Automation & Controls Technology

Program Information

Automation and Controls Technology is a program that prepares individuals to apply technical skills needed for support of the advanced manufacturing industry. Support skills include maintenance, diagnostics, engineering, or production of automated systems.  

Locations of Program:

Poplarville Campus

Program Instructor Contact Information:

Jarib Castillo Salcedo
601.403.1107
jcastillosalcedo@prcc.edu
Jason Walters
601.403.1106
jwalters@prcc.edu

All students interested in the Automation & Controls (Instrumentation) Program need to complete the program application in order to be considered for placement in the program.

Your natural abilities

  • Problem-solving
  • Soldering skills
  • Troubleshooting

Classroom knowledge

  • Linear Step-Down Power Supply
  • Automatic Railroad Lights
  • RF Reverse/Foward Motor Control System (Automation and troubleshooting soft skills)
  • PLC controlled Traffic Light
  • Temperature Controlled Motor System with Arduino (Critical thinking and soldering)

Graduation options

  • A.A.S.

Possible careers in this program:

Careers include but are not limited to Maintenance Machinist, Production Machinist, CNC Operator, CNC Programmer, and Manufacturing positions.

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