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Mechatronics and Industrial Automation Technician

The Mechatronics & Industrial Automation Technician certificate program is a 9 week program designed to help you develop the skills and knowledge needed for work as an entry-level mechatronics and industrial automation technician.

Mechatronics is where mechanical, electronic, control, and software engineering converge. Also known as electro-mechanical maintenance technicians, mechatronics technicians combine knowledge of mechanical technology with knowledge of electrical and electronic circuits. They install, troubleshoot, repair, and upgrade electronic and computer controlled mechanical systems, such as robotic assembly machines.

Mechatronics technicians work closely with electrical and mechanical engineers. They work primarily in manufacturing, engineering services, and research and development.

Students complete courses in the following areas:

  1. Robotics Essentials
  2. Understanding Pneumatics
  3. Introduction to Electrical Skills
  4. Introduction to Hydraulics
  5. Math Foundations
  6. Workplace Safety Awareness
  7. Career Building Skills

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 7 or equivalent
  • Manufacturing Production Worker Level 1 or equivalent recommended

Course Delivery
Instruction is delivered through a series of self-paced interactive online ourses.

Required Program Materials
Internet access using either:

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Internet Explorer


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