SUNY Canton offers hands-on workforce development course
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 - 11:23 am

CANTON -- SUNY Canton's Career Ready Education and Success Training (CREST) Center for Workforce Development will offer a hands-on workforce development course in programmable logic controllers.

The course will begin Jan. 15 and will be held every Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. until May 7.

Participants will be introduced to the theory and use of electromagnetic control circuits by the use of traditional hardware circuits. Instructors will provide an introduction to the sequencer systems that enable complex control and monitoring of machines. Prerequisites for the course include basic electricity and math skills.

The course fee is $1,150 per person and participants will receive a certificate upon successful completion.

The deadline for registration is Dec. 20. For more information, or to register, contact CREST Director Arthur Garno at 386-7197 or

The CREST Center for Workforce Development works to bring industry-specific training to professionals in northern New York. The center provides education for those looking to change career paths, advance in their respective fields or retain professional certifications or licenses.