COURSE CODE: 8555

Mechatronics II

SCED Code: 13901
Virginia Extended Description: II
Suggested Grade Level: 11, 12
Duration: 36 Weeks
Prerequisite: Mechatronics I
OSHA Compliance Required?: No
CTSO: SkillsUSA

Students will build on their knowledge of mechatronic systems in this second-year course. Mechatronic systems, comprised of mechanical, electrical, and software systems, form the foundation of robotics, automation, and advanced manufacturing (such as three-dimensional [3D] printing). Students will explore mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic/hydraulic systems related to mechatronics, as well as relevant computer technologies. Upon successful completion, students may qualify for industry certification. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

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Course Sequences

A combination of this course and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses, is a concentration sequence. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses based on their career pathways. A program completer is a student who has met the requirements for a CTE concentration sequence and all other requirements for high school graduation or an approved alternative education program.

Career Clusters

Pathway Occupation
Manufacturing Production Process Development
  • Electro-Mechanical Technician
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Industrial Engineering Technician
  • Manufacturing Systems Engineer
Production
  • Automated Manufacturing Technician

Pathway Occupation
Engineering and Technology
  • Electrical Engineering Technician
  • Electro-Mechanical Technician
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineering Technician

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