Build a new future and start a new career after just 9 months of college
Do you like to keep things running smoothly? Do you have a curiosity for how machines work, and knack for fixing them? Maybe it’s time to take those skills and interests and scale them up for an industrial application and a high-paying career in Automation Process Control.
1. JOBS ARE WAITING FOR YOU
Manufacturing jobs are waiting in northern Michigan, around the state and across the country in Automation Process Control. In Michigan alone, over half a million new jobs are projected in the next six years. There’s no shortage of careers in these emerging occupations, from industrial automation and robotics to instrumentation and control processes, in industries including the forest industry and wood processing, oil and gas, automotive and more. We can think of a few local and regional business that fit that profile to a T.
2. YOU DON’T HAVE TIME TO WAIT… OR MAYBE YOU HAVE NOTHING BUT TIME
There’s no time like the present if you’re ready for a career change or need to take a step forward in your earning potential. If you’re looking to make leaps and make them quickly, a certificate in Automation Process Control could turn your life around in less than a year. And if you’re biding your time, waiting on an impossibly lucky opportunity to land in your lap… well, this could be it. Congratulations, you lucked out.
3. SITTING AT A DESK IS NOT YOUR THING
Is school not necessarily your thing? Does the thought of working in an office make you break out in hives? Maybe you’ve been going about this school and work thing all wrong. Maybe you’re eager to learn and to work but just haven’t found the right fit yet. Automation Process Control keeps classroom hours to a minimum, and keeps you moving when you enter the workforce. No more lectures, no more sitting, no more daydreaming. A career that piques your interest, challenges your thinking and keeps you moving, working and earning in a fulfilling and stimulating job.
4. KIRTLAND’S APC PROGRAM IS TOP-NOTCH
Kirtland graduates are in high demand because employers know when they’re hiring Kirtland grads they’re hiring the best in the business. Our Automation Process Control curriculum has been certified by industry leaders, and classes are taught by world-class faculty with real-world job experience. Between hands-on classrooms and one-to-one learning, our students complete their certificate ready to work, and to be leaders in the field.
5. YOU’RE READY FOR A BIG PAYDAY
If you’re looking to stay local, or in Michigan, a nine-month certificate in Automated Process Control can earn you a bigtime payday, with jobs starting at over $40,000 for Electro-Mechanical Technicians and climbing to close to $60,000 for Robotics Technicians. That’s more than just a living wage—that’s living. Apprenticeships and aid internships may also be available so you can earn while you learn.
Learn more about Automation Process Control at Kirtland and get on the fast-track to a new, exciting, high-paying career.