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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 Adult college admission fee
$60 High School Cost (estimated) | View details
$2,382 Student tuition and fees **
$715 Estimated books and materials *
$18 Certificate Processing Fee
Paid upon program completion

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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 Documentation
MATH REQUIREMENTS
Accuplacer Next Generation Math (Arithmetic) Score: 236 - 300
Alternate Documentation
  • 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

The following academic agreements are available to students in the Automation and Robotics program. In order to receive credit for course work included in these agreements, you must provide a transcript to the receiving institution.

Please be aware that some agreements require you to complete the entire program before they will transfer credit. Please contact your instructor at Davis Tech if you have questions.

This program is eligible to transfer credits towards an AAS degree to the following institutions:

  • Weber State University
  • Utah State University
  • Southern Utah University
  • Utah Valley University
  • Ensign Business College
  • Dixie State University
Weber State University

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

Complete Placement Assessments
— if applicable —

3

Meet with Student Services for program instructions

4

Complete Orientation or Program Packet

5

Meet with Financial Aid Department (if appropriate)

6

Pay tuition and fees

7

Purchase textbooks and materials

8

Start classes