A.1 Mechatronics for the Incumbent Worker: Level I Operator (24Hrs)

Mechatronics Operator training is delivered with a focus on system understanding, troubleshooting and problem solving. Prior to class, it is recommended that the participants complete an occupational assessment as well as mechanical hands-on assessment.  

Lesson 1 & 2: Trouble Shooting Basics and Root Cause Failure Analysis
Understand the principles of problem solving and practice using problem solving techniques;
Become familiar with problem description and downtime reports;
Learn possible and probable cause;
Understand corrective procedures and solution verification; 

Lesson 3: Mechanical Troubleshooting 
Understand machine drawings, blueprints and O&M manuals; Identify pump failure problems and solutions;

Identify bearing wear problems;
Understand and maintain planned maintenance records. 

Lesson 4: Electrical Troubleshooting 
Understand techniques for trouble-shooting electrical circuits;

Understand the four main electrical measurements: Voltage, Current, Resistance and Continuity;
Understand and follow correct safety procedures for taking measurements of voltage,current, resistance and continuity in a practical circuit. 

Lesson 5 & 6: Mechanical Controls 
Explain the benefits of accurate alignment and define the terms used in alignment procedures as well as the typical tools used in basic shaft alignment;
Learn the basic method of shaft alignment and suggested recording procedures;
Understand the basics of thermal growth; be familiar with cam maintenance techniques. 

Lesson 7: Principles of Electricity, Electrical Safety & Schematics 
Be familiar with simple AC & DC circuits and measure their electrical properties;

Become familiar with common types of electrical conductors, insulation and protection;
Understand the basic National Electrical Code (NEC) definitions and ability to read electrical schematics;
Become familiar with fuses, circuit breakers, common electrical switches, solenoids and relays. 

Lesson 8: AC & DC Equipment & Controls 
Understand the operation of the most common input devices: switches, sensors, thermocouples and transducers;

Become familiar with the operation of AC and DC electrical motors;
Understand what three-phase is and how it is generated, and what the advantages are;
Understand the speed control, starting methods and braking methods for three-phase motors. 

DESIGNED FOR: Industrial operators and is hands-on applied teaching.

This course is instructor led. 

There are no prerequisites for this course. 

CEU: 2.4

Click ‘Buy Now’ at top of the page.  You will receive a confirmation email from Peak Performance with class details after payment. To schedule a group of individual participants, please email info@peakperformanceinc.com and we will assist you in the registration process.

Flat Rate Price $8,275
Pricing is for up to 12 participants. Course delivery options are virtual instructor-led or on-site instructor-led at your site or at Peak Performance's training center. To schedule a dedicated class, please email info@peakperformanceinc.com and we will coordinate scheduling based on your preference.

If you have any questions regarding this course, please email the instructor j.stokes@peakperformanceinc.com or book a no-cost consultation by clicking on the link below.
Consultation with Industrial Skills Director

  • Lesson 1&2: Troubleshooting Basics & Root Cause Failure Analysis
  • Lesson 3: Mechanical Troubleshooting
  • Lesson 4: Electrical Troubleshooting
  • Lesson 5&6: Mechanical Controls
  • Lesson 7: Principles of Electrical Safety
  • Lesson 8: AC&DC Equipment & Controls
  • End of Course Evaluation

Joey Stokes
Director of Industrial Skills