Industrial Maintenance

I’m interested in learning more about the Industrial Maintenance program!

Our Industrial Maintenance Program is designed to teach you the day-to-day operation and repair of industrial equipment in a variety of company settings.

Upon completion of this program, you will have the knowledge and skills required to pinpoint, troubleshoot, and repair equipment issues in order to keep operations running effectively and efficiently.

How much $ will I make?

Industrial Maintenance Technicians earn a wage range of $23–$25/hour.

Potential Places of Employment

Many companies need Industrial Maintenance Technicians including bioprocessing, manufacturing and packaging facilities.

Cost & Financial Assistance

The cost of the class is $6,500.

GAP assistance is available and is designed to help job seekers secure gainful employment in high-quality, local jobs.

GAP funding is intended for job seekers who:
• Have a household income at or below program guidelines
• Are unemployed
• Are underemployed
• Are dislocated workers

In addition to tuition assistance, GAP Navigators provide participants with personal, career and support services.

Questions about Financial Assistance? Contact:
Glenda Barrios

Bilingual Pathways Navigator & Academic Specialist
712-324-5061 or 800-352-4907 ext. 124
gbarrios@nwicc.edu

Industrial Maintenance Certificate

SAFETY
OSHA 10 hr. General Industry   

MATH
Shop Math               
• Whole Numbers
• Decimals
• Fractions
• Simple Algebra

ELECTRICAL

1. AC/DC Electrical Basics         
• Basic Electrical Circuits
• Electrical Measurements
• Circuit Analysis
• Inductance and Capacitance
• Combination Circuits
• Transformers

2. Electric Relay Controls            
• Control Logic
• Sequencing Control
• Timers and Advanced Systems
• Troubleshooting

3. Electric Motor Controls            
• Introduction to Electric Motor Control
• Manual Motor Control
• Transformers
• Ladder Logic
• Relays and Motor Starters
• Reversing Motor Control
• Automatic Input Devices
• Basic Timer Control
• Troubleshooting
• Systems Troubleshooting

4. Programmable Logic Controllers           
• Introduction to PLC
• Basic Panelview Operation
• Operations
• Programming
• Motor Control
• Timer and Counter
• Event Sequencing
• Program Control Instruction
• Math and Data Move Instruction
• Panelview Application Editing
• Advanced Panelview Editing
• Analog Inputs
• Analog Outputs
• Variable Output Applications
• Introduction to PLC Troubleshooting
• PLC Systems Troubleshooting
• Analog Input/Output Troubleshooting
• Analog Application Troubleshooting

MECHANICAL

1. Hydraulic/Pneumatic Systems     
• Hydraulic Power Systems
• Basic Hydraulic Circuits
• Hydraulic Pressure and Flow
• Hydraulic Speed Control
• Pressure Control Circuits
• Pneumatic Power Systems
• Basic Pneumatic Circuits
• Pneumatic Pressure and Flow
• Pneumatic Speed Control

2. Mechanical Drives     
• Introduction to Mechanical Drive Systems
• Key Fasteners
• Power Transmission Systems
• Introduction to V-Belt Drives
• Introduction to Chain Drives
• Spur Gear Drives
• Multiple Shaft Drives

3. Pump Systems     
• Centrifugal Pump Operation
• Centrifugal Pump Characteristics
• Centrifugal Pump Troubleshooting
• System Characteristics
• Pump Performance

4. Process Control     
• Introduction to Process Control
• Instrument Tags
• Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams
• Loop Controllers
• Final Control Elements
• Level Measurement
• Liquid Level Control
• Methods of Automatic Control
• Basic Flow Measurement and Control
• Control Loop Performance

Questions? Contact:

Kalie Kruger, Coordinator
712-324-5061/800-352-4907 ext. 378
kkruger@nwicc.edu