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What Education Is Needed to Train to Become a Robotics Technician?

Do you have a fascination with robots? Are you good at solving puzzles and have strong attention to detail? If this sounds like you, then training to become a robotics technician may be the right career path for you.1 So, what education is needed to train to become a robotics technician? First, let’s look at what robotics is and what robotics technicians typically do on a day-to-day basis. What Is Robotics? Robotics is the process

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What Is the Difference Between HVAC and HVACR?

Are you interested in training to become an HVAC technician? If you enjoy working outside of an office and fixing things with your hands, then you could enjoy working as an HVAC technician.1 It can be a fulfilling job helping others manage their HVAC systems. So, let’s look into the difference between HVAC and HVACR. What Does HVAC Stand For? HVAC — or heating, ventilation and air conditioning — helps heat and cool homes and

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What Are the Basic Aircraft Fundamentals & Flight Principles?

There are many basic aircraft fundamentals and principles of flight that not only pilots must master, but aircraft maintenance technicians need to learn about as well. The knowledge of flight fundamentals and principles can be obtained through an aircraft maintenance technician training program. Why Does an Aircraft Maintenance Technician Need to Know Flight Theory? When training to become an aircraft maintenance technician, it’s important to learn the fundamentals, principles and forces of flight. In addition

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How Do Wind Turbines Work?

Do you have a fascination with renewable energy? Are you interested in how wind turbines work and wondering how to train to become a wind turbine technician? Wind turbine technician is a challenging field that you can learn all about at MIAT College of Technology. So, how does wind energy work? How Does Wind Energy Work? Wind energy is the process of creating electricity using the wind. When the wind blows past a wind turbine,

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What Type of Welding Is in Demand?

Interested in becoming a welder but want to learn techniques that are in demand? The good news is that MIAT College of Technology teaches most of the common welding techniques needed to become an entry-level welder.1,2 In addition to classroom lecture, students enrolled in the program will get plenty of hands-on experience to prepare for a welding career. Plus, instructors take the time to teach in-demand welding techniques and skills. So, what does a welder

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How Long Does It Take To Learn HVAC?

Are you interested in becoming an HVAC technician but not sure you have the time to dedicate to a program? If you have other responsibilities, don’t fret. With MIAT College of Technology’s HVACR Technician program, you can develop a foundation of knowledge and skills and prepare to test for industry certifications that could help you pursue a career in this trade industry.1 How Long Does It Take To Learn HVAC? Our HVACR program is designed

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What Does an Aircraft Mechanic Do?

Do you have a passion for airplanes? Do you like working with your hands and solving technical problems? If this sounds like you, then you may be interested in becoming an aircraft mechanic. Aircraft mechanics are in demand. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for aircraft mechanics is projected to grow 11% by 2030.* But you might be asking yourself, what does an aircraft mechanic do? What Does an Aircraft Mechanic

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What Industries Employ NDT Technicians?

Are you interested in becoming a non-destructive testing (NDT) technician but not sure what industries you can prepare for? There are many options for graduates of MIAT College of Technology’s NDT Advanced Technician program to pursue.* Whether you have a passion for aviation, automotive or another industry, NDT technicians are in demand. So, what is NDT? What Is NDT? NDT stands for non-destructive testing. It is product testing for extreme quality assurance. An NDT technician

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What Trade Can I Learn in 9 Months or Less?

Are you looking for a new hands-on career that is both challenging and exciting? Not able to stay out of the workforce for even a year or have other responsibilities that you must attend to? The good news is that there are trade programs that can be completed in seven to nine months by attending full time. There is no need to only attend a traditional college to learn a trade. You can be prepared

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What Skills Make a Good NDT Technician?

Are you interested in training to become an NDT technician but are unsure about which skills you’ll need? Some of the skills that make a good NDT technician can be gleaned through coursework at MIAT College of Technology and built upon throughout your career.1 So, what is NDT? What Is NDT? NDT stands for non-destructive testing. It is product testing for extreme quality assurance. An NDT technician uses various tools and techniques to analyze materials

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