Skills Certificate, Industrial Electricity One

This is a draft edition of the 2022-2023 catalog. Information is subject to change.

Program Description

This skills certificate prepares students to take the PMMI Mechatronics Certifications Tests in the area of Industrial Electricity One.

This program is not eligible for financial aid. However, it may be eligible for scholarship funding if the student is awarded scholarships.

Recommended Course Schedule

Plan of Study Grid
1st semesterUnits
ELM 110 Electrical/Electronic Circuits 4
ELM 127 Introduction to AC Controls 3
ELM 129 Electric Motors and Drives 3
 Semester Total10
 Total Units10

Skills Certificates provide training for entry level positions or career advancement and are designed to prepare students to take state, national and/or industry-recognized certifications or licensing exams. Skills certificates are awarded upon completion of coursework and marked on a student's transcripts at the end of the semester (Student are unable to declare intent to complete a skills certificate.) Skills Certificates are not eligible for Financial Aid. 

To earn a skills certificate, students must:

  1. Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  2. Have no financial or library obligation to the college
Certificate Requirements
ELM 110Electrical/Electronic Circuits4
ELM 127Introduction to AC Controls3
ELM 129Electric Motors and Drives3
Total Units10

Students completing this certificate will:

  • Apply theory of electricity and its application in various technical areas and use basic electronic measurement instruments for circuit troubleshooting. 
  • Evaluate DC series and parallel circuits in component selections and circuit design and be able to demonstrate AC circuitry through simple experiments with tests equipment. 
  • Apply relationships and mathematical calculations of voltage, ohms, amperes, three-phase voltage, and current to analyze basic electrical/electronic circuits.