Oct 22, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Catalog

Mechatronics Technology, AAS


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Program Description

Mechatronics Technology will provide students with an accelerated path to enter careers in technical fields such as electrical, mechanical, electrical & instrumentation, process and maintenance technician in the Chemical, Energy, Oil & Gas, and Water/Wastewater industries. This program will be offered in accelerated, block schedules to help dislocated and unemployed students return to work more quickly. The Mechatronics Certificate will will function as a well-grounded machine operator in a complex system, with responsibility for efficient operation of the equipment with minimal down-times.

Program Goals and Objectives

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Work safely in an automated manufacturing and process environment, including the proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Install, maintain, calibrate and effectively troubleshoot electrical, mechanical, and instrumentation devices
  • Read and understand Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams, associated drawings and documentation
  • Identify, maintain and troubleshoot electrical and mechanical systems used in a process control loop, such as valves, pumps, sensors, variable frequency drives, motor circuits, and controllers
  • Install, repair and replace tubing in a process environment
  • Gain hands-on experience installing, configuring, programming and troubleshooting programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and Human Machine Interface (HMI) Display
  • Understand fundamental principles and methods of measuring flow, level, pressure and temperature

Careers

This is accelerated program will prepare completers for entry-level positions in manufacturing such as maintenance technicians, electrical technicians, field technicians, preventive maintenance technicians and mechatronics technicians.

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