The Advanced Manufacturing Technology program prepares students for employment in industries with automated manufacturing processes. The program is built around a set of core courses designed to give students the basic skill set required for this industry coupled with specialty courses allowing students to focus on various related options.
This Program of Study addresses the Automation/Robotics Option. The automation/Robotics Technician certificate prepares students for employment in industries with automated robotic processes. Successful graduates will possess the ability to perform entry level maintenance and repairs to industrial automated equipment and robots. This certificate prepares students to enter a career in industrial technology with a basic skill set that will provide entry level knowledge of basic electricity, motor controls, and programmable logic controllers (PLC).
The PLC classes will provide general and advanced training in programmable logic controllers as they are used in industry to manage multiple automated processes.