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Mechatronics

Mechatronics PictureDescription: This program prepares students for a career in robotics, industrial maintenance, process control or electronics. Mechatronics 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, PLC’s, 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:  Mechatronics
Clock Hours/Weeks of Instruction:  1020/39
Normal Completion Time:  39 weeks for full-time status

College Credit: None

OHLAP Credit: No

Required Courses:

  • Industrial Safety
  • Basics of Electricity
  • Electrical Connectors and Hand Tools
  • Electrical Schematic and Blueprint Reading        
  • Basic Programming
  • Mechatronics Lab I
  • AC/DC Systems
  • Mechanical Systems
  • Motor Control Theory and Operation
  • Fluid Power Theory & Power Transmission Principles
  • Motor control Wiring
  • Basic Robotics in Manufacturing            
  • Programmable Controller Programming
  • Digital Electronics for Manufacturing Maintenance
  • Programmable Controller Interfacing
  • Workforce Staging

Career Opportunities:

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

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Certifications & Licenses:
CPT Certifications
Work-Keys Career Readiness Certification

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)

**CTSO: SkillsUSA

**Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO)