Industrial maintenance refers to the career path of providing repair and construction support to manufacturing and other industries that include mechanical processes as part of daily operations. The industrial maintenance ﬁeld has experienced and is projected to grow at above average rates over the next 10 years. An industrial mechanic employs a wide range of skills including welding, machining, carpentry, and electrical to maintain systems. Upon completion of this program, students will:
- Apply the principles of carpentry to designing, building, and ﬁnishing a project;
- Execute proper and safe use of construction and woodworking tools;
- Put into practice knowledge of safe work habits for welding and cutting of metal;
- Set-up and use welding and cutting equipment for fabrication of metal projects combining all welding positions;
- Employ manual mill and lathe systems in building designated projects;
- Identify characteristics of various motor types and proper employment of each type; and
- Employ procedures to determine the electrical materials, equipment, and application of code and regulations to support various electrical installations and rehabs for both commercial and industrial projects.
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Many of the courses in this program are available as online hybrid courses (meaning they have both an online and hands-on lab component). With our online options, you can:
- Fit courses into your schedule
- Learn online from anywhere
- Attend online sections anytime, 24-7