A certification in Mechatronics can instantly make you employable as highly skilled, multi-task industrial worker to operate, maintain, and troubleshoot equipment on the plant floor promptly and efficiently. We would train you with state-of-the-art Industrial Trainers and Simulators. Upon successful completion you will be invaluable to diverse industries such as medical, semiconductor, automobile, chemical, energy, agriculture, transportation, etc.
The Technical Certificate of Credit (TCC) in Industrial Mechatronics specifically focuses on fast-track courses here at Atlanta Technical College. It composes of an introduction to semiconductor devices, an industrial applicable software course in Mathlab to teach you about industrial Process Control, an introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and a course of Industrial Motor Controls. All classes include 50 percent classroom activities and 50 percent hands-on laboratory activities.
Minimum Program Length: 2 Semesters
Estimated Program Cost $1,880 (plus the cost of materials.)
Entrance RequirementsAdmissions Requirements
- Must be 16 years of age.
- Completion of high school or GED and submission of official transcript required to apply.
- Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math.
- Transfer of previous post-secondary credits will be determined by the registrar.
Student Performance/Graduation Requirements: Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average and complete all required courses to graduate.
At a Glance
This course provides an introduction to the field of mechatronics and automation technology. Topics include automation technology as a part of engineering sciences, fundamentals of electrical engineering, sensors, fundamentals of pneumatics, electrical drives, applications of relays in electropneumatics, and programmable logic controllers.
This course introduces the operational theory, systems terminology, PLC installation, and programming procedures for Programmable Logic Controllers. Emphasis is placed on PLC programming, connections, installation, and start-up procedures. Other topics include timers and counters, relay logic instructions, and hardware and software applications.