Robotics, Automation and Design


    Our program allows students the opportunity to earn up to 15 college credits by passing the MSSC CPT Certification. Students may also earn a Solidworks CSWA Certification. These projects are student driven and are designed to build next level skills in career pathways or college readiness. Our lab is state of the art, with dual monitor computers as well as an R&D area for prototyping projects.

    Parents or students interested in applying for the 2022-23 school year should email Vanessa Baxley or Michael Losito for more information or Click To Apply:



    Skills USA & Manufacturing:


    What we do: 

    Video 1 - BHS Robotics Automation and Design Academy



    Video 2 - MTI Robofest


    Robotics and Automation Design Academy Overview


    Robotics and Programming

    PLC simulations

    Solidworks 3D

    NXT Mindstorm Robot

    CNC Mills

    3D Printing

    Safety Awareness

    Print reading

    Amatrol Trainers

    Odyssey Projects

    Hydraulics and Pneumatics




    Majors - Seniors are allowed to pick a "major" area of interest to study.







    Labview Robots

    NXT Robotics

    Vex Competition

    PLC Projects

    CNC projects

    3D printer projects

    Vernier Data Logger

    Odyssey Engineering

    Amatrol Trainers

    SolidWorks 3D Designs


    Software Opportunities

    Solidworks- 3D CAD for 3D printer/CNC Mill

    Quickparts– 3D CAD

    HSMXpress- CAM for CNC Mill

    Mastercam- CAM for CNC Mill

    National Instruments Labview- Robotic Software

    Mindstorm NXT- Robotic Software/Data Logger

    EasyC- Robotic Software

    Robolab- Robotic Software

    Control Lab- Robotic Software/Data Logger

    Pro Logic- Programmable Logic Control

    Amatrol Interactive- Module Curriculum

    Statistical Process Control- Data Management

    RTerm- Robot Arm

    Teach Pendant– Point to Point Programming

    Odyssey- Prototyping Software

    Microsoft Office Suite– Documentation

    Logger Lite- Data acquisition

    LabQuest- Vernier instruments for Data logging

    Lego EV3


    Field Trips (proposed)

    Lockheed Martin

    Scorpion Performance

    Townley Manufacturing

    Class 1 Manufacturing

    Kabot Manufacturing



    TMR Recycling

    Winco Manufacturing

    Fluid Routing Solutionsz

    Vex Robot Competitions

    College of Central Florida



    College Credit

    In addition to classroom experience and industry certifications, students competing this program also have the opportunity to earn college credit by way of program completion and articulation agreements with various State colleges. 

    • Up to 6 credits towards an AS Degree in Electornics Engineering Technology - Daytona State College, Hillsborough Community College, Indian River State College and Miami Dave College
    • Up to 15 credits towards an AS Degree in Engineering Technology - College of Central Florida, Easterm Florida State College, Florida Gateway College, Florida State College @ Jacksonville, Hillsborough Community College, Polk State College, Seminole State College and Valencia College


    For more information, please email: 

    Vanessa Baxley & Michael Losito - Magnet Program Coordinators

    Dale Toney - Teacher