Train for a High-Tech Industry with the Mechatronic Operator/Mechatronics Assistant Certificate Program

Learn practical concepts of machine operations with the Mechatronic Operator/Mechatronics Assistant program to begin or grow a career within the automation industry.

Blue Ridge CTC’s one-year industry-driven Mechatronic Operator/Mechatronics Assistant certificate program offers students hands-on practical training to gain technical skills required for workforce entry.

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Why Enroll in the Machine Operator Certificate Program

In the Mechatronic Operator/Mechatronics Assistant certificate program , students learn to control and operate industrial equipment required to gain employment as a mechatronics operator.

    • Learn transferable machine operating skills.
    • Prepare for the KeyTrain Applied Technology Test.
    • Prepare to become a Siemens Certified Assistant Technician.
    • Earn credits to use toward a future degree.


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Achieve Career Advancement with the Mechatronic Operator/Mechatronics Assistant Certificate Program

Interested in learning how to operate and maintain industrial equipment? In our Mechatronic Operator/Mechatronics Assistant certificate program, students learn in-demand technical skills required to enter the modern distribution and processing industry.

The program helps students build an understanding of concepts about math, science, and engineering used in manufacturing, distribution, and processing. Students use work-based coursework to enhance communication and decision-making skills needed to perform efficiently in a manufacturing setting.

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What Will You Learn - Curriculum Overview

Students learn how to efficiently operate complex machines and solve production problems while training in a hands-on laboratory setting.

The comprehensive curriculum teaches students fundamental concepts of mechatronics, electricity and electronics, fluid power, motor control, and much more. The program allows students to:

    • Learn how to properly set up, program, operate, maintain a scaled manufacturing system.
    • Understand advanced concepts and applications of fluid power technology including hydraulics and pneumatics.
    • Demonstrate proper application and connection of electrical motors, transformers, and solenoids.
    • Write industrial PLCs (Programmable Logic Controls).

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Let’s hear from alumni who successfully completed this Machine Operator certificate program and came closer to their career goals.

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Whether you are a student worrying about tuition fees or are a parent assisting a child pay for college, we have a wide variety of financial resources available.

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With this one-year, cost-effective Mechatronic Operator/Mechatronics Assistant certificate program, students can begin or advance a promising career in the distribution and processing industry by learning industry-specific skills from trained faculty. Students can explore employment opportunities such as mechatronics technologist, Siemens Certified Assistant Technicians, machine operator, and more.
The comprehensive curriculum of the Machine Operator certificate program in West Virginia teaches students all the fundamental concepts of mechatronics, electricity and electronics, fluid power, motor control, and much more. With work-based coursework, students enhance their communication and decision-making skills required to perform efficiently in actual manufacturing units.


Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.
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