skills employers need

Charge up your career with training in electronic control systems! Graduates from the Electronic Controls Systems program are equipped with industry-specific training in the following:

  • motors and variable frequency drives (VFD)
  • industrial control devices
  • programmable logic controllers
  • human-machine interface (HMI)
  • servo motors
  • process control

Students are prepared to work in industrial automation, manufacturing, robotics, and electronics. Learn more about careers in this field. 

advanced training

Parkland offers an associate in applied science degree in Electronic Control Systems. Combined with on-the-job experience, the coursework in the AAS allows graduates to climb the ranks in their future profession. Advanced skills training plus additional math and communication classes opens doors with employers for advancement opportunities.

see for yourself

Schedule a visit to see our training facilities, meet our faculty, and get on your way to your future career!

competency-based education

Electronics is available as a Competency-Based Education program. With CBE, you can get credit for prior knowledge, set your own schedule, and work at your own pace. To learn more, visit our CBE webpage or reach out to Hannah Garrett, CBE Coordinator, at 217/560-6614 or hgarrett@parkland.edu.