Skip Navigation
Mechatronics Technology

Mechatronics Technology


About the Program

Mechatronics is a field that combines mechanics, electronics and computer technologies to create “smart” products that improve lives in countless ways. Mechatronics technicians help design, install, maintain and repair industrial equipment and a wide array of appliances used in business.

With funding from a U.S. Department of Labor Trade Adjustment Act (TAA) grant, the College of Lake County has developed a state-of-the-art, 30-credit-hour certificate program to prepare students to become in-demand mechatronics technicians. In our program, you will:

  • Receive excellent preparation for future job opportunities. Forty percent of our Fall 2013 graduates received job offers before the semester ended.
  • Be prepared for industry certifications
  • Receive hands-on training using current industry equipment.
  • Learn from certified instructors with mechatronics backgrounds and industry experience


Career Opportunities

Typical job titles in this field include mechatronics technician, robotics technician, electrical and electronics repairer, mechanical engineering technician and electronics engineering technician.  In 2012, the average annual salary for mechatronics technicians in the Chicago area was $58,000, according to


Career Certificate

  • Mechatronics Technology Certificate

Learn more about the program options.

Why Choose CLC?

Why Choose CLC?

Graduates of our program will stand out from the competition by being eligible to earn four prestigious, industry-recognized certifications:

  • Siemens Level 1 Certification, sponsored by Siemens AG, the Munich, Germany-based company
  • Manufacturing Skills Standards Council Certified Production Technician
  • WorkKeys® , a nationally recognized job-skill assessment program sponsored by American College Testing, Inc.
  • Certified Solid Works® Associte certification for 3D design software


Mechatronics Program