Electro-Mechanical Technology

About

The mission of the Electro-Mechanical Technology Program is to provide the education and intensive hands-on training in the integration of electrical, electronic and mechanical systems necessary for the student to become knowledgeable and competitive within today’s modern industry. This program incorporates a combination of study from Electronics and Maintenance. Training involves a variety of skill assignments and projects in electronics, electricity and mechanical technologies with an emphasis in the NEC (National Electric Code), single and three phase power, motor control, hydraulics, pneumatics, welding, computer concepts, and programmable logic controllers (PLC). The advanced student progresses with machining fundamentals, mechanical systems, advanced fluid power, A.C. drive controls and intermediate PLC programming. Completion prepares the student for the increasing number of electro-mechanical and multi-skilled technical positions in advanced industrial and manufacturing technology.

The Electro-Mechanical Technology program also provides students with the opportunity to prepare and take the State of Tennessee, Limited License Electrician (LLE) test.

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $6,680.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,978.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Electrical and Electronics Assembler432Certificate
Electrician Helper864Certificate
Maintenance Associate1296Diploma
Maintenance Electrician1728Diploma
Electro-Mechanical Technician2160Diploma

Campus Locations

TCAT Hohenwald Main Campus
813 West Main St.
Hohenwald, TN 38462

Job Duties

Build, install, test, or maintain robotic equipment or related automated production systems.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 430

Current job openings per year: 40

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

Shirley Brown Picture
Shirley Brown-Harrison
931-796-5351

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