WELCOME TO MECHATRONICS!
Connecticut Technical Education and Career System’s Mechatronics course breakdown by grade. Each student is required to complete four years of a Career Technical Education program.
|Grade 9||Grade 10||Grade 11||Grade 12|
|3 Credits||3 Credits||3 Credits||3 Credits|
|Exploratory and Introduction to Mechatronics||Basics of Electrical and Electronic Circuitry, Motors, Generators, Motor Controls and Power Supplies||Semiconductor Devices, Pneumatics, Robotics and Programmable Logic Controllers, Hydraulics and National Electrical Code||Digital Electronics, Robotics, Appliance Repair, Refrigeration, Programmed Logic Controllers and Variable Speed Drives|
Students successfully completing this course of study will be able to pursue a two- or a four-year degree in the areas of mechanical, electrical or electronic engineering. Students electing to immediately enter the workforce typically acquire positions as production development technicians in manufacturing facilities and robotics technicians in assembly applications. Additionally, they can get jobs as repair technicians for all phases of high- and low-voltage electricity, hydraulic and pneumatic mechanical controls.