Certificate of Achievement - Manufacturing Technologies, Industrial Maintenance

The Industrial Maintenance Certificate is designed to prepare students to work as a maintenance technician in a variety of industrial environments and will equip them with the hands on technical skills required by industry. Students will learn skills in the areas of industrial electrical systems, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC's), manual machining techniques, welding techniques, and HVAC systems.

Program Outcomes

Student completing this Certificate will:

  • Learn hands on technical skills in the areas of Electrical controls, Welding, Manual Machining, and HVAC.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Practice safety at all levels in a modern industrial environment.

Certificates of Achievement are a set of courses within an AAS degree that can serve as a stepping stone to an AAS degree or allow students to enter the workforce.  Certificates of Achievement have a general education component.

To earn a Certificate of Achievement, students must:

  1. Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 (see requirements for graduation.)
  2. Complete a minimum of 15 semester credit hours within the college.
  3. Satisfy General Education requirements for the AAS.
  4. Have no financial or library obligation to the college.
General Education Requirements
Communications3
Recommended:
Business Speech Communications
Human Relations[3]
Requirement Embedded:
Mathematics[3]
Requirement Embedded:
Certificate Requirements
AC 102Refrigeration Theory3
AC 198Special Topics in HVAC (choose 3 units)0.5-6
ELM 110Electrical/Electronic Circuits4
ELM 127Introduction to AC Controls3
ELM 129Electric Motors and Drives3
ELM 134Programmable Logic Controllers I3
MPT 140Quality Control3
MTT 101Introduction to Machine Shop3
MTT 105Machine Shop I3
MTT 250Machine Shop III3
OSH 222General Industry Safety1
WELD 211Welding I3
WELD 212Welding I Practice2
Total Units40
Plan of Study Grid
1st semesterUnits
ELM 110 Electrical/Electronic Circuits 4
AC 102 Refrigeration Theory 3
WELD 211 Welding I 3
MTT 101 Introduction to Machine Shop 3
ELM 127 Introduction to AC Controls 3
 Semester Total16
2nd semester
ELM 134 Programmable Logic Controllers I 3
AC 198 Special Topics in HVAC 3
WELD 212 Welding I Practice 2
MTT 105 Machine Shop I 3
OSH 222 General Industry Safety 1
Communications 3
 Semester Total15
3rd semester
ELM 129 Electric Motors and Drives 3
MTT 250 Machine Shop III 3
MPT 140 Quality Control 3
 Semester Total9
 Total Units40