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Robotics Certificate (C35130RB)


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.

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

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.

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. 

OutcomesPass Rates by Year
Information Literacy87%65%61%65%73%59%
Critical Thinking51%52%41%51%57%62%


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