Mechatronics Partner Schools

Reading Area Community College (RACC)

Programs focus on:
Packaging Machinery (operator, technician, maintenance mechanic, etc.), Mechatronics

Mechatronics Engineering Technology Program prepares students for careers as engineering technicians in diversified manufacturing. Students gain knowledge and skills in blueprint reading, CAD drawing, mechanics, pneumatics, hydraulics, electricity, motors, motor control, programmable logic controls, robotics and motion control, process control, instrumentation and computer integrated manufacturing. Emphasis is placed on predictive maintenance, troubleshooting and quality assurance. Advanced Manufacturing Integrated Systems Technology (AMIST) Certificates Levels 1, 2, 3 & 4 (mechanical, electrical, PLC, process controls, robotics & instrumentation) provide training in skills used in advanced manufacturing worksites today, from electrical control circuits to pneumatic and hydraulic troubleshooting to electronic process controls. All 4 certificates also earn college credits that can be applied to an associate degree.

This college aligns with the following PMMI Mechatronics Certifications:

  • Fluid Power
  • Motor & Motor Controls
  • Industrial Electricity 1 
  • Industrial Electricity 2
  • Mechanical Components 1
  • Mechanical Components 2
  • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) 1
  • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) 2
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School Information

Bonnie Spayd
10 S. Second Street
ReadingPA 19602
United States