In Grade 12, robotics, programmable logic controllers and variable speed drives are taught. Motor controls, hydraulics, pneumatics and electrical theories are applied to the field of major appliance repair. Students are trained in preparation for their Environmental Protection Agency Section 608 refrigeration certification, Level 1. Digital electronics are instructed and practiced. Service documentation is developed and tested. Students are instructed in preventative maintenance schedules and proper maintenance procedures are practiced. Troubleshooting, part nomenclature, interpretation and application of schematics and proper service techniques are refined. They will demonstrate the ability to complete a job application, interview and have entry-level job readiness and trade skills. Students will perform school electromechanical projects for customers. Students reaching an acceptable level of proficiency may be eligible for Work-based Learning (WBL). Each student will take the National Occupational Competency Testing Institute exam, a performance-based test.