# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Mechatronics II (8555/36 weeks)

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Mechatronics II (8555/36 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:8555
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:11–12
Prerequisites:Mechatronics I (8554/36 weeks)

Students will build on their knowledge of mechatronic systems in this second-year course. Mechatronic systems, comprised of mechanical, electrical, and software systems, form the foundation of robotics, automation, and advanced manufacturing (such as 3D printing). Students will explore mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic/hydraulic systems related to mechatronics, as well as relevant computer technologies. Upon successful completion, students may qualify for industry certification.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Manufacturing
    • Manufacturing Production Process Development
    • Production
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Engineering and Technology

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.