This fast-paced program will prepare you for employment in about nine months.
Automation Process Control is offered at Kirtland Grayling.
Median Salary: $56,740
Job Growth Outlook 2016-26: 4%
The median annual wage for career opportunities from this program according to the US Department of Labor and Bureau of Labor Statistics.
What will you learn?
You’ll learn how to keep automated systems rolling. This program will prepare you to fill a job that’s open now in industries transformed by automation. You’ll learn what you need to know to get hired, and see a bunch of career choices you might consider later.
Earn your Automation Process Control Certificate through us!
You’ll be ready to work with a team of people who like to figure out the root of process problems — and fix them. Motors and machines can’t fix themselves (yet), so until they figure out how to do that, people will be required to do the job.
This program is for people who are:
- curious about the technical management of cutting-edge manufacturing plants
- interested in all aspects of the electrical control of machines
- willing to plan for and make repairs of machines inside a timeline
- ready to become part of a manufacturing process team
- willing to gather manufacturing data needed to evaluate processes
JOBS, JOBS, JOBS!
Jobs in this emerging occupation involve industrial automation, robotics and instrumentation to control processes. They are in a wide range of areas from wood processing, oil and gas to automotive. With this certificate, you’ll have certified skills to work in complex manufacturing plants.
The jobs available in automation process control are plenty, and employers are saying graduates of our program will find their names at the top of the list of prospective employees.
You could be qualified FAST
Who wouldn’t want to invest a few short months in order to get the nod from an employer!? Time is going to fly by anyway, so why not focus on your future? You could find yourself enjoying a job that taps your natural curiosity, critical thinking, and desire to figure out and fix problems. If you’ve read this far, there’s a good chance you could get a great job with awesome pay, show up in jeans, notice you’re looking forward to the day and get to work.
The ins and outs of designing, programing, operating, troubleshooting and fixing nearly every aspect of automated systems could be yours in nine months. The vibrations and sounds in a sophisticated plant will mean something to you. You’re going to know when a piece of the system needs more fluid, more or less heat, and launch into troubleshooting mode with a team of like-minded people.
You’ll be ready to land a job in northern Michigan as soon as you finish our program. Manufacturing and industries in northern Michigan are in need of people with automation process control skills and qualifications. Manufacturing and industry, and particularly the wood-related businesses are experiencing rapid growth throughout the region. Or, if you see yourself working in another part of the world, industries around the globe are looking for people trained in automation process control.
What is Distinctive About Our Automation Process Control Program?
- Our Automation Process Control Certificate curriculum has been reviewed and given the nod by 14 industry leaders.
- Faculty members have real-world experience in the industry.
- Hands-on learning experiences begin on Day One.
- The lab was designed and built to meet current standards.
- It’s fast-paced. You will complete it in nine short months.
Ready to get started?
You’ll get a great job quickly because employers helped us create the program to meet their needs! Get started today. Our admissions, registration, advising and financial services staff are ready to help you now!