Robotics Technician (RT31)  Technical Certificate of Credit

(Stand Alone)

Program Description:

The Robotics Technician technical certificate prepares graduates in the Industrial Systems Technology field in specific skills related to robotics in the industrial and/or manufacturing sector.

Entrance date: Each semester

Program admission requirements:

Minimum Test Scores

Writing 236 Reading Comprehension 55
Arithmetic 229 Arithmetic 34

High School diploma or equivalent required for admission.

Credits Required for Graduation: 23

Occupational Courses 23 credits
IDSY 1120
Corequisite: IDSY 1110

This course introduces the operational theory, systems terminology, PLC installation, and programming procedures for Programmable Logic Controllers. Emphasis is placed on PLC programming, connections, installation, and start-up procedures. Other topics include timers and counters, relay logic instructions, and hardware and software applications.

IDSY 1190

This course provides instruction in the fundamentals of safely operating hydraulic, pneumatic, and pump and piping systems. Theory and practical application concepts are discussed. Topics include hydraulic system principles and components, pneumatic system principles and components, and the installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of pump and piping systems.

IDSY 1195

This course provides instruction in the fundamentals concepts of industrial pumps and piping systems. Topics include: pump identification, pump operation, installation, maintenance and troubleshooting, piping systems and installation of piping systems.

AUMF 1150
Prerequisite: IDSY 1120

Explores basic robotic concepts. Studies robots in typical application environments. Topics include: robot history and fundamentals, robot classification, power sources, robot applications in the workplace, robot control techniques, path control, end of arm tooling, robot operation and robot controllers, controller architecture in a system, robotic language programming, and human interface issues.

AUMF 1210

This course reviews flexible manufacturing system electrical, electronic and mechanical principles by providing opportunities to plan and prepare for constructing and operating an actual flexible automated system. Emphasis is also placed on work cell design by allowing students to work in instructor-supervised teams assembling and operating automated production system cells. Topics include flexible system planning and preparation, work cell design, prototype or demonstration work cell operation, and work cell debugging and troubleshooting.

IDSY 1220
Corequisite: IDSY 1120

This course provides for hands on development of operational skills in the maintenance and troubleshooting of industrial control systems and automated equipment. Topics include data manipulation, math instructions, introduction to HMI, analog control, and troubleshooting discrete IO devices.

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