Electronics/Industrial Robotics Technology

 

Robotics 4

ELECTRONICS/INDUSTRIAL ROBOTICS TECHNOLOGY COURSE # 8547 (1st semester)
ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL ROBOTICS TECHNOLOGY COURSE #8558 (2nd semester

ABOUT:

  • Electro-mechanical and Robotic technicians combine knowledge of mechanical technology with knowledge of electrical and electronic circuits.
  • Operate, test, and maintain unmanned, automated, robotic, or electromechanical equipment.
  • Work in many industrial environments, including energy, plastics, computer, and communications equipment manufacturing, and aerospace.
  • Salary range is between $40,000 and $60,000 with associate degree.
  • One year course

STUDENTS STUDY:
Electrical and Electron Theory
Direct Current Fundamentals2015-10-22 Robotics
Integrated Circuits
Digital Fundamentals and Application
Computer Programming
Motor Controls
Robotic Design and Construction

PREREQUISITES:
First Semester Students:
Algebra I minimum
Students will be required to purchase/wear appropriate clothing and safety equipment
Ability to communicate well in group activities
Good academic standing and attendance
Second Semester students:
Must have completed first semester or equivalent classes
Students must be able to communicate well in group activities
Student must have good academic standing and attendance
SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS:  Students will be required to do tool training which will exposure them to lifting and handling metal on various occasions. Students will learn to solder and use special chemicals to help clean surface area. Students will be asked to compete in a district competition if they win the classroom competition. Districts may be out of the school building and are primarily on a Saturday.
CAMPUS LOCATION: Butler Farm, Hampton, VA
SESSIONS: A.M and P.M
CLASS SIZE:  20 students per session
CREDENTIALS: 2nd semester students will be eligible for the Skills USA Robotics Automation Certification
Electro-Mechanical Technician
Electronics Technician
Industrial Technician
Robotics Technician
Production Manager
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS:  Students will be members of the VEX Robotics Competition Team 122, The NASA Knights, and Skills USA
CLASS FEES:

Program Fees: 
Activity  Fee $17.00

INSTRUCTOR:  Joanne Talmage,  joanne.talmage@nhrec.org  Phone: 757-766-1100 ext. 3369 Facebook: Vex Team122 NASA Knights/Electronics and Robotics
BIO:
AAS Degree in Electronics
Fiber Optics Installer Certification
Electronic Technician Level 3
Over 29 years in the electronics field
Over 29 years in the electronics field, over 20 years as an Electronic-Robotics Instructor
Over 19 years as Team Leader for FRC NASA Knights 122
Coach and Advisor for VEX Robotics Teams 122A & 122 B
4 years as Team Advisor for FRC Team 4481-The Rembrandts from Holland (Eindhoven, The Netherlands)

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

Career Robotics Engineer Robotics Technician
Education Requirements Bachelor’s Degree Associate Degree
Projected Job Growth (2012-2022)* 3% (engineers in all fields) 4% (electro-mechanical technicians)
Median Salary (2014)** $75,296 $55,000

Source: *U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, **Payscale.com
Electro-mechanical Technician—entry level
Electronic Technician –entry level
Robotics Intern
Electronic Component Solderer-Hole through and Surface Mount
Private business or repair service owner
Average Salary Range: $29,600 – $$55,000 (without Bachelors Degree)

BUSINESS PARTNERS: 2015-10-20 Robotics
Canon Inc. of Virginia
Measurement Systems
Jefferson Lab
NASA Langley
Pressure Systems

POSTSECONDARY PARTNERS
Thomas Nelson Community College- Old Dominion University two plus two Electronics Engineering programs, Robotics programs, Mechatronics, or Mechanical Engineering Technician

RESOURCES:
CTE Verso Virginia
Advisory Committees –Local , International, Businesses and Colleges