Electrical for Manufacturing

CERT - Occupational Certificate

This certificate provides an introduction to basic electrical principles, circuits and measurements. It also gives an overview of the principles and applications of components, control circuits, diagrams, PLC architecture/programming and troubleshooting.

Program Purpose

To provide students with the basic understanding of electricity, control circuits and programmable logic controllers (PLC) architecture and programming.

Program Map

Recommended Program Map / Program Requirements

The recommended plan below meets the requirements to complete this program.  For official requirements, visit the AWC Catalog. If the recommended classes listed below don’t fit your schedule or interests, you can take alternate classes. 

To get started on your personalized Academic Plan, or schedule an appointment with the Advising Office or with a Faculty Advisor.

First Semester: Spring

Course Course Title Credits Area
ECT 105 Basic Electricity 3 Major Requirement
ECT 110 Control Circuits 4 Major Requirement

Second Semester: Fall

Course Course Title Credits Area
ECT 230 Programmable Logic Controllers 2 Major Requirement
Open the program map above to view the recommended classes to complete the program. You can also print the program map using the button above.