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Technical Diploma

Mechatronics Technician

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Mechatronics Technician Overview

Find your future in industrial mechanics, the fast-growing field in the manufacturing industry. CVTC’s one-year, technical diploma program will prepare you to install, maintain, operate, diagnose, and repair automated equipment used in manufacturing industries.

You will learn cutting-edge technologies in this program and gain the following skills:

  • Mechanical equipment installation, disassembly, and assembly
  • Electrical control, motor drives and PLC (programmable logic controllers) wiring, installation, and troubleshooting
  • Hydraulic & pneumatic installation and troubleshooting
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Laser shaft alignment
  • Variable frequency drives installation/repair
  • Conveyor systems operations
  • Welding
  • Industrial Manufacturing machine troubleshooting

This program starts every 8 weeks allowing you to start at a time that is convenient for you. You can start at multiple points throughout the year. The program also offers day and evening options.

Part of a career pathway, the Mechatronics Technician technical diploma credits apply toward the Mechatronics Specialist associate degree if you choose to continue your education. Call us at 715-833-6300 to learn more.

PMMI Certification

The courses in this short-term technical diploma are tied to The Association of Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI) Certification - Level 1 tests - Industrial Electricity 1, Fluid Power 1, Programmable Logic Controllers 1, and Mechanical Components 1.

Earn credit for prior learning! Do you have previous educational or work experience in the field? You could be eligible to receive credit for prior learning.

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Just the Facts

Mechatronics Technician
37 Credit Technical Diploma

Program Length
One Year

Delivery Method

Program Location
Eau Claire, Menomonie

Start Months
August, October, January, March, June

Next Start Date
June 10, 2024


Financial Aid Eligible


Non-Traditional Occupation

Estimated Program Cost 

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 What are estimated program costs? Estimated Total: $8,136

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Career Opportunities

Industrial Mechanic

Maintenance Mechanic

Graduate Employers


Concrete Connections

Dairyland Power Cooperative

Mason Companies

Midwest Manufacturing


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Deadline to Apply
June 3, 2024

Program Outcomes

CVTC graduates are ready for the workforce. Each year, we send our graduates the Graduate Follow-Up Survey asking several questions related to employment. Here are the program outcomes and job data.

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Yearly Salary

Our recent Mechatronics Technician graduates reported an average starting salary of $63,716.



67% of our recent Mechatronics Technician graduates got a job in the industry.


Regional Jobs

There are 389 job openings in the CVTC district for the Mechatronics Technician industry.


Credits to Other Institutions

Should you choose to continue your education after you leave CVTC, we have agreements in place with several institutions to ensure an easy transfer.

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Program Courses

These are a few of the courses you will take in this program. Courses and the recommended sequence change from year to year; once you are enrolled in a program at CVTC you will be given a recommended course sequence that outlines what courses you should take and the order in which to take them.

You may search for available courses. If you are ever unsure of what courses to take, talk to your academic advisor. If you are looking for course information for previous years, check out our past catalogs.

Here are a few of the courses you can take in the Mechatronics Technician program.

Sample Courses

Centrifugal Pumps & Alignment
Students will gain a basic understanding of centrifugal pumps, theory of operation, installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of pumps and their systems. Students will work with Laser Alignment, and advanced linear slides, brakes, and clutches.

Repair Automated Manufacturing Equipment
The set-up and operation of the machinery and repair of such equipment and components on the equipment will be performed.

Hydraulic System Operations
Students will experience exercises with basic hydraulic components and simple oil systems and how they are applied in circuits.

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Earn Credentials Along the Way

Career Pathways  What is a career pathway?

Career Pathways are a clear, manageable way to access education that provides employer-recognized, stackable credentials tied to specific jobs, education, and career progression. Career Pathways are beneficial to high school students and teachers, parents, adult students, and employers.

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Devon, Mechatronics Technician Technician Student

Most of the program is hands-on stuff in the lab and the rest is done on the computer. It’s all self-paced throughout the week, so you have a lot of flexibility. I usually come in three days a week and I have plenty of time to get stuff done.


Mechatronics Technician Technician Student

Related Programs & Certificates

Whether you're looking to continue your learning to another program or to gain continuing education credit, CVTC offers a variety of learning opportunities for students.

Degrees & Diplomas

Automation Engineering Technology, Associate Degree

Electrical Maintenance, Technical Diploma

ElectroMechanical Maintenance Technician, Technical Diploma

Mechanical Maintenance, Technical Diploma

Mechatronics Specialist, Associate Degree


Mechatronics Technician

Continue Your Learning

CVTC can help you achieve your learning goals whether you are looking to advance your career or enrich your personal life.

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Admission Requirements

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