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Electro-Mechanical Technologies

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Electro-Mechanical Technician Jobs Are in Demand

Manufacturing employers right here in southeastern Pennsylvania are having difficulty finding a highly skilled workforce.

Not only are these jobs open and in high demand, they’re also high-paying. At Delaware County Community College, we’re prepared to train you for a career as an Electro-Mechanical Technician, so you can help meet industry demands right in your backyard.

Our Electro-Mechanical Technologies Certificate Program can be completed in less than a year and will help you transition seamlessly into a career in advanced manufacturing technology. Classes are available in Delaware County at the Marple Campus and in Chester County at the Exton Center


 • Align, fit and assemble component parts using hand tools, power tools, fixtures, templates and microscopes
 • Analyze and record test results and prepare written testing documentation
 • Install electrical and electronic parts and hardware in housings or assemblies using soldering equipment and hand tools
 • Read blueprints, schematics, diagrams and technical orders to determine methods and sequences of assembly
 • Repair, rework and calibrate hydraulic and pneumatic assemblies and systems to meet operational specifications and tolerances

Gain Skills Related to:

Electronics Mechanical devices Instrumentation equipment Pneumatics
Hydraulics Industrial computers Sensors Automated System

Certificate of Competency

The Electro-Mechanical Technologies program is designed to prepare students for employment as Electro-Mechanical Technicians who assemble, install, troubleshoot and/or repair mechanical, electrical and fluid power systems. The program includes instruction in electrical controls and programmable controllers, manufacturing and operational testing, as well as system analysis and maintenance procedures.


ELT 204 Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers
IST 105 Industrial Systems Drawings Interpretation
MAT 110 Technical Mathematics I
MTT 108 Mathematics for Occupational Technologies
TEL 101 D C Analysis
TEL 102 A C Analysis
TEL 110 Electronics I
TEL 200 Electro/Mechanical Systems
TME 115 Basic Technical Skills

NSF Grant

The College received a grant from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Advanced Technological Education program focused on “Strengthening the Teaching and Learning of Electro-Mechanical Technology.” The $765,224 grant helps fund the Electro-Mechanical Technologies program and addresses a critical demand for highly skilled advanced manufacturing technicians in southeastern Pennsylvania. Learn more »