Enroll in the Robotics Certificate Program to Train for a High-tech Industry

With the Robotics certificate program, learn to efficiently control robotic devices required within the distribution and processing industry.

Blue Ridge CTC’s Robotics certificate program offers students industry-focused hands-on practical training to comprehend industrial robotics installation, application, programming, and maintenance.

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Why Enroll in the Robotics Certificate Program

With a robotics certificate program, students learn to operate, maintain, and perform preventive and routine maintenance on various robotic devices through hands-on experience.

    • Learn transferable robotics skills.
    • Prepare for the Kuka Robotics Technology certification exam.
    • Earn credits to use toward a future degree program.
    • Explore elective options to align the course with your career goals.


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Train for a Technical Career with the Robotics Certificate Program

With our robotics certificate program, the curriculum includes a focus on the mathematics, science, and engineering skills required in automated manufacturing and distribution settings.

In this program, students become efficient at controlling a robotic device to sort, stack, assemble, paint and perform other automated functions. Students enhance technical writing and communication skills to perform efficiently in real distribution and processing settings.

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What You Will Learn - Curriculum Overview

Students learn technology utilized in the modern distribution and processing industry through hands-on laboratory training from certified instructors.

The extensive curriculum teaches students fundamental concepts of robotics, electricity and electronics, mechanics, fluid power, the basics of programmable logic controllers, and much more. The program allows students to:

    • Gain a basic understanding of industry-specific concepts and applications of robotics.
    • Learn writing industrial PLCs (Programmable Logic Controls).
    • Understand advanced concepts and applications of fluid power technology including hydraulics and pneumatics.
    • Demonstrate proper application and connection of electrical motors, transformers, and solenoids.

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With this time-saving, cost-effective Robotics certificate program, students step on to a path toward a promising robotics career in distribution and processing. This certificate allows students to obtain industry-specific skills guided by highly trained faculty. Students may explore career opportunities including robotics technician, robotics engineer, robotics operator, etc.
The comprehensive curriculum of the Robotics certificate program teaches students the fundamental concepts of robotics, electricity and electronics, mechanics, fluid power, the basics of programmable logic controllers, and much more. The practical coursework aims at providing effective communication and decision-making skills to perform efficiently in the workforce.


Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.
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