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Electro-Mechanical Technologies, Certificate of Competency (ELTC)

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Effective: Fall 2023

Electro-Mechanical Technologies program is designed to prepare students for employment as electro-mechanical technicians who assemble, install, troubleshoot and/or repair mechanical, electrical and fluid power systems. The program includes instruction in electrical controls and programmable controllers, manufacturing and operational testing, as well as system analysis and maintenance procedures.

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Explain the applications of AC/DC Electrical Theories.
  • Evaluate the use of electrical controls and programmable controllers.
  • Analyze the functions of components and devices used in mechanical, electrical and fluid power systems.
  • Apply principles, knowledge and analysis skills in troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining mechanical, electrical and fluid power systems.
  • Apply computational skills to solve problems related to mechanical, electrical, electronic and fluid power systems.

The College will award a certificate of competency to students who complete an approved credit-bearing career program that requires less than 30 credits. General education courses may not be required for programs that have less than 30 credits. The student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher. At least six credit hours must be in courses that are awarded grade points.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterHours
ELT 204 Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers 3
MTT 108
Mathematics for Occupational Technologies
or Algebra
TEL 101 D C Analysis 4
TME 115 Basic Technical Skills 3
Second Semester
TEL 102 A C Analysis 4
TEL 110 Electronics I 4
TEL 200 Electro and Mechanical Systems 3
TME 223 Industrial Robotics 4
 Total Hours28-29


This program is offered in two schedules: Early College Enrollment and regular College Open Enrollment.

  • In the Open Enrollment Schedule, TEL 101 D C Analysis and TEL 110 Electronics I are offered in sequence in accelerated format.
  • In the Open Enrollment Schedule TEL 200 Electro and Mechanical Systems and TME 220 Industrial Robotics are offered in sequence in accelerated format. 
  • In the Early College Enrollment Schedule, students take MTT 108 Mathematics for Occupational Technologies in 11th Grade and MAT 128 Algebra in 12th Grade.
First Semester
TME 115Basic Technical Skills3
MTT 108Mathematics for Occupational Technologies3-4
or MAT 128 Algebra
Second Semester
TEL 101D C Analysis4
ELT 204Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers3
Third Semester
TEL 102A C Analysis4
TEL 110Electronics I4
Fourth Semester
TEL 200Electro and Mechanical Systems3
TME 223Industrial Robotics4
Total Hours28-29

Career Information for this Program

Electro-Mechanical Technologies (Certificate)

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