The Mechatronics Certificate program is designed to reinforce the core technical skills and real-world application needed in today’s manufacturing environment. Through alignment with PMMI’s (The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies) Mechatronics Certification Program, Hennepin Technical College’s Mechatronics Certificate offers a set of stackable credentials that are recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor and endorsed by the National Association of Manufacturer’s Skills Certification System. Through a series of assessments that are based on industry-developed competencies, the Mechatronics Certificate and corresponding review courses will help students advance the set of skills needed to gain employment in manufacturing environments. The tests that the courses are aligned with allow both new and incumbent workers—entry-level operator through technologist—to demonstrate the skills needed for high-growth, technology intensive manufacturing jobs. Mechatronics Certificate Review courses are ideal for industrial maintenance staff, as well.
Automation Robotics Engineering Technology
Advanced Technical Certificate
Credits: Total Advanced Technical Certificate Credits 17
Award Outcomes: |
Career opportunities are wide-spread in Minnesota and throughout the United States. Extensive opportunities exist as Electrical and Electronics Technicians for industrial equipment, Industrial Machinery Mechanics, Industrial Engineering Technicians, Mechanical Engineering Technicians, and as Packaging Technicians.
|Technical Studies Required: 17 Credits|
Sensor Applications 2
Mechanical Components I Certificate Review 3
Industrial Electricity I Certificate Review 3
Industrial Electricity II Certificate Review 3
Programmable Logic Controllers I Certificate Review 3
Automated Fluid Power I Certificate Review 3
|Technical Studies Electives: 0 Credits|
|General Education Required: 0 Credits|
|General Education Electives: 0 Credits|