Certificate of Completion in Automation Technology Level III

Automation Technology

Certificate Information

Academic Plan

CCL Automation Technology Level III

Academic Plan Code

5696N

Credits

27–29

Career Pathway

Associated Programs

Industrial Robotics and Automation Technology

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Automation Technology Level III program allows students to be to lead the technical efforts to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair most of the faults that would occur routinely in an automated system. People at this level are usually familiar with all electrical, system controls, and mechanical aspects of the system and would support the company team in the day-to-day supervision of the technical and procedural activities related to the equipment.

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

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

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

Term 1

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
12
RC ATP100 Introduction to Manufacturing and Programmable Logic Controllers 3
RC ATP106 Industrial Electrical Systems 3
RC ATP111 Mechanical Systems and Maintenance 3
RC ATP115 Fluid Power 3

Term 2

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
9
RC ATP201 Programmable Logic Controller 3
RC ATP205 Electric Motors and Controls 3
RC ATP210 Process Control 3

Term 3

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
8
RC ATP215 Automation System Integration 3
RC ATP225 Robotics Operations and Programming 3
RC GTC106 or
MIT106 or
OSH106
Industrial Safety or
Industrial Safety or
Industrial Safety
2

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Disclaimer

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.

View MCCCD's program website for the Certificate of Completion in Automation Technology Level III (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=108049).