Certificate of Achievement in Industrial Maintenance Technology

Division: Industry & Technology

This certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in the fields of industrial maintenance, industrial machine operation, industrial electrician, corrections facilities maintenance, hospital engineer, and food service machine technicians. Students completing this certificate will acquire employment skills in the area of electricity, motor controls and programmable motor drives, programmable logic controllers, hydraulics/pneumatics, industrial mechanics, machining, refrigeration and boilers, and welding.

Program Outcomes

  • Identify, design, and troubleshoot an industrial electrical circuit with a multi-meter to industrial standards.
  • Read a print, repair and maintain the mechanical components of hydraulic and pneumatic circuits found in industrial machines to like new condition.
  • Design, program, and troubleshoot both programmable logic controllers (PLC), and variable frequency drives (VFD). This is accomplished in single phase and three phase circuits.
  • Weld in three modes: MIG, STICK, and TIG to industrial maintenance standards.
  • Have additional entry level job skills in: machining, boilers, refrigeration, mechanics, motor control, and fabrication.
  • Possess entry-level job skills necessary to program controllers in the industry.

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for employment in the following fields: industrial maintenance technician, industrial machine operator, industrial electrician, corrections facilities maintenance, hospital engineer, and food service machine technician.

Required Certificate Courses (30 Units)30
Electricity and Electronics
Manufacturing Processes
Welding Principles 1
Programmable Logic Controllers
Industrial Mechanics
Automated Controls
Welding Principles 2
Hydraulics and Pneumatics
Electives (0-16 Units)0-16
Maint Tech Wrk Exp-1st Sem
Maint Tech Wrk Exp-2nd Sem
Maint Tech Wrk Exp-3rd Sem
Maint Tech Wrk Exp-4th Sem
Total30

The Certificate of Achievement requirements include completion of the certificate courses with a “C” or better grade in each course. Required and support courses may be substituted with the approval of the Industry & Technology Division Chair.