• AUTOMATION ROBOTICS ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

     
    Course Objective:
     
    Students will obtain education and skills in mechatronics related to engineering-related fields, industry and Marcellus shale employment.

    Course Description:
     
    This 3-year course focuses on all aspects of industrial and commercial machines and robotics and is designed to prepare students for work in industry or continued education in engineering-related fields. The program includes design activities and instruction in operation, set-up, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of machines and systems found n commercdial, packaging, medical and food production facilities where high-tech equipment is used. Students are trained on a wide variety of tools for preventative maintenance and construction of equipment.

    Course Topics:
     

    Electricity Electronics Sensor Technology Machine Operations and Maintenance Robotics Mechanical Drive Systems Applied Physics
      Pneumatics Hydraulics Programmable Logic Controllers Computer Machine Controls Schematic Interpretation Control Systems 


     

    Course Requirements:
    • Safety Glasses
    • WACTC Shirt
    • Work Pants
    • Steel Toe Boots
    • Scientific Calculator

    Cooperating Companies:

    All-Clad Metal Craters            Perryman Company
    ATI Metals                              Ross Mould, Inc.
    Baltec Corporation                  Schneider Electric
    Ferro Chemical                        Sunnyside Supply
    Frac Tech Services                  VS Energy
    NABCO, Inc.                          Welding Tooling Corporation

    Specialized Shop Equipment:
    Hydraulics Systems Trainers
    Allen Bradley Programmable Logic Trainers
    Mechanical Drive Systems Trainers
    Fanuc Robotic Welding Arm
     

    Certifications:
    OSHA (General Industry Safety)
    International Siemens Mechatronics (Assistant Level)
    International Fluid Power Society (Fluid Power Certified Mechanic)
    National Institute for Metalworking Skills (Machine Operator 1)

    Articulation Agreements:
    California University of Pennsylvania -- Mechatronics Engineering Technology
    Community College of Allegheny County -- Mechatronics Technology
    Reading Area Community College -- Mechatronics Engineering Technology
    Pennsylvania College of Technology -- Automated Manufacturing & Machining
    West Virginia Northern Community College -- Mechatronics Technology

    Textbooks:
    To Be Determined