Industrial Maintenance Technology


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The Industrial Maintenance Technology program covers all components of a manufacturing operation that includes mechanics, electronics, control engineering and computing. This program was designed to give the student the knowledge and skills needed to safely and efficiently perform the maintenance tasks that are necessary to maintain the machinery and associated equipment that are common to local industry.

The mission of the Industrial Maintenance Technology program is to prepare the student for the various maintenance duties found in today’s industries.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 16 Months
Clock Hours 1,728
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $4,864.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,328.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Mechanical Maintenance Helper432Certificate
Maintenance Technician Apprentice864Certificate
Industrial Maintenance Technician1728Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
1745 Harriman Highway
Harriman, TN 37748

Job Duties

Repair, test, adjust, or install electronic equipment, such as industrial controls, transmitters, and antennas.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 1,550

Current job openings per year: 150


First Trimester: 
Orientation and Safety
Technology Foundations
Tolerance and Measurement
Mechanical Power
Fluid Power
Second Trimester: 
Related math
AC/DC Circuits
Wiring schematics
Soldering, Switches, Resistors, Capacitors
Motor Controls
Third Trimester: 
HVAC Safety
Tools, Equipment & Fasteners
Heat, Pressure & Refrigeration
System Evacuation, Charging, and Instrument Calibration
Automatic Controls
EPA 608
Advanced Controls
Gas Furnaces
Fourth Trimester: 
Welding Safety (Tack Welder Certificate)
Brazing (Tack Welder Certificate)
Introduction to Welding (Tack Welder Certificate)
Cutting processes (Tack Welder Certificate)
Shielded Metal Arc (Tack Welder Certificate)
Blue Print Reading (Production Machine Tender Certificate)
Basic Machining (Production Machine Tender Certificate)
Introduction to Lathes and Milling Machines (Production Machine Tender Certificate)
Bench Work (Production Machine Tender Certificate)
Grinders (Production Machine Tender Certificate)
Intermediate Lathes (Production Machine Tender Certificate)
PLC's (PLC Certificate)
Advanced PLC's (PLC Certificate)
Robotics (PLC Certificate)

Books and Supplies Lists


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