Certified Production Technician • Mechatronics • Manufacturing Maintenance Technology
Key Program Features
The manufacturing industry comprises hundreds of occupations. Machinery maintenance and repair remains an important manufacturing component due to the increased use of automated processes. Economic and demographic trends have produced a shortage of skilled technicians in manufacturing and industry-related technology threatening the development of new products, quality improvement processes and a sustained manufacturing sector. LLCC Industrial Technology programs offer training flexibility. Earn portable, stackable certificates which build upon each other and can lead to associate or bachelor’s degrees. Then, choose to go to work, pursue additional certificates or continue working on a degree.
Use the Career Insight tool to see what opportunities with an Industrial Maintenance Technology certificate look like. (Note: In addition to the Industrial Maintenance Technology certificate, other certificates are available. Opportunities may vary on the educational level earned.)
LLCC offers the following programs to successfully equip you for a career in industrial technology. Learn more about the course requirements for each certificate program below.
Time to completion: four semesters
This program focuses on maintenance, repair and reliability enhancement of commercial or industrial machinery in buildings, plants or factory settings. Maintenance technologists are skilled in vibration analysis, electrical troubleshooting, drive system repair and hydraulic/pneumatic system troubleshooting and repair. General maintenance mechanics may troubleshoot and repair HVAC systems, electrical control systems and/or complete preventive maintenance on many types of machinery. This program incorporates basic welding skills.
Time to completion: four semesters
Mechatronics is an integrated skill set which includes intermediate and advanced industrial electricity, fluid power, mechanical, control, and computer knowledge and application. Training includes programmable logic controllers (PLCs), automation and robotics.
Time to completion: two semesters
This program focuses on the foundational understanding and effective utilization of safety regulations in general industry with emphasis on lock-out-tag-out and workplace systems operations. Topics include basic blueprint interpretation, including electrical wiring diagrams and symbols; electricity voltage, amperage, resistance and power; mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic power; industry safety practices; and the systematic approach to troubleshooting utilizing blueprints, schematics, documentation and logical thinking.
Time to completion: one semester
Designed by the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC), an industry-led, nationally recognized, training, assessment and certification organization, this program focuses on the core technical competencies needed by incumbent and entry-level production workers in industrial, manufacturing and other technically intensive fields.
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Investment in Your Future
For fall 2021, spring 2022 and summer 2022: Air conditioning, refrigeration and heating (ARH) and welding (WEL) courses (except ARH 210 and WEL 102) are $201.75 per credit hour for in-district residents; architecture (ACT) courses are $168.00 per credit hour; and all other courses in the program have a standard in-district rate of $134.50 per credit hour. Get more information on tuition and fees.
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Ready to get started training for a career in industrial technology? Contact our Workforce Enrollment Specialist Darla Cochran today!
Grab 45 minutes with us and we will work with you to understand our programs, admission requirements and steps to enroll! From lineman and electricians, to welding, HVAC, and automotive technology, these well-paying careers need trained workers now and in the future.
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