Academic Program Code: 985
The Industrial Maintenance Technology program prepares students to install, adjust, troubleshoot, and repair a variety of industrial machinery used in manufacturing settings. Technicians may work in factories that manufacture, finish, or assemble many different types of products.
Students study the basic operations common to production equipment used in industry today. Electricity and electronics are emphasized because most modern manufacturing equipment is electrically powered. Pneumatics, hydraulics, and mechanical power are also covered.
This highly skilled trade offers many employment opportunities. Since each production facility has different needs, the program allows students to select technical electives specific to a particular production area.
Students entering this program should meet the college’s minimum entrance requirements in Reading, Mathematics and English.