Industrial Automation and Robotics

roboticsThis program prepares Diablo Valley College students for jobs in the robotics industry related to the diagnostics, repair, maintenance, and integration of complex equipment. 

Possible career opportunities 

The Industrial Automation and Robotics program will prepare you for work in a variety of occupations and career paths, including:

  • fields of research and development (R&D),
  • manufacturing,
  • industrial production,
  • distribution logistics, and
  • biomedical and medical industries.

Certificates offered

  • Certificate of achievement in Industrial Automation and Robotics

Course instruction

As a student of the Industrial Automation and Robotics program, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of this dynamic field through studying the following topics:

  • Introduction to Robotics
  • Direct Current Circuits
  • Alternating Current Circuits
  • Motors and Motor Controllers
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Introduction to Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems and Components
  • Mechanical Systems and Components
  • Robotics and Automation for Industry
  • Manufacturing Processes: Material Machining I
  • Occupational Safety

We know that navigating degree requirements can be tricky. Once you have enrolled at DVC, you can schedule an appointment with a counselor to discuss which option is best for you.

For more information, please contact us.

Contact us

Program Lead for Industrial Design Jeffrey George Smith, Ed.D. Robotics & Advanced Manufacturing
Telephone: 925-969-2382
Email: jsmith@dvc.edu