Automated Manufacturing Operator

Automated Manufacturing Operator

Certificate Description

This certificate is for the student who has a strong desire to become an Automation Technician in manufacturing.

It incorporates classroom instruction with shop experience while utilizing equipment and/or related training devices. It is for the student who is preparing for a career in general industrial automation. It is a continuation of the Manufacturing Operator certificate.

This certificate provides skills for mechanical, electrical, fluid power, controls, and robotic technicians. The flexibility of this program also allows specialized training for maintenance persons and operators presently employed. The self-paced, individualized training allows the student maximum efficiency for completion. Any student who is currently working as an Automated Manufacturing Operator or Technician or in an internship will benefit greatly in upward mobility by providing in demand skillsets. Through extensive hands on training, text work, computer simulation, collaborative learning and one on one teacher to student training you will learn the skills necessary to enter the Automation Technician field as an entry-level technician.

High School Students!
Check out the Robotics STEM Academy. Discover fun, interactive projects to guide you on the pathway to success!

Certificate Courses

Certificate Requirements

Assessment: Basic reading (62%ile), whole numbers (85%), decimals ((83%), fractions (83%), percents (82%) and measurements (85%). Call (435) 750-3188 to schedule an appointment. Need a review? Get a sneak peek at the Assessment Center or enroll directly into the Academic Learning Center by calling (435) 753-6780.

Please note: A composite ACT score of 17 or a composite SAT score of 1210 can waive assessment requirements if taken no more than four years prior to enrollment.

Employment Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the increased use of mechanics and machinery has fueled above average growth that is projected to continue as maintenance workers are in high demand to keep machines in good working order. This certificate’s job placement is high with excellent earning potential. Jobs are available in a wide range of industries, which makes this field interesting, stable, and rewarding.

When Can I Start?

Bridgerland Technical College is open year round. Most programs are open-entry, which means you can start the program at the first of every month as long as there is space available in the program. Because of demand, some programs have waiting lists to get in to the program. Please contact Student Services for information on those programs with waiting lists and defined starting dates.

Is There Financial Aid?

Bridgerland Technical College participates in a variety of assistance programs that aid students in covering the costs associated with enrollment in full-time certificate programs. The Financial Aid Office provides information for grants, scholarships, and VA education benefits. Bridgerland Technical College does not participate in or endorse any loan program. The Financial Aid Office is located at the Main Campus, 1301 North 600 West. Stop by anytime or call (435) 750-3279, (435) 750-3114, or (435) 750-3204 for more information.

How much does it cost? Can I make payments? Are all tuition and fees due up front?

Most certificates take about one year to complete. Each individual certificate page has tuition and fee amounts listed. Students can be setup on a payment plan and make payments each month (due on the 1st).

Estimated Tuition & Fees

$2,080 - this is an estimate. Course fees may vary.

Pell Eligible: Yes

Estimated Monthly Payment:

$520

Estimated Books & Supplies

Cost varies by specialization and/or electives chosen.

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Campus Locations

Logan Campus - West
Brigham City Branch Campus

Quick Facts

Certificate Duration
5 months
Hours per Week
30 hrs/wk
Certificate Availability
High School Students
Morning, afternoon, and evening courses available.

Adult Students
Flexible hours:
Mon & Fri 7 am -2:30 pm
Tues-Thurs 7 am - 9 pm

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A Little About Bridgerland Technical College

The mission of the Bridgerland Technical College is to deliver competency-based, employer-guided career and technical education to both secondary and post-secondary students through traditional and technology-enhanced methodologies.

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Hours of Operation

Logan Campus 

Student Services
Monday: 8 am - 4:30 pm (We will be open at 7:30 am on the first day of registration)

Tuesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed

Brigham City Branch Campus 

In-Person Hours Brigham City Branch Campus
Monday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 3 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed

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Contact Us

Main Office
1301 North 600 West
Logan, UT 84321

Toll Free: 866-701-1100
Local: 435-753-6780
TDD: 800-346-4128
Fax: 435-752-2016