male and female students working on a robotic control arm.

Mechatronics

Explore mechanical and electrical concepts that you find in the automated manufacturing field. Active learning occurs in the shop with hands-on projects, exploration of 3D-modeling and basic programming skills which will prepare students for college or workforce entry.


PDF Document Mechatronics Program Summary Sheet

CORE SKILLS

  • Fundamentals of CAD & 3D Printing
  • Knowledge of mechatronics subsystems
  • Fundamentals of AC/DC circuits
  • Introduction to machining
  • Basic robotics programming
  • Teamwork/employability
  • Fundamentals of hydraulics/pneumatics
  • Communication skills

FUTURE CAREER OPTIONS

  • Mechatronics industrial maintenance tech
  • Mechanical or electrical engineer
  • Hydraulic/pneumatic technician
  • Field service technician
  • Material handling robotics
  • Automation engineer

CERTIFICATIONS and ACADEMIC CREDIT

  • English and/or math credit
  • OSHA basic training
  • Visual Performing Applied Arts credit
  • Industry pneumatic technology Level 1
  • Postsecondary articulated credit
  • Industry hydraulic technology Level 1
  • Early college eligibility
  • FANUC Material Handling Level 1
  • PASSES Edge workplace safety training
  • FANUC IR Vision Level 2

SETTING STUDENTS UP FOR SUCCESS

Making connections with guest speakers, field trips, and taking advantage of job shadows, co-op and work experiences gives students a head start in the automated manufacturing industry.

LEADERSHIP and SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Club participation, competition and leadership can occur with the Autonomous Innovative Vehicle Design Team, National Technical Honor Society and student council.