The College of the Rockies [Cranbrook] has announced the launch of a new two-year Autonomous Systems Technician Diploma program in September 2020. The program will train students to install, maintain, and repair telecommunications equipment related to autonomous heavy vehicles and the sensor networks used in surface mines in Alberta and British Columbia.

“We are living in a time when automation is rapidly transforming industry,” said COTR Dean of Trades and Technology Jack Moes. “This pilot program aims to ensure a skilled workforce is prepared to respond to emerging needs in our region and beyond.”

More information on the COTR Website.