Automation Technology

Automation Technology program

Students enrolled in the Automation Technology program will learn to utilize industry standard tools, manufacturing equipment, and procedures for entry-level automation. Students enrolled in the Automation Technology program learn to design, build, test, and troubleshoot automated equipment which is a directly tied to industrial processes and renewable energy to conserve. 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 learn safety, industrial controls, mechanical and fluid power systems, HVAC/ Refrigeration, electronics, robotics, instrumentation process control, solar panels, solar thermal water systems, and other forms of alternative energy.

Program Cost
$2,496.80 (Tuition and Student/Program Fees. Some courses may require additional fees.)
$1,010.70 (Estimated books and Materials) *
Program Length
900 hours (10 months)
Building D-5 Freeport Center
Open Enrollment Year Round
Classroom Availability
08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
03:00 PM - 09:00 PM
NOTE:High school students may request a schedule that coincides with the high school morning bell schedule by notifying Student Services.

(* NOTE: Cost of books and supplies are based on Davis Tech’s bookstore prices at the time of publication. All prices are subject to change.)
Adult College Admission Fee
Tuition and Fees
Adult Tuition: Details
High School Students: $40.00 (additional class fees may still apply)
Books and Supplies
Certificate Processing Fee
Pell Grants
Davis Tech Credentials
Davis Tech Certification of Program Completion
Program Certificate - Industrial Technician
Industry Certifications
The Davis Tech Automation Technology program provides students with the necessary skills to begin employment in their selected field. Students who complete their program will be prepared to take the tests for the following certifications:
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Section 608, CFC Refrigerant Handling Certification
ESCO Institute Green Awareness Certification
International Society of Automation Certified Controls System Technician (ISA CCST)
OSHA Safety (10-Hour)
CTE Skill Certificate (High School Students Only)
Electronics 1
Electronics 2
Placement Rates
Utah Wages
Low Median High
$15.82 $29.30 $35.67
Utah Job Outlook and Work Requirements
Industrial Machinery Mechanics
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Othe
High School
  1. Verify you meet program Admissions Requirements
  2. Complete the Davis Tech Admissions process:
  3. Meet with an Enrollment Technician in Student Services
  4. Start Class