Industrial Automation

(program pending approval)

Program Overview

The Industrial Automation program is a full-time, 800-clock hour certificate program.  It combines classroom, laboratory, and hands-on learning experiences to prepare students to set up, run, and maintain automated equipment systems found in the manufacturing and warehousing industries.

Program Details

The Industrial Automation program utilizes specialized training equipment to scale down industrial-sized automated manufacturing and warehousing systems, creating real-world scenarios to better prepare our students for immediate employment.

The program is designed to help students earn a variety of industry-recognized micro-credentials, leading to a Certified Industrial 4.0 Automation Systems Specialist credential through the Smart Automation Certification Alliance (SACA) upon successful completion of the program. Students will be trained to use our state-or-the-art equipment to properly prepare for a career in a booming field.

What You Will Learn

The following is a list of topics and micro-credentials that will be covered in this program:

  • Electrical Systems

  • Sensor Logic Systems

  • Pneumatic Systems 1

  • Electric Motor Control Systems 1

  • AC Variable Frequency Drive Systems

  • Electrical Systems Installation 1

  • Mechanical Power Systems 1

  • Hydraulic Systems 1

  • Mechanical Power Systems 2

  • Programmable Controller Systems 1

  • Smart Factory Systems 1

  • Robot Systems Operation 1

  • Robot Systems Integration 1

  • Industry 4.0 Total Productive Maintenance Management

  • Ethernet Communication 1

  • Smart Sensor and Identification Systems 1

  • Motor Control Troubleshooting Systems 1

  • Programmable Controller Troubleshooting 1


  • SACA Certified Industry 4.0 Associate I – Basic Operations

  • SACA Certified Industry 4.0 Automation Systems Specialist

  • OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Safety

Equipment Requirements

Details will be provided at a later date.

Program Cost

Details will be provided at a later date.


Class start date:
August 2024

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Note: during weeks interrupted by a holiday or calamity day that occurs on Monday-Thursday, makeup classes will be held on Fridays.


Eastland Career Center
4465 S. Hamilton Road
Groveport, OH 43125

Contact Us!

Student Services
614.836.4541, ext. 1537
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Additional Resources

Class Calendar

Adult Workforce Student Handbook

Occupational Information