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Clayton Vadnais
660-646-3414 OR fax 660 646 3568

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Associate Degree Information


Looking for a career in high demand with high earnings potential?

Automation & Electrical Technology could be the career you're looking for!

The Automation & Electrical Technology Program will prepare individuals to install, maintain, and repair electromechanical equipment used in industry.

Companies throughout the world are rapidly automating their manufacturing processes in order to be more competitive in the global economy. Automation is a key requirement in producing a high quality product with the speed of delivery demanded by today's consumers.

As a result, a large number of technicians who have education and training in industrial automation technology and electrical technologies are now required.

What Will You Learn?

The Automation & Electrical Technology curriculum includes:

  • Industrial Safety
  • Basic AC and DC Electrical Theory
  • Wiring Basic AC and DC Circuits
  • Industrial Motor Controls
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Troubleshooting Electrical Systems
  • Basic Fluid Power Systems
  • Basic Robotics

Is Automation & Electrical Technology Technology the Career for Me?

Things to Ask Yourself...

  • Do I have an inquiring mind?
  • Do I like problem solving?
  • Do I often wonder how things work?
  • Can I follow directions?
  • Can I grasp technical ideas and details?
  • Do I like to work with my hands?
  • Do I work well with people?

How Can GRTS Help You?

The Automation & Electrical Technology Technology courses offered at Grand River Technical School will prepare individuals to install, maintain, and repair electro-mechanical equipment used in industry.

Most Automation & Electrical Technology graduates are starting at salaries of over $45,000 per year!  Excellent benefits and a good working environment are common for this career field.

Post high school students will receive extensive, hands-on, practical training that can be completed in only 9 months of full-time attendance!

Where Do You Begin?

If this sounds like the career you are looking for, contact the office at the Grand River Technical School at the number above, and we will help you get started toward this exciting and rewarding new future.

Where Can I Go From Here?

Excellent employment opportunities may be found in:

  • Schools
  • Hospitals
  • Manufacturing facilities
  • Railroads
  • Residential, commercial, and industrial construction
  • Field Service companies

Or, you can continue your education.

Successfully completing the Automation & Electrical Technology Technology program, you will receive a certificate that transfers as 30 hours of articulated credit at North Central Missouri College located in Trenton, Missouri. Grand River Technical School also has articulation agreements with other community colleges, as well. Please contact us for more information.

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The Grand River Technical School adheres to a policy of non-discrimination on the basis of age, color, creed, handicap, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, or sex in admissions, educational programs, activities, financial aid, and employment.

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Nondiscrimination Statement
Chillicothe R-II School District

The Chillicothe R-II School District complies with all federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1974 and the American Disabilities Act (ADA). It is the policy of the school district that no person, on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or handicap, shall be discriminated against in employment, educational programs and activities or admissions. Inquiries or complaints concerning the Chillicothe R-II School Districtís compliance with the regulations implementing Title II, Title VI, Title IX, Section 504 or the American Disabilities Act (ADA) may be directed to: Superintendent Office, Chillicothe R-II School District, P.O. Box 530, Chillicothe, Missouri, 64601. (660-646-4566).

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