2022-2023 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    Jun 03, 2023  
2022-2023 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Program Pathway

Automation Technician - Mechatronics Certificate of Achievement

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The Automation Technician, Mechatronics certificate will take the student through the major components of industrial robotics and automation. Electronics and electrical applications are covered to develop troubleshooting techniques. Robotics will provide familiarity with the basic movement and placement of equipment. An Electric Motors course is intended to provide experience with current drive systems. Programmable Logic Controllers will be covered to provide computer based control and programming. Through a selected progression of electronic, electrical, mechanical, and troubleshooting courses, the student will be able to function as an Electronics Automation Technician/Mechanic.

Program Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot robotics circuits at 100% accuracy to industry standards.
  2. Create a Ladder Logic Diagram to control a Programmable Logic Controller.
  3. Construct and control a pick-and-place pneumatic system.

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