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Mechatronics Job Training, Kalamazoo, MI - Kalamazoo Valley Groves Center

Mechatronic Technician Academy

This is the place to start a high tech, advanced technology career! Mechatronics is described as the next skilled trade. While electricians and millwrights are highly skilled within their area of expertise, a Mechatronic Technician has the unique training and skills to work on advanced integrated systems.

According to the Journal of Mechatronics:
Mechatronics is the synergistic combination of precision mechanical engineering, electronic control and systems thinking in the design of products and manufacturing processes. It relates to the design of systems, devices and products aimed at achieving an optimal balance between basic mechanical structure and its overall control.

Is this for you?

  • This is a hands-on learning program. You'll need to be self-motivated and willing to put in the lab time needed to gain skills
  • In 20 weeks you will become job ready
  • You are looking for a fast-track to employment
  • You must be committed to success.

The field offers endless opportunities in a wide range of work sectors. Graduates are ready to apply knowledge, skills and competencies.




Electrical Fundamentals and
Electrical Technology
Advanced Electrical Concepts
Computer Networking Equipment
Automation and
PLC and Motor Control Devices
Computerized Control
Robotic Technology
Process Technology
Mechanical Systems
Machine Technology
Business Principles
Safety Training


Registration Fee is $8,500 and includes all instructional expenses, books, supplies and equipment needed for this course. Students must provide their own steel-toed boots and safety glasses. The program is eligible for federal financial aid, workforce retraining funds, Kalamazoo Promise and Veteran's benefits through the GI Bill.