Electrical Maintenance Technician Certificate

This certificate is designed for people with three years of maintenance experience who are needing certification for their craft, job advancement or short term refresher training.

All courses within this certificate will be awarded for credit toward an Associate in Applied Science degree with a major in Mechatronics Technology.


Required Courses

Courses Credit Hours
EEM 117 AC/DC Circuits I OR
EET 111 DC Circuits
EEM 118 AC/DC Circuits II OR
EET 112 AC Circuits
EEM 140 National Electrical Code 3.0
EEM 151 Motor Controls I OR
EET 231 Industrial Electronics
EEM 200 Semiconductor Devices OR
EET 131 Active Devices
EEM 251 Programmable Controllers OR
EET 235 Programmable Controllers
IMT 112 Hand Tool Operations 3.0
Subtotal 25.0
Total Credit Hours 25.0


Program Student Learning Outcomes

Purpose Statement

The purpose of the Electrical Maintenance Technician certificate is to allow technicians with previous experience to return and obtain a credential or certification for the purpose of promotion and/or salary raises. 

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate a logical sequence for isolating problems within a Mechatronics process.

  2. Analyze a process control system operation and select the appropriate sensing equipment for that operation.

  3. Operate and adjust robots and automated systems equipment.

  4. Analyze the operating difficulties of an automated system and perform the corrective actions needed.

  5. Demonstrate the correct procedures in the breakdown, inspection, and repair of hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.

  6. Test, analyze, and troubleshoot an industrial machine or process using a programmable logic controller (PLC).

  7. Demonstrate an understanding of the use of PLC software and interface applications.

Advisement Information

Program notes

This certificate program requires three years of industrial work experience for enrollment.

This program requires EEM 117. EEM 117 (or its listed alternative) MUST be taken in the first semester.

2018-2019, 2019-2020 Semester-by-semester graduation plan

Electrical Maintenance Certificate (ELM7)

Course Offerings by Campus - Spring 2020

Click here for a list of course offerings by campus for Mechatronics Technology, Mechatronics Technology I Certificate, and Electrical Maintenance Technician Certificate


Contact Industrial Electronics faculty member during the advisement process. If not available during advisement appointment, send an e-mail with advisement details as soon as possible.

Please contact Hadi Hamid for more information about this program.

Please e-mail advising@ptc.edu to submit advising information updates and corrections.

Advisement information updated/reviewed 8/2019.