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Industrial Maintenance Technology

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Install, repair and maintain the machinery used in manufacturing and industry. You’ll become a versatile, in-demand problem solver.

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What is Industrial Maintenance Technology?

An understanding of the requirements and opportunities in maintenance, good safety practices, pride in workmanship, and an understanding of the principles and accepted practices of the maintenance trade are covered in this program. Students are trained to hold positions in factories, hospitals, hotels, etc., where multi-skilled maintenance personnel are needed. Included are courses in air conditioning, carpentry, electricity, machine tool, metal fabrication, and welding.

Progression in the Industrial Maintenance Technology program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of C or better in each technical course and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average or better (on a 4.0 scale).

What are my career choices?

The Industrial Maintenance Technology degree or diploma will prepare you for careers with large and small businesses and industries seeking highly trained maintenance employees.


Associate in Applied Science



  1. Read and interpret electrical and fluid power schematics.
  2. Identify industrial control components.
  3. Identify components related to pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
  4. Install, repair, and troubleshoot pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  5. Perform basic maintenance techniques for industrial equipment.
  6. Read and interpret multi-view drawings and shop drawings.
  7. Perform basic operations of machine tool technology.
  8. Perform basic maintenance techniques for industrial equipment.
  9. Perform basic welding techniques using various welding operations.


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Job prospects

Applicants with broad skills in machine repair and maintenance should have favorable job prospects. Many mechanics are expected to retire in coming years, and employers have reported difficulty in recruiting young workers with the necessary skills to be industrial machinery mechanics. In addition to openings from growth, most job openings will stem from the need to replace workers who transfer to other occupations or who retire or leave the labor force for other reasons.

Program Length

You can complete the Associate in Applied Science in two years as a full-time student pending no developmental needs. Certificate can be completed in less time depending on your class load.

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Robbie Graves

859.499.6282 ext. 66513