Fluid Power (CTFPOW)

Certificate

The Fluid Power certificate program prepares students for entry level positions as a hydraulic technician. The program gives students an understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic system design including motion control, using electro-hydraulic proportional and servo valves. Students who complete the program may choose to take the Hydraulic Specialist or Technician Certification Examination through the Fluid Power Society.

This is a high skill and high wage program as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.

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2021-2022 Academic Requirements

This program prepares students for entry level positions as a hydraulic technician. The program gives students an understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic system design including motion control, using electro-hydraulic proportional and servo valves. Students who complete the program may choose to take the Hydraulic Specialist or Technician Certification Examination through the Fluid Power Society.

High Skill Occupation High Wage Occupation, as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.

Eastern Michigan University, BS degree.

Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: https://www.wccnet.edu/learn/transfer-wcc-credits/articulation-agreements.php .

Division
Adv Tech/Public Serv Careers
Department
Advanced Manufacturing
Advisors
James Popovich
Julie N. (Niki) Lee
Major/Area Requirements
Class Title Minimum Credits
FLP 110   Fluid Power Fundamentals - II 2
FLP 214   Hydraulic Circuits and Controls 4
FLP 225   Fluid Power Motion Control 3
FLP 226   Pneumatics 3
Total 12
Core Courses
Class Title Minimum Credits
MEC 100   Materials and Processes 3
FLP 101   Fluid Power Fundamentals - I 2
MTT 102   Machining for the Technologies 2
NCT 101   Introduction to Computerized Machining (CNC) - I 2
ROB 101   Robotics I - I 2
 
Total 11

Total Credits Required
23

Footnotes

This certificate can also lead to an associate degree in Mechatronics.