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Robotics Certificate (C35130RB)

Certificate

This certificate program is designed to provide individuals with entry-level competencies in the concepts of industrial robots and explain how they are used in a plant or manufacturing system. Upon successful completion, graduates should be able to apply theoretical and laboratory instruction to allow for the programming, testing, and debugging of robot-control systems. Students can complete additional certificates. Courses within these certificates may be applied toward an Associate Degree in Electrical Systems Technology.

Employment Outlook

Electro-mechanical technicians operate, test, and maintain unmanned, automated, robotic, or electromechanical equipment. Employment of electro-mechanical technicians is projected to grow 3% from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations.

Course Sequence

Spring Semester Class Lab Credit
ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity 3 6 5
3 6 5
Fall Semester
ELN 231 Industrial Controls 2 3 3
2 3 3
Spring Semester
ELN 260 Programmable Logic Controls 3 3 4
3 3 4
Fall Semester
ATR 212 Industrial Robots 2 3 3
2 3 3
TOTAL CREDITS: 15

General Education Outcomes

Rockingham Community College has three general education outcomes:

Communication: Students will communicate using the conventions appropriate for the intended academic or professional audiences.

Information Literacy: Students will locate, evaluate, and use appropriate information for academic and professional tasks.

Critical Thinking: Students will analyze information and ideas and develop reasoned solutions to academic or professional problems. 

Outcomes Pass Rates by Year
2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20
Communication 45% 66% 36% 61%
Information Literacy 87% 64% 61% 51%
Critical Thinking 51% 52% 41% 65%

Address

Rockingham Community College
215 Wrenn Memorial Rd.
Wentworth, NC 27375

Hours

Monday to Thursday:
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Contact

336-342-4261
336-349-9986 (fax)
info@rockinghamcc.edu