Robotic Manufacturing Certificate

Robotic Manufacturing Certificate

Program Description

The Robotic Manufacturing Certificate is an entry-level certificate for students seeking employment in the manufacturing industry. Industrial robotics are increasingly becoming more common in the manufacturing environment and employers need employees who can operate and setup robotic and automated production systems. This certificate prepares students to work with industrial automation.

Program Outcomes

By completing this program, students will achieve the following learning outcomes:

  • Identify and apply appropriate safety procedures;
  • Apply knowledge and skills in creating program code;
  • Apply knowledge and skills of electrical systems;
  • Apply effective communication and interpersonal skills as an individual and as a team member.

Career Opportunities

This certificate prepares students to work for the manufacturing industry, working for end-users of robotics and automated equipment. Career opportunities include working on manufacturing production and assembly lines working with and maintaining automated equipment. Career titles include Operator and Setup Operator.

Transfer Opportunities

Courses from this certificate will transfer into the Robotics Automated Systems Technology A.A.S. Degree and Diploma at Central Lakes College.

Graduation Requirements

In addition to the program requirements, students must meet the following conditions in order to graduate:

  1. College Cumulative GPA Requirement: cumulative grade point average (GPA) of credits attempted and completed at CLC must be at least 2.0;
  2. College Technical Core GPA Requirement: cumulative GPA of credits attempted and completed towards the technical core of the diploma or degree must be at least 2.0;
  3. Residency Requirement: students must complete 25% of their credits at Central Lakes College.

Employment Statistics

For more information regarding employment statistics, career salary information and estimated job growth, follow the resource links below:

https://apps.deed.state.mn.us/lmi/ces/
http://www.bls.gov/ooh/home.htm
http://www.iseek.org/jobs/jobmarket.html

Program Course Requirements

MTTS 1264   Introduction to Machining Process………….. 2 cr
RAST 1101    Industrial Electronics I……………………………… 3 cr
RAST 1104    Introduction to Automation…………………….. 2 cr
RAST 1109    Computers in Industry……………………………… 2 cr
RAST 1110    Introduction to Manufacturing………………… 2 cr
RAST 1111    Industrial Electronics Lab I……………………….. 2 cr
RAST 1120    Introduction to Engineering Graphics……… 2 cr
MATH 1500  Applied Mathematics (or higher)…………….. 3 cr

GRADUATION REQUIREMENT – 18 CREDITS

*Denotes Prerequisites

Program Instructors

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Robert Lange

Robotics Instructor
Phone: 218-894-5144
Staples
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Nathan Peterson

Robotics Instructor
Phone: 218-894-5112
Staples B153
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