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Electrical IV - PLC/IO Systems Diagnostics - #SC-EL-1600-IV

PREREQUISITES: Course prerequisites include proficiency in #SC‐EL‐1600‐I, SC‐EL‐1600‐II and SC‐EL‐1600‐III; Technicians attending this course must have experience troubleshooting PLC/IO systems such as: DINEX, Vansco, and Allen‐Bradley.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to give technicians advanced troubleshooting techniques. The course covers: IO Ladder Logic, Using Diagnostic Lights, Module Programming, and Component Replacement. J1939 Communication Protocol, Testing, and Gateways are explained. This course features lab activities, which demonstrate hands‐on how to perform diagnosis and repairs of IO systems on an actual transit bus.

COURSE BENEFITS: This course is intended for the technician who has an understanding of PLC/IO systems and needs to develop advance diagnostic and repair techniques to troubleshoot these systems.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN: Upon completion of this course, the student will have a complete understanding of the PLC/IO Systems and the correct method of troubleshooting. Course includes both lecture and lab exercises.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Supervisors and technicians who need knowledge of advanced troubleshooting.


Day One

  • Pre-Test
    • Component Reviewo Component Review
    • Exercise 1 – MFD
  • Using the Diagnostic Light
  • Exercise 1‐ DVOM and the Multimeter
  • Exercise 3 – No Start Ladder Logic
  • Communication Network
  • Vansco
    • Component Review
    • Using the Diagnostic Lights
    • exercise 4 – module addressing
    • exercise 6 – No Start Ladder Logic
    • Communication Network
    • Exercise 5‐ Testing J1939

Day Two

  • Allen‐Bradley
    • Component Review
    • Using the Diagnostic Lights
    • exercise 7 – No Start Ladder Logic
    • Communication Network
  • Final Review and Test


Parking Instructions: Parking lot to immediate left of entrance.

Course Times: 7:00am - 3:00pm each day. (SUBJECT TO CHANGE – CHECK REGISTRATION)

Number of Days: 16 Hours over 2 days

Continuing Education Units (CEU): 0



Course Properties

Start date 05-23-2018 7:00 am
End date 05-24-2018 3:00 pm
Capacity 20
Registered 18
Available place 2
Cut off date 05-17-2018
Individual Price $650.00
LA METRO - Central Maintenance Building 1
470 Bauchet Street
LA METRO - Central Maintenance Building 1
$650.00 2

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