Mechatronics Engineering Technology

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.

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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.

Apprenticeships

Central Piedmont offers apprenticeships with local business partners. With Apprenticeship 2000, you will 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 Department of Labor (Commerce)
  • experience dual training - academics in college/hands on at company
  • earn a scholarship for additional college for bachelor's of arts (differences per company)
  • secure guaranteed employment after graduation

For more information about Apprenticeship 2000, contact Eric Easton at eric.easton@cpcc.edu or 704.330.2722, ext. 3181.

Mechatronics Engineering Careers and Average Salaries

Qualify for jobs like industrial maintenance and manufacturing including assembly, testing, start-up, troubleshooting, repair and upgrades of machinery and the associated control system. You will be prepared to sit for various certification exams after completing certain blocks of courses. Example job titles include mechatronics technician, electrical engineering technician, electronics technician, mechanical engineering technician, electro-mechanical engineer, process technician, automation technician, and machine installer. Visit Central Piedmont’s Career Coach or PMMI's Careerlink for detailed mechatronics engineering career opportunities, salary information, and job openings. If you are a dislocated worker and considering this program, you should visit charlotteworks.com for information on determining your eligibility for WIOA training grant funds.

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