Advanced Automation and Robotics Technology Program Competencies

  1. Design, program and troubleshoot programs for computers, PLC’s, robots and other industrial software.
  2. Utilize electrical/mechanical troubleshooting and communication skills to diagnose, repair, test, and return to service failed components.
  3. Describe the hazards associated with automated machines and determine appropriate safety methods for working around computer controlled machinery.
  4. Teamwork – Function effectively as a member of a technical team.
  5. Identify and Solve Problems – Identify, analyze, and solve narrowly defined technical problems.
  6. Communication – Apply written, oral and graphical communication skill in both technical and non-technical environments; identify and use appropriate tech literature.
  7. Lifelong learning – Understand the need for , and engagement in, self-directed continuing professional development
  8. Professional/Ethical/Diversity – Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities, including a respect for diversity.
  9. Quality, Continuous Improvement – Demonstrate a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.