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Mechatronics


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Program Description


The Mechatronics program provides an intensive overview of skills necessary for a variety of industry sectors that use these types of integrated systems. You will learn math, inspection, safety, quality, electrical systems, automation, mechanical systems, fluid systems, rigging, and welding in Mechatronics.

Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this Continuing Education Workforce Certificate, students will be able to:

1.  discuss concepts related to trade calculations, inspection, safety, quality, electrical systems, PLCs, mechanical systems, fluid power, rigging, and welding;

2.  troubleshoot and repair equipment using a multidisciplinary​ approach; and

3.  secure employment in a facility using mechatronic equipment.

CCBC Pathway


Technology and Engineering Pathway - Pathways are designed to help you meet your academic and career goals by aligning related courses and programs.  Pathway students participate in a variety of activities that help explore career opportunities in their field of study.  You can meet with a CCBC advisor who help align — or realign — your educational plan with the Pathway that best supports you and your goals.

Program Credential


Students will be awarded a Continuing Education Workforce Certificate, and will have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).

Financial Aid and Payment Options


We offer financial aid by packaging public and private funding options to those who qualify, in select Continuing Education courses and programs. Additional opportunities for financial support include partial payment options through Nelnet Business Solutions and tuition waivers for those who qualify. Resources outside of CCBC may also be available through employer/sponsor paid tuition,  the Department of Rehabilitation Services (DORS), and your local office of workforce development.

Program Length


Approximately 180 hours/six months to complete.

Program Requirements


  • PC: Windows 8 or later / Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Application Process


To apply, go to www.ccbcmd.edu/apply and complete the CCBC Continuing Education Workforce Certificate program application.  An email will then be sent with program information and any additional requirements necessary to apply for the program.

Open Entry – No screening or documentation required.

Prior Learning Assessment


This program has no options for obtaining course waiver(s) for prior learning.

Program Course Sequence


Course Number

Course Title

Course Hours

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)

Costs

T=Tuition/F=Fees

VOA577

Mechatronics- Part 1

90

Instructional materials provided in class

$998

T-$50/F-$948

VOA578

Mechatronics- Part 2

90

Same as VOA577

$998

T-$50/F-$948

Course Series:

 

180

 

$1,996

T-$100/F-$1,896

Additional Information


Skills for Success:

Since this course is delivered completely online, students will need to have the self-discipline to complete all required material on their own.  A course instructor will be available to assist students with questions and to lead online activities during the course of the class.

Career Opportunities:

Mechatronics Engineer, Mechatronics Technician, Automation Engineer, Automation Specialist, or Controls Engineer.

Career Coach


Research your career interests, explore live job postings, take a career assessment, discover which companies in the Baltimore region are hiring, and more.  View a brief tutorial video on how to use Career Coach at https://youtu.be/C7KpznbPYfA.  Explore career and training opportunities at https://ccbcmd.emsicc.com/.

Contact Information


​Director:  Kipp Snow | ksnow@ccbcmd.edu | 443-840-3034 | Dundalk | STAT 114

Administrative Assistant: Ollie Wright | owright@ccbcmd.edu | 443-840-4476 | Catonsville | BESS 100

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