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Mechatronics Technician

Mechatronics Technician

SPCC’s non-credit Mechatronics Technician program prepares students to maintain, troubleshoot, and improve complex machines and automation systems that create efficient and productive manufacturing. The industry-aligned certifications from the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI) and provides students with significant skills and practical knowledge, and motivates them to become a professional and successful engineer. Manufacturers in the college service area need highly-skilled workers who can operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair today’s advanced automated systems.

ATR 3115BA: Mechatronics Technician – Introduction

Course Description

128 hours
This course introduces the synergistic integration and application of mechanical, electrical, electronic, robotic, and computer engineering technologies, including Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), that are found within production and manufacturing environments striving to improve and/or optimize efficiency, productivity, and quality. Upon completion, students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the function of the components of a mechatronic system, their controlling interactions, problem solving, and the overall operation of the mechatronic control system. This course is aligned with the PMMI Mechatronics curriculum, and prepares students to sit for selected PMMI Mechatronic certifications.

Pre-Requisites

None

Requirements

None

Cost

$231.40

Books

Industrial Maintenance and Mechatronics, ISBN: 978-1-63563-427-3; Industrial Maintenance and Mechatronics Lab Workbook, 978-1-63563-428-0

Upcoming Courses

Begin DateEnd DateDaysTime
2/23/215/6/21TTh1pm-5pm
2/23/215/6/21TTh5:15pm-8:15pm

ATR 3115BC: Mechatronics Technician – Advanced

Course Description

This course covers advanced principles and applications of mechanical, electrical, electronic, robotic, and computer engineering technologies, and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs).   Among the advanced topics are PLC real time considerations, various levels of PLC networking, alternate programming languages for PLCs, international standards applied to PLCs, integration of logic and motion control in PLCs, integration of process control in PLCs, advanced human / machine interface (HMI) for PLCs, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) with PLCs, alarm management, batch control, power failure strategies, and process safety. This course is aligned with the PMMI Mechatronics curriculum, and prepares students to sit for selected PMMI Mechatronic certifications.

Pre-Requisites

ATR 3115BA: Mechatronics Technician – Introduction

Requirements

None

Cost

TBD

Books

TBD

Upcoming Courses

To be announced

ATR 3115BB: Automation Technician

Course Description

This course provides instruction on the fundamentals of electrical theory and components. Core topics include basic electricity, wiring components, applied math/measurements, and electrical and mechanical blueprint reading. Upon completion, students will have a knowledge base for an entry level position in the electro-mechanical field. This course is aligned with the PMMI Mechatronics curriculum, and prepares students to sit for selected PMMI Mechatronics certifications.

Pre-Requisites

None

Requirements

None

Cost

TBD

Books

TBD

Upcoming Courses

To be announced

Registration Options

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By Phone: 704-290-5223

In Person: 3509 Old Charlotte Highway, Monroe

Location

OCH Campus
4209 Old Charlotte Highway, Monroe
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For more information, contact:

Kristen Griffin, 704-290-5223