2023-2024 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    Jun 20, 2024  
2023-2024 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Program Pathway

Fluid Power and Automation Technology Certificate of Achievement

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Upon successful completion of the Fluid Power and Automation certificate, the student demonstrates skills, knowledge and training for employment in the following fluid power industry positions: fluid power mechanic, fluid power technician, and salesperson in fluid power industry. The student demonstrates his or her ability to apply knowledge of physics and mathematics in solving applied fluid power problems; plan and install complex fluid power systems; maintain, troubleshoot, and repair control systems using proper tools and procedures; and select, compile, and use technical information from reference materials. The student demonstrates the skills, knowledge and training to take the Fluid Power Society certification exams for fluid power mechanics, technicians, and specialists. This program is accredited by the Fluid Power Education Foundation (FPEF).

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Analyze a potential fluid power application and select proper components used to fabricate the fluid power system.

Core Requirements

Complete 14 units

Restricted Electives

Complete 4 units selected from:

Minimum Units Required: 18

Complete all courses with a grade of “C” or better.

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