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The Mechatronics program involves training on state-of-the art equipment from suppliers, including LabVolt, Festo and Siemens.Program activitiesalso include internships and outreach activities designed to provide real-world experiences for students.Mechatronics at OCtech featuresa high school Mechatronics pathway, an Associate of Occupational Technology degree and certificates, and industrial engineering technology transfer options to South Carolina State University.

A widely accepted career in Europe since the nineties, Mechatronics has only recently been recognized as a new training opportunity in South Carolina. The term \"Mechatronics\" refers to an interdisciplinary field involving control systems, electronic systems, computers and mechanical systems that integrates product design and automated manufacturing processes.Because industrial applications are becoming more and more complex, industries need technicians with skills that cross a variety of disciplines.

To learn more, review the following:
School District Curriculum Maps
Mechatronics K-16 Implementation Model