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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

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Why choose Mechatronics?

Since WorldSkills I am much more determined and driven. I’ve learnt to never say never, and that you can do anything that you put your mind to.
— Robyn Clarke, Competitor at WorldSkills São Paulo 2015

More about Mechatronics

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.

Mechatronics in action

Recent medallists in Mechatronics

WorldSkills Kazan 2019

  • Photo of PO-YANG CHUEH

    PO-YANG CHUEH

    Chinese Taipei
    Gold

  • Photo of CHENG-XUN SONG

    CHENG-XUN SONG

    Chinese Taipei
    Gold

  • Photo of Chenghao Yin

    Chenghao Yin

    China
    Silver

  • Photo of Hu Xie

    Hu Xie

    China
    Silver

  • Photo of Hiroki Matsumoto

    Hiroki Matsumoto

    Japan
    Bronze

  • Photo of Ryota Morimoto

    Ryota Morimoto

    Japan
    Bronze

  • Photo of Ítalo Gonçalves

    Ítalo Gonçalves

    Brazil
    Bronze

  • Photo of Edmilson Souza Neto

    Edmilson Souza Neto

    Brazil
    Bronze

  • Photo of Josia Langhart

    Josia Langhart

    Switzerland
    Bronze

  • Photo of Raphael Furrer

    Raphael Furrer

    Switzerland
    Bronze

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Festo Didactic

A WorldSkills Global Industry Partner since 1991, Festo Didactic is the world-leading provider of equipment and solutions for technical education, designing and implement training centers and laboratories, educational equipment and programs that train people to perform in highly dynamic and complex environments.


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The WorldSkills Occupational Standard specifies the knowledge, understanding and specific skills that underpin international best practice in technical and vocational performance. It should reflect a shared global understanding of what the associated work role(s) or occupation(s) represent for industry and business.

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