Mechatronics Engineering Technology
The Mechatronics Engineering Technology curriculum prepares you for jobs requiring electrical, mechanical, and computer skills necessary to work on complex systems found in manufacturing environments.
What You Will Learn
Upon completion of the mechatronics engineering program, you will be able to:
- identify and prepare automated processes
- identify, analyze, and prepare components not functioning in the system
- implement quality processes, demonstrate timeliness, and continuous improvements
Graduates should be qualified for the jobs such as industrial maintenance and manufacturing including assembly, testing, start-up, troubleshooting, repair and upgrades of machinery and the associated control system. Students should be prepared to sit for various certification exams noted above after completing certain blocks of courses.
Why Choose Central Piedmont
Our mechatronics program is aligned by competencies with 3rd party industry recognized certifications of Siemens Mechatronics Systems Certification Program (SMSCP) levels 1 & 2, Packaging Machinery Manufactures Institute (PMMI), National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Industrial Technology Maintenance, and others. Our learning environments are home to the industry's latest equipment and software, as well as quality instructors who bring real-world experience into the classroom. This powerful combination of traditional teaching and hands-on learning prepares our students for employment in today's 21st century workforce.
Real World Education
At Central Piedmont, your education goes beyond what you learn in class. We offer numerous opportunities for you to enhance your learning — and to make friends, network, and pursue your passions — through clubs and organizations, sports, events and activities, leadership opportunities, job experience, volunteer experiences, visual and performing arts, and even international experiences.
Central Piedmont provides apprenticeship educational support for local business partners. With third-party partners like Apprenticeship 2000, you have the opportunity to:
- gain 6400 hours of learning manufacturing skills
- gain 1600 hours of college education
- earn while learning
- get free college and a paycheck
- earn a Journeyman Certificate by the NC and U.S. Department of Labor (Commerce)
- experience dual training - academics in college/hands on at company
- earn a scholarship for additional college for a bachelor of arts (differences per company)
- secure guaranteed employment after graduation
High school students should contact their Career & Technical Education (CTE) counselor.