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Submitter's Information


Marie Boyd


Curriculum Chair


Inland Empire/Desert


Chaffey College

CTE Dean

CTE Dean's Name

Joy Haerens

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Program Details

Program Title

Mechatronics and Industrial Automation Technician Level I

Submission Type


TOPs Code

Electro-Mechanical Technology (093500)

Projected Start Date


Catalog Description
Mechatronics in modern industry relies on highly complex production systems to produce high-quality, economical products for an ever demanding world. This degree trains students to effectively troubleshoot, maintain, and repair mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, digital, PLC and motion controls systems. Students who complete this program of study will be prepared to work in a wide range of industries that utilize modern equipment including industrial robotics, programmable logic controllers and other electrical / mechanical systems. Students also develop skills needed to enable processes to work together, these integrated technologies similar to those found in manufacturing, logistics, distribution centers, and industrial applications.
Enrollment Completer Projections
Enrollment & Completer Projections for Mechatronics Level I Certificate of Achievement 2015/16 # SECTIONS 2015/16 COMPLETERS 2016/17 # SECTIONS 2016/17 COMPLETERS IET 401A 2 69 2 63 IET 401B 2 65 2 59 IET 407 1 31 3 91 IET 422 1 31 1 22 IETELMT 430 1 23 NA NA IETELMT 432 reactivated course Spring2018 NA NA NA IETMECH 400 NEW COURSE FALL 2019 NA NA NA 2011- 2016 SIMILAR AWARDS EARNED IET Level I cert. (16 units) 114 IET Level II cert. (28 units) 259 IET Level II cert (36 units) 119 IETMT Level I (15 units) 2

Program Proposal Attributes

Program Award Type(s) (Check all that apply)
  • Certificate of Achievement: 8 to fewer than 16 semester (or 12 to fewer than 24 quarter) units (B)
Program Goal
1. Demonstrate the knowledge required to communicate professionally within the field of mechatronics as expected of an entry-level mechatronics and industrial automation technician. 2. Demonstrate critical thinking skills required of basic machine malfunction diagnosis. 3. Demonstrate career development skills required of a student who successfully completed the mechatronics and industrial automation technician Level I Certificate of Achievement.

Course Units and Hours

Total Certificate Units (Minimum and Maximum)

17 units

Units for Degree Major or Area of Emphasis (Minimum and Maximum)


Total Units for Degree (Minimum and Maximum)


Course Report

Program Requirements Narrative


Program Requirements
Level I certificate of Completion: IET401A - Introduction to Electricity IET401B - Industrial Basic Controls IET407 - Electrical Blueprints IET422 - OSHA Construction Safety Training IETELMT430 – Hydraulic Fundamentals IETELMT432 – Electrical Control of Hydraulic Systems IETMECH400 - Introduction to Mechatronics

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Inland/Empire Desert Regional Questions

Submission Details

Published at

08/29/18 - 11:09 AM



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Diann Thursby Super User   ·  09/13/18

Received regional recommendation at 9-10-18 IEDRC Deans Meeting.