Program Start Date: Fall Term
Minimum Program Length: 48 academic weeks; 3 terms day or evening; 34 credits
Curriculum Code: 71364
Process Control Technology is an interdisciplinary field involving control systems, electronic systems, industrial instrumentation, and mechanical systems to automate the control of physical parameters of manufacturing system such as pressure, flow, level, temperature, pH, humidity, and mixing ratios.
Students gain experience and skills needed to perform operations, startup, shutdown, troubleshooting, and installation involving electrical, mechanical, instrumentation, and control systems in a manufacturing environment.
Process Technician, Process Field Operator, Process Control Room Operator, Maintenance Technician, Entry-level Process Technician.
Certificate graduates can apply some earned credits toward studies in Mechatronics.
EEDA Career Cluster:
Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources; Architecture & Construction; Manufacturing & Transportation, Distribution & Logistics