Certification: Mechatronics Certification Test - Programmable Logic Controllers 2

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This test covers advanced principles and applications of programmable logic controllers (PLCs). Among the advanced topics are PLC real time considerations, various levels of PLC networking, alternate programming languages for PLCs, international standards applied to PLCs, integration of logic and motion control in PLCs, integration of process control in PLCs, advanced human / machine interface (HMI) for PLCs, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) with PLCs, alarm management, batch control, power failure strategies, and process safety.

More than two years of education or training after high school required?
More than two years of work experience required?
Oral or Written Exam Required?


The certification has an education level of an Associates of Arts or Associates of Sciences degree or higher and has a work experience requirement of more than 2 years, or requires obtaining a ‘core’ level certification from the same organization.