• Engineering & Robotics

    PA Department of Labor High Priority Occupation!
  • Students working in engineering class

    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

    Beginner

    • Learn about OSHA industry-standard safety regulations
    • Identify and use basic skills, including soldering and desoldering

    Intermediate

    • Analyze and build various types of DC circuits
    • Utilize the engineering design process to develop a solution to a real world problem

    Advanced

    • 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
     
  • Certifications 

    • 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 Credits

    Open Dual Enrollment Credits
    Delaware County Community College
     
    Concurrent Dual Enrollment Credits
    Pennsylvania College of Technology
     
    SOAR Credits
    Harrisburg Area Community College
    Montgomery County Community College
     
    1:1 Articulation Credits
    St. Francis University
     
    Click here for more information on opportunities to earn college credit.
     
     

    Workplace Opportunities 

    Upperclassmen 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.
     
     
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    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.   
  • Student working on computer in class