Mechatronics Certificate

The Mechatronics Certificate (formerly Mechanical/Electrical Maintenance) prepares graduates for technical positions in the expanding field of electrical/mechanical systems installation and service. A person interested in pursuing education and employment in this area should have high mechanical aptitude. This program is also intended for the individual who wishes to upgrade skills or to prepare for a career as a multi-skilled maintenance technician. The Mechatronics Certificate provides the student the opportunity to earn a certificate, enter the workforce and then continue towards an Associate Degree without losing potential wages. Students wishing to pursue an Associate Degree should discuss this desire with their advisor to ensure no loss of credit.

Advisors and Faculty

Professor

East Peoria Campus AIT Building 209

(309) 694-5526

Instructor

East Peoria Campus AIT Building 209

(309) 694-5566

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Degree

Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 27

Program Requirements

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Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ELCTS 131 INTRODUCTION TO BASIC ELECTRICITY * 2
ELCTS 132 SERVICE ELECTRONICS - D.C. CIRCUITS  2
ELCTS 133 SERVICE ELECTRONICS - A.C. CIRCUITS  2
ELCTK 150 INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY  4
MACTR 110 PRINT READING - MECHANICAL  3
MECTK 149 BASIC POWER TRANSMISSION  2
MECTK 152 INDUSTRIAL RIGGING  2
MECTK 231 INDUSTRIAL FLUID POWER * 3

Elective Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ELECTIVES ** 7

* Successful completion of MAT 106 or higher with a grade of "C" or better is a prerequisite to enroll in this course
** ELCTK 151; ELCTK 215; MECTK 150; MECTK 151; MECTK 252

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Summer SemesterMAT 106 or higher
Fall Semester 1ELCTS 131, ELCTS 132, ELCTS 133, MACTR 110, MECTK 149, Elective
Spring Semester 1ELCTK 150, MECTK 152, MECTK 231, Elective, Elective (if needed)

Program Contact Information

Agricultural and Industrial Technologies Department
AIT Building, Room 209
(309) 694-5171 or (309) 694-5526

Illinois Career Cluster

Manufacturing

Career Pathway:
Maintenance, Installation and Repair

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