Jul 12, 2024  
SFCC Catalog 2023-2024 
SFCC Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Automation and Controls Technician Certificate

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CIP: 15.0406

School of Trades, Advanced Technologies and Sustainability, 505-428-1177

The Certificate in Automation and Controls provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the principles, technologies, and practices used in the design, installation, and maintenance of automation and control systems. Through a combination of theoretical coursework and hands-on lab experience, students will develop the skills needed to succeed in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, transportation, and energy.

Students can follow the Program Map(s) listed below to complete this certificate:

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • 1. Demonstrate understanding of the fundamentals of automation and controls, including terminology, concepts, and technologies used in the field.
  • 2. Apply knowledge of electrical and electronic principles to the design, installation, and troubleshooting of automation and control systems.
  • 3. Analyze data collected by sensors and other automation devices to identify opportunities for improving efficiency, quality, and performance.
  • 4. Design and implement automation and controls strategies that improve system performance, reduce costs, and enhance safety.

Total 30 Credits Min.

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