(30 semester hours minimum)
This certificate provides detailed knowledge of electrical, electronic and mechanical principles as applied to the design and operation of modern, high-speed manufacturing and assembly equipment. Completing this certificate will provide the student requisite skills necessary to troubleshoot any electronic or mechanical problems associated within the manufacturing environment, health industry, distribution systems, machining industry, wholesale, retailing, warehousing and engineering.
Learners who complete the Mechatronics Automation Technician Certificate will:
- Apply knowledge of theory and principles related to mechanics, electronics, computer science, and process control;
- Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to troubleshoot electromechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic automation systems;
- Apply logical reasoning and mathematics to analysis of automation systems and their components;
- Communicate technical information clearly.
For more information, contact Associate Professor Jakob Spjut.