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 various welding methods.

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.

Program Requirements 

ITEC 110Electricity and Electronics3
ITEC 111Manufacturing Processes3
ITEC 112Welding Principles 14
ITEC 120Programmable Logic Controllers3
ITEC 213Industrial Mechanics5
ITEC 222Automated Controls5
ITEC 223Welding Principles 24
ITEC 224Hydraulics and Pneumatics3
The courses below are suggestions and are completely voluntary. See instructor for supervision before adding.
WEXP 193MMaintenance Technology Work Experience – First Semester1-4
WEXP 194MMaintenance Tech Work Experience - Second Semester1-4
WEXP 195MWork Experience Maintenance Technician - Third Semester1-4
WEXP 196MWork Experience Maintenance Technician - Fourth Semester1-4

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.