Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Robotics and Industrial Automation (Optional Co-op)

24 months
14500 CAD/year
14500 CAD/year
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Robotics and Industrial Automation (Optional Co-op) from Conestoga College will help prepare graduates with a previous technical degree or diploma for exciting careers in several fields including, but not limited to, mechatronic applications, advanced robotics, additive manufacturing, industry 4.0, 3D CAD, smart systems, and industrial automation. 


Robotics and Industrial Automation (Optional Co-op) from Conestoga College combines theoretical knowledge with applied skills in the control of robotic and automated equipment using electronics, programmable automation controllers, computers, hydraulics and pneumatics. 


Graduates are prepared for an exciting career in the area of industrial automation using robotics and PLCs, including equipment specification, design, installation and troubleshooting. Sample job titles include: controls technician, maintenance person, robotic technician, PLC programmer, automation specialist, solidworks operator. Typical fields of employment include small to large manufacturing and support industries including automation consultants, automotive manufacturing, food and beverage processing and packaging, pharmaceutical, and more.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Solid Modelling
  • Fluid Power in Automation
  • PLC Programming
  • Structured Programming
  • Factory Talk Automation
  • Safety Circuits and Standards
  • Advanced PLC Programming
  • Advanced Programming
  • Robotics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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Other requirements

General requirements

A three-year advanced diploma or a degree from an accredited college or university in one of these areas:

  • Mechanical engineering/technology
  • Industrial engineering/technology
  • Manufacturing engineering/technology
  • Electrical engineering/technology
Other relevant disciplines may also be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    14500 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 CAD per year during 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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