Controls Engineering Technology
Controls Engineering Technology
Controls Engineering Technology prepares qualified students for advanced work as Control System Technicians in an automated manufacturing environment. This certificate provides hands-on training in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), industrial robots, industrial networking, servo system programming, vision systems, and HMI programming. The content of the competency-based curriculum is guided by the needs of local employers in the Bear River region. Prerequisite: successful completion of the Automated Manufacturing certificate, a related associate’s or higher (from a nationally or regionally accredited institution as approved by the Department Head), or related industry experience (as approved by the Department Head). 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.
- A graduate will demonstrate the ability to build an operational industrial network containing computers and control devices
- A graduate will demonstrate the ability to program a process using a common PLC
- A graduate will demonstrate the ability to design and program an HMI screen to interface with a PLC and control a process
- A graduate will demonstrate the ability to program a servo-driven process with a PLC
- A graduate will demonstrate the ability to identify, locate, communicate with other devices, and inspect two different parts using machine vision
- A graduate will demonstrate the ability to successfully build a project that integrates multiple control topics
Prerequisites: Automated Manufacturing and/or Electronic Engineering Technology certificate, related associate’s degree or higher (from a nationally or regionally accredited institution as approved by the Department Head), or related industry experience (as approved by the Department Head).
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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
Pre-Enrollment: Automated Manufacturing, Electronic Engineering Technology, related associate's degree or higher (from a nationally or regionally accredited institution as approved by the Department Head), or related industry experience.
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 email@example.com.
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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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