# CTE Resource Center - Career Planning Guide - Technology of Robotic Design (8420/18 weeks)

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Technology of Robotic Design (8420/18 weeks)

Suggested Grade Levels: 9–11 (18 weeks)

Students engage in the study of computers and microprocessors and their applications to manufacturing, transportation, and communication systems. Topics include computer equipment and operating systems, robotics, programming, control systems, and social/cultural impact of these technologies. Problem-solving activities challenge students to design, program, and interface devices with computer systems. Learning activities include robotics, computer-aided design, computer-aided manufacturing and design, and control of electromechanical devices.

Industry Certifications

18-week courses may qualify for state-board approved industry certification assessments based on a case-by-case approval from the state specialist for the program area.

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