ADVM D0024 - Electro-Mechanical Technology Micropathway Part 1
Grow Your Career with Stackable Credentials
Electro-Mechanical Technology (Industrial Maintenance/Mechatronics) is one of the technical skills training programs offered by Community College of Philadelphia. This micro-pathway program combines classroom and hands-on training to provide you with the fundamental skills needed to begin a high-paying career as an Electro-Mechanical Technician, which is an essential position in the manufacturing industry.
As an Electro-Mechanical Technician, you will be trained in a variety of skill areas, allowing companies to utilize your knowledge for a variety of technical and mechanical issues. Learn a combination of electrical and mechanical skills based in computer-aided drafting, and machine technology that creates a unique blend of technical knowledge desirable to industry. Gain the trouble-shooting and industrial maintenance skills that are needed by advanced manufacturing companies. Having a multi-skilled technician on staff that can address issues immediately allows companies to continue production at a minimal loss.
Start with the first four essential Electro-Mechanical Technology modules and 21st Century Skills training and continue your learning with Introduction to Mechatronics and Introduction to Robotics to complete the Electro-Mechanical Technology Micro-pathway program.
Part 1 Technical Skills
- Electricity 1
- Mechanisms 1
- Applied Hydraulics, Pneumatics, and Hydrostatics
- Machine Control & PLCs
Part 1 Non-Technical 21st Century Skills
- Oral Communication
Upon completion of this workshop participants will be familiar with how to:
- Disassemble machinery or equipment to remove parts and make repairs.
- Repair or replace broken or malfunctioning components of machinery or equipment.
- Repair or maintain the operating condition of industrial production or processing machinery or equipment
- Examine parts for defects, such as breakage or excessive.
- Reassemble equipment after completion of inspections, testing, or repairs.
- Observe and test the operation of machinery or equipment to verify the adequacy of repairs.
- Clean, lubricate, or adjust parts, equipment, or machinery.
- Analyze test results, machine error messages, or information obtained from operators to diagnose equipment problems.
- Record repairs and maintenance performed.
- Read, write, and edit PLC programs.
- Install, troubleshoot, and repair PLC I/O wiring.
- Install, troubleshoot, and repair power distribution systems.
- Install, troubleshoot, and repair electrical wiring and circuitry.
- Install, troubleshoot, and replace AC, DC, and 3-phase motors.
- Install, troubleshoot, and replace proximity sensors, photo-eyes, magnetic switches and other sensors.
21st Century Skills:
Oral Communication - Upon completion of this workshop participants will be familiar with and know how to:
- Adjust style and approach for different settings
- Build rapport with others
- Communicate across different levels (up and down) the organization
- Identify areas of learning need and interest
- Use initiative in "non-prescribed" learning
- Assume responsibility for self-learning management
- Demonstrate a growth mindset
- Anticipate issues that interfere with learning, establish time management strategies, identify techniques for sustaining motivation + perseverance, and evaluate project success.
Initiative - Upon completion of this workshop participants will be familiar with and know how to:
- Take ownership for tasks that need to be completed in a given situation
- Clearly and persuasively express an issue and need for action
- Evaluate and take action to manage team morale
- Vocalize thoughts and actively contributes to team outcomes
- Accurately identify own strengths and limitations
- Use awareness of past actions to inform future actions
- Recognize personal motivations and biases
- Identify and manage emotions in a variety of contexts
- Galvanize others to action
- Identify and acts on opportunities for change
- Overcome organizational inertia
Handouts provided by instructor