Industrial Maintenance for Automation, SC

This is a draft edition of the 2023-2024 catalog. Information is subject to change.

Program Description

The Skills Certificate, Industrial Maintenance for Automation is meant for people beginning to broach the manufacturing industry. It will provide students with necessary competencies regarding the basic operation and servicing of automated production lines and robotics. Students will also learn about standard safety practices in the workplace as well as ones specific to the field of manufacturing.

Recommended Course Schedule

Plan of Study Grid
1st semesterUnits
MPT 101 Basics of Operations and Maintenance 3
MPT 135 Material Handling 2
ELM 140 Industrial Robotics I 3
OSH 222 General Industry Safety 1
 Semester Total9
 Total Units9

Program Requirements

Skills Certificates provide training for entry-level positions or career advancement and are designed to prepare students to take state, national and/or industry-recognized certifications or licensing exams. Skills certificates are awarded upon completion of coursework and marked on a student's transcripts at the end of the semester (Students are unable to declare intent to complete a skills certificate.) Skills Certificates are not eligible for Financial Aid. 

To earn a skills certificate, students must:

  1. Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.
  2. Have no financial or library obligation to the college.
Certificate Requirements
MPT 101Basics of Operations and Maintenance3
MPT 135Material Handling2
ELM 140Industrial Robotics I3
OSH 222General Industry Safety1
Total Units9

Program Outcomes

Students completing the certificate will:

PSLO1: Demonstrate best practices for material handling, including ones that impact the safety of oneself and others.

PSLO2: Demonstrate basic workplace safety

PSLO3: Demonstrate rudimentary operations involved in robotics

PSLO4: Analyze and service a production line to correct for common faults.