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Mechatronics Technology, Certificate (723.2)

Location(s): West Hills Center


The Mechatronics Technology Program provides skills and knowledge in four major areas: mechanical engineering, electrical engineering/electronic engineering and control systems. This technology training is relevant to several industries including the natural gas industry, energy, manufacturing and supply chain and logistics. Students who pursue this certificate benefit from a technical core set of courses that combine industry-recognized certification and quality college education.

Typical job titles include: production, planning and expediting clerks, entry-level maintenance and repair workers, inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers and weighers, electro-mechanical technicians, industrial maintenance technicians and entry-level supply chain technicians.

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:

  1. Use quality and safety standards necessary for the operating, maintaining and repairing of industrial equipment.
  2. Program, configure and operate automated, industrial equipment for machining, assembly and production.
  3. Troubleshoot and repair equipment applying basic and preventative maintenance techniques.
  4. Apply basic computational skills in measurement and analysis of technical formulas and schematics.
  5. Utilize technical and organizational skills to effectively engage with team members and a diverse customer base.

Students who complete MEC 100 and MEC 102 will sit for the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician (CPT) industry credential. This is a National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) endorsed credential. The cost of the certification is included in the fees for the courses.