Industrial Robotics & Automation Training

Take your productivity and skills to the next level with advanced robotics training at the Digital Foundry with our FANUC Certified Trainers. Learn how to program and operate industrial robots for manufacturing automation and come away with skills and knowledge aligned to today's industry needs.

The Digital Foundry is equipped with fenceless FANUC industrial robots, FANUC Robotics ROBOGUIDE simulation software and programming pendants, where you can learn the skills that are needed to be an operator, technician, engineer or programmer to set up, record and troubleshoot programs on a FANUC robot.


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Two Courses Available:

Introduction to Robotics

For individuals exploring the opportunity of a robotics career and/or looking to implement industrial robotics in their business. You will learn about:

  • When and how robots are used in manufacturing
  • Types of robots in use today
  • Concepts of coordinate systems and frames for programming a robot
  • Basics of engaging and manipulating a robot
  • Operational benefits for businesses

FANUC Handling Tool Programming & Operation

Participants successfully completing this course will be able to:

  • Power up, engage and manipulate (jog) the robot

  • Set-up coordinate systems and work frames

  • Recover from common program and robot faults

  • Execute production operations

  • Create, modify, and execute a material handling program

  • Create and execute MACROs

  • Monitor, force and simulate input and output signals for accessories like grippers & lasers

  • Backup and restore individual programs and files

  • Implement recommended safety procedures

Course Benefits

Our team of FANUC-certified trainers will provide instruction in programming and operation as well as share years of industry experience in automation and digital manufacturing. Upon completion of these courses, participants will receive:

  • Industry-relevant training for in-demand skills on the latest robotics hardware and software
  • Industry-recognized FANUC certification and 3 continuing education units (CEUs) from Penn State


For questions about the course, please contact Steve Leonard at