Diploma in Automation Technology


Diploma in Automation Technology​

Diploma in Automation Technology is designed to prepare students to meet the demand in Industrial Plants for maintenance, improvements, enhancement and creation of machineries used. On completion of the program you will be able to troubleshoot, modify the process, improve the operator interface, optimizing productivity, enhancing safety features and add new process using PLCs, HMIs and VFDs of control system in industrial machineries.

You will learn installing, configuring, wiring and programming PLC, HMI and VFD and using supporting devices such as switches, sensors and other small supporting devices. As a student of this program students will have hands on experience of real world problems in our labs.

Graduates of this program would be able to find employment as automation technicians and process control equipment mechanics in processing, power generation, mining, petrochemical & natural gas, Industrial Instrumentation and other manufacturing establishments.

  • Apprentice industrial instrument mechanic
  • Industrial instrument mechanic
  • Instrument technician, industrial
  • Instrumentation technician, industrial
  • Process control equipment mechanic
  • Emerson Ladder Logic Programming I, II
  • AB RSLogix 5000 programming I, II
  • AB RSLogix 5000 Applications
  • ProFace HMI Introduction and Applications
  • Ethernet IP Communication
  • Integration of PLC, Drives, HMI, Safety Control
  • Electric blueprint reading
  • Communication& Modbus TCP/IP
  • Hands-on Automation Project
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or Equivalent.
  • If you are above 18 years of age and do not have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma you have to successfully complete an Wonderlic SLE with a minimum score of 20.

About the Wonderlic Test:

  • 8-minute test with 30 questions
  • Students will receive a link to complete the test
  • Students must achieve a minimum score of 14 for Fundamental diploma, and a score of 16 for Data Analytics diploma. For all other programs, students must achieve a minimum score of 15

Computer Use Expectation:

  • In order to successfully progress through your studies at Beta College of Business & Technology, it is recommended that you have access to a personal computer or laptop. For additional information please refer to program specific admission page.

Native English Applicants: 

  • English proficiency tests are not required.

Non-Native English Applicants: 

  • IELTS (minimum 6) or TOEFL (minimum 79)
  • Through the diploma in Automation program, the student will gain knowledge to build a rewarding career in the automation field. This diploma program will focus on automated systems, which are at the heart of virtually all advanced manufacturing and other industry sectors.
  • This program’s courses will be comprehensive and emphasize the basic technology used in building and operating automated industrial systems: programmable logic controllers (PLCs), Servo motors with Drive controllers, and HMI (Human Machine Interface) programming to control. Etc. The program focusses on programming for new machines, maintenance and modifying the existing machines. Along the way, the student will acquire a thorough understanding of theory, along with practical, hands-on laboratory experience. Prior knowledge of Electrical systems is an added advantage to the students.

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