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Students enrolled in the Automation and Robotics program will utilize industry standard tools, manufacturing equipment, and procedures for entry-level technicians. Students will design, build, test, and troubleshoot automated technology, which is directly tied to industrial processes. The program offers students the opportunity to apply hands-on learning to prepare them to meet industry needs in their respective fields. Students of the Automation Technology program have the opportunity to practice safety measures, industrial controls, mechanical, fluid power systems, robotics, refrigeration, electronics, instrumentation-process control, communications, programmable logic controllers, building automation, plumbing, solar panels, solar thermal water systems, and other forms of alternative energy.

Cost Summary

$45.00 Adult college admission fee
$40.00 Annual high school student fee
$2,345.90 Student tuition and fees **
$738.30 Estimated books and materials *
$18.00 Certificate Processing Fee
Paid upon program completion

Financial Aid

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Automation and Robotics

Classroom Hours

Mo Tu We Th Fr

8am – 11am

12pm – 3pm

4:30pm – 9pm

8am – 11am

12pm – 3pm

4:30pm – 9pm

8am – 11am

12pm – 3pm

4:30pm – 9pm

8am – 11am

12pm – 3pm

4:30pm – 9pm

8am – 11am

12pm – 3pm

Admission Requirements

This program is open to qualified high school and adult students who meet the following program requirements:

  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent (adult students only).
  • Complete program placement assessments as noted below.

Placement Assessment Requirements (Download/Print Assessment Requirements)
READING REQUIREMENTS

Accuplacer Next Generation Reading Score: 237 - 300
Alternate Documenation

MATH REQUIREMENTS

Accuplacer Next Generation Math (Arithmetic) Score: 236 - 249
Alternate Documenation

  • High school students do not need to complete placement assessments unless specifically required by the program
  • Placement testing is waived for students with a Davis Tech Certificate of Completion at an equivalent level or higher, or an associate’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college.

Certifications & Credentials

Davis Technical College Credentials
Davis Technical College Certificate of Program Completion
Utah State Board of Education CTE Skill Certificate (High School Students Only)

Electronics 1

Electronics 2

Transfer Options

Academic agreements are used to identify comparable courses or pathways between educational institutions. This allows students to receive credit at a receiving institution without having to duplicate courses recently completed and to continue their education between schools. In order to receive credit for course work included in these agreements, students must provide a transcript to the receiving institution with a grade “B” or better in the designate course(s). Any additional requirements are stated below.

Program Faculty

Ryan McDaniel
Certificate from Davis Technical College

Stacy Hatch
Certificate from Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College

Christian Hancock
Associate's Degree from Weber State University

Dale Rappleye
Associate's Degree from College of the Sequolas

David White
High School Diploma, Certificate from Davis Applied Technology College

Erich Felger
Bachelor's degree from Utah State University

Gary Smith
High School Diploma, Certificate from Davis Applied Technology College

Stewart Girres
High School Diploma, Certificate from Davis Applied Technology College

*NOTE: Textbook and material costs are based on Davis Tech’s bookstore prices at the time of publication and are subject to change. There are no charges associated with personal data collection and processes or verification of student identity.

**High School Students: High school students are exempt from student tuition and fees. While high school students are not required to purchase textbooks, they are required to purchase personal and consumable learning resources and materials.

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Enrollment Steps

1

Complete college application and pay fee

2

Meet with instructor

3

Complete placement assessments

4

Enroll in program

5

Meet with Financial Aid Department (if appropriate)

6

Pay tuition and fees

7

Start classes