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Industrial Automation

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Schedule Full time
Category Technology
Accreditation Diploma
Duration 32 Weeks

Campuses Offered

Mississauga 905-629-3088
Scarborough 416-383-1608
Brampton 905-789-0666

*Approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005
The Industrial Automation diploma program is designed to provide our students with the knowledge and tools required to work in the rapidly expanding field of industrial automation and control. Supported by computers to interface with the systems and equipment, students are introduced to the Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) of OMRON, Allen Bradley and SIEMENS programming systems and Robotics hardware.

Program Overview
  • OMRON PLC Level 1 – C Series
  • OMRON PLC Level 2 – CS/CJ Series
  • OMRON Industrial Networks
  • OMRON HMI – NT Series
  • Allen Bradley SLC 500 
  • Allen Bradley ControlLogix 
  • Allen Bradley HMI Panelview
  • SCADA (Factorytalk View)
  • Allen Bradley Powerflex Inverter
  • Allen Bradley Servo Systems
  • Allen Bradley Industrial Networking
  • PLC Fundamentals
  • PLC 5
  • SIEMENS S7-300, S7-200 Profibus Networking
  • Robotics

Admission Requirements

  • An Ontario Secondary School Diploma or eqivalent, or
  • Students are 18 years of age or older and pass the program entrance examination

Please see Admissions for detailed information.

Industrial Automation technicians and mechanics repair, maintain, calibrate, adjust, and install industrial measuring and controlling instrumentation.

Graduates may gain employment as programmers,technicians and in technical support. Employment may also be found with engineering and manufacturing firms looking for people with the knowledge and skills of programmable logic control (PLC), human-machine interfaces (HMIs), pc-based control, motion control, robotics, machine control, vision systems and system integration.


Graduates of the Industrial Automation Diploma program may apply for positions as:

  • Industrial Instrument Mechanic
  • Industrial Instrument Panel Operator
  • Industrial Process Control Repair
  • Instrument Technician, Industrial
  • Instrumentation Technician, Industrial
  • Process Control Equipment Mechanic
  • Robotics Mechanic

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