Automation Robotics Engineering Technology

Automation Robotics Engineering Technology



The automated machinery operator/set-up person is skilled in the hands-on operation and changeover of automated production and packaging machines used in manufacturing. The person is competent in basic mechanical skills and standard operation procedures.

Program Title:
Automation Robotics Engineering Technology

Award Type:

Credits: Total Diploma Credits 33
Award Outcomes:
  • Diagnose root problems impacting production flow
  • Solve root problems to maintain production flow
  • Perform basic electrical, electronic, welding, machining, laser, vision system, robotic, and fluid power operations
  • Apply electrical and mechanical machine control concepts
  • Set up production lines
  • Work effectively with a wide variety of packaging materials
  • Accept responsibility
  • Display a professional attitude

Career Opportunities:
Career opportunities are entry-level positions in manufacturing companies.

Choose Total Diploma Credits 33 credits from the following areas:
Technical Studies Required: 28 Credits
ARET1125 Power Transmission and Mechanical Systems 4
ARET1130 Maintenance Operations 2
ARET1140 Computer Integrated Manufacturing 3
ARET1155 Automation Controls 3
ARET1160 Packaging Machinery Systems 4
ARET1165 Vision Systems for QA/SPC 3
ARET1170 Troubleshooting Packaging Machinery 3
ARET1175 Industrial Electricity and Electronics I 3
ARET1180 Industrial Electricity and Electronics II 3
Technical Studies Electives: 1 Credits
Any ARET course that is not required for this award may be used as an elective.
General Education Required: 4 Credits
COMM1050 Communication in the Workplace 2
MATH1007 Math for the Trades 2
MATH1050 Math Pathways Plus for College and Careers 4
MATH1060 Math Pathways for College and Careers 3
General Education Electives: 0 Credits