Automation Robotics Engineering Technology. Awards offered: A.A.S, Diploma, and 1 year certificate.
Successful completion of training in Automation Robotics Engineering Technologies leads to wide-spread opportunities in the high-demand packaging field. Automation knowledge, skills, and attitudes (mind and hands) are applied to the designing, building, installing, and troubleshooting of high-tech, high-speed automated electro-mechanical machinery systems for Packaging and other manufacturing applications. Emphasized skills include problem-solving, repairing, fabricating, motor controls, Robotics and PLC. Automated systems typically include Computers, Touch Screens (HMI), Quality Assurance, Vision Systems, Lasers, Robots, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), AC/DC/Servo/stepper/VFD motor controls, hydraulic and pneumatic controls, Conveyors, Bar Code/SmartCard/RFID, Electrical systems, Electronic Circuits, and a wide variety of sensors. Graduates are eligible to pursue baccalaureate programs in manufacturing and engineering technology in the Minnesota State College and Universities system.
This college aligns with the following PMMI Mechatronics Certifications: