The Institute for Advanced Manufacturing

South Texas College is a FANUC Authorized Certified Education and Industry 4.0 Facility that provides training for intelligent solutions and advanced automation applications.

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Our staff is here to answer any questions you have, and will make sure you are ready to begin getting your certification completed.



Online, hybrid, and in-person classes to meet your schedule.



Course work can be completed in as little as 8 weeks.



High end salary ranges for robot operators are over $24/hr.

Industry 4.0 Certified

South Texas College is a certified Industry 4.0 Institution providing the highest quality training to individuals pursuing an exciting career in Robotics and Automation.

These courses cover a wide range of advanced manufacturing topics including safety, basic hand tools, measurement, print reading, and the fundamentals of mechanical, fluid power, electrical, and automation.

Our courses satisfy employers’ needs for customized training to upgrade the skills of current employees and new employees. Also, mandatory Continuing Education Units for licensing requirements are available for certified professionals.

FANUC Robotics

IAM is now the first in South Texas to receive certification as a FANUC Testing Site and Training Center and the first training center in Texas to offer Collaborative Robot training using the FANUC CRX-10iA Collaborative Robot.

FANUC America, together with NOCTI developed the industry recognized national certification programs.



FANUC Level 1 Basic Operator (Specific Standards and Competencies Included in the assessment)

  • Robot Safety and Safety Devices
  • Robot Systems and Components
  • Initial Installation and Start Up
  • Basic Robot Operations Using Teach Pendant
  • Basic Programming
  • Program File Manipulations

COURSE: FCR-01 FANUC Certified Robot Operator-1

Tuition $448
eLearning $100
RoboGuide $100
NOCTI Cert Test $55
16GB USB $10
Costs may vary based on residency


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