FREE JOB TRAINING IN MECHATRONICS

Are you a problem solver who likes working with your hands? Do you want a manufacturing skill set that you can take anywhere? Take SPC’s FREE Mechatronics Electromechanical Technician Training (METT) and you'll be at the center of a quickly changing and growing field.

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Mechatronics: Game changer

Mechatronics is a type of advanced manufacturing that uses automation to change the way many industries do business. This fusion of mechanical engineering, electronics and computer technology is driving improvements across many fields. Industries that are using mechatronics include:

  • HVAC
  • Automobiles
  • Computer engineering
  • Telecommunications
  • Robotics
  • Bioengineering
  • Nanotechnology
  • Mining
  • Manufacturing
  • Defense industries
  • Medicine
  • Aeronautics
  • Chemistry
  • Consumer products

Your Mechatronics Career awaits

Take our three free courses and be ready to work as an Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologist and Technician.


Convenient Course Offerings in Mechatronics Pathways

Choose from the following specialties so you are career ready. Classes are held online and in labs on SPC's Clearwater Campus.

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SPC partners with AARP to promote advanced manufacturing industry training and education. Through SPC’s program, AARP members can complete three free courses and one industry certification to become job ready in areas in high demand. Employees with manufacturing skills are needed more than ever to help fill a skills gap that is expected to leave 2.1 million jobs unfilled over the next 9 years.

Robotics

Basic Electricity & Electronics: AMT 107
Introduces various elements of basic electricity such as the identification of electrical symbols as well as interpretation of schematics, cross referencing prints, tracing circuits, interpreting charts.

Robotics: AMT 105
Introduces basic components, types of robots, safety, programming, and integrating PLC with robot applications. Covers robot maintenance, preventative maintenance, and troubleshooting robots using error codes. Explains different electrical measurement instruments with safe measuring techniques emphasized. Various circuits as well as combinational and sequential ladder logic designs are examined.

PLC (Allen-Bradley): AMT 103
Overview of Allen-Bradley PLCs system architectures, basic numbering systems, computer terminology, industrial communications. Learn about wiring and configurations of I/O modules, ladder logic programming, function block programming, etc.

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Safety: AMT 109
Introduces OSHA and the OSHA regulations that apply to the advanced manufacturing industry.

OR

Controls & Instrumentation: AMT 106
Teaches how to troubleshoot/replace/install circuit boards, sensors, and photoeyes. Shows how loop tuning will assure quality standards, what different modes of control have on maintaining process quality. Become proficient in troubleshooting motors and variable speed drives, interpreting relay logic, interpreting relay logic and sizing of components for various applications.

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Electronics

Includes Programmable Logic Controllers Level One Certification

Basic Electricity & Electronics: AMT 107
Introduces various elements of basic electricity such as the identification of electrical symbols as well as interpretation of schematics, cross referencing prints, tracing circuits, interpreting charts.

PLC (Allen-Bradley): AMT 103
Overview of Allen-Bradley PLCs system architectures, basic numbering systems, computer terminology, industrial communications. Learn about wiring and configurations of I/O modules, ladder logic programming, function block programming, etc.

Controls & Instrumentation: AMT 106
Teaches how to troubleshoot/replace/install circuit boards, sensors, and photoeyes. Shows how loop tuning will assure quality standards, what different modes of control have on maintaining process quality. Become proficient in troubleshooting motors and variable speed drives, interpreting relay logic, interpreting relay logic and sizing of components for various applications.

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Electrical Preventative Maintenance

Basic Electricity & Electronics: AMT 107
Introduces various elements of basic electricity such as the identification of electrical symbols as well as interpretation of schematics, cross referencing prints, tracing circuits, interpreting charts.

General PM and Predictive Maintenance: AMT 102
Activities include how to check for wear and tear, replacing components to avoid breakdown, lubricating, cleaning, and testing to keep equipment optimized for efficiency and accuracy.

PLC (Allen-Bradley): AMT 103
Overview of Allen-Bradley PLCs system architectures, basic numbering systems, computer terminology, industrial communications. Learn about wiring and configurations of I/O modules, ladder logic programming, function block programming, etc.

OR

Controls & Instrumentation: AMT 106
Teaches how to troubleshoot/replace/install circuit boards, sensors, and photoeyes. Shows how loop tuning will assure quality standards, what different modes of control have on maintaining process quality. Become proficient in troubleshooting motors and variable speed drives, interpreting relay logic, interpreting relay logic and sizing of components for various applications.

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Ready to Work

Safety: AMT 109
Introduces OSHA and the OSHA regulations that apply to the advanced manufacturing industry.

Blueprint Reading/Schematics: AMT 104
Read, manipulate, and understand a mechanical part print, recognize, identify, describe, and relate the components used in schematics and symbols.

General PM and Predictive Maintenance: AMT 102
Activities include how to check for wear and tear, replacing components to avoid breakdown, lubricating, cleaning, and testing to keep equipment optimized for efficiency and accuracy.

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Mechanical Preventative Maintenance

General PM and Predictive Maintenance: AMT 102
Activities include how to check for wear and tear, replacing components to avoid breakdown, lubricating, cleaning, and testing to keep equipment optimized for efficiency and accuracy.

Mechanical Systems/Mechanical Drives/Power Transmissions: AMT 108
A mechanical system consists of a combination of components that function together to perform work and motion. Mechanical drive systems may also change the size, direction, and speed of the applied force. Covers power transmission, calculation of speed and force, mechanical drawing, safe work practices, common hand tools. Learn about flexible chain drives, how to install, align, and maintain shaft couplings. Introduces the various components of the mechanical systems such as bearing, shafts, seals, brakes, clutches, gears, and cams.

Fluid Power and Electrohydraulics/Pneumatics: AMT 101
Covers principals of fluid power, calculations of physical properties of fluids, troubleshooting fluid power components and systems with an emphasis on safety. Explains how to use control valves, pumps, actuators, accumulators, reservoirs, fluids, filters, hose, piping, tubing, and preventive and predictive maintenance techniques.

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Fluid Power

Includes PPMI Fluid Power Level One Certification

Blueprint Reading/Schematics: AMT 104
Read, manipulate, and understand a mechanical part print, recognize, identify, describe, and relate the components used in schematics and symbols.

General PM and Predictive Maintenance: AMT 102
Activities include how to check for wear and tear, replacing components to avoid breakdown, lubricating, cleaning, and testing to keep equipment optimized for efficiency and accuracy.

Fluid Power and Electrohydraulics/Pneumatics: AMT 101
Covers principals of fluid power, calculations of physical properties of fluids, troubleshooting fluid power components and systems with an emphasis on safety. Explains how to use control valves, pumps, actuators, accumulators, reservoirs, fluids, filters, hose, piping, tubing, and preventive and predictive maintenance techniques.

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How To Apply

step one iconSign up for a pre-assessment/information session, where you'll complete a course program outline.


step two iconEnroll in one course at a time after receiving your student registration code from your instructor. Once you complete your courses, you can register for an optional certification exam.


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Training sponsored by St. Petersburg College and the State of Florida, Department of Economic Opportunity. Florida Job Growth Workforce Training Grant (#G0010)