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Siemens Mechatronic Systems Certification Program

SIEMENS AG
Siemens Technik Akademie Berlin
Nonnendammallee 104
D-13629 Berlin
Germany

E-Mail: info@siemens-certifications.com
Phone: +49 30 386 26042

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Partner Schools

 

Anne Arundel Community College


Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) located in Arnold, Maryland is an award-winning, fully accredited, public two-year institution serving more than 53,000 students each year through credit and noncredit programs in more than 200 areas of study and more than 2,800 courses.

AACC has both a certificate (30 credits) and an Associates degree in Mechatronics. The certificate is a   compressed program that takes people with no prior experience and prepares them for entry-level jobs.   Mechatronics graduates receive hands-on training in electronics, mechanics and computers, thus enabling them to work in a variety of industrial and manufacturing fields.
 
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Bossier Parish Community College


Founded in 1967, Bossier Parish Community College (BPCC) is a 2-year community college located in northwest Louisiana. BPCC has been recognized by Community College Week as one of the fastest growing community colleges in the nation and one of the main factors attributing to BPCC’s success is its commitment to a consumer-driven mindset.

By focusing on employment sectors with the highest demand growths such as oil & gas technology; industrial technology; construction management; and engineering, BPCC’s program offerings meet the needs and opportunities of the regional economy.

BPCC has added and is continually developing programs in Mechatronics and Advanced Manufacturing which that have contributed to the College’s growth from 4,700 students in 2008 to more than 8,500 students in fall 2013, the highest in the school’s history.

For more information please visit www.bpcc.edu/tem/advancedmanufacturing/index.html

Calhoun Community College

Calhoun Community College is the largest 2-year college in the State of Alabama and enrollment consistently remains between 11,000-12,000 students. The Pre-engineering and Technology programs prepare tomorrow’s engineers and technicians for successful careers in their chosen fields; as well as developing strong industrial partnerships. Being the home of the Alabama Robotics Technology Park, a partnership with AIDT (Alabama Industrial Development Training), only adds to Calhoun’s extensive technological capabilities. Calhoun’s dedication to specialized training is exemplified by the success of its workforce development training and the distinctive separation of individualized crafts in its Industrial Maintenance program.

 

The addition of Mechatronics to Calhoun’s technology programs will only increase the strength of its existing offerings and allow for stronger partnerships with companies that utilize Siemens technologies. The goal of Calhoun’s technology programs has always been to offer as close as possible a “real-world” application. The Mechatronics trainer in itself is a production line. The Mechatronics curriculum and processes will be added to all current Automation classes to strengthen and improve the success of Calhoun’s students.

 


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California University of Pennsylvania


California University of Pennsylvania is a diverse, caring and scholarly learning community dedicated to excellence in the liberal arts, science and technology, and professional studies.

For more than 150 years Cal U has been known for its educational excellence and for its commitment to the core values of Integrity, Civility and Responsibility.

As a proud member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, Cal U serves more than 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Since 2004, The Princeton Review has ranked Cal U as one of the best regional universities in the Northeast.

For more information please visit www.calu.edu
 
Central Piedmont Community College

Central Piedmont Community College is the largest community college in North Carolina and the 3rd largest community college in the US with 70,000 students. It offers approximately 300 degree and certification programs, customized corporate training, market-focused continuing education, and special interest classes. In 2002, the National Alliance of Business named CPCC the “Community College of the Year” for its response to the workforce and technology needs of local employers and job seekers through innovative educational and training strategies.

For more information please visit www.cpcc.edu




Cochise College


Cochise College provides accessible educational opportunities that are responsive to a diverse population and lead to constructive citizenship, meaningful careers and lifelong learning. The college offers quality instruction, transferable degrees, valuable workforce training, and online education in a wide range of disciplines from Business Management, over Fine Arts, Mathematics to different educational fields in technology.

Cochise College opened in 1964 as one of the first community colleges in Arizona. Today, they provide high-quality associate’s-level education, professional development and workforce training to about 14,000 students each year.

For more information please visit www.cochise.edu




College of Lake County


The Mechatronics technician program at the College of Lake County is a one-year, 30-credit hour certificate that applies mechanical, electrical and computer technologies to automated “intelligent” machinery. The program focuses on developing system-level troubleshooting skills and prepares students to assist in the design of mechatronic systems and to install, maintain, modify and repair mechatronic systems, equipment and component parts.

The College of Lake County (CLC), founded in 1969, is a public two-year comprehensive community college dedicated to serving the postsecondary needs of individuals within Lake County in northeastern Illinois. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. CLC’s 17,685 students (Fall 2013) attend classes at one of the college’s three campuses. The main Grayslake campus is centrally located and accessible to students from all parts of the county. The Lakeshore Campus is in Waukegan, the county seat and its largest city (89,426). The Southlake Campus is in the south-central part of the county. Classes also are held at 19 extension sites; many courses are offered online.

For more information please visit www.clcillinois.edu/programs/arm/index.asp




Greenville Technical College


Greenville Technical College is a public 2-year college in South Carolina, USA. It was established in the early 1960s and currently offers over 160 academic programs. On its four campuses 14,000 academic students and more than 54,000 continuing education registrants prepare for today’s and tomorrow’s career opportunities or prepare to pursue a four-year degree and beyond.

Surrounded by world-class manufacturing and business leaders, including BMW, Michelin, Lockheed Martin and others, Greenville Tech offers excellent training and placement opportunities to students. Moreover, Greenville Tech students benefit from extensive hands-on training, internships, co-op programs, and partnerships with area business and industry.

For more information, please visit: www.gvltec.edu




Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS)


The Kentucky Community and Technical College Systems (KCTCS) is the umbrella organization for a number of SMSCP partner schools as well as the Preferred Provider for course-specific Instructor Certification training for the SMSCP in North America.

Since its creation in 1997, KCTCS has become the largest provider of postsecondary education and workforce training in the Commonwealth. In fact, for most Kentuckians, the journey to higher education begins here - at one of the 16 colleges located on 65 campuses across the state. KCTCS is making higher education more accessible, more relevant and more responsive to citizen, employer and community needs, with a goal of doubling its enrollment by the year 2020. KCTCS has more than 81,000 students enrolled in credit programs as of 2007.





Motlow State Community College


Motlow State Community College is one of thirteen community colleges governed by the Tennessee Board of Regents, the sixth largest system of higher education in the USA. The College is located in Lynchburg, Tennessee, USA, and was founded in 1969.

Today, the college offers high quality two-year associate degree programs and certificates in a variety of educational fields for a student body of about 5000 students. Students of all ages come to Motlow to improve and/or update their existing career skills and knowledge by completing a certificate program, or to complete a two-year program of study for the purpose of entering the workforce or transferring to a 4-year school to complete an undergraduate baccalaureate degree.

For more information please visit www.mscc.edu




Lehigh Career & Technical Institute (LCTI)


Lehigh Career & Technical Institute (LCTI) was founded in 1971 and is one of the largest career and technical schools in Pennsylvania and the United States offering over 50 areas of skills training in a state-of-the-art facility. LCTI provides workforce and industry-relevant educational programs and industry credentials to high school students, adults, incumbent workers and business/industry. A fully blended learning approach integrates theory and extensive hands-on practical experience in state-of-the-art labs with supplemental online learning options.

LCTI is partnered with key community groups including the Lehigh Valley Workforce Investment Board, LVEDC, the Manufacturers Resource Center and is the training provider of choice for many companies in the region.

Visit http://www.lcti.org/ for more information and to view their online videos.




Piedmont Technical College


Piedmont Technical College (PTC) is part of the TechReadySC collaboration in upstate South Carolina. The college was established in 1966 and since then Piedmont Technical College has maintained a long-standing history as a successful public, comprehensive, two-year institution, meeting the needs of today’s students by constantly introducing new programs and updating facilities and equipment.

Today 5,600 students are enrolled at Piedmont Technical College. In the fall of 2008, PTC introduced a Mechatronics Technology program with 14 students and by the fall of 2009 the program has increased to 29 students. Piedmont Technical College is the first college in South Carolina to receive approval for the Associate Degree in Applied Science in Mechatronics Technology.

For more information, please visit www.ptc.edu




Purdue University


Purdue University's College of Technology is one of the largest and most renowned technology schools in the nation with more than 35,000 alumni. With more than 5,300 Purdue students currently pursuing their education in the College of Technology, Purdue University's College of Technology educates the future managers and leaders of technologies. The areas of study at the College of Technology were created and fine-tuned to meet the needs of business, industry, and government and to provide a variety of hands-on, real-world applications to its students. Thus, Purdue's programs accelerate technology transfer to business, industry, government, and education, and develop innovations in the application of emerging technology through learning, discovery, and engagement.

For more information please visit http://www.tech.purdue.edu/




Spartanburg Community College


Spartanburg Community College (SCC) is a public, suburban, two-year comprehensive, open-admission institution of higher education. It has been a leading provider of technical, higher education in Upstate South Carolina for over 40 years, offering over 80 programs of study at three campus locations. Each year over 15,000 Upstate residents utilize SCC’s services for credit and non-credit classes.

For more information, please visit: www.sccsc.edu




Virginia Western Community College


Virginia Western Community College has approximately 13,000 students and 3 satellite campuses throughout its local community. Committed to providing affordable, accessible, and quality educational opportunities and workforce training to meet individual, community, and global needs, VWCC offers a variety of technical programs including recently added Mechatronics and Energy Management programs.

For more information, please visit: www.virginiawestern.edu




Westmoreland County Community College


Westmoreland County Community College, with a main campus located in Youngwood, Pennsylvania, in the United States, enrolls approximately 6,800 students each fall and spring semester in more than 65 career preparation and associate to baccalaureate degree transfer programs. As an Achieving the Dream Leader College, WCCC is focused on student learning and success. The college also offers short-term job training programs through its Workforce and Continuing Education divisions. This fall, the college will open a new, state-of-the-art Advanced Technology Center for education and training in energy and industrial technology programs. WCCC is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

The Mechatronics System program is a short-term series of “stackable” certificates that involves the study of mechanics, instrumentation, electronics, robotics/automation, computer components and control systems. The stackable model allows students to enter the workforce quickly, as fast as one semester, and return to WCCC for successive certificates as their career path requires more education. Additionally, students may earn an associate degree in mechatronics or transfer to a four-year school to complete their studies. Graduates who earn an associate degree in mechatronics will have the option to test for the globally recognized Siemens Mechatronic Systems Certifications Level I and Level II.

For more information, visit https://wccc.edu/mechatronics.