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    Palo Alto College
   
 
  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
Palo Alto College Schedule/Catalog 2013-2014 [Archived Catalog]

Industrial Automation Career Foundations Level I Certificate


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Industrial Automation is the incorporation of new technologies and advanced manufacturing processes into today’s workplace. The evolution of automated manufacturing and the integration of new technologies with other standard technologies are the two trends that have forced a new training approach to the industrial workforce. This new strategy requires a different view of training industry’s current workforce needs. Past needs required highly specialized technicians in very specific areas. Today’s requirements are for technicians trained in many different areas. The combination of electrical, electronic, fluid power, and mechanical devices has blurred the traditional electronic and mechanical lines. As a result, industry is demanding qualified multi-skilled technicians.
Related Degrees and Certificates

Industrial Automation Helper Level I Certificate   

Industrial Automation Associate Level I Certificate   

Industrial Automation Assistant Level II Certificate   

Certificate Requirements (Total Credit Hours 30)


NOTES:


* Capstone Course
CIP Code: 15.0401
Major Code: IACF

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