Mechanical/Electrical Maintenance Program Description
The Mechanical/Electrical Maintenance program is intended for the individual
who wishes to upgrade skills or prepare for a career as a maintenance
mechanic or industrial electrician. The mechanical/electrical maintenance
person is employed to support manufacturing or large building complexes.
They are asked to accomplish a variety of tasks depending on the day-to-day
needs of their employer.
A person interested in pursuing education and employment in this area
should have high mechanical aptitude and the ability to troubleshoot complex
systems. Each individual has the opportunity to select areas of concentration.
All courses on the optional course list (see Program Requirements) are
resident in either the Industrial Electrical or the Maintenance Mechanic
The Mechanical/Electrical Maintenance Certificate provides the student
the opportunity to earn a certificate, enter the workforce and then continue
towards an Associate Degree without losing potential wages. Students wishing
to pursue an Associate Degree should discuss this desire with their advisor
to ensure no loss of credit.