Jul 15, 2020  
2020-21 BTC Catalog 
    
2020-21 BTC Catalog

Industrial Maintenance & Mechatronics


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Overview

BTC’s Industrial Maintenance & Mechatronics program places graduates in solid careers as industrial electricians, millwrights or instrument technicians. Demand for skilled workers is strong in high-growth industries such as refining, water treatment, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, and power generation.

As an Industrial Maintenance & Mechatronics graduate, you’ll possess a broad range of highly-sought skills and knowledge. BTC’s program will teach you to troubleshoot, maintain, repair, and analyze sophisticated equipment in advanced manufacturing operations. Electro-Mechanical is a great program choice if you want a high-wage career with local employers.

Program Outcomes

  • Design, analyze, and diagnose basic electrical systems through the application of electrical theory fundamentals.
  • Design, analyze, and diagnose basic industrial mechanical systems through the application of hydraulic, pneumatic, lever and pulley theory fundamentals.
  • Ensure safe work practices and installations through compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and industry standards including the National Electrical Code, WAC Chapter 296 and related RCW.
  • Use proper tools and test equipment to construct and maintain power, lighting, signaling, and control systems in industrial settings.
  • Use proper tools and test equipment to construct and maintain mechanical systems in industrial settings.
  • Install new and modify existing process systems and components utilizing appropriate electrical and millwright/mechanical skills and materials
  • Communicate clearly with team members, supervisor, and others in the workplace, effectively using oral communication as well as drawings, blueprints, and other documents.
  • Exhibit professional personal conduct and appearance appropriate to the workplace.

Placement Requirements

Admissions application and assessment testing in Reading, Math, and Sentence Skills are required. Your score on the test and/or your previous transcripts will determine where you begin your course sequence. Contact Admissions at 360.752.8345 or at admissions@btc.edu for assistance with academic planning.

Degree and Certificate Requirements

Industrial Maintenance & Mechatronics AAS Degree and Certificate completion requires a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher and minimum grade of C/2.0 for all General Education courses and minimum grade of C-/1.7 for program courses.

Programs

    Associate of Applied Science
    Certificate

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