Rock Valley College

Mechatronics Courses

Mechatronics Trainers/Machines that RVC students will be working on during their Mechatronics Courses


Our first Mechatronics certificate includes courses in mechanical systems, electrical systems, graphics, robotics and automation, and advanced manufacturing.  You'll learn the basics of working safely, reading drawings and schematics, and important components of different Mechatronics systems.

The program is designed for you to complete the first 16-credit certificate (comprised of 16, 1-credit courses)  and be ready to enter the workforce.  We are also working on offering additional certificates and even an Associate in Applied Science degree in Mechatronics.  Contact the Mechatronics Coordinator or Career Advisor for more information.

Certificate 2 Courses

*Includes all of these plus Certificate I courses.

Number Title
  MEC-150 Fundamentals of PLC I
  MEC-151 Fundamentals of PLC II
  MEC-152 Fundamentals of PLC III
  MEC-160 Applications of PLC I
  MEC-161 Applications of PLC II
  MEC-162 Applications of PLC III
  MEC-170 Pneumatics and Hydraulics I
  MEC-171 Pneumatics and Hydraulics II
  MEC-172 Pneumatics and Hydraulics III
  MEC-180 Industrial Robots I
  MEC-181 Industrial Robots II
  MEC-182 Industrial Robots III
  MTH-120 College Algebra
  MTH-115 General Education Mathematics
  MTH-132 College Algebra & Trigonometry

Certificate 1 Courses

Enroll Together, Save Money!

Keep your total program cost less by enrolling in Mechanical Systems, Electrical Systems and Advanced Manufacturing courses in the same semester.  Only one access code is required to be purchased for these classes when taken together.