1 Year - 2 Semesters
Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Campus: Sault Ste. Marie
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!

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.

With your creative mind, you see this as an opportunity.

The growth of automation means a growing industry in solution-driven product design, development and testing. We know you’re ready to change the future of industries!

The Robotics and Automation program will have you thriving in a changing workforce. Gain knowledge, specialized expertise and professional skill related to robotic applications and automation.

Use a 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 2023-2024 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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