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Mechatronics Technician, AAS

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103-109 Credits

This degree program is designed for both the new student entering the field of machine maintenance and for the current maintenance employee who wishes to learn more about the knowledge and skills currently in demand by employers.

A graduate of the program will be prepared for entry into the installation, maintenance, or troubleshooting field as a Mechatronics Technician. Instruction covers the basic energy types that animate and/or control machinery. These energy types are mechanical energy (solids), hydraulics, pneumatics and electrical. The student will become familiar with machinery components that conduct, control and apply the various energy types. Additional areas of study include, mechanical fabrication, industrial and residential wiring, industrial rigging, motor logic control, electric fluid power, PLC (programable logic controller), automation and robotics (optional industry certification, available for MTX 150 only), and an optional forklift certification. Hydraulic, pneumatic, and PLC troubleshooting is also covered.

Credit for hours of training is usually granted to those entering an approved apprenticeship program. Entry into the program at any time is possible on a space-available basis with instructor’s permission.

Contact: William Sciacca, wsciacca@greenriver.edu

Program Website: Maintenance Mechatronics | https://www.greenriver.edu/students/academics/degrees-programs/maintenance-mechatronics/

Program Outcomes:

Students who successfully complete this program will be able to:

  1. Work as a mechatronics technician.
  2. Demonstrate understanding OSHA and WISHA standards for safety in the workplace.
  3. Troubleshoot and repair hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical and electronic industrial equipment.
  4. Explain the consequences of failure to comply with company and basic safety principles.

Requirements (94 credits)

Related Instruction Requirements (8-15 credits)

Satisfies related instruction requirements.


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