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Assessment Name: Maintenance: Automation Technician
Number of Questions: 90
Description: Working knowledge of maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting of PLC and automated systems.
Instructions: This online test requires uninterrupted access to a computer with an Internet connection. For math-related questions, please have paper and pencils on hand for your calculations. Textbooks, calculators, and other electronic devices are NOT allowed.

The assessment covers the following classes:

Class Functional Area Format Difficulty Version Department
123
Classes 1 to 10 of 28
Understanding Torque 245

The class “Understanding Torque” provides a comprehensive overview of torque and its importance in fastening applications. Torque is a rotational force derived by multiplying force times distance. Threaded fasteners require specific amounts of torque to achieve proper tension and clamping ...

Assembly / Final Stage Processes Online Intermediate 2.0 Fasteners
The Forces of Fluid Power 201

“The Forces of Fluid Power” presents a comprehensive overview of fluid power transmission systems. It offers a broad scope of information, from fluid characteristics and basic energy forms to force multiplication and the effect of fluid flow rate in a ...

Maintenance Online Intermediate 2.0 Hydraulics and Pneumatics
Safety for Hydraulics and Pneumatics 211

"Safety for Hydraulics and Pneumatics" provides a complete overview of the best safety and injury prevention practices for fluid power systems. Fluid power systems rely on the use of highly pressurized liquids and gases. As a result, working with fluid ...

Maintenance Online Intermediate 2.0 Hydraulics and Pneumatics
Introduction to Hydraulic Components 221

"Introduction to Hydraulic Components" provides users with an overview of how the active and passive components of a hydraulic system work together to transmit power. The active components of a hydraulic system are the hydraulic pump, control valves, and the ...

Maintenance Online Intermediate 2.0 Hydraulics and Pneumatics
Introduction to Pneumatic Components 231

“Introduction to Pneumatic Components” provides a comprehensive overview of pneumatic power and the elements that allow a pneumatic system to perform work. Users will become familiar with the physical laws behind the compression of the pneumatic fluids that power a ...

Maintenance Online Intermediate 2.0 Hydraulics and Pneumatics
Introduction to Fluid Conductors 241

"Introduction to Fluid Conductors" provides a comprehensive overview of conductors in a fluid system, outlining the potential impact that each conductor has on a specific system. The unique types of conductors have a profound influence on the effectiveness of a ...

Maintenance Online Intermediate 2.0 Hydraulics and Pneumatics
Fittings for Fluid Systems 251

"Fittings for Fluid Systems" provides a comprehensive overview of the types of fittings used to join or terminate a conductor run, as well as an overview of the maintenance and instillation of fittings. The unique types of fittings have a ...

Maintenance Online Intermediate 2.0 Hydraulics and Pneumatics
Bearing Applications 221

"Bearing Applications" provides an overview of the many different types of bearings used in mechanical applications. Bearings are an essential part of many applications because they provide movement and reduce friction. A variety of bearing types are available. Each type ...

Maintenance Online Intermediate 2.0 Mechanical Systems
Spring Applications 231

"Spring Applications" provides an overview of the many different types of springs used in mechanical systems. Springs are an essential part of many applications because they dampen forces, provide flexibility, control movement between machine parts, store potential energy, and release ...

Maintenance Online Intermediate 2.0 Mechanical Systems
Gear Applications 251

"Gear Applications" provides an overview of the many different types of gears and gear drives used in mechanical applications. Gears are an essential part of many applications because they transmit power and motion as well as alter the speed, torque, ...

Maintenance Online Intermediate 2.0 Mechanical Systems