Why Choose Mechatronics Diploma at CLC?
• Students have access to over 25 different robots
• Industry experienced instructors training quality technicians for over 28 years
• Placement is excellent, with employers looking to CLC first for new employees
• Complete the diploma in 11 months and begin working sooner
• Up to date, state of the art electronics lab
Nathan Peterson likes bringing a taste of the real world to the classroom through his experiences in the job field.
Before starting at the college in 2006, he worked for a robotic original equipment manufacturer for several years, making his way up to department manager.
Peterson graduated from Brainerd Staples Technical College with a diploma in Robotics Automated Systems Technology. He earned an Associates of Science Degree from Brainerd Community College, now CLC. He earned a Bachelors of Science Degree in Career and Technical Education from Bemidji State University. During his tenure at CLC, Peterson has been nominated for the BOT Educator of the Year award several times. Email Nate for more information
Before coming to CLC in 2013, Robert Lange installed robotic and automated systems across the nation.
At the college, he uses his work experiences to prepare students for a career in robotics.
Lange graduated from CLC with a diploma in Robotics Automated Systems Technology in 2001. He immediately accepted an internship, followed by full-time employment with an original equipment manufacturer.
Lange earned several industry certificates including: Fanuc Master Certified Service Engineer, American Welding Society Certified Welding Inspector, and Robotics Industries Association Certified Expert Robotic Technologist. Email Robert for more information