Information about this exciting field:
This program is a combination of industrial and electrical technology courses that will prepare students for careers in industrial electrical technology. The program includes competencies in high- and low- voltage electrical systems and industrial systems such as motor controls, PLCs, fluids. Graduates will be prepared for employment in an entry-level manufacturing technician position.
Is this program for me?
People who enjoy working with their hands find this program to be a great choice. Here are some qualities and skills that are essential for the successful Industrial Maintenance and Electrical Technology graduate:
- Mechanically inclined
- Attention to detail/organized
- Math skills
- Strong problem solving
- Ability to prioritize and meet tight deadlines
- Adept at using a variety of tools
- Safety conscious
Coursework (flexible scheduling) includes:
- Variable Speed/ Low Voltage Controls
- Electrical Controls
- Electrical Prints, Schematics and NEC Applications
- Diagnostic Troubleshooting
- DC Circuit Analysis
- AC Circuit Analysis
- Industrial Motor Controls
- Basic and Intermediate Industrial PLCs
- Industrial Wiring
- Fluid Power and Piping Systems
- Metal Welding and Cutting Techniques
Where might I find a job?
The Industrial Maintenance and Electrical Technology courses will prepare students to work and troubleshoot most Electrical problems in the Industrial and Commercial area. Our graduates will be qualified to work as Electricians. Graduates may work as parts specialists, installers, troubleshooters or as an Electrical sales Representative. All Industrial Maintenance Technology courses are geared towards preparing our students for a state low voltage Electrical license.
The Industrial Maintenance and Electrical Technology diploma program is offered at the North Metro Campus.