Automation Robotics

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 2-4 Semester

CAREER CLUSTER
EDUCATION & TRAINING 
Pathway Title  Advanced Manufacturing 
High School Courses  HIRE Technology Program (Advanced Manufacturing)
Automation and Robotics I 
College Credits  Key Principles of Advanced Manufacturing
Technology in Advanced Manufacturing
Basic Electricity 
Industry Certifications  Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) Certification
Four Certification Exams: Safety, Quality Practices and Measurement,
Manufacturing Processes and Production, and Maintenance Awareness. 
Internships and Work Experiences  Second-year students who have earned certification will be
placed in year-long internship positions with local advanced manufacturing companies. 

 

 WHAT WILL I BE LEARNING IN THIS COLLEGE/CAREER PATHWAY?

  • You will first learn manufacturing processes and basic mechanical, electrical, and fluid
    power principles and practices used in manufacturing environments.
  • Manufacturing Trends covers basic concepts in manufacturing operations and plant floor layout in the production environment.
  • You will gain an understanding of robotic principles including basic theory, robot safety, robotic
    classifications, applications, socioeconomic impact, work cell design, robot programming, and sensor and actuator interfacing.
  • Students will have the opportunity to design, program and troubleshoot computer controlled machine
    logic and production processes in a project oriented learning environment.
  • This course will use classroom, lab, and online simulation and programing to prepare students for Certified Production Technician Testing for MSSC Certification.

 

What career options will this program prepare me to pursue? 
Machine Operator   MACC  $32,950 
Quality Control Inspector  MACC  $34,460 
Occupational Health & Safety Technician  MACC  $47,440 
Industrial Engineering Technician   Community College  $50,980 
Electro-mechanical Technician   Community College  $51,820 
Industrial Production Manager  4-year College  $89,190