Mechatronic technician testing equipment

Mechatronics is a new and rapidly growing field that integrates electronics, mechanics, pneumatics, hydraulics, and computer control systems to create new and improved automated manufacturing production systems. Our classes are customized to teach a core set of mechanical, fluid power, electrical, electronic, controls and skills that are applicable in a wide variety of settings.

Introduction to PLCs

This introductory course consists of the fundamentals and the functionality of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). Topics include the major components of the PLC, their function, system software and how they work together in control applications. We will also cover logical troubleshooting techniques.

 
Basic Electricity

multimeter in useThis course provides an exploration of the basics of electricity and electronics. Topics include an overview of direct and alternating current, circuit laws, components and use of test equipment. You will learn the basic technique of troubleshooting electric circuits, including measurement techniques, analysis of faults and repair procedures. Hands-on experience and practical applications are included.

Computer Applications and Training

This course is designed to provide those in the manufacturing field with an understanding of how the computer can be used as a tool to address a variety of applications utilizing input and output sources common to industry. Instruction includes lecture, demonstration, and hands-on training.

Manufacturing and Trade Consultant

Tanja Stading
Tanja Stading
North Mankato Phone::(507) 389-7392
North Mankato Office:B128
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Faribault Campus

1225 Third Street SW
Faribault, MN 55021
Local: 507-332-5800
Toll Free: 800-422-0391

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CBI Faribault Campus

Center for Business & Industry
1225 Third Street SW
Faribault, MN 55021
Local: 507-331-4290
Toll Free: 800-722-9359

Summer Hours: 
Monday-Thursday: 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
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N. Mankato Campus

1920 Lee Boulevard
North Mankato, MN 56003
Local: 507-389-7200
Toll Free: 800-722-9359

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CBI N. Mankato Campus

Center for Business & Industry
1920 Lee Boulevard
North Mankato, MN 56003
Local: 507-389-7203
Toll Free: 800-722-9359

Summer Hours
Monday-Thursday: 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
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South Central College,
A member of Minnesota State