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Mechatronics

Building automated systems for industry using mechanics, electronics, pneumatics, and computer technology.

Mechatronics could be for you if you like:

  • Complex problems
  • Fixing things
  • Using computers
  • Using tools
  • Working as a team

More about this skill

Mechatronics includes mechanics, pneumatics, electronically controlled systems, programming, and robotics and systems development.

It is the job of the mechatronics technician to combine these areas to design, build, maintain, and repair automated equipment, and programme equipment control systems.

As well as factory assembly lines, mechatronics is used in everything from bottling machines to supermarket cash till and belt assemblies.


Medallists

WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

  • Photo of Gustavo Andreola

    Gustavo Andreola

    Brazil
    Gold

  • Photo of Lucas Tochetto

    Lucas Tochetto

    Brazil
    Gold

  • Photo of Yizhen Deng

    Yizhen Deng

    China
    Gold

  • Photo of Zijin Ye

    Zijin Ye

    China
    Gold

  • Photo of Shoma Okano

    Shoma Okano

    Japan
    Gold

  • Photo of Kenta Sato

    Kenta Sato

    Japan
    Gold

  • Photo of Fabien Gyger

    Fabien Gyger

    Switzerland
    Gold

  • Photo of Cédric Achermann

    Cédric Achermann

    Switzerland
    Gold

  • Photo of Theodor Willert

    Theodor Willert

    Canada
    Bronze

  • Photo of Avery Bird

    Avery Bird

    Canada
    Bronze

  • Photo of CHIA-CHEN TSAI

    CHIA-CHEN TSAI

    Chinese Taipei
    Bronze

  • Photo of YU-CHENG CHIAO

    YU-CHENG CHIAO

    Chinese Taipei
    Bronze

WorldSkills São Paulo 2015

  • Photo of Seung Yeon Kim

    Seung Yeon Kim

    Korea
    Gold

  • Photo of Seong Je Park

    Seong Je Park

    Korea
    Gold

  • Photo of YU-FONG JHENG

    YU-FONG JHENG

    Chinese Taipei
    Silver

  • Photo of TAI-SHEN WANG

    TAI-SHEN WANG

    Chinese Taipei
    Silver

  • Photo of Mateus Freitas

    Mateus Freitas

    Brazil
    Silver

  • Photo of Diego Basso

    Diego Basso

    Brazil
    Silver

  • Photo of Tobias Blum

    Tobias Blum

    Switzerland
    Silver

  • Photo of Silvano Mani

    Silvano Mani

    Switzerland
    Silver

  • Photo of Jiezhao Guo

    Jiezhao Guo

    China
    Silver

  • Photo of Kun Xie

    Kun Xie

    China
    Silver

WorldSkills Leipzig 2013

  • Photo of Henrique Baron

    Henrique Baron

    Brazil
    Gold

  • Photo of Maurício Toigo

    Maurício Toigo

    Brazil
    Gold

  • Photo of SHIAO-WEI PENG

    SHIAO-WEI PENG

    Chinese Taipei
    Silver

  • Photo of KUAN-FU WANG

    KUAN-FU WANG

    Chinese Taipei
    Silver

  • Photo of Olav Vangen

    Olav Vangen

    Norway
    Silver

  • Photo of Simen Nilsen

    Simen Nilsen

    Norway
    Silver

  • Photo of Timo Späth

    Timo Späth

    Germany
    Bronze

  • Photo of Lukas Adler

    Lukas Adler

    Germany
    Bronze


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