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Automation Technician Program

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Program Information

School:George Brown College
Faculty:School of Mechanical and Engineering Technologies
Degree:Certificate; Distance
Field of Study:Electromechanical and Instrument. and Maint. Tech./Technicians, Other
Description:The Automation Technician Certificate was developed to meet industry's growing demand for workers with a broad set of skills and knowledge in industrial automation, including digital electronics, process control, SCADA systems, and programming of Programmable Logic Controllers and robotics. The program examines applications and examples of automated manufacturing systems including both the theory and function of digital and industrial electronics, hydraulics and pneumatics, robotics systems, programming languages and alarm management. This online program is delivered to students using a combination of theory and laboratory simulations using LogixSim, a simulation software suite that includes electronics, PLC and robotics simulation.
URL:Automation Technician Program at George Brown College
Length:32 Week(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $1,780
International: $13,520
Careers:Contractors and Supervisors, Electrical Trades and Telecommunications

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •   Mathematics 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent or mature student status.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 24, 2018

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