Western to add robotic programming course in Black River Falls

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) — Western Technical College students will be able to learn about robotics in Black River Falls starting in June.

Western is offering an introduction to industrial robotics course this summer at its location at 24 Fillmore St., Black River Falls.

The two-credit course will introduce participants to FANUC robots and ROBOGUIDE robot simulation software. These computer-based industrial robots are widely used in advanced manufacturing.

According to Western, the course is part of a career pathway in several areas, including the Electronmechanical, MSMT, and Mechactronic and Robotic Engineering Technology programs.

The class meets Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:00 a.m.-noon from June 7 through July 13. For more information on the course, call 715.284.2253, email , or visit www.westerntc.edu/black-river-falls.