> Automated Manufacturing


Incorporating classroom instruction with shop experience while utilizing equipment and/or related training devices, this program is designed for the student who is preparing for a career in general industrial automation. Needs will be met for skilled mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and refrigeration technicians. The flexibility of this program also allows specialized training for maintenance persons presently employed. The self-paced, individualized training allows the student maximum efficiency for completion.

Elective Specialty Areas: Automated Mfg Robotics, Mechatronics/Electronics, Green Energy, Process and Climate Control, Welding/Machining, and Advanced Composite Fabrication.

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Quick Facts:


West Campus (Logan)
Brigham City

Estimated Tuition & Fees:

$4,449 for the 1,410 hour specialization - this is an estimate. Course fees may vary.


13 months (30 hrs/wk)

Estimated Monthly Payment:

$494 Cost varies by specialization.

Pell Grant Eligible:


Estimated Books and Supplies:

$1,525 - 1,928 - Cost varies by specialization and/or electives chosen. This estimate is for certificates over 900 hours. Click here for books and supplies details (ISBN/edition).


High School Students: Morning, afternoon, and evening courses available

Adult Students: Morning, afternoon, and evening courses available Flexible hours Mon. & Fri. 8-2:30, Tues.-Thurs. 8-8

Special Requirements:

Assessment: Basic reading, basic math, and measurements. Call (435) 750-3188 to schedule an appointment. Need a review? Get a sneak peek at the Assessment Center or enroll directly into the Academic Learning Center by calling (435) 753-6780.

Please note: A composite ACT score of 17 or a composite SAT score of 1210 can waive assessment requirements if taken no more than four years prior to enrollment.

Automated Manufacturing Operator is a prerequisite for Controls Engineering Technician.

Outcome Data:

Reported Annually to the Accrediting Agency Council on Occupational Education
Completion: 72%
Job Placement: 97%
Withdrawal: 28%

Outcome statistics are compiled annually based upon Training Outcome surveys conducted with students post-graduation. Data is gathered through coordination with the student, faculty, Student Services Office personnel, and licensing agencies.

Gainful Employment Disclosures

Employment Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the increased use of mechanics and machinery has fueled above average growth that is projected to continue as maintenance workers are in high demand to keep machines in good working order. This program’s job placement is high with excellent earning potential. Jobs are available in a wide range of industries, which makes this field interesting, stable, and rewarding.

Online/E-learning Components

This specialization is delivered face-to-face and may contain online components.


Required hours

IAMA - Automated Manufacturing Advanced 1410 hrs See Breakdown
IAMB - Automated Manufacturing Basic 1050 hrs See Breakdown
AMRO - Automated Manufacturing Operator 600 hrs See Breakdown
AMRC - Controls Engineering Technician 1410 hrs See Breakdown

What others are saying

"I took this program so I could better understand my customers’ daily functions. I really can’t say enough great things about this program. It touched on everything I was interested in. I would highly recommend it."

-Troy Allen, Airgas

July 22, 2014