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Academy of Advanced Manufacturing IACT Certification Skill List

Graduates of the Academy of Advanced Manufacturing will be certified by Rockwell Automation to be capable of successful execution of the following:

  • Interpreting wiring diagrams used in an Industrial Automation and Control System (IACS)
  • Describing, understanding, and troubleshooting the various factory floor electro-mechanical components in an IACS such as fuses, relays, contactors, digital and analog inputs and outputs and common instrumentation devices
  • Operate, support and troubleshoot small and medium-scope Programmable Logic Controllers, and supporting projects associated with those controllers
  • Troubleshooting ladder-logic based Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Designing, programming, and troubleshooting plant floor Human Machine Interfaces (HMI)
  • Tracing operationl data from plant floor electro-mechanical devices to the controller, HMI within an IACS
  • Performing a preventive maintenance schedule on plant floor equipment
  • Starting-up, maintaining, and troubleshooting low voltage variable frequency drives, with power ranging from 1 HP to 300+ HP
  • Troubleshooting layer 1 and layer 2 networking components within an industrial Ethernet environment

(IACT = Instrumentation & Automation Control Technician)

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