hard drive, basic project parts, arrays and user-defined data types, documentation, maintenance and troubleshooting, produce and consume data, advanced math and comparison, data manipulation instructions and program control instructions.
    Hours: 40
    Credits: 3

    CNTR1070     ControlLogix II

    Description: Recommended: CNTR1060 ControlLogix I or equivalent knowledge.
    This hands-on course includes: general networks and ControlLogix review, advanced instructions, network hardware, network design/configuration/setup, applications, troubleshooting, devices, applications and integration of EtherNet, DeviceNet, and ControlNet.
    Hours: 40
    Credits: 3

    CNTR1190     Intermediate Level PLC-5s and/or SLC 500s

    Description: Recommended: CNTR1200 Introduction to PLCs or equivalent knowledge.
    This intermediate level PLC-5s/SLC 500s course is directed specifically at the Allen-Bradley PLC-5/SLC 500 family of processors. It is meant to introduce participants to the more advanced hardware and software features of the PLC. Topics covered include: status bits, addressing modes, sequencers, shift registers, PID, STI, and subroutines. Program modification (writing) and system parameter configurations are emphasized throughout this course.
    Hours: 40
    Credits: 3

    CNTR1200     Introduction to PLCs (Using Allen-Bradley PLC-5s)
    Description: Recommended: EECE1250 Basic Electricity Windows knowledge.
    This course introduces the new user to Allen-Bradley PLC-5s and the SLC 500 PLC family of processors. It is intended for individuals who have very little or no experience with PLC controlled systems. Students will apply hands-on skills to augment the understanding of PLC hardware, software and process automation control using PLCs instead of relay logic control.
    Hours: 40
    Credits: 3

    COMP1150     Computer Literacy For Windows (Word/Excel)

    Description: Recommended: Keyboarding skills are an asset. This course provides an introduction to the basics of using a computer and Microsoft Office. Students will be introduced to Windows, a word processor (Word), and an electronic spreadsheet (Excel). This course will benefit those who need to understand the basics of a computer on the job or at home.
    Hours: 36
    Credits: 3

    DRWG1050     Engineering Drawing & Blue Print Reading

    Description: This course is an introduction to blueprint reading and engineering drawing. Students will learn to apply the principles of orthographic projection, reading and interpreting technical drawings, the use of drawing instruments along with drawing layout and dimensioning techniques. (Group A)
    Hours: 45
    Credits: 3

    EECE1430     Electrical Fundamentals

    Description: This is a practical hands-on course where theory is taught using practical exercises. Topics include basic electrical units and Ohm's Law.
    Hours: 32
    Credits: 2

    EECE1440     Electrical Motor Controls

    Description: Prerequisite: Successful completion of Electrical Fundamentals or equivalent This course in electrical motor controls is aimed at technicians, millwrights and other technical personnel and supervisors who have not had previous training in this subject.
    Hours: 40
    Credits: 3

    ETR1110     Employment and Job Search Skills

    Description: The student will examine the skills that employers need in today’s workplace: teamwork, problem solving, decision making, ability to organize and goal setting. In addition, the student will learn strategies for accessing the job market as well as resume creation, interview and negotiation skills.
    Hours: 16
    Credits: 1

    IFME1010     Advanced Pneumatics

    Description: Recommended: IFME1140 Introduction to Pneumatics or equivalent knowledge
    This hands-on course is conducted with the use of Industry Standard components mounted on ergonomically designed work stations. Hardware and training models reflect international equipment standards and the up-to-date training practices of both Canada and the world's leading institutional and industrial automation technology centres. Participants will learn how to construct advanced pneumatic control systems. They will also learn how to identify and correct faults in pneumatic installations.
    Hours: 24
    Credits: 2

    IFME1140     Introduction to Pneumatics
    Description: Recommended: Basic Mechanical Aptitude.
    Pneumatic power is defined as the art of generating, controlling, and applying smooth, effective power from compressed air in order to push, pull, rotate, regulate or drive the machines, equipment and appliances of modern life. In this course, students will gain familiarity with the physical principles of compressed air and learn about the ways in which air and vacuum are used in this field. Also included are compressed air production and preparation, operation and application of pneumatic components, standard pneumatic symbology, pneumatic working elements, directional control valves, pressure and flow control valves, basic logic circuits, pneumatic timer and pressure sequence valves.
    Hours: 24
    Credits: 2

    IFME1150     Introduction to Electropneumatics

    Description: Recommended: IFME1140 Introduction to Pneumatics or equivalent knowledge.
    This hands-on course is conducted with the use of Industry Standard components mounted on ergonomically designed work stations. Hardware and training models reflect international equipment standards and the up-to-date training practices of both Canada and the world's leading institutional and industrial automation technology centres. Participants will learn about the design and function of pneumatic and electrical components. They will construct simple electropneumatic controls to reinforce that knowledge.
    Hours: 24
    Credits: 2

    IFME1180     Introduction to Hydraulics

    Description: Recommended: Basic Mechanical Aptitude.
    Hydraulic power is defined as the art of generating, controlling and applying smooth, effective power of pumped fluids such as oil in order to push, pull, rotate, regulate or drive the machines, equipment and appliances of modern life. In this course, students will gain familiarity with the physical principles relating to hydraulics and learn about the ways in which hydraulics are used. Also included are hydraulic components operation and applications, design of hydraulic circuits, pressure relief valves, single/double acting cylinder, restrictions, flow metering, pressure compensated flow control valves, hydraulic fluids, hydraulic symbology, hydraulic power unit, directional control valves, check valves, pilot operated check valves and introduction to regenerative circuits.
    Hours: 24
    Credits: 2

    MACH1320     Maintenance Machining

    Description: This course will provide maintenance team members with basic, intermediate or advanced level machine tool projects and relevant machine shop theory. The emphasis will be on how to utilize typical machine tools to repair and make basic components that are used in repair and maintenance.
    Hours: 40
    Credits: 3

    MANU1020     Metal Fabrication

    Description: This course is intended to teach the basic layout and fitting skills required to fabricate structures and fixtures used in production. It will provide the participant with a basic understanding of the safe operation of metal forming and shearing machines currently in use.
    Hours: 40
    Credits: 3

    MILL1270     Multiskill Maintenance Hoisting and Rigging

    Description: This course involves participants’ use of hoists and/or overhead cranes. Topics include: hoisting, rigging hazards, fibre ropes, knots and hitches, hardware, wire rope and slings, rigging tools and devices, and crane operations which covers safety, hand signals, electric hoists and practical exercises using the overhead crane.
    Hours: 24
    Credits: 2

    WELD1120     Maintenance Welding (TMMC)
    Description: This course is intended to provide the participant with an understanding of the basic principles of arc welding methods, oxy-fuel cutting and gas and metal arc welding and shop safety. It is also designed to develop the participant practical welding and cutting skills.
    Hours: 40
    Credits: 3

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