1 Year - 2 Semesters
Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Campus: Sault Ste. Marie
Start Dates: Sep 2024, Jan 2025
Program Code: 4073


There’s a shift happening in the manufacturing, medical, and aerospace industries right now. Are you ready to join a specialized and in-demand career? We know you are!

Robots are becoming more and more important in the manufacturing, medical, and aerospace industries. The Robotics and Automation graduate certificate program will provide you with knowledge, specialized expertise and professional skills related to robotic applications and automation in a specialized and in-demand career.

It may sound like something out of a science fiction movie, but robots are replacing jobs! Over the next 10 years, nearly half of the Canadian workforce could be affected by automation. The growth of automation means a growing industry in solution-driven product design, manufacturing development, and testing.

With your creative mind, we know you`ll be ready to take on this opportunity and thrive in a changing workforce. 

Use our state-of-the-art laboratory to simulate a manufacturing environment and put your ideas into action to solve real-world problems.

The future of manufacturing is now and starts with you. Find it here!

Requirements & Program Information

A College Diploma or University Degree in a related field such as Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronics or Metal Fabrication.

Candidates with related industry experience may also be granted admission at the discretion of the program Dean.

Career Path

This graduate certificate program will prepare students to enter the cutting edge technology field of robotics and automation as a robot programmer, robotic vision technician and robotic welder.

Graduates can find employment in Automotive and Aerospace Manufacturing, Food and Beverage Industries, Pharmaceutical Industries, Original Equipment Manufacturers, System Integrators, and Automation Distribution and Sales.

Fees & Costs


These fees are for the 2024-2025 academic year (year 1 of study), and are subject to change. Please visit your Student Portal to view your Schedule of Fees.


Program Coordinator: Donovan Kennedy, (705) 759-2554 ext 2581, donovan.kennedy@saultcollege.ca

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