The Industrial Maintenance Automation program is designed to prepare students to enter the Industrial Maintenance field in an entry-level position and to enhance the skills of students already employed in the field. The program provides instruction to develop the skills needed to succeed in the repair and maintenance of machinery and equipment in industrial environment.
At the completion of the diploma level, graduates will have satisfied the educational requirements for the Industrial Maintenance Automation program. Students are prepared for initial employment as maintenance technicians with experience in programmable logic controllers, hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical and electrical power, troubleshooting, robotics, and welding.
|Time Commitment||Full Time, Part Time|
|Typical Program Length||20 Months|
127 Industrial Drive
Ripley, TN 38063
Perform work involving the skills of two or more maintenance or craft occupations to keep machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of a building in repair. Duties may involve pipe fitting; HVAC maintenance; insulating; welding; machining; carpentry; repairing electrical or mechanical equipment; installing, aligning, and balancing new equipment; and repairing buildings, floors, or stairs.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 28,240
Current job openings per year: 3,360