This automation certificate allows students to learn the fundamentals and more advanced techniques of PLC controlled lab trainers as well as how to program and troubleshoot industrial equipment. Students will also be exposed to the Lean Six Sigma DMAIC improvement approach used within the industry.
Students investigate a wide variety of topics related to manufacturing and process technology including: high-mix, low-volume manufacturing, equipment operation, quality within the process industry, troubleshooting methods to solve process problems, programming and repair of industrial equipment and more.
This comprehensive certificate program provides students with skills in computer terminology, experimental design, manufacturing, process operations and energy technologies. Best practices, collaborative techniques and ethical considerations within the industry will also be explored.
Learn about electrical processes, energy technologies, automation, business ethics and values, manufacturing, teamwork and process technology. The Aims industrial technology program has six themed labs where you can deepen your learning with hands-on experience in specific aspects of manufacturing.
Gain skills to find entry-level work as a manufacturing technician in a variety of industries. Study automation control circuits, programmable logic controllers, industrial robotics, process design and setup, and equipment startup, shutdown and maintenance.