Engineering & RoboticsPA Department of Labor High Priority Occupation!
This program provides students with an interest in engineering and advanced technologies the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the engineering sciences field. Students will learn about electronics and electricity, the engineering design process and basic robotics through hands-on experience with industry-standard technology, which will help them prepare for both college and the workforce.
Sample Career Skills
- Learn about OSHA industry-standard safety regulations
- Identify and use basic skills, including soldering and desoldering
- Analyze and build various types of DC circuits
- Utilize the engineering design process to develop a solution to a real world problem
- Construct an amplifier circuit and verify the characteristics to meet specific requirements
- Gain hands-on experience through a co-op, internship or job placement with a real world employer
- CareerSafe OSHA-10 -- General Industry Safety
- Certified Electronics Technician Association (CTEa)
- Certified KUKA Robotics Programmer from KUKA University
- EM1 (DC Basics), EM2 (AC Basics) & EM4 (Digital Basics) Certificate
- General Industry Safety
- Student Electronics Technician (SET)
College CreditsOpen Dual Enrollment CreditsDelaware County Community CollegeConcurrent Dual Enrollment CreditsPennsylvania College of TechnologySOAR CreditsHarrisburg Area Community CollegeMontgomery County Community College1:1 Articulation CreditsSt. Francis UniversityClick here for more information on opportunities to earn college credit.
Workplace OpportunitiesUpperclassmen may be hired at local companies, such as Sycamore International. Co-ops allow students to work during their school day, earn real-world experience and build their resumes.The Department of Education provides a CIP Code to approved Programs of Study (POS). Schools and postsecondary institutions use the CIP code to categorize the POS, outline the scope and sequence of educational offerings and develop a POS task list. Click here to review the task list.