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Graduates from UFV's Automation and Robotics program are skilled trained technicians with the skills and confidence to build, maintain, calibrate and integrate automation and control systems in a wide variety of sectors, including agriculture, industrial manufacturing, and the oil and gas industry.
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Note: In addition, students must pass the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia’s Professional Practice and Ethics Examination to complete the requirements for graduation. For fees and schedule, please contact ASTTBC.
Opportunities for automation and robotics technicians exist in virtually every sector, from agriculture to technology to manufacturing.
UFV's Automation and Robotics program is recognized by the International Electronics Technician Articulation Committee – giving graduates national and global mobility when looking for work or further education. Upon successful completion of UFV’s Electronics Technician Common Core program, students will be able to transfer to other post-secondary institutions offering specialty programs.
Program graduates may find a career with:
Successful completion of the Electronics Technician Common Core certificate (or equivalent, by permission of the Automation and Robotics Technican Advisory Committee)
Successful completion of other relevant post-secondary education (such as pre-electrical engineering, electrical engineering or physics courses), as evidenced by education transcripts.
Training experience and documented workplace hours in a related discipline.
Successful completion of ESL Advanced Speaking/Listening, and Writing course sequence may be required for applications for whom English is not a first language.
If you think you have the equivalent of these courses or acceptable technical background, contact us at 604-847-5448 to schedule a meeting with the Advisory Committee to determine if your suitability for admission.
If you are currently or recently employed in the electronics industry, our upgrading program allows you to complete your certificate requirements or to become proficient in a specific process or technique.
As an upgrading student, you are expected to meet program prerequisites through previous enrolment or proof of industry experience, approved by the program instructor.
Upgrading students cannot be enrolled for more than 13 weeks or cannot displace anyone registered in an upcoming intake.
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