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Industrial Robotics & Automation

Mechatronics PictureDescription: This program prepares students for a career in robotics, industrial maintenance, process control, or electronics. Industrial maintenance technicians install, troubleshoot, maintain, and repair automated equipment controlled by electronic and computer systems used in a variety of applications. Students will build ground drones and quad-copter aerial drones, install, calibrate and troubleshoot process control loops, motor controls, PLCs, hydraulics, and pneumatic systems. High-demand areas include petroleum, manufacturing, medical equipment, renewable energy, food processing, aerospace, defense, and telecommunications.

Hours:
Morning session – 8:10 – 11:10 a.m.
Afternoon session – 12:45 – 3:45 p.m.

Career Major Name:  Industrial Robotics & Automation
Clock Hours/Weeks of Instruction:  1035/39
Normal Completion Time:  39 weeks for full-time status

College Credit: None

OHLAP Credit: No

Required Courses:

  • Industrial Safety
  • Mechatronics Lab I
  • AC/DC Electrical Systems
  • Mechanical Systems
  • Electric Motor Control
  • Programming
  • Programmable Logic Controller
  • Fluid Power Theory & Power Transmission Principles

Career Opportunities:

  • Industrial automation technician
  • Instrumentation and engineering technician
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Biomedical technician
  • Communications technician
  • Field service technician
  • Industrial maintenance technician
  • Electronics technician

For more information on occupations go to http://www.onetonline.org

Application Process:
High school students see your home school counselor
Adults contact Mid-America counselor (405) 449-3391

Average Salary:
$29,120-$41,600

Accreditation:
OSBCTE (Oklahoma State Board of Career & Technology Education)

Certifications:

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate

  • Bronze
  • Silver
  • Gold
  • Platinum

ODCTE Competency Certification

  • Industrial Maintenance Mechanic
  • Fluid Power Mechanic
  • Electrical/Electronic Mechanic

Snap-On Electric Meter Certification

**CTSO: SkillsUSA

**Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO)