In order to help candidates prepare for the PLC 1 exam, PMMI—the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies—announced the launch of its Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) 1 Study Guide.

Part of the Mechatronics Certification Program, PMMI says the PLC 1 study guide complements the exam—focusing on computer science technology and is appropriate as an entry-level exam for industrial maintenance technicians working as PLC specialists, maintenance mechanics or for those intending to work as multi-skilled mechatronics technicians.

“This study guide is an excellent resource for test candidates to prepare for the PLCs 1 Exam,” says Maria Ferrante, vice president, education and workforce development, PMMI, “The study guide not only provides direction on the competencies covered on the test, it also includes sample questions to enable test candidates to become familiar with the test format.”

According to PMMI, the Mechatronics Certification Tests are based on industry-developed standards and recognized by the US Department of Labor and the Manufacturing Institute’s Skills Certificate System, part of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).

Designed for service technicians and maintenance workers, PMMI’s Mechatronics Certification helps reduce the time and cost related to technician training. PMMI partners with technical and community colleges across North America to provide the training and education needed to prepare for these tests and ultimately careers in manufacturing.

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