How to Download, Install and Access your Program Material

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 15:29

Congratulations in taking that first big step to upgrade your skills by registering into the online PLC Technician Certificate program. Now that you have signed-up for the program, you should have received an email with a link to download the web-based curriculum software. This means that once you have installed the program material (simulation software and web-based curriculum software) onto your computer you can start learning immediately.

Follow the 6 Simple Steps to Download, Install and Access Your Program Material:

1. Download the set-up file - Click on the download link provided in the ‘Registration Confirmation’ email to download the setup file to your computer.

2. Start Installation - Double click on the setup (executable) file to bring up the install shield wizard and to start the installation process.

Start Installation Icon

3. Install - Follow the on-screen instructions on the Install shield wizard to install the software. Click on ‘Next’ and then ‘Install’.

Install Shield Wizard

Ready to install

Please note that it may take several minutes to install the simulation software and web-based curriculum to your computer.    

Install software, please wait

4. Release Code Access Process    Simply double click on the curriculum shortcut icon, created on your desktop, during the install process to bring up the ‘Release Code access window as below.

Release Code Access Window

5. Request your Release Code - Please enter your ‘Your Login name’ and ‘Password’ (provided in the ‘Registration Confirmation’ email), in the ‘Student Name’ and ‘Password’ boxes and then click on the ‘Request a Release Code’ button.  

Release Code Request Form

6. Confirm your Release Code - You will receive a 16-digit Release Code, in an email, within 30 minutes of submitting your request. Please check your spam/junk folder if you do not see the release code email in your inbox. Copy and paste the 16-digit release code into ‘Please Enter Release Code’ box and then click ‘Enter Code’ button to launch the curriculum software.

Confirm Release Code

If you did not receive the release code email or should you require any further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact our Support Consultants by phone, toll-free at 1-866-279-1457 or by email at

You are now ready to start your program. Good luck with your technical training!


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