Pneumatics, Hydraulics and Motors for Manufacturing College Credit Certificate

The Pneumatics, Hydraulics and Motors for Manufacturing program offers training for a high-demand job in engineering technology. This college credit certificate program was designed to prepare students to enter fields related to  engineering support positions and provides a sound understanding of mechanical devices, hydraulics, motors and controls.

Getting Started: 12-Week Session

Jan. 2:  Financial Aid


Jan. 22:  Application


Jan. 29:  Classes Begin

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  • Dedicated faculty: Faculty are "scholar-practitioners" with industry experience as well as academic credentials.
  • Affordable tuition: Seminole State has significantly lower costs than Florida's universities.
  • Industry involvement: Our industry-focused certificate programs offer excellent connections to Central Florida employers.
  • Hands-on experience: Practical, hands-on learning experiences prepare students to apply their knowledge to real-world situations.
  • Continuing education: Many credits earned in certificate programs can be applied toward an Associate in Science (A.S.) or bachelor's degree at Seminole State.
  • Career advancement: Graduates are prepared for immediate entry into the workforce upon certificate completion.

Additional Information

Pneumatics, Hydraulics and Motors for Manufacturing
Type: College Credit Certificate
Major Code: PNEUHYD-CC
CIP: 0615061303

Program Description

Available Course Course Not Offered Fall 2024
This is a fundamental course in DC electric circuits. This course prepares students for EET 1035C and subsequent courses. Classroom lectures supplemented with laboratory projects provide students with hands-on experience in the use of electronics test equipment and proper techniques for data measurements/interpretation, troubleshooting and orderly documentation of test results and conclusions.
This course is designed to give students experience with the process of solving a real-world technical problem. Students will consider relevant stakeholders, brainstorm solutions, as well as assess solutions for feasibility, desirability, viability, and troubleshooting. Students will be given a hands-on opportunity to the see their ideas come to fruition through 3D modeling, 3D printing, and a professional panel presentation.
This course explores the theory and application of AC and DC motors. It covers how different types of motors operate and how electronic motor control systems are designed and can be used to improve efficiency in a wide ranges of applications. Lab fee required.
The students will connect relays that are commonly used in motors with the Hydraulics and Pneumatics lab equipment and learn about the connections. The course will include maintenance of Hydraulics & Pneumatics equipment such as changing out directional control valves. Students will also learn electrical control systems, sequencing control, timer control, and circuit applications.
Total Credits: 12

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Tuition and Fees

 Technical Certificate12 Credits18 Credits24 Credits28 Credits
Tuition and Fees$1,253$1,879$2,505$2,923
Books and Supplies$1,000$1,ooo$1,000$1,000
Total$2,253$2,879$3,505$3,923

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* Tuition costs are based on the current term, with an equal number of credit hours per term for in-state students. Lab fees and other fees that may be assessed at the time of registration may be viewed in the College fee schedule. As Seminole State is a commuter college with no residence halls on its campuses, costs for room and board are not calculated.