ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION TRAINING IN HOUSTON, TX

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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.

In the Robotics and Automation Technician training program at Universal Technical Institute 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 UTI Houston, our Robotics and Automation Technician program is designed to take 12 months to complete.

ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION COURSES IN HOUSTON, TX

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

Metrology

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.

Foundation Programming

Students thoroughly explore the fundamentals of programming. Students gain an understanding of programming and how it’s used for microcontrollers and systems operations.

Computer Aided Design

Students will learn the basics of Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software and mechanical drawings. They'll work with a variety of technical tooling to replicate components, create models for application and design drawing layouts based on drawing standards.

Industrial Networking

Students will learn about networking and integration will as it relates to factory and process automation. The class will dive into open source and proprietary protocols, network types and topology, cabling and more.

Other Robotics and Automation Courses at UTI Houston include:

  • Advanced Electrical for Automation
  • Digital Electronics and Circuits
  • Instrumentation, Controls
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Hydraulics & Pneumatics
  • Advanced Programming

ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN HOUSTON, TX

With supportive instructors and a hands-on curriculum fit to industry needs, the UTI 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 experience and 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 UTI Houston?

  • Connections with employers.1
  • Complete the program in less than one year.
  • 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 United States was $60,570 in May 2022.59 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.

*Not entry-level salary and is dependent on factors like experience, location, and employer compensation.

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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 program at UTI Houston is designed so students can complete training in less than a year, so you can feel confident pursuing a career in an industry you’re passionate about.
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