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NCCER Industrial Electrical and Maintenance Technician Diploma

Offered at the Following Campus

Program Overview

Industrial system maintenance personnel, technicians, electricians, millwrights, and other related jobs are charged with inspecting, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing commercial and industrial mechanical and electrical systems. These systems are found in manufacturing applications, assembly lines, and production facilities. The complex machinery found in each of these situations need technicians to install, service, troubleshoot, maintain, and repair the machinery in order for the companies to maintain a high level of productivity.

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 43 credit hours.

Entrance Requirements

  • 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.

Course Overview

Contact Minutes
Credit Hours
Curriculum Outline (43 hours)
General Core Curriculum (11 hours)

(Prerequisite: None) This course is designed to provide tools to assist students to acquire skills necessary to achieve academic and professional success in their chosen occupational/technical program of study. Topics include: Computer Applications/Technology Skills, Getting off to a Good Start, Learning and Personality Styles, Time and Money Management, Study and Test Taking Skills, Stress Management and Wellness, Communication Skills, and Career Exploration.

(Prerequisite: Provisional admission) Emphasizes human relations and professional development in today's rapidly changing world that prepares students for living and working in a complex society. Topics include human relations skills, job acquisition skills and communication, job retention skills, job advancement skills, and professional image skills.
(Prerequisite: ENGL 0097 OR Appropriate Placement Test Score AND READ 0097 OR Appropriate Placement Test Score) Emphasizes the development and improvement of written and oral communication abilities. Topics include analysis of writing, applied grammar and writing skills, editing and proofreading skills, research skills, and oral communication skills.

(Prerequisites: MATH 0097 OR Appropriate arithmetic placement test score.) Emphasizes the application of basic mathematical skills used in the solution of occupational and technical problems. Topics include fractions, decimals, percents, ratios and proportions, measurement and conversion, geometric concepts, technical applications, and basic statistics.

Occupational Curriculum (32 hours)

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.