Automated Manufacturing

Certificate Description

Automated Manufacturing prepares both experienced and inexperienced students with the necessary skills to become maintenance technicians in an automated manufacturing environment. The self-paced, competency-based curriculum provides extensive hands-on training, text work, computer simulation, collaborative learning, and one-on-one teacher to student training. This certificate introduces students to relevant topics such as electrical controls, fluid power systems, industrial mechanics, motor alignment and wiring, PLC programming, robotics, and other technologies. This program supports the Bridgerland Technical College mission to deliver competency-based, employer-guided career and hands-on technical education to the Bear River Region.
 
 

Objectives

  • A graduate will be able to safely build operational electrical, motor control, and motor power circuits to a given specification.
  • A graduate will be able to program and safely build operational PLC controlled systems to a given specification.
  • A graduate will demonstrate the ability to safely use various sensors in automated manufacturing applications.
  • A graduate will demonstrate the ability to read fluid power and electrical schematics.
  • A graduate will demonstrate the ability to safely troubleshoot fluid power, mechanical, electrical, and PLC systems.
  • A graduate will demonstrate the ability to select and safely use tools commonly used in the automated manufacturing industry.
  • A graduate will be able to safely build operational fluid power circuits to a given specification.
  • A graduate will demonstrate the ability to safely assemble, align, and maintain mechanical systems.
Certificate Courses

Additional Requirements

WorkKeys Assessment: Workplace Documents (Level 5), Graphic Literacy (Level 5), Applied Math (Level 5), and keyboarding (25 nwpm). Schedule an appointment here or call (435) 750-3188. Need a review? Enroll directly in Academic Learning.

Please note: A composite ACT score of 17 or a composite SAT score of 930 can waive assessment requirements (except keyboarding) if taken no more than four years prior to enrollment.

The Automated Manufacturing program is one possible pre-requisite for admission into Controls Engineering Technology.

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Employment Outlook
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The words career and job are very different. To be specific, a job is what you show up to for work; a career spans your lifetime and includes your education, training, professional memberships, and is something you love doing.

Bridgerland Technical College is open year round. Most programs are open-entry, open-exit, which means you can start the program at the first of every month as long as there is space available. Please contact SSA's for questions about this program, or check start dates.

The first step is to fill out the application for Bridgerland Technical College

Logan Campus Application or Brigham City Branch Campus Application

Pre-Enrollment: WorkKeys Assessment: Workplace Documents (Level 5), Graphic Literacy (Level 5), Applied Math (Level 5), and keyboarding (25 nwpm). Schedule an appointment below or call (435) 750-3188. Need a review? Enroll directly in Academic Learning. Please note: A composite ACT score of 17 or a composite SAT score of 930 can waive assessment (except keyboarding) requirements if taken no more than four years prior to enrollment. Please email your ACT/SAT scores to studentservices@btech.edu. If you do not have your scores, schedule your assessment below.

Schedule Appointment in Logan

If you need to schedule for the Brigham City Branch Campus, please call (435) 750-3188 or email testing@btech.edu to schedule a remote testing appointment.

Once the Assessment/ACT has been approved, the next step is to meet with a Student Services Representative to complete your enrollment. You will declare your starting date, enrolled hours, and set up your payment schedule. No appointment is necessary. If you have any questions, Student Services can be reached at 435-753-6780 or studentservices@btech.edu.

Estimated Tuition & Fees

$3,005 - this is an estimate.
Course fees may vary.

Pell Eligible: Yes

Estimated Monthly Payment:

$429

Estimated Books & Supplies

Campus Locations

Logan Campus - West
Brigham City Branch Campus

Quick Facts

Certificate Duration
900 Hours - 8-10 months
Hours per Week
30 hrs/wk (part-time options available)
Certificate Availability
High School Students:
Arranged - varies by school.

Logan West Campus Adult Students:
Flexible hours,
Mon & Fri 7 am -2:30 pm
Tues-Thurs 7 am - 9 pm
(Part-time options available.)
Brigham City Campus Adult Students:
Mon 6:30 am - 4: pm
Tues, Wed, Thur, 6:30 am - 8 pm
Fri 6:30 am - 12 pm
(Part-time options available.)

Outcome Data

Reported Annually to the Accrediting Agency Council on Occupational Education

Logan Campus
Completion: 79%
Job Placement: 98%
Withdrawal: 21%

Brigham City Branch Campus
Completion: 69%
Job Placement: 94%
Withdrawal: 31%

Outcome statistics are compiled annually based upon Training Outcome surveys conducted with students post-graduation. Data is gathered through coordination with the student, faculty, Student Services Office personnel, and licensing agencies.

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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. This hands-on technical education provides occupational education, skills training, and workforce development to support the educational and economic development of the Bear River Region.

 

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Additional Information

HEERF I, II, and III Required Reporting

 

Hours of Operation

Logan Campus - Main
Telephone: 435-753-6780

Student Services
Monday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
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
Telephone: 435-734-0614

Student Services
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

Logan Campus - 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