Industrial Maintenance Technician
Offered at the Following Campus
The Industrial Maintenance Technician Certificate will provide students the occupational knowledge and skills necessary for the entry-level employment as an Industrial systems technician/electrician.
Program graduates receive an Industrial Maintenance Technician Technical certificate of credit, which prepares the graduate for entry-level positions as an Industrial systems technician/electrician.
Students may enter the program in any semester term. The program may be completed in 3 semesters. To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 25 credit hours.
- Submit a completed application;
- Be at least 16 years of age;
- Submit official high school/high school equivalent transcripts;
- Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
- Satisfy Placement Testing requirements.
This course introduces the student to the basic fundamentals of the construction trades. Topics include Basic Safety, Construction Math, Hand and Power Tools, Construction Drawings, Rigging, Materials Handling, and Job-Site Communication and Work Ethic Skills.
(Prerequisites: Provisional admission) This course introduces the student to the basic fundamentals of industrial maintenance systems. Topics include orientation to the trade, tools of the trade, fasteners and anchors, Oxyfuel cutting, gaskets and packing, craft-related mathematics, and construction drawings.
(Prerequisites: Provisional admission) This course introduces the student to more fundamental concepts of industrial systems maintenance. Topics include pumps and drivers, valves, test equipment, material handling, rigging, mobile and support equipment, and lubrication.
(Prerequisites: Provisional admission) This course introduces concepts of electrical fundamentals in industrial maintenance. Topics include industrial safety, National Electrical Code (NEC), electrical theory, alternating current, test equipment, flow, pressure, level, and temperature, and process mathematics.
(Prerequisites: Provisional admission) This course introduces the concepts of different types of piping and wiring systems in Industrial Maintenance. Topics include hand bending, tubing, piping systems, instrumentation drawings and documentation, conductors and cables, and conductor terminations and splices.
(Prerequisites: Provisional admission) This course introduces concepts of control and power in industrial maintenance systems. Topics include hazardous locations, electronic components, E&I drawings, motor controls, distribution equipment, transformer applications, and conductor selection and calculation.
(Prerequisites: Provisional admission) This course provides instruction in the fundamentals of safely operating hydraulic, pneumatic, and pump and piping systems. Topics include temporary grounding, layout and installation of tubing and piping systems, machine bending of conduit, hydraulic components, pneumatic components, and motor-operated controls.