Automated Electrical Systems

Automated Electrical Systems, Certificate 

Have you already been working in the Industrial Maintenance industry and are looking to expand your skills to different programmable logic controllers (PLCs)? If the answer is yes, the EC3 Automated Electrical Systems is for you. Attaining this certificate signifies that you have the knowledge and skill to program an Allen Bradley SL500 PLC.


  • Troubleshoot and repair a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) when a fault is inserted.
  • Program an Allen Bradley SLC500 PLC for advanced sequencing operation.
  • Write a PLC program using advanced math and data functions.

Career Outlook

Students who complete the Automated Electrical Systems certificate may find employment working on the Allen Bradley SL500 PLC in the following fields:

  • Electrical-Automation
  • Electro-Mechanical Technology
  • Facilities Maintenance
  • Machine Maintenance
  • Industrial Maintenance
  • Supply Chain Technology

Program Courses

IMM 112: Programmable Controllers I
IMM 113: Programmable Controllers II
IMM 114: Advanced Programmable Controllers

Total for Degree: 3 courses

This information is for planning purposes only. EC3 will make every effort to offer the most updated curriculum information above but reserves the right to change, add, and cancel course offerings. Please check with your assigned advisor for the most updated class information.