Industrial Maintenance Automation

About

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.

Overview

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Time Commitment Full Time, Part Time
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Night
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $8,359.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,700.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Production Machine Tender432Certificate
Apprentice Electrician864Certificate
Hydraulic Pneumatic Repair1296Certificate
Programmable Logic Controllers1728Certificate
Automation Maintenance Automation-Elective2160Diploma
Industrial Maintenance Technician-Elective2160Diploma

Campus Locations

Ripley Campus
127 Industrial Drive
Ripley, TN 38063

Job Duties

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.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 30,440

Current job openings per year: 3,340

Instructors

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