Automation for Maintenance Technicians

Telford College

Progression and benefits

  • More upskilling and reskilling short courses at the college’s Retrofit Skills Lab
  • Higher-level HNC General Engineering, Level 4 – for those working in an engineering related field looking to boost their career prospects and increase their skills.

About the course

A maintenance technician is responsible for completing routine and emergency repairs to equipment, plant, machinery, and manufacturing systems.

These short courses are suitable for providing maintenance technicians with the skills and knowledge required to understand modern automation PLC programmes and the use of HMI’s to aid in maintenance activities.

  • An introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
  • Intermediate PLCs for maintenance technician
  • Fault diagnosis of PLC systems
  • Cyber security

They can be booked as a block of four, or studied individually

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