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Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Certificate Engineering and Applied Technology Total Units: 16.5
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Term Effective: Spring 2002


The Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Technician Skills Certificate is a program jointly offered by the Electronic Technology and Industrial Trade Technology Departments. It prepares individuals for employment as electro-mechanical maintenance technicians in high tech manufacturing.

Instruction is provided in the fundamentals of programmable logic controllers, soldering, plumbing, hydraulics, pneumatics, rotating motors, welding, industrial shop practices and preventative maintenance, business ethics, pre-algebra, basic computer skills, reading and writing improvement, and communication skills.

Upon completion of a paid internship, students in the Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Technician program will receive an industry certification, validating that the student has mastered the job skills identified by the high tech manufacturing industry.

This program was created in cooperation with local high tech manufacturing companies that have a need for trained maintenance technicians. Currently, the industry is experiencing a severe labor shortage. Possible job titles include: technician, electronic technician, machine technician/specialist, machine operator, maintenance worker, maintenance mechanic.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Certificate program are:

  • Complete 16.5 units from
    • Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Technician Requirements

Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Technician Requirements - complete 16.50 units
BOT 154.5 Ethical Issues in the Business Office0.50
CIS 101A Personal Computers for New Users1.00
COMM 66.3 Improving Interpersonal Skills0.50
CSKL 308 Workplace English1.00
CSKL 372 Pre-Algebra3.50
DET 150 Fluid Power Basics 10.50
DET 151 Fluid Power Basics 20.50
ELEC 53.12 Programmable Logic Controllers for Maintenance Technicians 12.00
ELEC 53.14 Basic Rotating Machinery for Maintenance Technicians2.00
ELEC 300L Basic Soldering Skills for Electronics1.00
IED 110 Industrial Shop Practices1.00
IED 112 Industrial Preventive Maintenance1.00
WELD 170A Welding Basics, Beginning1.00
WEOC 99I Occupational Work Experience-Internship0.50-8.00

Term Effective: Spring 2002

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Term Inactive: Fall 2013

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

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