Controls Engineering Technology

Controls Engineering Technology

Certificate Description

The Controls Engineering Technology certificate 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 BTECH 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

Certificate Courses

Additional Requirements

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).

Prerequisites Documentation Form

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Step 1 - Let's Get Started - Admissions

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

Step 2 - Complete Prerequisite(s)

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.

Step 3 - Enrollment and Registration

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

$2,235- this is an estimate.
Course fees may vary.

Pell Eligible: Yes

Estimated Monthly Payment:

$559

Estimated Books & Supplies

Cost varies by electives chosen.

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Graduates can continue in the Controls Technology Program through Weber State University.

Campus Locations

Logan Campus - West

Quick Facts

Certificate Duration
600 Hours - 5-6 Months
Hours per Week
30 hrs/wk (part-time options available)
Certificate Availability
High School Students:
Morning, afternoon, and evening courses available (part-time schedules available).

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

Outcome Data

Reported Annually to the Accrediting Agency Council on Occupational Education

Completion: 96%
Job Placement: 91%
Withdrawal: 4%

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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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 - 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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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