South Piedmont Community College

Relevant Degree Programs

In addition to the programs and classes listed below, check out our Skill Certification section for additional training options.



L.L. Polk Campus
P.O. Box 126
Polkton, NC 28135
704-272-5300
Website: http://www.spcc.edu

Old Charlotte Highway Campus
4209 Old Charlotte Hwy., Monroe, NC 28110
704-290-5100

Lockhart-Taylor Center
514 N. Washington St., Wadesboro, NC 28170
704-272-5300

Electrical Systems Technology
A.A.S. in Electrical Systems Technology
A.A.S. in Electrical Systems Technology- Hydro-Mechanical Pathway

With electrical systems credentials, you will ready for on-the-job trainee or apprenticeship positions. Responsibilities may include assisting in the layout, installation, and maintenance of electrical/electronic systems.

The Electrical Systems curriculum trains people in the installation and maintenance of electrical/electronic systems found in residential, commercial, and industrial facilities. Course work is mostly hands-on. Topics include AC/DC theory, basic writing practices, electronics, programmable logic controllers, industrial motor controls, and applications of the National Electric Code.

For more information, please contact the Enrollment Hotline at (704) 272-5391 or send an email to admissions@spcc.edu

Industrial Systems Technology
A.A.S. in Industrial Systems Technology

With industrial systems technology credentials, you will be able to safely service, maintain, repair, or install equipment. Responsibilities may include inspecting, testing, troubleshooting, and diagnosing industrial systems.

Classes cover multi-craft technical skills in print reading, mechanical systems maintenance, electricity, hydraulics/pneumatics, welding, machining or fabrication, and includes various diagnostic and repair procedures.

Graduates should be able to individually, or with a team, safely install, inspect, diagnose, repair, and maintain industrial process and support equipment.

Upon completion, graduates should be prepared to sit for industry-recognized certification exams, which demonstrate job readiness to employers.

For more information, please contact the Enrollment Hotline at (704) 272-5391 or send an email to admissions@spcc.edu

Mechanical Engineering Technology
A.A.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology

With mechanical engineering credentials, you will be able to work as a technician in mechanical and manufacturing engineering roles. Responsibilities may include assisting in the design, development, testing, and troubleshooting and repair of engineered systems.

Emphasis is placed on the integration of theory and hands-on application of engineering principles. In addition to course work in engineering graphics, engineering fundamentals, materials and manufacturing processes, mathematics, and physics, the curriculum covers computer applications, critical thinking, planning and problem solving, and oral and written communications.

Graduates of the Mechanical Engineering Technology program will find employment opportunities in the manufacturing or service sectors of engineering technology. Engineering technicians may obtain professional certification by application to organizations such as American Society for Quality (ASQ), Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME) and National Institute for Certification in Engineering (NICET).

For more information, please contact the Enrollment Hotline at (704) 272-5391 or send an email to admissions@spcc.edu

Mechatronics Engineering Technology
A.A.S. in Mechatronics Engineering Technology

With mechatronics engineering technology credentials, you will be able to use basic engineering principles and technical skills in developing and testing automated, servomechanical, and other electromechanical systems. Responsibilities may include assembly, testing, troubleshooting, and repairing electromechanical systems.

Classes cover prototype testing; manufacturing and operational testing; systems analysis; and maintenance procedures.

Graduates should qualified for employment in industrial maintenance and manufacturing roles that can include assembly, testing, startup, troubleshooting, repair, process improvement, and control systems.

Upon completion, graduates should be prepared to sit for Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI) mechatronics or similar industry-recognized certification exams, which demonstrate job readiness to employers.

For more information, please contact the Enrollment Hotline at (704) 272-5391 or send an email to admissions@spcc.edu


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