Mechatronics & Industrial Automation Technician

Certificate Program

Total Program Hours:

149 hours


Program Duration:

2.3 months / 3 modules a day

Program Description

The Mechatronics & Industrial Automation Technician program is a 9 week program designed to help students develop the skills and knowledge needed for work as entry-level industrial maintenance technicians.

Mechatronics is where mechanical, electronic, control, and software engineering converge. Also known as electro-mechanical maintenance technicians, mechatronics technicians combine knowledge of mechanical technology with knowledge of electrical and electronic circuits. They install, troubleshoot, repair, and upgrade electronic and computer-controlled mechanical systems, such as robotic assembly machines. Mechatronics technicians work closely with electrical and mechanical engineers. They work primarily in manufacturing, engineering services, and research and development.

Learning Objectives

  • Robotics Essentials
  • Understanding Pneumatics
  • Introduction to Electrical Skills
  • Introduction to Hydraulics
  • Math Foundations
  • Workplace Safety Awareness
  • Career Building Skills

Course Delivery

Instruction is delivered through a series of self-paced interactive online courses.

Median

Median: $38/hour The salary for this position ranges from $23 to $55 per hour.

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Admission

Minimum Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 7 or equivalent

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