What is Mechatronics?
Mechatronics is an emerging field that integrates electrical and mechanical engineering, advanced manufacturing, and computer technology
Our Ft. Hood Mechatronics Training Certificate program includes seven certifications from the Smart Automation Certification Alliance (SACA) Specialist series which certifies Industry 4.0 technical skills in troubleshooting, programming, maintaining, and integrating systems.
- SACA C-201 Electrical Systems 1
- SACA C 202 Electrical Motor Control Systems
- SACA C -206 Electrical Systems Installation 1
- SACA C-210 Mechanical Power Systems 1
- SACA C 209 Pneumatic Systems 1
- SACA C -207 Programmable Controller Systems 1
- SACA C-208 Programmable Controller Troubleshooting 1
Our program is open to transitioning service members in their last 180 days of active duty, honorably discharged veterans, active-duty military spouses, Guard members and reservists.
12 weeks of accelerated training for in-demand industry certifications in partnership with Texas State Technical College, Waco, TX
Tuition for this program is $2,750. The program is eligible for GI Bill/ Post 9-11 VA Education benefits. State and local grants can also be used when available. MI Heroes offers limited scholarships for those who do not qualify for other funding streams.
Courses are held in-person at Texas State Technical College (TSTC), Waco Campus. Virtual courses are not available at this time.
Ft. Hood does not currently offer PTDY lodging. There are numerous affordable housing options available in the Waco area for prospective students.