Certificate of Completion in Automation Technology Level II

Automation Technology

Certificate Information

Academic Plan

CCL Automation Technology Level II

Academic Plan Code




Career Pathway

Associated Programs

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Automation Technology Level II program allows students to be able to evaluate and troubleshoot minor system problems and contribute to their solution or correction. Companies may authorize these employees to perform specific repairs and adjustments. If there are major system problems, this person is expected to recognize the situation and report the technical information to the appropriate repair person.

Program Prerequisites

Certificate of Completion in Automation Technology Level I (Major Code 5000)

Admission Criteria:  Math assessment score placing students into MAT090 or higher, or permission by department.

Course Sequence by Term

The following is a suggested course sequence by term for the pathway.  Students should keep in mind the items below that affect their success in completing the pathway as listed:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term.  It is understood that students may enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Academic achievement is related to initial course placement determined by course placement tests, completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites,  any courses below 100 level, and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor, or program director, or counselor who can assist in assessing student needs that may affect course enrollment.  Appropriate resources can be discussed and agreed to in order to address student needs and support successful course completion.

Program Area Key:

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HUM = Humanities, Arts and Design
  • Mathematics = Mathematics
  • NS = Natural Science
  • Oral Comm = Oral Communication
  • PP = Program Prerequisite
  • SB = Social-Behavioral Sciences
  • RC = Required Courses
  • RE = Restricted Electives

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

Term 1

Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
RC MAT120 or
MAT121 or
Intermediate Algebra or
Intermediate Algebra or
Intermediate Algebra
RC ATP130 DC Circuit Analysis 2
RC ATP135 AC Circuit Analysis 2

Term 2

Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
RC ATP150 Fluid Power 1 - Hydraulics, Pneumatics, and Vacuum Concepts 2
RC ATP175 Introduction to Motors and Motor Controls 2
RC ATP180 Programmable Logic Controllers 2 - Human-Machine Interfaces and Function Block Programming 2
RC ATP200 Sensors and Measurement 2

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All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.

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