30-454-1 Technical Diploma (less than one-year)
The Mechatronics Basics program will give students the skills to repair, install, adjust, or maintain industrial production and processing machinery. Students are also trained on how to lubricate machinery, change parts, or perform other routine machinery maintenance. The courses in this short-term embedded technical diploma are tied to The Association of Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI) Certification - Level 1 tests - Industrial Electricity 1, Fluid Power 1, Programmable Logic Controllers 1, and Mechanical Components 1.
Career Pathways connect progressive levels of coursework to allow students to build upon their education. Each step in the pathway connects with employment options and provides the opportunity for advancement to higher levels. Mechatronics Basics is a pathway option in the following program:
WITC’s Mechatronics mobile lab is designed to offer coursework at off campus sites to provide increased training opportunities for manufacturing partners and high schools. The mobile lab is equipped with state of the art equipment to provide learners with hands-on training.
For more information on this program, scheduled sites, and how to apply, email Eric Lockwood, Project Manager of Continuing Ed or call 715-246-6561 ext. 4297