Technical systems have become more and more complex and the definition of mechatronics has been broadened to include more areas that are technical. Mechatronic technicians are required to work on and with equipment integrating electronics, mechanics, pneumatics, hydraulics, hvac systems and computer controls. Mechatronics Pre- Apprentice fast-track certificate provides training in this program that relates to the design of systems, devices and products aimed at achieving an optimal balance between basic mechanical structure and its overall control. While working in a hands-on environment students will discover each application in this field. This program is a combination of hands-on skills that prepare students to perform many different jobs in industries including petroleum-field services and automated manufacturing.
This certificate will earn 12 credit hours towards a field service technician degree.
Introduction to Manufacturing
Introduction to Industrial Maintenance
Basic Mechanical Skills (troubleshooting)
Work Skills for the Workplace
Electrical and Electronics Hardware
Programmable Logical Controllers
Quality Control for Manufacturing
Pre-Apprentice Mechatronics Workforce Certificate Total
Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:
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Program Cost: $4,160
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