Certificate in Process Controller - PLC, DCS, HMI, SCADA

Build Your Career in Industrial Automation

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Course Summary

Latest trends in Industrial Automation include increased use of analytics, growing use of PLCs, PACs, and increased cloud-based Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems. These trends will influence the Industrial Automation Control market. The demand for workflow Automation Processes is expected to spike to $26 Billion by 2025, up from less than $5 Billion in 2018. More than 25% of companies use Automation in Production system, and by 2022, 60% of customer service interactions will leverage some sort of AI Automation Technology.

This Industrial Automation course is aimed to empower learner with the basic and intermediate level of understanding the 3 key modules of Industrial Automation: PLC, SCADA, and HMI. This course provides knowledge to trainees on how various fundamental elements of production line is being controlled. It also gives an idea in the basic subject such as the Fundamentals of Electrical and Electronics, Control System and Shop Floor Practices. This course would help the learners build their career as Automation Engineer, PLC and SCADA Programmer.

After completing the course, learners will acquire the following knowledge:

  • Troubleshoot and data handling of PLC, HMI and SCADA
  • Basic knowledge on Distributed Control System
  • Interface various types of field devices like electric drives, sensors and more

Course Details

Course Commencement 11th April, 2022
Duration 608 hours
Language English
Assessment Dates Intermediate Assessments - After Each Module Final Assessment - Will be announced, 1 month in advance
Course Format Online (Self-paced + Live Lectures) + Hands-on Learning at Learning and Practice (L&P) Centre
Eligibility Criteria Diploma in Electronics/ Electrical/ Instrumentation Minimum Age: 18 Years
Credits & LTP This course offers 19 Credits.
  • Lecture: 11 Credits
  • Practical (Hands-on): 8 Credits

Course Syllabus

The course syllabus will be delivered through a combination of learning resources, live lectures, community-based interactions and hands-on experience at L&P Centres as applicable.

  • Basic Health and Safety
  • Introduction to 5S and Kaizen
  • Work Effectively with Others
  • Fundamentals of Electrical and Electronics
  • AC and DC Circuits
  • Fundamentals of Semiconductors
  • Input and Output Devices
  • Introduction to Control system
  • Introduction to PLC
  • Basic Programming
  • PLC Register, Timer and Counter
  • Advanced PLC Functions
  • Networking PLC
  • Troubleshooting PLC
  • Introduction to Data Acquisition
  • Human Machine Interface (HMI)
  • Project Creation
  • Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)
  • Architecture and Types of SCADA
  • Features of SCADA
  • Communication between PLC, HMI and SCADA
  • Introduction to DCS
  • Components of DCS

Course Components

Digital Learning Resources

Digital Learning Resources

Enriching learning resources accessible anytime and anywhere

Live Lectures

Live Lectures

Live lectures delivered by Academic Experts

Academic Connect Community​

Academic Connect Community

Moderated by an academic expert with a focus on building conceptual clarity

Industry Connect Community

Industry Connect Community​

Moderated by an industry expert with a focus on building industry-oriented applied knowledge

Industry Assignments

Industry Assignments

Access to projects to offer industry-relevant practical exposure to learners

Intermediate Assessments

Intermediate Assessments

Continuous skills competency check highlighting scope for improvement

Final Assessment

Final Assessment

End-term test of theoretical and applied knowledge

Digital certification

Digital certification

Certificate issued by Academia and Industry on successful completion of learning programme

Internship Opportunity

Internship Opportunity

To provide on the job real-time industry exposure for learners in the respective learning programmes

Job Opportunity

Job Opportunity

Access to TCS iON Job Listing Portal - a hub of employment opportunities across sectors

Digital Learning Resources

Enriching eLearning resources accessible anytime and anywhere

Live Lectures

Live lectures delivered by Academic and Industry Trainers

Academic Connect Community​

Moderated by an academic expert with a focus on building conceptual clarity

Industry Connect Community

Moderated by an industry expert with a focus on building industry-oriented applied knowledge

Industry Assignments

Access to projects to offer industry-relevant practical exposure to learners

Intermediate Assessments

Continuous skills competency check highlighting scope for improvement

Final Assessment

End-term test of theoretical and applied knowledge

Digital certification

Certificate issued by Academia and Industry on successful completion of learning programme

Internship Opportunity

To provide on the job real-time industry exposure for learners in the respective learning programmes

Job Opportunity

Access to TCS iON job listing portal - a hub of employment opportunities across sectors

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