Industrial Electricity - Industrial Automation Technology Certificate Level 1

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Industrial Electricity - Industrial Automation Technology - Certificate Level 1

The Industrial Electricity program prepares students for employment in the electrical industry. There is an increased demand for trained electricians to work in the installation, maintenance, and service of residential, commercial and industrial electrical systems. Rewarding career opportunities exist in the areas of industrial automation and fiber optic installations. The program provides comprehensive, theoretical and hands-on training to meet the industry's continued and changing demands for qualified personnel. Students are required to purchase tools and books.


Semester 1
ELPT 1315 Electrical Calculations I 3
ELPT 1321 Introduction to Electrical Safety & Tools 3
HYDR 1345 Hydraulics & Pneumatics 3
ELPT 1341 Motor Control 3
ELPT 1325 National Electrical Code I 3
Semester 2
ELPT 1311 Basic Electrical Theory 3
ELMT 1301 Programmable Logic Controllers 3
INCR 1302 Physics of Instrumentation 3
ELPT 1457 Industrial Wiring 4
Semester 3
ELPT 2419 Programmable Logic Controllers I 4
ELPT 1355 Electronic Applications 3
ELPT 2449 Industrial Automation (Capstone) 4


Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Total Credits 39

**Capstone Statement
A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.

Gainful Employment

Program Duration

This program is designed to be completed in 44 weeks.

Program Cost

This program will cost $4,849* if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
*Includes estimates for books, supplies, and equipment.


Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. Typical debt total has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

Licensure Info

The State of Texas does not have licensure requirements for this profession.


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Last updated June 2019.