Certificate of Achievement, Industrial Maintenance

This is a draft edition of the 2022-2023 catalog. Information is subject to change.

Program Description

The Certificate of Achievement, Industrial Maintenance, 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 (PLCs), manual machining techniques, and welding techniques.

Recommended Course Schedule

Plan of Study Grid
1st semesterUnits
ELM 110 Electrical/Electronic Circuits 4
WELD 211 Welding I 3
MTT 101 Introduction to Machine Shop 3
ELM 127 Introduction to AC Controls 3
 Semester Total13
2nd semester
ELM 134 Programmable Logic Controllers I 3
WELD 212 Welding I Practice 2
MTT 105 Machine Shop I 3
OSH 222 General Industry Safety 1
Communications 3
 Semester Total12
3rd semester
ELM 129 Electric Motors and Drives 3
MTT 250 Machine Shop III 3
MPT 140 Quality Control 3
 Semester Total9
 Total Units34

Certificates of Achievement are a set of courses that can serve as a stepping stone to an associate 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
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 Units34

Students completing this certificate will:

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