Robotics/Automated Systems Technician Diploma

Academic Programs

Career Path

Industrial Technology

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Program Options

Degree, Certificate or Diploma

Locations

Council Bluffs Campus

Program Information

The Robotics/Automated Systems Technician program of study prepares students to be employed as industrial automation technicians. Graduates are trained for entry-level jobs involving the implementation, installation, and maintenance of industrial automation systems. Graduates of this program are awarded a diploma.

Job Outlook

409 Jobs (2020)

+5.6% Change from 2020-2025

Data is from the Omaha Metropolitans Area, and the seven counties in Southwest Iowa that Iowa Western serves

What will you do

This program is designed for students intending to enter the workforce upon completion of the two-year Associate of Applied Science degree. The program prepares students for careers in many industries, including manufacturing, bio-medical, food service, telecommunications, and government as technicians who assemble, program, install, maintain, and troubleshoot robotics and automated systems equipment.

Wages

  • Entry: $13.19
  • Average: $16.51
  • Experienced: $26.01

Career Examples

  • Electrical Assemblers
  • Assembly Technicians
  • Automation Technicians
  • Production Assemblers
  • Control Specialists
  • Electro-Mechanical Technicians
  • Installation Technicians
  • Assembly operators

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First Semester

ELT 215 - Motors and Controls

ELT 196 - Circuit Analysis I

IND 109 - Equipment Safety and Operation

IND 197 - Industrial Engineering Technology Orientation

MAT 743 - Technical Math

Second Semester

ATR 113 - Industrial Robotics

ATR 114 - Industrial Robotics Lab

ELT 250 - Programmable Logic Controllers

ELT 251 - Programmable Logic Controllers Lab

ELT 201 - Circuit Analysis II

Total Semester Hours Required 34.0

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Program Outcomes

Upon the successful completion of the program students will:

  • Identify and apply appropriate safety procedures.
  • Apply knowledge and skills in electrical systems.
  • Apply knowledge and skills in mechanical systems.
  • Apply effective and interpersonal communication as an individual and as a team member.

Program Disclaimers

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