Changing Workforce / Career Development

Western Nevada College has classes to launch, further advanced manufacturing careers

By Lahontan Valley News

Feb 26, 2018

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Technicians, start your engines. Here's an opportunity to earn internationally recognized Siemens Mechatronics certification while you enhance your understanding of complex systems. Electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and PLC components are studied on actual industrial modules and interactive coursework is designed to develop troubleshooting intuition.

This certification program has a dual purpose — to meet the local needs for a qualified and competent industrial workforce, and to advance the career of technicians living and working in Northern Nevada.

Western Nevada College hosts four accelerated Mechatronics Level 1 courses starting Monday. They're geared toward technicians working in the field of industrial maintenance or production operations, or to individuals who hold the Manufacturing Technician credential.

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