Skills Certificate, Industrial Electricity 1

This skills certificate prepares students to take the PMMI Mechatronics Certifications Tests in the area of Industrial Electricity 1.


Students completing this certificate will:

  • Apply theory of electricity and it's 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. 

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
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