What is Industrial Maintenance Technology?
The Industrial Maintenance Technology Program trains individuals to maintain and repair industrial equipment and machines in manufacturing, construction, and buildings/industry structures. Students in this program will become proficient in the areas of machine tools, welding fabrication, electrical troubleshooting, hydraulics/pneumatics, knowledge of industrial mechanical drive systems, PLCs, as well the ability to interpret blueprints and schematics. Additionally, students develop skills in the use of testing equipment, precision measuring instruments, as well as electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic processes applicable to industry machinery.
What are my career options?
Industrial maintenance workers are employed in the manufacturing sector in industries such as food processing and chemical, fabricated metal product, machinery, and motor vehicle and parts manufacturing. Employment also can be sought in the heavy equipment maintenance industry and building equipment such as pumps, exhaust systems, industrial appliances, and lighting changes.
What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?
Associate in Applied Science
- Associate in Applied Science Industrial Maintenance Technology
- Industrial Maintenance Technician
- Fluid Power Mechanic
- Industrial Maintenance Machinists Mechanic
- Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Level I
- Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Level II
- Industrial Maintenance Robotics Technician
Length of Program
You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.
This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.