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The Robotics and Automation training programs at MIAT Houston can help students become equipped with the foundational education needed to pursue entry-level careers in the field.

Robotics and Automation Training in Houston, TX

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The Robotics and Automation training programs at MIAT Houston can help students become equipped with the foundational education needed to pursue entry-level careers in the field.

Robotics and Automation Training in Houston, TX

Get trained to become a robotics and automation technician.

ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Being a robotics and automation technician means using robots to automate tasks and working alongside engineers to integrate, maintain and troubleshoot robotic work cells and automated systems.

Courses in the Robotics and Automation programs at MIAT Houston are designed to build students’ knowledge from the ground up.

In the Robotics and Automation training programs at MIAT College of Technology in Houston, Texas, students are equipped with the foundation needed to pursue entry-level careers as robotics and automation technicians.1

What does it take to become a robotics and automation technician? At MIAT Houston, it could take you just 12-16 months, depending on the program!

Our Robotics and Automation Technology associate of applied science (AAS) degree program is designed to be completed in 16 months. And our Robotics and Automation Technician diploma program is designed to take 12 months to complete.

ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION COURSES IN HOUSTON, TX

Taking robotics and automation courses at MIAT Houston’s campus means hands-on learning and knowledge built from the ground up. Here are some details from select courses in our programs:

Applied Physics and Precision Measuring

Students learn the proper use, importance and interpretation of precision measuring devices. This course includes both standard and metric tools, calculations, and techniques to teach about equipment that will be encountered in the field.

DC Electrical Theory

Students learn electrical theory and principles and their application to power generation systems. This course is designed to teach students electrical circuit diagrams, including charging and storage functions, circuit operation, and electrical fundamentals.

AC Electrical Theory

Students learn AC 3-phase electrical theory and principles and application to power generation systems. This course is designed to teach students about AC electrical circuit diagrams, including solid-state devices and logic functions.

C Programming

Students thoroughly cover C programming, exploring the fundamentals of C, C+, and C++ programming. Students gain an understanding of these worldwide applications for this type of programming and how commonly it’s used for microcontrollers and systems operations.

Drafting and Computer-Aided Design

Students learn and demonstrate their drafting abilities. This course progresses into learning AutoCAD/Autodesk for drafting and design.

Basic Networking

Students are taught the basics of networking, including design, programming and application related to electrical mechanical engineering. They also dive into the physical components such as cabling, bridges, hubs, routers, switches, wireless communication and additional devices.

Other Robotics and Automation Courses at MIAT Houston include:

  • Math, OSHA and First Aid
  • Advanced Electrical Theory
  • Digital Electronics and Circuits
  • Instrumentation, Controls/Electo-Mechanical Devices
  • Advanced Networking
  • Programmable Logic Controllers and Applied Robotics
  • Hydraulics, Pneumatics and Mechanical Systems
  • Advanced Electro-Mechanical Devices
  • Advanced Troubleshooting and Control Systems
  • Critical Thinking/Communication

ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN HOUSTON, TX

With supportive instructors and a hands-on curriculum fit to industry needs, the MIAT Houston campus can be a great place to train in robotics and automation. Most of our grads start out working as entry-level technicians or in other entry-level roles. As with any industry, over time, you may be able to advance in your career with hard work. Entry-level and advanced roles could include:78

Entry-level

  • Robotics & Automation Technician
  • Control Systems Technician
  • Maintenance Technician

Advanced

  • Instrumentation and Controls Technician
  • Service Technician III
  • Senior Maintenance Technician
  • Process Control Tech
  • Product Tech Specialist
  • Test Engineering Technician
  • System Integrator
  • Robotics Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Control Engineer
  • Automation Program Manager

What Makes Robotics Technician Training Different With MIAT Houston?

  • Connections with employers1
  • Complete the program in 12-16 months
  • No prior experience needed
  • Hands-on learning that mirrors real-world experience

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the median annual salary for robotics and automation technicians in the Houston area was $60,710 in May 2021.59 This means half earned more and half earned less. Keep in mind that salary depends on several factors, including experience, employer, demand and cost of living in the area.

Is robotics and automation a good career?

Jan 20, 2023, 20:09 PM
While the answer varies based on personal preferences and career goals, robotics and automation can be a good career for those who love technology, enjoy basic math and want a career that’s hands-on with variety in their day-to-day.1
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ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION TRAINING NEAR ME

Houston is a bustling city with something for nearly everyone, from those with a passion for the arts to sports enthusiasts, making it a great place to train and pursue a career! Plus, the Robotics and Automation Technology training programs at MIAT Houston are designed so students can complete training in just 12-16 months, so you can feel confident pursuing a career in an industry you’re passionate about.
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