The Electromechanical Technology program is a blend of mechanical, electrical and computerized technologies that together form a complex system used by the manufacturing industry. The program prepares students to work in an integrated, multidisciplinary industrial environment. Skills emphasized include troubleshooting techniques, system preventative maintenance and safety with respect to electrical components, mechanical components and electric motors, pneumatic and hydraulic controls, and PLCs used in mechatronics systems. Students successfully completing this program will have the knowledge and training to manage, investigate, repair and troubleshoot mechatronics systems with the aim of operational efficiency and cost and process controls. In addition, courses place emphasis on safety, teamwork, communications skills and efficient work practices.