Join The 8-8-8

Career 4.0 Booster Program

Need to jumpstart

Your Career

In Manufacturing?

Complete the 8-8-8 program and earn your

Advanced Automation Technician

Certificate from GennFlex - your reliable partner in Industry 4.0 Careers!

8 Weeks

4 weeks of intensive instruction amplified by 4 weeks of extensive labs and hands-on automation and custom integration projects.

8 Students

We enforce the industry best practices of adult learning: 2 students-to-robot ratio, up to 8 students in class for optimal instruction efficiency.

8 Careers

Automation technicians with solid theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience with modern best-in-class machinery and technologies are in high demand!

Who is the 8-8-8 Program for?

High School

STEM enthusiasts
ready to join
the workforce

College or University Graduates

With engineering degrees
and looking for
hands-on experience

Veterans, Job Seekers
or employees

Looking to upskill,
start or change

What do you need to know

To enroll into the programm?

Applicants need to take an entrance test that ensures the required minimum level of knowledge in the following areas:

Algebra I
  • Real numbers
  • Solving, expressing, and graphing linear equations
  • Polynomials
  • Quadratic equations and functions
  • Arithmetic operations
  • Absolute value equations to model and solve problems.
  • Rational and irrational numbers.
  • Exponents
  • Coordinates
  • Plane and solid geometry
  • Constructions
  • Measurement
  • Formal proofs
Basic Programming
  • AND, OR, NOT
  • IF, THEN
Preferred for advanced curriculum
  • Specific functions of angles and their application to calculations.
  • There are six functions of an angle commonly used in trigonometry:
    • sine (sin)
    • cosine (cos)
    • tangent (tan)
    • cotangent (cot)
    • secant (sec)
    • cosecant (csc)
Advanced Programming
  • Any coding languages
    • C
    • C++
    • Java
    • Python
  • Input
  • Output
  • Arithmetic
  • Conditional
  • Looping
  • PLC programming
  • Ladder logic
  • Bytes
  • Binary numbers

Program Costs


$ 8,880
per student
  • Introduction To Robot Programming
  • PLC Programming
  • Machine Vision Basics
  • Pneumatics
  • GennFlex Certification
On sale


$ 8,000
per student, 6 students minimum
  • Introduction To Robot Programming
  • PLC Programming
  • Machine Vision Basics
  • Pneumatics
  • GennFlex Certification

The above costs do not include transportation, living, and any other expenses incurred during the program.

What happens
when you apply?

  1. Fill out the online application form
  2. Take the online entrance test
  3. In-person or remote interview
  4. Process the payment

Once the above steps are completed successfully, we will create your account on our LMS and add you to the 8-8-8 Program waiting list: we will form groups of 6 to 8 students to ensure the efficiency of training.


All program participants who meet the program attendance requirements and complete the program with a passing grade will be awarded the Advanced Automation Technician certificate by GennFlex.

Sounds interesting?

Let us know if you have questions about either individual or group application, scheduling, curriculum, logistics, or any other matters related to the program participation.
We will get back to you promptly. Thank you!

8-8-8 Program Application

8-8-8 Program Application