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Central Arizona Valley
Institute of Technology
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Our Automated Industrial Technology Program for 2024–2025

Program Highlights 

  • Invent, design, and produce solutions for complex engineering challenges using mathematics, science, and technology.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair motor controls, programmable logic controllers, and power fluid systems.
  • Problem-solve with advanced electrical and fluid power diagnostic equipment.

Career Focus 

  • Upon successful completion of the two year course, students have the opportunity to apply for Smart Automation Certification Alliance (SACA), CPR, and OSHA manufacturing certifications. In addition, students have the opportunity to earn Central Arizona College manufacturing college credit while attending the program at no cost if dual enrollment requirements are met.

Listing of Instructional Topics

  • CNC Interfacing
  • Data Communications
  • Drafting
  • Ethics of Robotics
  • Electrical Systems
  • Industrial Safety
  • Industrial Robotic Tasks
  • Laboratory Equipment
  • Maintenance Operations
  • Mechanical Systems
  • Pneumatic Systems
  • Process Control Systems
  • Robotic Assemblies

Automated Industrial Technician Entry Level Salary Range*

  • Hourly: $12.83–$17.88
  • Annual: $26,680–$37,180

*Source - Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment & Wages

Related Career Pathways

  • Automated Industrial Technician
  • CAD Drafter*
  • CNC Programmer*
  • Chemist
  • Machine Operator
  • Mold Maker*
  • Plant Manager*
  • Production Technician
  • Production Design Engineer
  • Robotic Technician*
  • Welder*

*with additional education in this field.