INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE TRADES
Mission & Goals
To accomplish the institution’s mission, the Industrial Maintenance Mechanics Program has adopted the following institutional goals: provide career and technical education that prepares students to enter the job market successfully; provide innovative learning opportunities utilizing emerging instructional technology; and plan, assess, and evaluate all activities and programs in order to ensure institutional effectiveness.
The goal of the Industrial Maintenance Mechanics Program is to prepare students for entry-level employment as multi-skilled maintenance mechanics who are responsible for assembling, installing, and maintaining/repairing machinery used in the manufacturing process. Students receive basic instruction in a wide variety of areas including machinery installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting/repair; principles of hydraulics and pneumatics; basic welding and cutting operations; basic machining operations; fundamentals of piping and pipefitting; and fundamentals of industrial electricity.