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Automated Machinery Adjuster (EP) Diploma

Overview and Award Outcomes

Overview

The automated machinery operator/set-up person is skilled in the hands-on operation and changeover of automated production and packaging machines used in manufacturing. The person is competent in basic mechanical skills and standard operation procedures.

Award Outcomes

Diagnose root problems impacting production flow.

Solve root problems to maintain production flow.

Perform basic electrical, electronic, welding, machining, laser, vision system, robotic, and fluid power operations.

Apply electrical and mechanical machine control concepts.

Set up production lines.

Work effectively with a wide variety of packaging materials.

Accept responsibility.

Display a professional attitude.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities are entry-level positions in manufacturing companies.

Program Requirements

Technical Studies Required 28 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ARET1125Power Transmission and Mechanical Systems

4

ARET1130Maintenance Operations

2

ARET1140Computer Integrated Manufacturing

3

ARET1155Automation Controls

3

ARET1160Packaging Machinery Systems

4

ARET1165Vision Systems for QA/SPC

3

ARET1170Troubleshooting Packaging Machinery

3

ARET1175Industrial Electricity and Electronics I

3

ARET1180Industrial Electricity and Electronics II

3

General Education Required 4 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
COMM1050Communication in the Workplace

2

or

PHYS1000Fundamentals of Physics

2

 

MATH1007Math for the Trades

2

or

MATH1050Math Pathways Plus for College and Careers

4

or

MATH1060Math Pathways for College and Careers

3

General Education Elective 0 Credits

Technical Studies Elective 1 Credits

Any ARET course that is not required for this award may be used as an elective.

Total Diploma Credits 33

Semester Sequence

Offered at Eden Prairie Only

First Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ARET1125Power Transmission and Mechanical Systems

4

ARET1130Maintenance Operations

2

ARET1160Packaging Machinery Systems

4

ARET1165Vision Systems for QA/SPC

3

ARET1175Industrial Electricity and Electronics I

3

Total Credits  16

Second Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ARET1140Computer Integrated Manufacturing

3

ARET1155Automation Controls

3

ARET1170Troubleshooting Packaging Machinery

3

ARET1180Industrial Electricity and Electronics II

3

Technical Studies Electives

1

 

COMM1050Communication in the Workplace

2

or

PHYS1000Fundamentals of Physics

2

 

MATH1007Math for the Trades

2

or

MATH1050Math Pathways Plus for College and Careers

4

or

MATH1060Math Pathways for College and Careers

3

Total Credits  17

Technical Studies Electives

Any Automation Robotics Engineering Technology (ARET) course that is not required for this award may be used as an elective.

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits

Choose a Total of:  1 Credit

Graduation (33 Credits)

Semester listings reflect the recommended sequence.  Due to circumstances beyond our control, the information herein is subject to change without notice.


6/19/2018 : BP / EP 4006