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Industrial Maintenance Fundamentals

Technical Certificate - 16 Credits

40-462-1


Introduces students and builds basic skills to install, maintain, and operate hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, and electronic automated equipment used in manufacturing industries. Students will be introduced to diagnostics and repair of equipment components. Upon completion of the certificate, students will be eligible for entry level positions in manufacturing as production workers or maintenance technicians.

Certificate Courses

10-449-100 Industrial Safety Fundamentals (2 credits)
10-462-120 Basic Hydraulics for Industrial Mechanics (3 credits)
10-462-125 Basic Pneumatics for Industrial Mechanics (3 credits)
10-462-126 Industrial Electronic Concepts (3 credits)
10-462-130 Industrial PC Applications (2 credits)
10-801-195 Written Communication (3 credits)
   or 20-801-219 English Composition I (3 credits)

Course Descriptions

10-449-100-00 Industrial Safety Fundamentals
Introduces general safety for a manufacturing environment while raising the awareness of the worker to the hazards around them, and how to best protect themselves while working safely. Students will earn an OSHA 30 card and confined space certificate upon completion. Lecture. 2 credits.

10-462-120-00 Basic Hydraulics for Industrial Mechanic
Exposes the student to the theories and basic components of hydraulics. Basic component construction and operation is explored. The theory of function is supplemented by hands on disassembly and assembly of actual industrial components. Lecture/Lab. 3 credits.

10-462-125-00 Basic Pneumatics for Industrial Mechanic
Exposes the student to the theories and basic components of pneumatics. Basic component construction and operation is explored. The theory of function is supplemented by hands on disassembly and assembly of actual industrial components. Lecture/Lab. 3 credits.

10-462-126-00 Industrial Electronic Concepts
Introduces the student to basics of electricity needs by the industrial mechanic. Included are basic electrical theory, operation and use of the Volt-Ohm meter, AC and DC electric motors, motor controls and wiring, and applications as needed to install, operate, and control industrial machines. Lecture/Lab. 3 credits.

10-462-130-00 Industrial PC Applications
Helps students develop skills in working with PC's to connect to PLC's, update drivers, install software, backup and restore files for PLC systems. Produce basic documents for preventive maintenance, share documents, use remote access and web based tools and locate resources using internet tools. Lecture. 2 credits.

10-801-195-00 Written Communication
Develops writing skills which include prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing. A variety of writing assignments is designed to help the learner analyze audience and purpose, research and organize ideas, and format and design documents based on subject matter and content. Also develops critical reading and thinking skills through the analysis of a variety of written documents. Lecture. 3 credits.

 



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