Who does your boss call when something breaks? You.

Manufacturing facilities spend millions on complex facilities and systems. They. Have. To. Work.

Completing SCC's Industrial Controls, PLC, Automation, and Robotics program (ICART) is your ticket to a stable and rewarding career. You'll earn good money maintaining and troubleshooting equipment and making sure things are in tip-top shape.

Program your career for success.


It's High Demand, High Reward: Companies are always on the lookout for skilled individuals like you to take the lead in industrial automation.

Get Hands-On Learning: Roll up your sleeves and tackle with real-world scenarios in our specialized labs. You'll experiment with everything from basic mechanical and electrical systems to the latest tech.

Build In-Demand Skills: Master the art of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), automation, and robotics – the skills that make you the go-to person in any tech-savvy workplace.

Learn from Industry-Experienced Instructors: Learn from the best. Our instructors aren't just teachers; they're industry experts with years of hands-on experience.

What you’ll learn

PLC Programming Mastery: Become a wizard with Programmable Logic Controllers, the brains behind industrial automation.

Robotics Fundamentals: From basic principles to advanced applications, you'll be commanding robots like a pro.

Automation Systems Design: Learn how to design and implement automated systems that will revolutionize industries.

Troubleshooting Techniques: No problem is too big for you. Master the art of diagnosing and fixing issues in automated systems.

Key classes you’ll take

  • Motor Controls
  • Fluid Power Control
  • PLC and System Integration

What you can do after finishing this program

  • Automation Engineer
  • PLC Programmer
  • Robotics Technician
  • Industrial Maintenance Technician
  • Control Systems Specialist

Last-Dollar Scholarship

Last-Dollar Scholarship

If you're an Iowan, you may be eligible to earn this degree tuition-free.

Last-Dollar Scholarship

Industry partners

  • American Ordnance
  • Paperpak LLC
  • ConAgra
  • Continental
  • Scotts
  • Silgan Containers
  • US Gypsum
  • Walmart

Programs of study


Learn all the skills needed to step into a technician role at most manufacturing or fabrication facilities in the area.

Electrical Maintenance Diploma

Learn specialized skills to work on electrical components.

Electrical Maintenance Certificate

Quickly learn the basic skills to qualify for an entry-level position in electrical equipment maintenance.


Contact Us

West Burlington Campus Admissions
Call: (319) 208-5155
Text: (319) 250-7144
Email: admissionswb@scciowa.edu

Keokuk Campus Admissions
Call: (319) 313-1923
Text: (319) 220-3266
Email: admissionskeo@scciowa.edu

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