An Advanced Manufacturing and Robotics Technician I will function as a skilled technician who can analyze and assess complex manufacturing systems as a whole as well as work with modules and components in these systems. This technician can manage, investigate, repair and troubleshoot advanced manufacturing systems with the aim of operational efficiency and cost control. Topics covered include both theory and a hands-on experience with process control systems, advanced programmable controller functions and operation, microcontrollers and industrial electromechanical control systems. An emphasis is placed on safe work habits and procedures, systematic preventive maintenance, localization and correction of malfunctions, and troubleshooting techniques. Students must complete the Basic Manufacturing Certificate before enrolling in the Advanced Manufacturing and Robotics I certificate.