Robotic Vision Advanced Certificate

Robotic Vision Advanced Certificate

Program Description

The Robotic Vision Advanced Certificate is an add-on certificate for both the Robotics Automated Systems Technology A.A.S. Degree and Diploma programs. Robotic and machine vision systems are increasingly becoming more of an integral part of robotics and automation. Vision systems are used for quality control, product location and orientation, and identification purposes.

Program Outcomes

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

  • Identify and apply appropriate safety procedures;
  • Integrate machine vision systems into robotic and automated systems;
  • Create machine vision system code; and
  • Interpret machine vision system data.

Career Opportunities

This certificate prepares students for career opportunities working with vision systems for system integrators, original equipment manufacturers, and robot manufacturers. Career opportunities also include working with vision systems in the automotive, aerospace, medical, machine tool, packaging, welding, and nuclear power industries. Career titles include Robotic Automated Systems Technician, Field Servicing Technician, and Electrical Controls Technician with specific responsibilities in the setup and programming of machine vision systems.

Program Admission Requirements

Students must be currently enrolled in either the Robotics Automated Systems Technology A.A.S. or Diploma program to be accepted into this certificate program.

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

RAST 2123*  Robotic Vision Programming……………………. 2 cr
RAST 2124*  Lenses, Lighting, and Vision Hardware…….. 2 cr
RAST 2153*  Applied Robotic Certification Lab…………….. 6 cr

GRADUATION REQUIREMENT – 10 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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