Program of Study
Students will study fundamentals of electricity and basic wiring methods. They will also study Programmable Logic Controllers and how they are used to control industrial equipment. Students study different welding processes including MIG and oxy-fuel systems. They will study heating and cooling systems, hydraulic and pneumatic systems and machine shop practice. Students will study mechanical drive systems including gears, belts and pulleys and chains and sprockets. Students learn to use a wide variety of hand and power tools including machine tools.
Maintenance Technicians are employed by small and large manufacturers to maintain manufacturing equipment, conveyors and plant infrastructure.
Recommended Courses and Skills
Good math skills.
Helpful Personal Attributes
Ability to work in a team environment, problem solving skills and mechanical aptitude.
|Industrial Systems Technology||Associate in Applied Science||Day||A50240|
|Industrial Systems Technology||Diploma||Day||D50240|
|Industrial Systems Technology - Advanced Automation & Robotics||Certificate||Day||C50240AR|
|Industrial Systems Technology - Machine Operator||Certificate||Day and Evening||C50240MO|
If you would like additional information about the Industrial Systems Technology Program, contact Todd Bishop, Dean, Engineering Technologies Division at 336.734.7313.